Camps & Clinics

St. Thomas hosts various youth sports camps and clinics throughout the year. Some are sponsored by Tommie coaches, others are run by outside groups who rent the St. Thomas facility.

Here's a listing of camps:

Glenn Caruso Youth Football Camp

The 2014 Glenn Caruso Junior High and Youth Football Camp will have two June sessions at UST's Palmer Field in O'Shaughnessy Stadium on the University of St. Thomas' St. Paul campus.

The no contact, non-pad workouts are broken down into a Youth camp (grades 3-5) and a Junior High camp (youths entering grades 6-8).

Session 1: Monday & Tuesday, June 9th & 10th 9AM-4PM

Session 2: Monday & Tuesday, June 16th & 17th 9AM-4PM

The $110 fee includes instruction on football fundamentals, a T-Shirt and lunch.

For more details, contact Coach Wallie Kuchinski at 651.962.5917 or kuchinski@stthomas.edu

Camp Brochure and Registration Form (PDF)

Johnny Tauer's Annual Championship Basketball Camp

Brochures can also be found by clicking here.

University of St. Thomas head men's basketball coach and psychology professor, Dr. Johnny Tauer, holds his youth basketball camps at the St. Paul campus. Tauer has directed one of the longest running basketball camps in the Twin Cities, and in the state of Minnesota. Basketball camps include residential, full-day, half-day, and overnight camps for boys (grades 4-10), full-day and half-day basketball camps for girls (grades 4-9), and beginner's camps (grades K-3). Camp staff consists of current and former college players and coaches. Emphasis is placed on skill development, goal-setting, motivation, and teamwork. For more information or a basketball camp brochure, visit the camp website at www.johnnytauerbasketball.com<http://www.johnnytauerbasketball.com> or email Coach Tauer at jmtauer@stthomas.edu<mailto:jmtauer@stthomas.edu>. 

Tauer has been associated with Minnesota basketball for the past 20 years, playing high school and collegiately for Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul, Minnesota) and the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, Minnesota). After earning his Ph.D. in social/sport psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tauer returned to Minnesota in 2000. He lives in St. Paul and has conducted basketball camps for the past fourteen years. Tauer also speaks across the Twin Cities on topics ranging from motivation to psychology to basketball.

Tommie Sports Pride Basketball Camps

University of St. Thomas women's basketball head coach Ruth Sinn and her staff holds girls' basketball camps in summer at UST's St. Paul campus.  Camps are created to enhance each individual participant's ability.  Emphasis is placed on team development with many activities structured in the concept of understanding the basic fundamentals of basketball. Camps provide opportunities for girls to come together to share their interest in basketball while establishing new friendships.

Sinn has been conducting camps for the past 20 years at UST, Hill-Murray High School, and Apple Valley High School.

For current information and camp brochures, visit http://www.tommiesports.com/wbb, or contact Ruth Sinn at 651-962-5931 or rasinn@stthomas.edu.

St. Thomas Summer Youth Baseball/Softball League

For information and sign-up forms for the summer baseball and softball leagues for elementary-school youths, run by UST coach John Tschida,  click here.

John Tschida's Youth/HS Softball Clinics

St. Thomas softball coach John Tschida hosts a winter clinic for grades 7-12 on set weekend days from November through January. For current information and camp brochures click here.

UST Soccer Select Camps

The St. Thomas Men's Soccer coaching staff will conduct an Advanced Camp in December for Grades 10 - 12. These sessions will focus on improving the player's tactical and technical ability, speed of play, the player's individual coordination, speed and agility and much more. This is a must for High School players that are looking to take their game to the next level.

For ages U8 - U16, a Community Camp is offered that focuses on player's individual technical and tactical ability, as well as working with each player to improve their overall game. These camps are a great way to work with college coaches, college players and some of the best trainers in Minnesota. For more information visit the UST Men's Soccer Site.

Thanh Pham Volleyball Camp

Coach Thanh Pham is coming off UST's sixth consecutive MIAC Title, third Region Title and first NCAA Championship. Camp dates will be July 29th - Aug 1st, 2013. Advanced and Intermediate sessions will be held at the newly renovated McCarthy Gym on South campus. Session one from 8 – 10:30 AM is for advanced learners ages 15-18 and a intermediate/beginner camp is available from 11:30-1:30 pm open for all ages 12 and above. Space is limited in both camps to only 36 athletes.

Please contact Coach Pham for a brochure or for more details about the camp at volleyball@stthomas.edu 

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