San Rafael, California - Returning to The Sunshine State for the 6th consecutive year, The Nike 5meter Winter in the Tropics Water Polo Camp will run December 27-30, 2014 at the renowned Ransom Everglades School, recently ranked as the #2 Private High School in America by Niche Rankings.
Directing the Nike 5meter Winter in the Tropics Water Polo Camp is USA Water Polo Olympian, Genai Kerr. A true ambassador of the sport, Genai was a member of the United States Men's National Water Polo Team for 12 years, playing in the 2004 Athens Olympics, 2003 & 2007 Pan American Gold Medal games, as well as multiple World Championships.
Genai directs the annual program for water polo players of varying skill levels, providing a multi-faceted experience for each athlete. "Not only does Genai have the playing and coaching experience, but his passion and energy for the game has the impact to bring out the best in the athlete,” states Paul Merrion, Vice President of US Sports Camps, “In addition to the in-water instruction, Genai incorporates dry-land fitness and an educational seminar which really makes it a well-rounded experience.”
The program provides low camper to instructor ratio focusing on position specific training for drivers, shooters and goalies. Through daily drills, scrimmages and water demonstrations by the staff, fundamental passing, shooting, team and individual defense, tactical discipline and individual aspects of the game are covered.
About US Sports Camps
US Sports Camps (USSC), headquartered in San Rafael, California, is America's largest sports camp network and the licensed operator of NIKE Sports Camps. The company has offered summer camps since 1975 with the same mission that defines it today: to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement.
Players, coaches, parents and others interested in Nike 5meter Water Polo Camps can visit http://www.ussportscamps.com/waterpolo/nike/coed/ or call 1-800-NIKE-CAMP for additional information.