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 afternoon campers check-in at 12:15pm and check out at 3:30pm

Age & Ability: Our camp is open to girls ages 6-17, all ability and levels are welcomed.

Sample Camp Schedule:
8:45 - Campers arrive and check in; Stretching and warm-up
9:15 - First Session - Individualized skill work
9:45 – Team Concepts – Settled game awareness and play
10:15 - Position specific training
10:30 – Break, team building and leadership events
10:45 – Unsettled and settled situational game play / scrimmages
12:00 – Daily review and award ceremony – Pick up

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
Stick work – clearing, carrying and stick protection
Field Awareness – 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
Clearing and Riding

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

Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defense’s positions and player positioning
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

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

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

Training Session 2

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

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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