2018 Islander Summer Sports Camps


All students have the opportunity to take part in Islander athletic camps for football, boys and girls basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball this summer with Grand Island Senior High coaches.

The camps are for different ages and grade levels. Most charge a fee, which is different based on age and sport. Check the list below for details on dates, times and fees.

To register, download and complete the registration form and return it with payment to: Senior High Activities Office, 2124 N. Lafayette St., Grand Island, NE, 68803.

REGISTRATION FORM: English  | Spanish

The camps:

FOOTBALL

Coach: Jeff Tomlin
Dates/Times:

  • Grades K-5: May 30-June 1; 10:30 a.m.-noon; Memorial Stadium $45
  • Grades 6-8:
    May 14-17: 3:45-5:15p.m. (Walnut); $45
    July 23-26: 9-11 a.m. (Barr/Westridge); $45
  • Grade 9: May 29-June 1; 10 a.m.-noon; Free
    Report at 8:30 a.m. May 29 to get helmets
  • Grades 10-12: May 29-June 1; 7-10 a.m.; Free

For more info on any football camps:

VOLLEYBALL

Coach: Bill Root
Dates/Times: (GISH East Gym)

  • Grades 3-5: July 16-17; 1:30-3 p.m.; $25
  • Grades 6-8: July 16-17; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $30
  • Grades 9-12: Contact Coach Root

For more info on any volleyball camps or open gym times:

BOYS BASKETBALL

Coach: Jeremiah Slough
Dates/Times: (GISH West Gym)

  • Grades 1-3: June 4-6; 8:30-10 a.m. $35
  • Grades 4-8: June 4-6; 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; $35
  • Grades 9-12: June 4-6; noon-2:30 p.m.; $40

For more info on any boys basketball camps or open gym times:

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Coach: Scott Hirchert
Dates/Times:

  • Grades 1-3: June 4-7; Noon-1:30 p.m.; $30 (East Gym)
  • Grades 4-5: June 4-7; Noon-2 p.m.; $35 (East Gym)
  • Grades 6-8: June 4-7; 2:15-4:15 p.m.; $40 (East Gym)
  • Grades 9-12: June 4-7; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; $40 (West Gym)

For more info on any girls basketball camps or open gym times:

SOFTBALL

Coach: K.C. Hehnke
Dates/Times: Camp at Forest Street Fields north of GISH

  • Grades 2-8: May 29-31; 8:30-10 a.m.; $35
  • Grades 9-12: July 17-19; 6-8 p.m.; Free

For more info on any softball camps:

BASEBALL

Coach: Joe Wells
Dates/Times: Camp at Forest Street Fields north of GISH

  • Grades 2-5: June 5-7; 10:30 a.m.-noon; $50
  • Grades 6-8: June 5-7; 8:30-10:15 a.m.; $50

For more info on any baseball camps:

Tradition of excellence

In just over a decade, Grand Island Senior High athletics have produced:

  • 60 District Championship teams
  • 46 Heartland Athletic Conference Championship teams
  • 50 Individual Class A State Champions
  • 13 Class A State Championship teams
  • 10 Class A State Runner-up teams

AND there are currently more than 50 former Islanders competing at the collegiate level.

FREE PHYSICALS

All GIPS student athletes can receive a free physical on Monday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Grand Island Senior High in the West Commons.

ISLANDER POWER

Strength and conditioning begins June 4.
Students must have physical turned in.

  • Grade 9: M-T-Th, 7:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.
  • Grades 10-12: M-T-Th-F, 6:25 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.

ISLANDER COACHES

Contact these coaches to find out about other off-season opportunities, or with questions:

  • Boys track: Montie Fyfe, mfyfe@gips.org
  • Girls track: Jeff Stern, jstern@gips.org
  • Cross country: Jess McDowell, jmmcdowell@gips.org
  • Boys golf: Jim Jeffries, jjeffries@gips.org
  • Wrestling: Joey Morrison, jbmorrison@gips.org
  • Swimming: Brian Jensen, hgswim@kdsi.net
  • Girls golf: Kelli Jeffries, kjeffries@gips.org