Albertus Magnus College Lacrosse and Field Hockey Camp

Albertus Magnus College

New Haven, CT 06511


Overview

This camp will be led by ABC Head Field Hockey & Lacrosse Coach Amanda Nusbaum and her staff. Coach Nusbaum and her staff will share their passion for sport while teaching new skills and drills to all campers. Come and train with GameBreaker in New Haven and take your game to the next level. Campers will train on the Albertus Magnus College turf athletic fields and enjoy what a top Division III school has to offer.


About Our Coaches

Amanda Nusbaum

Amanda Nusbaum Head Coach of the Albertus Magnus women's lacrosse and field hockey programs. Amanda brings a wealth of success as both a field hockey and lacrosse player. She has coached both sports at many levels including her most recent post at Springfield College.

Coach Nusbaum spent the previous two seasons as a graduate assistant coach of the field hockey team at Springfield College. During her time at Springfield, Coach Nusbaum was responsible for running drills and practices for the team, assisting the players in skill work development, recruiting throughout the New England area, running film sessions for players, regional recruitment, maintaining the Springfield College Field Hockey social media channels, and devising and implementing strength and conditioning summer programs for the athletes. Nusbaum also has significant experience in athletic administration. In the summer of 2020, Nusbaum helped to coordinate COVID coaching meetings, created soccer schedules for the fall, and conducted the athletics expense report for Agawam High School.

Coach Nusbaum also works with HTC Club Field Hockey and SWAG Lacrosse Club of East Windsor and LAX+ club.

Amanda graduated from Springfield ‘19 with a degree in Nutritional Sciences and had a decorated career as a two-sport standout. With the field hockey program, Nusbaum earned a pair of all-region and all-conference honors, holds program records for assists in a game, season, and career, and was the 2018 NCAA Statistical Champion for assists per game (1.28). She was also tabbed by Springfield College as the Outstanding Team Sport Female Athlete in 2018. An all-conference honoree in women's lacrosse as well, Nusbaum helped the Pride to three appearances in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament, including a Sweet 16 berth in 2016.

As a Springfield undergraduate, Nusbaum held a number of different leadership roles. In the Fall of 2015, Nusbaum was a member of S.A.L.T (Student-Athlete Leadership Team), a position she held throughout her Springfield tenure, where she was an active member and participated in volunteer work for the community. Nusbaum was also a member of the Team Impact Leadership team at Springfield, where she helped to coordinate fun, skill-based activities for the team and their impact players, helping to enhance athlete experience and skill levels.

Nusbaum is close to completing a Certificate of Dietetics from University of Northern Colorado and is currently working towards completion of a Master's Degree in Athletic Administration at Springfield.


Camp Details

Age & Ability: The camps is open to ages 10-18 of all ability levels. *

Meals Provided: Campers need to bring their own lunch, fuel and snacks.

Camp Skill Development is taught through a series of small games, scrimmages, station rotations, fitness & individual and team competition drills. Core Concepts Include: Shooting & Scoring Defense (Team and Individual), Ball Control & Vision, Elimination Skills, Defensive skill development, Offensive presses, Special Situations, Man Up, Man Down & Leadership