Cincinnati Boys Lacrosse Camp at VOA Fields

Voice of America Fields

West Chester Township, OH 05069


Overview

GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps offer players of all abilities and positions the opportunity to develop every aspect of their game while having fun building long-lasting relationships with their fellow campers, teammates, and coaches.

At our boy’s lacrosse camp at VOA Fields in Cincinnati, OH campers will have the opportunity to train under one of the best coaches in the game, Coach Sean Mcginnis, Head Arch Bishop Moeller Lacrosse Coach. Under Coach McGinnis’s guidance, the 4-day camp will be focused on providing each player fundamental instruction, individualized stick work, positional play, and situational gameplay while engaging in a multitude of fun contests, camp games, and leadership activities. Come join us for an unforgettable week of lacrosse and fun!


About Our Coaches

Eddie Clark

Eddie Clark has been the head girls lacrosse coach at Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio since 1999. He has amassed over 300 wins with an 85% winning percentage. Under his guidance Sycamore has been to the State Final Four ten times and won the Ohio Division I State Championship in 2007, 2009, and 2014. All three of these teams finished the season undefeated and were ranked in the top 25 nationally according to Lacrosse Magazine and Laxpower. At Sycamore, Eddie Coached 45 All Americans, 68 All State Players, and 141 All District players. Sycamore has had 37 players offered Division I lacrosse scholarships over the past 12 years. Before coming to Sycamore Eddie was the Offensive Coordinator for Ohio University and the Head Coach at Wicomico High School.

Coach Clark was also named the Offensive Coordinator for the Haudensaunee National lacrosse Team in the 2009 Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup in Prague, Czech Republic. The Haudenosaunee Team finished eleventh in the World Cup with a 5 and 2 record. The Haudenosaunee team also participated in the Stars and Stripes Tournament, South of the Border Tournament, and The National Tournament. Along with coaching the Haudensaunee National lacrosse Team Coach Clark has also been the coordinator and Coach for the Great Lakes National Team nine times.


Camp Details

Check in/out: All campers check in daily at 9:00 am. The full day campers will check out daily at 3:00 pm with our half day campers checking out at 12:00 pm.

Age & Ability: Our day camp is open to ages 6-16 with our Half-Day camp open to ages 6-10 and our Day camp open to ages 9-16. All ability and levels are welcomed.

Meals: Campers are to bring their own lunch to camp.

Day Camp

9:00 - Campers arrive and check in; Stretching and warm-up
9:15 - First Session - Individualized skill work
10:15 - Position specific training
10:30 – Break, team building and leadership events
10:45 – Unsettled situational game play
12:00 – Supervised group lunch, Half-Day Campers depart
12:45 – Camp games and team building events
1:00 - Team Concepts – Settled game awareness and play
2:00 - Team games – Scrimmages
3:00 – Daily review and award ceremony - Full-Day Campers depart

Morning Training Session 1

Fundamental 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

Attack 

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

Midfield

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

Goalie

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

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

Morning Training Session 2

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

Lunch

Chalk Talk - Reviewing techniques and game theories specific to the players position and the weeks on field technical activities

Afternoon Training Session 1

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

Afternoon Training Session 2

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

Daily Award Ceremony


Reviews (2)

reviews-10 Ross B. - Camper

I’m always really sore and tired at the end of the week of summer camp. But it’s so much fun and I learn a lot of the coaches! I wish summer was longer so I can do more camp!

reviews-10 Grace S. - Parent

Gamebreaker lacrosse camps, BRING YOUR KIDS TO THEM! They are amazing, really fun, the coaches were genuine but at the same time they did not fool around. They made sure my son had a great learning experience

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