Muskingum University Boys Lacrosse Camp

Muskingum University

New Concord, OH 43762


Overview

At our boy’s lacrosse camp at Muskingum University campers will have the opportunity to train under one of the best coaches in the game,  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

Alec Chisholm

Alec Chisholm enters his fourth year as the head men’s lacrosse coach at Muskingum University.

Chisholm came to New Concord after serving as the defensive coordinator and assistant coach for the Oberlin College men’s lacrosse program. Chisholm joined the Yeoman squad in the winter of 2017 and assisted in all aspects of the program, including recruiting, player development, planning and developing practice sessions, game day management, and administrative duties.

Prior to Oberlin, Chisholm served as the recruiting and defensive coordinator at NCAA Division II Georgian Court University in Lakewood, New Jersey. While at Georgian Court, Chisholm was responsible for all aspects of the men’s lacrosse program, including the development of off-season and in-season weight training, player development, and recruiting.

Before going to Georgian Court, Chisholm spent five seasons in similar capacities at Stockton University in Galloway, New Jersey. While there, Chisholm coached 17 Skyline All-Conference selections and helped the squad set numerous school records. In 2015 the Ospreys finished with the lowest goals-against average in school history (7.74), while leading the Skyline Conference with 9.74 caused turnovers per game.

In 2014 and in 2015, Stockton won 13 games, which is a school-record for wins in a season. The Ospreys also reached the Skyline championship finals for the first time in school history in 2015.

Chisholm graduated from Stockton University in 2012 with a B.A. in business studies. He was a four-year letterwinner and a second-team All-Skyline selection, appearing in 42 career games.

Michael Jablonski

Michael Jablonski is entering his second year as an assistant coach and offensive coordinator for the Muskingum men's lacrosse program.

Before arriving to Muskingum, Jablonski served as the graduate assistant and interim head coach of the men's lacrosse team at Wheeling Jesuit University. At Wheeling Jesuit, he coached the defense, ran the substitution box, and served as the recruiting coordinator. Jablonski took over as interim head coach at the midway point of the 2019 season.

Jablonski was also a four-year player for the men's lacrosse team at Wheeling Jesuit. During his career at WJU, he appeared in 30 games recording 17 goals, tallying 7 assists, and 15 ground balls. He scored goals his senior year against 8th-ranked NYIT and 10th-ranked Lake Erie.

Jablonski is also highly involved with club and travel lacrosse in southeastern Michigan & the Columbus area. He has been on the 313 Lacrosse staff as an assistant coach for the past 7 years. Additionally, Jablonksi works with G7A lacrosse, serving as a field director & box lacrosse coordinator with the Columbus based program. This past summer, Jablonski was also the Head Coach of the 2023 PLG Lacrosse team. He specializes in player development and teaching offensive skills, with experience coaching a variety of ages.

Jablonski received his bachelor’s degree in 2018 from Wheeling Jesuit University, while studying history and minoring in psychology. He is also a proud Muskie Alum, completing his Master of Arts in Education at Muskingum University in the summer of 2020.

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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 Schedule:
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


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