Contact Football Camp University of San Diego

Contact Football Camp University of San Diego
Contact Football Camp University of San Diego

This Contact Football Camp, located on the beautiful campus of the University of San Diego, is just minutes from downtown San Diego. Great weather, coaching and excellent facilities make this camp a favorite for many young athletes.

Directing the camp is Head Football Coach from Grossmont College, Mike Jordan.   Mike has been part of the Grossmont program for over 20 years. Participating campers dine daily at the USD’s gourmet cafeteria and have access to many other campus training amenities. 

Highlights Include

  • Individual Camp ages 8-18
  • Grouping by age, weight and ability
  • Contact Drills and Scrimmages
  • Contact Football Camp T-shirt and Prizes
  • Great exposure to college coaches
  • Daily training to develop speed, strength and agility
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Mike Jordan
Camp Director

Mike Jordan

Coach Jordan is currently the Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback Coach at Grossmont College (San Diego CA). He played QB in college earning All State honors while playing at Grossmont College and received a scholarship to San Jose State where he played under Coach Terry Shea.

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Coach Jordan has been on the Grossmont College staff since 1991 where he started as QB coach under his father, Hall of Fame Coach Dave Jordan. Coach M. Jordan was named Offensive Coordinator in 1994 and developed an easy to learn offensive system that was versatile in both scheme and utilization of personnel. In the last two decades the Griffin Offense has consistently ranked in the top 10 statistically in the state and #1 in 1998, 2003, 2005 and again in 2013. He has also developed an impressive list of QB’s throughout the years who have been awarded scholarships to D1 programs including: Washington State, Oregon, Arizona State, Nebraska, SDSU, UNLV, Western Michigan, UAB, Alabama State, Northern Arizona and Indiana State. D2 schools include CSU Pueblo, Ambrose State, Malone U and Bethel. This list includes Pac 10 player of the year and 1999 1st round NFL draft pick Akili Smith (Oregon) and 2014 top D2 QB prospect Chris Bonner (CSU Pueblo). Coach Jordan’s coaching philosophy is to teach the “tangibles” and make mechanics, technique, and reactions second nature through quality repetitions of practice, consistency and hard work.
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Coaching Staff

Mark Deesing (DC/DB's) Brad Burton (DL) Cyrus Satoafaiga (LB) Nate Dolan (SPT) Ken Wilmesherr (OL) Kevin Smith (RB's) Levi Kealaluhi (Rec) Greg Giles (WR) EJ Campbell...

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Mark Deesing (DC/DB's)
Brad Burton (DL)
Cyrus Satoafaiga (LB)
Nate Dolan (SPT)
Ken Wilmesherr (OL)
Kevin Smith (RB's)
Levi Kealaluhi (Rec)
Greg Giles (WR)
EJ Campbell (TE's)
John Koker (K)

Camp Details

Contact Football Camps feature full contact drills and scrimmages with a staff of major college coaches and players. At camps "contact" is introduced in a slow, gradual progression before any actual "contact" is initiated. Campers are divided according to age, weight and ability.

The instruction stresses both individual positions and team play with every camper. Thousands of our previous football campers played, or are now playing college football (many at schools represented by our coaching staff).

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Check-in time and place TBD. 


Wednesday - Camp ends following the awards ceremony for each age group, which immediately follows the final scrimmage. Scrimmages start after lunch on the last day starting with the youngest campers and ending with the oldest campers. Departure is by 2:00 p.m. on the last day of camp.


Campers need a full set of football equipment - helmet, shoulder pads, two jerseys (one light/one dark), pants and pads, football shoes (NO metal-tip cleats), athletic supporter, cup and mouthpiece. For campers without equipment, Contact Football Camp has equipment for rent prior to camp at $125 per set (helmet, shoulder pads, pants and pads) and $135 per set if rented on the first day of camp. Individual pieces of equipment are available at $50 per item.


A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.

Grossmont Football Tradition

Grossmont College football has been a power in the state for most of the past 15 years. The Griffins have not had a losing season in a decade. Since the new playoff system was installed in 2003, Grossmont has won two Southern California championships, as well as a state and national title. They also have played in and won more playoff games than any other community college in the state.

Camp Code: FBXRSD


Campers train daily on the Manchester Valley Athletic Field, which is a multi-purpose facility that serves as the practice field for the USD Football and Soccer programs, as well as Rugby, Intramurals, and recreational softball.

Campers move from non-contact drills to full contact in a gradual progression, culminating with our final day "live" scrimmage. Each camper practices with and learns from NFL pros and coaches, as well as college coaches from top football schools across the country.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • Day 1
  • 12:00 p.m. Check in
  • 2:00 p.m. Intro/Rules/Orientation
  • 2:30 p.m. To field
  • 3:00 p.m. Practice #1
  • 5:30 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:30 pm Film
  • 7:00 p.m. Practice #2
  • 8:30 p.m. Development Series
  • 9:00 p.m. Day/Extended Day Campers Depart - Free Time
  • 10:30 p.m. Lights Out
  • Days 2-3
  • 7:00 a.m. Wake up
  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast - Transition to Field
  • 9:00 a.m. SPARQ Training
  • 10:00 a.m. Practice #3 and 6
  • 11:30 a.m. Head to Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Film
  • 2:00 p.m. Practice #4 and 7
  • 4:00 p.m. Day Campers Depart
  • 4:30 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:00 p.m. Transition to Field/Warm Up
  • 7:00 p.m. Practice #5 and 8 - Competition
  • 8:00 p.m. Development Series
  • 9:00 p.m. Extended Day Campers Depart/Free Time
  • 10:30 p.m. Lights Out
  • Day 4
  • 7:00 a.m. Wake Up
  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. Practice #9 - Competition
  • 11:30 a.m. Head to Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Practice #10/Final Competition
  • 2:00 p.m. Final Check-out

Camper Reviews

Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
I appreciated the individual attention from each position coach.

"This was my first football camp and I appreciated the individual attention from each position coach. I greatly improved my skills and I became a better player. Thank you so much!"

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Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
I learned so much!

"I had a great time! I played the offensive and defensive positions that I wanted. Thank you! The coaches seemed tough at first, but in the end I learned so much. I really appreciate the time the coaches spent with me! I met new friends who will be coming back next year and so will I."


  • 5/5.
Awesome Accommodations at the Contact Football Camp at the University of San Diego.

"The staff was excellent, very well organized and provided a nice education to the campers about football and life skills. Also what a great venue, awesome accommodations."

Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
After this camp I can't wait for football season!

"This was my first overnight camp and I could not stop talking about it when I returned home. My love for the game was only reinforced when I had the opportunity to attend this camp. I felt that my skill level was increased and cannot wait until the football season starts to show others what I learned and also what they could learn by attending this wonderful camp. I look forward to next season."


  • 5/5.
Coaches were fantastic role models

"We were so impressed with the professionalism, dedication and organization of the camp. The coaches and counselors were fantastic role models for our son. We were more than impressed! Thanks!"


  • 4/5.
The campers and coaches were accommodating of all ages

"My son was the youngest camper at the Contact Football Camp at Amherst. Initially I was nervous about him participating, but the camp counselors made sure he was in a group with kids around his same size. He was easily immersed into the games/drills by all. The kids were great and he had a wonderful time. We will be sending him again next year."

Day Camper

  • 5/5.
Outstanding camp, fantastic coaches

"Football camp was outstanding! Coaches were superb. A sports camp, especially football, could NOT have been better!!"

Camp Dates & Prices

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.