FGCU Volleyball Announces 2015 Summer Camp

FGCU Volleyball Announces 2015 Summer Camp

The FGCU women’s volleyball staff has announced the 2015 summer camp schedule.

Beginning July 13, 2015 and running through July 27, 2015, head coach Matt Botsford and assistants Kim Maroon and Danny Mahy will host summer camps for athletes of all ages at Alico Arena on the campus of FGCU.

Coach Botsford recently completed his first season at the helm of the FGCU volleyball program. He guided the team to a record of 19-11 with a second-place finish in Atlantic Sun Conference play and saw five players earn All-Conference recognition to set a new program high. Botsford previously served as an assistant coach at Colorado State, Notre Dame, Miami and IUIPI. He is also a former professional volleyball player.

A full detailed camp schedule for all sessions can be found on at FGCUVolleyballcamps.com.

On-campus housing is available for the duration of the camps. Artichoke & Company, a delicatessen and full service catering company located in Naples, Fla. will provide all lunches and dinners during the camps.

If interested, please contact assistant volleyball coach Danny Mahy by email at DMahy@fgcu.edu, office phone at 239-590-7223 or by cell phone at 786-554-9848. Online registration is available at FGCUVolleyballCamps.com. Sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

2015 ALL SKILLS CAMP
July 13th – 15th 2015
Commuter $300, Resident $360 (Deposit $175)

July 16th – 17th 2015 * Day Camp
Commuter $225 (Deposit $175)

July 18th – 20th, 2015 * Day Camp
Commuter $325 (Deposit $175)

July 22nd – 24th, 2015
Commuter $300, Resident $360 (Deposit $175)

Description: Players will be grouped by skill level at which point high repetition training will guide our sessions. Our emphasis is on maintaining a fast paced and challenging environment that will foster skill development and player growth. Coaches will cover all phases of the game and positional specific opportunities will be presented within each session. As the camp progresses there will be a shift from a more technical focus to more “play-based” and situational 6-on-6. Campers must bring their own breakfast foods, lunch and Dinner will be served at Alico Arena in the VIP Room.

2015 TEAM CAMP
July 25th – 27th 2015
Commuter $300, Resident $360 (Deposit $175)

Description: This camp will combine skill sessions, wash drill sessions, and team competition. We encourage high school coaches to attend. Share ideas with our knowledgeable and experienced coaches. The format will include skill sessions in the morning, wash drills in the afternoon, and regular matches in the evenings. Systems, mental approaches, and tactics will be also be taught. We will finish with a camp tournament. Campers must bring their own breakfast foods, Lunch and Dinner will be served at Alico Arena in the VIP Room.

*HIGH SCHOOL COACHES THAT WOULD LIKE TO STAY AND PARTICIPATE WITH THEIR TEAM AT NO ADDITIONAL COST, SHOULD CONTACT DANNY MAHY AT DMAHY@FGCU.EDU.

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Head coach Matt concluded his first year at the helm of the FGCU volleyball program with a record of 19-11 with a second-place finish in Atlantic Sun Conference play. Botsford’s team also had five players recognized as All-Conference winner to set a new program high. Prior to his time in Southwest Florida, Botsford held successful stints as an assistant at Notre Dame, Miami, IUIPI, Indianapolis and most recently Colorado State. Botsford is a former professional volleyball player and is a 1998 graduate of Tri-State University, where he earned a degree in Social Studies Education. He earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Indianapolis.