Northern Arizona University Boys Lacrosse Training Camp

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff Arizona

Flagstaff, AZ 86011


Overview

GameBreaker Lacrosse is proud to announce that we will be hosting a boys lacrosse camp at Northern Arizona University this summer. This camp is the perfect setting for camp with warm days and cool nights. Campers will have their lacrosse skills training and scrimmages on the school's manicured athletic fields. Camp is open to ages 8-16 of all ability levels. Join GameBreaker for what promises to be a great week of camp.


About Our Coaches

Myles Jones



Professional MLL Career

Jones was selected first overall in the MLL Draft by the Atlanta Blaze in the 2016 MLL. After completing his senior season at Duke, Jones joined the Blaze. Jones played two games in Atlanta before being traded to the Chesapeake Bayhawks.

College

Jones attended Duke University where he helped anchor the Blue Devils' midfield for fours years. While with the Blue Devils' squad, Jones was a key part of his team's offense, registering over 60 points in three of his four seasons. Jones was a very decorated college athlete, receiving honors on multiple All-ACC teams, being awarded the Lt. jg Donald MacLaughlin Jr. Award, and being named a Tewaaraton Award finalist in 2015 and 2016. As a freshman, Jones also helped lead his team to an NCAA Championship win in 2013.

High School

Jones attended Walt Whitman High School where he was a four-year letter winner in lacrosse. Over his career Jones scored a remarkable 149 goals and 123 assists for 272 points. He was also a four-time Suffolk County All-League selection and was named a US Lacrosse and Under Armour All-American for his senior season. While in high school, Jones also played football and basketball. In basketball, Jones was a 1,000-point scorer and earned league MVP honors as well as all-Long Island, all-league, and all-county recognition. He quarterbacked his school's football team, earning him all-league and all-county honors.

Dillon Weaver

A Desert Mountain alumni, Dillon played lacrosse from 2006-2010 for the Wolves.  Now, in his fourth year of coaching with the program, Dillon brings a wealth of defense experience both as a coach and player.  Dillon attended University of Arizona where he studied economics and is currently an accountant.  Additionally, Dillon is the Arizona Commissioner for ULAX, an all men's lacrosse program here in the area.  He also helps with the men's box and travel lacrosse teams.

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Camp Details

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

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

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

Camper Schedule: 

1st Day
12:00pm – Registration and Check in
1:00pm-2:00pm - Orientation
2:00pm-4:30pm - Afternoon Lacrosse Session
4:30pm-5:00pm - Team Building Activities
5:00pm-5:45pm - Dinner
6:00pm-9:00pm – Evening Lacrosse Session / Extended Day Pick up

10:00 – Lights Out

2nd and 3rd Days

7:45am-8:30am – Breakfast (Overnight Campers Only)
8:45am - Extended Day Drop Off
9:00am-11:30am - Morning Lacrosse Session
11:30am-12:30pm - Lunch
12:30pm-1:30pm - Group Activities and Games
1:30pm-4:00pm - Afternoon Lacrosse Session
4:00pm-5:00pm – Leadership Driven Group Activities
5:00pm-5:45pm - Dinner
6:00pm-9:00pm - Evening Lacrosse Session / Extended Day Pick up

10:00 – Lights Out

4th Day

7:45am-8:30am – Breakfast (Overnight Campers Only)
8:45am – Extended Day Drop Off
9:00am - 11:30am - Morning Lacrosse Session
12:00pm - Closing Award Ceremonies
12:15pm-1:15pm - Check Out

 

 

 

Morning Training Session

Developmental 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

 

Afternoon Training Session

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

 

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

 

Evening Training Session

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

 

Daily Award Ceremony


Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Kate H. - Parent

This was my son\'s second year at camp and he enjoyed it just as much as the first. He has made more great friends and they are already planning for next summer!

reviews-10 Larry K. - Father

You can entrust your kids under the professional guidance and care of the GameBreaker team and be comfortable knowing that your kids are in the best and very safe environment

reviews-10 Dawn G. - Parent

Excellent coaches – one of the best run sports programs Jason has participated in. Thank You!

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