GameBreaker Girls Lacrosse Camp at Montana State University

Montana State University

Bozeman, MT


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 girl’s lacrosse camp at Montana State University campers will have the opportunity to train at a top college campus with some of the best coaches in the game. Under the Coaches guidance, the 4-day camp will be focused on providing each player fundamental instruction, individualized stick work, positional play and situational game play 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

Devyne Doran

In the summer of 2023, Devyne Doran ’17 was appointed as the seventh permanent head coach in the 29-year history of the Eastern Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse program, becoming the first alumnus to assume that role.

Doran was a four-year starter on defense under Hutchison and remained as an assistant coach under Hutchison before being named to her first collegiate head coaching position at Mitchell College prior to the 2020 season.

After two seasons at Mitchell, Doran was named head women’s lacrosse coach at Framingham State University prior to the 2022 season, compiling a two-year record of 23-16, 11-3 in the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season. In her first year, she led the second-seeded Rams to their first MASCAC tournament title and first appearance in the NCAA Division III tournament, the team finishing 11-8 overall and 6-1 in the MASCAC. Under Doran In the spring of 2023, Framingham finished 12-8 overall and as the third seed, reached the championship game of the MASCAC tournament with wins over No. 6 Fitchburg State University and No. 2 Bridgewater State University, avenging a loss to Bridgewater in the regular season. Four Framingham players were named to the MASCAC All-Star team, three of them voted to the first team. Offered Doran upon her selection.

Doran was hired as the fourth head coach in the history of the Mitchell women’s lacrosse program prior to the COVID pandemic which limited the team to two matches in 2020 and a total of 14 matches in two years (2020-21). In addition to college coaching experience, Doran has served as head high school coach and youth club lacrosse coach for Massachusetts-based Central Lacrosse -- a developmental club -- and as a master clinic coach and head girls' lacrosse coach for 3d Lacrosse New England South.

As a senior in 2017 at Eastern, Doran repeated as Little East Conference Defensive Player-of-the-Year, and was additionally named All-Little East for the fourth straight year (third time to the first team), second-team IWLCA All-Berkshire Region, and became the first Eastern defender named to the IWLCA Senior All-Star Game. In her final playing season that year, Doran led Eastern to its second straight LEC regular-season title with a perfect 6-0 record (14-5 overall) and into the conference championship game. That year, she shared the conference lead in draw controls (63), tied for second in ground balls (54) and was third in caused turnovers (39), setting personal season-highs in all three of those categories. Her caused turnover total equaled the third-most in a season in program history. Offensively, she also chipped in nine goals and an assist in 2017. In her career, Doran started all 66 matches in which she appeared, missing only one. She led the team in ground balls and caused turnovers every year and in draw controls twice. All-time, she ranks in a tie for third all-time in draws (193) and is seventh in ground balls (181).

Camp Details

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

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

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

Morning Training Session 

Fundamental Stick Work - Specialized stick routines and targeted fundamental drills

Position Specific Training

Defense - including a rotation of midfielders
Footwork - pivoting, recovery and angles
Stickwork - clearing, carrying, grounds balls and stick protection
Field Awareness - recovery and on ball play
Body Positioning - ABCDs of defense (for 1 on 1 defense)

Situational Awareness - spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting - time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection, and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, the ally and up top,
Transitioning- Riding the ball

Situational Awareness - spacing, vision, and offensive flow
Shooting - time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, the ally and up top
Defensive Play - body positioning and field awareness
Transitioning- Riding the ball, fast breaks, settling

Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defense’s positions and player positioning
Mechanics - placement in cage, off stick and stick side movement, reaction time
Clearing - moving the ball quickly, communicating where to go with the ball and stick work

Draw Specialist
Mechanics - footwork and body positioning
Taking the Draw - pushing , pulling, or self-drawing, ball tracking
Circle - speed work, ground balls, ball tracking, and reaction time

Afternoon Training Session 

Unsettled Situational Game Play, focused on special awareness specific to game-like situations
2v1, 3v2- Fast play from the elbows and X
Crossfield 3v2 continuous play
3v4 off ground ball and clears
Full field transitional continuous play

Grouped Position Specific Training- Attack vs. Defense, Midfield vs. Midfield
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, lacrosse tic-tac-toe racing, lacrosse head-shoulders-knees-toes-ball, and other leadership activities

Evening Training Session 

Game Play – 7v7, small sided games, full field scrimmage, situational gameplay, clearing and riding the ball, camp championship tournament

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