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Instant Peay Play: Summer vacation means APSU Sports Camps right around the corner

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With graduation over and school’s letting out for summer break that can only mean that Austin Peay sport camps are right around the corner.

Beginning in early June and running right up to schools beginning in the fall, several different sports will be holding youth camps over the break, so no matter what your age, skill level or sport desired there is a good chance you can find one that can help you become a better player.

Austin Peay Governors Summer Camps. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Governors Summer Camps. (APSU Sports Information)

All camps – other than one football camp at Fryer Stadium on the Fort Campbell Army Base — take place on the Austin Peay campus and will led by Govs coaches and current student-athletes.

Sports Camps at APSU

Baseball (at Raymond C. Hand Park)
There will be three youth camps for campers ages 6-12 on June 8th-10th, June 15th-17th and June 22nd-24th.

While the advanced camps for ages 13 to 2016 high school graduates, start with two different (and separate) sessions on June 11-12 with a hitting session and a pitching/catching session. On July 8-9 there will be a fielding session.

For more information, call assistant coach and camp coordinator Greg Bachman at 931.221.7324 or by email at for more information.

Men’s Basketball (at Dunn Center)
The Dave Loos individual basketball camp will be held June 8th-11th for campers ages 6-16 (divided by age and ability) and will work on all facets of fundamentals, both on offense and shooting, as well as defense.

For more information, call assistant coach Corey Gipson at 931.221.7616, or email at or assistant coach Kevin Hogan at 931.221.6558 or for more information.

Women’s Basketball (at Dunn Center)
Women’s basketball, under new coach David Midlick will hold an elite camp on June 14, while also holding a day camp on June 15th-18th. For more information, call 931.221.7988 or 931.221.7202.

Coach Kirby Cannon will have two 1st and 10 camps (June 9th-11th at Fryer Stadium) and (June 16th-18th at Governors Stadium) for campers Pre-K to 8th grade and two elite camps (both at Governors Stadium) on June 6th and June 20th for campers grades 9 to 2016 seniors.

Call assistant coach/camp director Marcus Gildersleeve at 931.239.7003 or by email at for more information on any of the camps.

Softball (at Cheryl Holt Field)
The coach Stephanie Paris fundamentals camp will be on June 10th for campers ages 7-12, with sessions on defense and offense.

Call assistant coach/camp director Shane Showalter at 931.221.6280 or by email at for more information.

Volleyball (at Dunn Center)
The Taylor Mott individual camp will be held July 17th-19th, with campers grouped by age and ability and work an all skills involved in becoming a better volleyball player.

Call coach Mott at 931.221.7654 or by email at for more information.

Women’s soccer (at Morgan Brothers Field)
Coach Kelly Guth has several camps for both girls and boys throughout the summer, with age groups ranging from 4-6 year olds up to 18 years old.

There will also be a college ID camp on July 10th-12th for elite level female athletes ages 12-19.

Call coach Guth at 931.302.4779 or by email at for more information or at www.kellyguthsoccercamps.com for more information.

Austin Peay does not sponsor, endorse, or accept responsibility for the services described above. Camp sponsors are not acting on behalf of the University. Representatives of the camp rent the use of facilities from the University and are solely responsible for the camp and services described.

Complete information for all camps is available online at www.LetsGoPeay.com/Camps

Chris Austin
Chris Austinhttp://www.clarksvillesportsnetwork.com
Chris Austin is a graduate of Clarksville High School and Austin Peay State University. Chris is a former Head Softball Coach for APSU, and assistant basketball coach for CHS. Chris has worked at the Leaf-Chronicle, and WJZM News/Talk/Sports radio. Has also worked at the Sports Information Department at APSU, and has covered championship events for the Ohio Valley Conference and NCAA. Chris is an avid sports fan and can be found at most Austin Peay State University sports events.

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