GameBreaker Boys Lacrosse Camp in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI


Overview

GameBreaker Lacrosse is returning to Wisconsin this summer! We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a camp at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI. Campers will enjoy playing on the school's athletic fields and staying in the dorms on campus. Come join us for a great week of lacrosse, fun and friends!


About Our Coaches

Taylor Harris

Former NCAA coach Taylor Harris will direct this GameBreaker Lacrosse Camp. Taylor recently spent three years at Tufts University in Massachusetts as an Assistant Coach where he helped lead the squad to back-to-back NCAA DIII titles. He has also been the Lacrosse Program Coordinator for Northwestern University.

He played collegiately at the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was a standout midfielder. In 2004, the Midshipmen advanced to the finals of the NCAA’s. He hails from Virginia where he led his high school team to two state championships. Taylor is a widely sought-after camp clinician who has coached extensively throughout the country at recruiting and instructional camps.

Taylor spent six years in the United States Marine Corps after graduation, including one tour in Afghanistan. He is currently an educator, and is on the Executive Board of Owls Lacrosse, helping at-risk children in Chicago find success through academic enrichment and lacrosse.

Rashad Devoe

Rashad Devoe became Beloit's second Head Men's Lacrosse Coach on August 11, 2015.

Devoe came to Beloit as the second head Men’s Lacrosse coach in the program’s history after two seasons as the assistant Lacrosse coach at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, where he helped lead the team to the NESCAC Quarterfinals in both of his seasons.

He was also a two-year assistant Lacrosse coach at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, helping the team to the SCAC Championship Game in 2013.

A 1996 graduate of the State University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Health, he also holds a Masters of Public Health from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania, earned in 2004.

Devoe also has experience as the assistant coach at Dallas Jesuit High School for two seasons, helping to lead the team to a #23 national ranking in 2011; as head coach for the Plano (Texas) Lacrosse Club for three seasons; and as the head coach for Iron Horse Lacrosse Select Travel Teams in Dallas since 2009.

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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 (2)

reviews-10 William F. - Parent

We are very pleased with all the programs that GameBreaker has to offer for our children. Our goal as parents is to hear our children say “what a great summer” we had. GameBreaker does that every year for my boys.

reviews-10 Daniel R. - Parent

I just wanted to take the time to say thank you for running such a wonderful camp. My two boys, ages 14 and 11, have had a terrific time! The coaches were fantastic. They were extremely friendly, fun and engaging.

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