Springfield College Girls Lacrosse Camp

Springfield College

Springfield, MA 01109


Overview

GameBreaker is excited to announce that we are going to hold a girls lacrosse camp at Springfield College in Springfield, MA. Campers will enjoy playing on the school's athletic fields and staying in the dorms on campus.


About Our Coaches

Rosa Riccobono

Rosa Riccobono is the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Elms College. In her first season at Elms, 2017, Riccobono led the Blazers to an undefeated New England Collegiate Conference record (7-0), the program’s first NECC Championship, and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. For her efforts, Riccobonno was honored as the 2018 NECC Coach of the Year.

Under Riccobono’s tutelage, Haley Richard was honored as the 2018 NECC Player of the Year and six Blazers earned All-NECC recognition.

Prior to her arrival at Elms, Riccobono was a four year member of the women's lacrosse program at Eastern Connecticut State University. While a student-athlete she was selected to serve on the NCAA Division III National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. In addition, to representing the Little East Conference and New England Small Athletic Conference, she was also selected as the recipient of the SAAC Student-Athlete Shining Star Award at Eastern Connecticut.

After graduation Rosamaria started her coaching career as an assistant coach at Division III SUNY Purchase, while coaching at the lacrosse club Team 91 Tri-Sate, and working at Women's Sports Foundation as the Play IX assistant.


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


Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Tracy W. - Parent

Coach Mullady and her staff are amazing and make every effort to communicate with the parents and help calm any fears on may have about having their child/ren so far away. Can\'t wait to do it again next year!!!

reviews-10 Rick J. - Dad

I was extremely terrified of my daughter\'s first-time experience with a \"sleep away\" camp. However, the coaches and staff immediately calmed my nerves, great job!

reviews-10 Greg A. - Father

This was our second year at Springfield College. It hadn\'t disappointed. Last year my daughters had a great time, this year it\'s been ever better

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