Ohio Northern University Girls Lacrosse Camp

Ohio Northern University

Ada, OH 45810


Overview

GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps is proud to announce that we will be hosting a girls lacrosse camp at Ohio Northern University this summer. Camp will be directed by the Ohio Northern University coaching staff and current and former NCAA players. Camp is open to girls of all ability levels between the ages of 8 and 16. Join GameBreaker this summer for what promises to be a great week of fun, friends and lacrosse!


About Our Coaches

Beth Hemminger

Beth Hemminger took over as the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach program at Ohio Northern in 2014, becoming named the first head coach in school history.

At Ohio Northern, she has coached eight All-OAC selections, 10 Academic All-OAC honorees, and the 2016 Rookie of the Year.

During the 2019 campaign, the Polar Bears tied the program record for overall wins and conference wins in a single season with a 7-9 overall record and a 3-5 league mark. In addition, ONU broke program records for goals (183), assists (51), points (234), draw controls (165), saves (198), goals-against average (11.31), and fewest goals allowed in a single season.

Before arriving at Ohio Northern, Hemminger was the head coach at Wittenberg for three seasons. She guided her teams to a 38-12 overall record and a perfect 22-0 league record during the span.

Hemminger also has assistant coaching experience from stints with New Haven (Conn.) from 2005-09 and 2011 and Wooster, her alma mater, in 2004.

In addition, she served as the head coach for St. Anne's Day School in Annapolis, Md., during the 2010 season.

Hemminger is a 2004 graduate of Wooster University. During her time at Wooster, she earned four varsity letters in both lacrosse and soccer.

In lacrosse, she was a three-time All-American and was named the 2003 North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Year. She also re-wrote the program record books at Wooster after scoring 300 career points, including a school-record 85 during her senior season.


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 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 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

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 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

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

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, situational game play

Daily Award Ceremony


Lacrosse Training - Coaching Defensive Positioning
Lax Camps - Girls Lacrosse Drills - Attacking From Behind Goal Practice