Loomis Chaffee School Girls Lacrosse Camp

Loomis Chaffee School

Windsor, CT 06905


About Our Coaches

Stephanie Bissett

Coach Stephanie Bissett Is the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at The Loomis Chaffee School.

Stephanie joins the Loomis Chaffee community after an impressive tenure at the Wheeler School in Rhode Island, where she served as the head coach of girl's lacrosse and girl's basketball teams, taught physical education, and worked as a class dean.

Stephanie earned a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University, where she was a four-year letter winner on the lacrosse team and was named to the Big East Academic All-Star Team, the All-Northeast Regional Team, and the All-Big East Second Team. She also was named to the Athletic Directors Honor Roll four times. After Syracuse, she earned a master’s degree in sport leadership from Northeastern University.

As a high school athlete, Stephanie helped her girls lacrosse team at Mt. Hebron High School in Maryland to three consecutive national championships. She also played soccer and basketball; earned All-County, All-State, All-American, and All-Tournament nods each year in lacrosse; and was named Mt. Hebron’s Female Athlete of the Year in 2004.


Camp Details

Check-in/out: All campers check-in daily at 8:45 am. The full-day campers will check out daily at 5:00 pm with our half-day campers checking out at 12:00 pm.

Age & Ability: Our day camp is open to girls ages 6-16, with a half-day option open to ages 6-10. All ability and levels are welcomed.

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

Camp Schedule

8:45 - 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

12:50 – Camp games and team building events
1:00 - Team Concepts – Settled game awareness and play
2:30 - Leadership talks and activities
3:45 - Team games – Scrimmages
5:00 – Daily review and award ceremony - Full-Day Campers depart

 

Morning Training Session 1     

Fundamental Stick Work Specialized stick routines and targeted fundamental drills

 

Position-Specific Training

Defense including a rotation of midfielders

Footwork – pivot, recovery, and angles
Stickwork – clearing, carrying and stick protection
Field Awareness – 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
Clearing and Riding

 

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 and field awareness

 

Goalie

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

 

Draw 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

 

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
Crossfield 3v2 continuous play
3v4 off ground ball and clears
Full-field transitional continuous play

Chalk Talk - Reviewing techniques and game theories specific to the player's position and the week's on-field technical activities

Afternoon Training Session 1

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 and other leadership activities

Afternoon Training Session 2

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

Daily Award Ceremony


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