Boys Lacrosse Camp at Gould Academy

Gould Academy

Bethel, ME 04217


GameBreaker is excited to announce that we are going to hold a boys lacrosse camp at Gould Academy in Bethel, ME. Campers will enjoy playing on the school's athletic fields and staying in the dorms on campus.

About Our Coaches

Derek Marshall

Derek Marshall is currently the Head Coach and Assistant Athletic Director at Bridgton Academy. Also, he is currently the Director of Lacrosse at Bridgton Sports Camp. Before Bridgton Academy, he spent 4 seasons at Wheaton College (MA) as the Defensive/Recruiting Coordinator.

Derek started his collegiate playing career at Dean College where he was the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year. Marshall moved on to Lasell College where he continued his collegiate career and received a degree in Exercise Science with a minor in coaching

Ryan Connors

Ryan Connors is going into his 5th season as the assistant coach at Bridgton Academy. Ryan is the Defensive coordinator and works with the goalie and face-off men. He was a four-year member of the Drew University men's lacrosse team.

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Camp Details

Check in/out: Overnight and Extended Day Campers check in at 12pm on the first day of camp and Check out at 12pm on the last day. On the second and third day of camp the extended day campers will arrive at 8:45am and get picked up at 9:00pm.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to boys ages 8-16, all ability levels welcomed.

Meals Provided: Overnight campers will be provided with all meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Extended day campers will be provided with Lunch and Dinner

Camp Overview

Developmental Stick Work
Specialized stick routines involving box and targeted fundamental drills

Position Specific Training

Defense - including a rotation of midfielders
Footwork – pivot, recovery and angles
Stick work – clearing, carrying and stick protection
Field Awareness – slide, recovery and on ball play

Situational Awareness – spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting– time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection
Dodging – from, X the ally and up top
Riding – drop back, pressure and 10-man rides

Situational Awareness – spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting– time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection
Dodging – from, X the ally and up top
Defensive Play – body positioning, field awareness and sliding

Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defensemen’s position and slides
Mechanics – placement in cage, off stick and stick side movement
Clearing – moving the ball quickly, communicating where to go with the ball and stick work

Face Off Specialist
Mechanics – footwork and body positioning
Outlets – pushing the ball to wings, communicating how and where they should go
Draw – speed work, counter moves and development of additional moves

Unsettled Situational Game Play, focused on special awareness specific to each type of situation
2v1 Fast play from the ally, X and Y
Cross field 3v2 continuous play
3v4 off ground ball and clears
Full field transitional continuous play

Grouped Position Specific Training- Attack vs. Defense, Midfield vs. Midfield and LSM’s
1v1’s, 2v2’s 3v3’s, 4v4’s– from all positions on the field focusing in
on specific game philosophy’s, techniques and spatial awareness

Specialized Team Building and Leadership Events
Lacrosse capture the flag, lax baseball, lax water balloons, lax maze runner, ultimate lacrosse and other leadership activities

Game Play - Clear ride scrimmage, full field scrimmages, camp championship tournament, 7 vs 7, box lacrosse tournament

Daily Award Ceremony

*Curriculum Varies Per Location and Director*

*For Sample Times of Daily Schedule, Visit Highlights Page*

Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Zendaya H.

I attended GameBreaker Lacrosse Camp to refine my skills during the offseason. The camp exceeded my expectations in every way. The coaching staff provided personalized feedback and tailored drills to address specific areas of improvement. The competitive yet supportive atmosphere pushed me to challenge myself and strive for excellence. I left the camp feeling more confident in my abilities and ready to tackle the upcoming season.

reviews-10 Karen L.

My son had a blast! The staff did a fantastic job of creating a positive and inclusive environment where kids of all skill levels felt comfortable. The drills and activities were not only educational but also a lot of fun. The camp struck a perfect balance between skill development and enjoyment, ensuring that every child had a rewarding experience. We\'ll definitely be signing up again next year!

reviews-10 Jake G.

As a parent, I was thoroughly impressed with GameBreaker Lacrosse Camp. The coaches were incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the sport, providing personalized attention to each camper. My child not only improved their lacrosse skills but also gained confidence both on and off the field. The emphasis on teamwork and sportsmanship was evident throughout the camp. Highly recommend for any young lacrosse player looking to take their game to the next level.

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