Millersville University Girls Lacrosse Camp

Millersville University

Millersville, PA 17551


Overview

GameBreaker is excited to announce a new Pennsylvania girls lacrosse camp this summer.  Millersville University offers great amenities, including spacious dorms, an all-you-can-eat dining hall, and beautiful athletic fields. Overnight and extended day camper options are offered. Join us for a great week of lacrosse and new friends this summer!


About Our Coaches

Cindy Wilson

Cindy Wilson is the Millersville University women’s lacrosse head coach. In her first year as the schools head coach she led her team to the PSAC Tournament--a feat never before accomplished by a first-year head coach in the 53 seasons of Millersville women's lacrosse. Wilson's second season of 2020 was also off to a strong start before it was cut short because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Wilson was officially named Millersville's head coach on Aug. 29, 2018--just days before the start of a new season. She quickly made an impact, however. The Marauders won six of seven during one stretch of the season, qualified for the PSAC Tournament for the first time since 2016 and nearly knocked off nationally-ranked Mercyhurst in the opening round. Under Wilson's direction, Millersville ranked fifth in the PSAC in goals against average and fourth in ground balls. Four Marauders were named All-PSAC and Grace Cobaugh was named PSAC Freshman of the Year.

Wilson came to Millersville after serving as the head coach at the University of Scranton for six seasons. A two-time Landmark Conference Coach of the Year, Wilson led Scranton to three consecutive conference championship game appearances while posting a 55-46 overall record in her six seasons.

Wilson guided her teams to the Landmark Conference Tournament in all six seasons at the helm. Her program hit its stride starting in 2016 when it posted an 11-7 record and reached the conference championship game. Wilson's team hit that same win total and finished as conference runner-up again in 2017, and in 2018, Wilson led Scranton to a school record 12 victories and a third consecutive trip to the title game. She was named Landmark Conference Coach of the Year for the second time at season's end. Wilson has developed 29 all-conference selections including the 2017 players of the year.

Prior to taking over as the head coach at Scranton, Wilson served as the assistant coach at Muhlenburg for three seasons.

A West Chester, Pa., native and 2009 graduate of Susquehanna, Wilson earned a bachelor's degree in business administration before earning a master's degree in sports management from California (Pa.). As a student-athlete, Wilson was a four-year letter winner and two-time team captain. She was named All-Landmark Second Team in 2008 and was a member of the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll.


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

Camp Curriculum:

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 - man up or man down situations, on and off ball defensive play
Body Positioning - ABCDs of defense (for 1 on 1 defense)

Attack-
Situational Awareness - spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting - 8 meters, on the run, shot placement and selection, and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, face dodge, split dodge, roll dodge
Transitioning- Riding the ball

Midfield-
Situational Awareness - spacing, vision, and offensive flow
Shooting - 8 meters, on the run, shot placement and selection and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, face dodge, split dodge, roll dodge
Defensive Play - body positioning and field awareness
Transitioning- Riding the ball, fast breaks both offensively and defensively, settling

Goalie-
Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defense’s positions and player positioning
Mechanics - placement in cage, off stick and stick-side movement, reaction time, hand/eye coordination
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

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 and team building activities

Game Play- 7v7, small sided games, full field scrimmage, situational gameplay, clearing and riding the ball

Chalk Talk- Reviewing techniques and game theories regarding specific positioning and game-like situations

*Curriculum Varies Per Location and Director*

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


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