Camp Documents

  2012 Camp Brochure
  2012 Camp Application
  2012 Camp Waiver

  Aggie Strength Camp Video

Camp Contact Information

Monty Gibson
Phone: (979) 862-6402
Email: mgibson@athletics.tamu.edu

Deadline for Registration: Full payment for camp is due one week prior to camp

About the Camps

Powerclean, Squats, & Bench Press Techniques Camp
Camp Session 1: June 8-9 Fri: 5-8pm; Sat: 9am-12pm $65 Registration is Closed
Camp Session 4: July 21 Sat: 9am-4:30pm $65 Sold Out
  • Powerclean, Squat, and Bench Press are commonly the main lifts that most high school and college athletes use in the training programs at their schools
  • Benefits: This camp is designed to teach athletes the proper technique and execution of Powerclean, Squat, and Bench Press movements.  The goal is to provide participants with knowledge of safe and effective mechanics and techniques for the Powerclean, Squat, and Bench Press movements to optimize their own training program while lifting at their schools
  • Instruction includes progressions to develop each lift and how to execute proper lifting mechanics in an effective and safe manner for strength and power development.
  • Staff: Learn from Nationally Certified Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches that work and train with Texas A&M Varsity athletes.
  • Netum Steed Strength Facility: All sessions will be held in the state-of-the-art facility where the Texas A&M varsity athletes train. One of the largest and best equipped strength facilities in the nation. Lifting program based on age and ability levels. 
  • Boys & Girls 6th – recent 12th grade graduates
  • Camp Session Cost:   $65

Camp is open to boys and girls from the 6th grade to recent 12th grade graduates. This camp is designed to give athletes the opportunity to gain a competitive edge through proper instruction of multi-joint lifts: powerclean, squat, and bench press. Baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball and volleyball athletes will benefit from this camp.

An athletic trainer will be available in case of an emergency and excellent medical facilities are available. Each camper must be covered by medical insurance of his/her parent / guardian before participating.

Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt. Campers should wear proper athletic clothing (shorts and t-shirts) and athletic footwear to workout sessions.  

For Camp Session 4
Campers should bring a sack lunch

Send in your application soon. This camp is designed to insure a good camper/coach ratio, thus the camp has limited enrollment on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Speed & Agility Camp
Camp Session 2: June 11-15 Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 6-7:30 pm $85 Registration is Closed
  • Benefits: Speed and Agility training to improve Sports Performance. Running Mechanics and Agility evaluation and training. Explosive Acceleration Drills. Plyometric Training for Power Development.
  • Staff: Learn from Nationally Certified Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches that work and train with Texas A&M Varsity athletes.
  • Netum Steed Strength Facility: All sessions will be held in the state-of-the-art facility where the Texas A&M varsity athletes train. One of the largest and best equipped strength facilities in the nation. Speed & Agility program based on age and ability levels. 
  • Camp meets on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 4 days of training each session  (Wednesday off to allow for recovery)
  • Boys & Girls 6th – recent 12th grade graduates
  • 6:00pm – 7:30pm each day
  • Camp Session Cost:   $85

Camp is open to boys and girls from the 6th grade to recent 12th grade graduates.   This camp is designed to give area athletes the opportunity to gain a competitive edge through speed & agility training.  Baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball athletes will benefit from this camp.

An athletic trainer will be available in case of an emergency and excellent medical facilities are available. Each camper must be covered by medical insurance of his/her parent / guardian before participating.

Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt. Campers should wear proper athletic clothing (shorts and t-shirts) and athletic footwear to workout sessions.

Send in your application soon. This camp is designed to insure a good camper/coach ratio, thus the camp has limited enrollment on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Basic Training Strength & Conditioning Camp
Camp Session 3: June 18-22 Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 6-8pm $85 Sold Out
  • Benefits: Campers will be divided by age and grouped by ability. Beginners will learn the proper and correct way to lift weights. Advance campers will learn and perform advanced lifts. All will work on speed improvement.
  • Staff: Learn from the Texas A&M strength & conditioning coaches that train the Texas A&M varsity athletes.
  • Netum Steed Strength Facility: All sessions will be held in the state-of-the-art facility where the Texas A&M varsity athletes train. One of the largest and best equipped strength facilities in the nation. Lifting program based on age and ability levels.
  • Camp meets on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 4 days of training each session  (Wednesday off to allow for recovery)
  • Boys & Girls 6th – recent 12th grade graduates
  • 6:00pm – 8:00pm each day
  • Camp Session Cost:   $85 

Camp is open to boys and girls from the 6th grade to recent 12th grade graduates.   This camp is designed to give area athletes the opportunity to gain a competitive edge through strength and conditioning. Baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball and volleyball athletes will benefit from this camp.

An athletic trainer will be available in case of an emergency and excellent medical facilities are available. Each camper must be covered by medical insurance of his/her parent / guardian before participating.

Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt. Campers should wear proper athletic clothing (shorts and t-shirts) and athletic footwear to workout sessions.

Send in your application soon. This camp is designed to insure a good camper/coach ratio, thus the camp has limited enrollment on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Typical Workout for Powerclean, Squat, & Bench Press Technique Camp

Listed below is a typical workout plan
  • 9:00 a.m. - Group assignments and instruction. Warm-up & dynamic flexibility
  • 9:20 a.m. - Lifting Sessions begin- groups rotate through 4 training stations:  Morning  sessions focus on basic technique, safety, and instruction and execution of each lift.
  • 9:20 a.m. - Lifting Session 1 - Powerclean basics
  • 10:00 a.m. - Lifting Session 2 - Squat basics
  • 10:40 a.m. - Lifting Session 3 - Bench Press basics
  • 11:20 a.m. - Lifting Session 4 - Video Analysis and Safety Presentation
  • 12:00 p.m. - Morning session ends (Lunch Break: 12-1:30 p.m.; Participants bring sack lunch)
  • 1:30 p.m. - Warm-up & Dynamic Flexibility
  • 1:50 p.m. - Lifting Sessions begin- groups rotate : Afternoon sessions focus on advanced applications, progressions, and modified exercises for each lift to improve power and performance
  • 1:50 p.m. - Lifting Session 1 - Cleans  advanced techniques and teaching progressions
  • 2:30 p.m. - Lifting Session 2 - Squat advanced techniques and teaching progressions
  • 3:10 p.m. - Lifting Session 3 - Bench Press advanced techniques and teaching progressions
  • 3:50 p.m. - Lifting Session 4 - Video Analysis and Morning Lift Evaluations
  • 4:30 p.m. - Camp Session ends

Typical Workout for Strength & Conditioning Camp

Listed below is a typical 2 hour workout plan.
  • 6:00 p.m. - Warm-up (jump rope drills, speed ladder drills, footwork drills) Active flexibility drills.
  • 6:10 p.m. - Abdominal and mid-section conditioning.
  • 6:20 p.m. - Lifting sessions, lifting program based on age, and ability level.
  • 7:20 p.m. - Plyometrics, jumping drills.
  • 7:30 p.m. - Agility drills, speed improvement and conditioning drills.
  • 7:55 p.m. - Passive Flexibility/Cool down.
  • 8:00 p.m. - Workout session ends

Typical Workout for Speed & Agility Camp

Listed below is a typical 1.5 hour workout plan.

  • 6:00 pm - Warm-Up ( Dynamic Mobility, Jump Rope, speed ladder, footwork, Active flexibility)
  • 6:10 pm - Abdominal and mid-section conditioning
  • 6:20 pm - Power Development Drills: Plyometrics, Med Ball Throws, Accelerations
  • 6:40 pm - Running Mechanics Drills: Arm Drive/ Posture Station, Wall Drills/ Knee Drive, Starts
  • 7:05 pm - Agility drills, speed drills, and speed conditioning drills
  • 7:25 pm - Passive Flexibility/ Cool down
  • 7:30 pm - Group Gather/ Closing and Dismissal

Camp Staff

Monty Gibson: (Camp Director) Assistant S & C Coach. 12 years with Texas A&M S & C program. 18 years of coaching experience. Certified S & C coach .

Allen Kinley: Director of S & C for Olympic & Team Sports. 26 years with Texas A&M and a total of 32 years coaching experience. Certified S&C coach and Master S&C Coach.

Vern Banks: Assistant S & C Coach. 14th year with the Aggie Program with 30 years coaching experience. Certified S & C Coach and Master S & C Coach

Raychelle Ellsworth: Assoc. Dir. of S & C for Olympic and Team Sports. 18 years of coaching with Texas A&M. 19 years coaching experience. Former A&M volleyball team member. Certified and Master S&C Coach.

Paul Sealey: Asst. S & C Coach. 12 years with Texas A&M. 15 years coaching experience. Certified S & C Coach.

Additional Staff: to insure a good camper / coach ratio.

The camp or clinic is open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).