Adelphi University Nike Field Hockey Camp Garden City, New York
Join us in Garden City for a week of fun and informative field hockey instruction and games!
Adelphi Field Hockey Camp is directed and staffed by both the Adelphi Coaches and its current players.
Camp will focus on the fundamental and advanced skills of the game including: Stick work, Passing, Defense, Shooting, Agility, and Game Strategy.
Each day includes: small sided games, practice tactics, and game tactics.
- Minimum of six hours of instruction daily
- Instruction from prominent college and high school coaches as well as former or current collegiate athletes
- Partner Camp and sanctioned to make referrals to the US Field Hockey Futures program
- 10:1 Camper to Staff ratio
- Special goalkeeping instruction
- Personal evaluations from your coach
- Reversible jersey, STX water bottle and STX ball
- STX sticks are awarded as prizes
Located near Long Island’s parks and beaches, the 75-acre Adelphi University campus is only 45 minutes from New York City, offering a safe, suburban campus environment for our camp.
Adelphi University is also hosting a Nike Lacrosse Camp this summer. For more information click on the link.Meet your coaching staff
Gloria O'Connor came to Adelphi in 2008 with a combined 14 years of coaching experience at the high school and collegiate level. From 1989 through 1992, she was head of the C.W. Post field hockey program and gained another 10 years of experience as head coach at Carle Place High School.Read Full Bio
At Carle Place High School O'Connor achieved unparalleled success, posting a record of 146-18-21 that included nine league championships, seven county crowns and four New York State championships. She is also a member of the Long Island Field Hockey Coaches Hall of Fame (1990) and is also a member of the Carle Place High School Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach.
A long time teacher and administrator, O'Connor is no stranger to Long Island schools, having spent time at John Adams, Roosevelt, Rushmore Elementary, Floral Park and most recently Sewanhaka Central High School as Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Administration. She was the Principal at Floral Park Memorial and also held the position of Director of Athletics and Physical Education at Sewanhaka High School.
Camp Code: FHGDAD
Check-in: between 8:30-9:00am on Monday June 24th
Check-out: Graduation is at 2:30pm on Thursday June 27th
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: hockey stick, water bottle, mouth guard, shin guards, court and turf shoes and goalies must bring full goalie protective equipment
Facility: Campers train on turf fields. If it rains, there are indoor courts available.
Spending Money: $40
Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:30-11:30 Skills/small game tactics
- 11:30-12:30 Lunch
- 12:30:1:30 Lecture/demo
- 1:30-3:00 Games
Why You’ll Love NIKE Field Hockey Camps
America’s best coaches!
NIKE Field Hockey Camps work with the most respected and accomplished group of instructors and coaches in the country. Our NIKE Camp Directors are talented athletes themselves; they share your passion for field hockey and have made a career of sharing their knowledge and experience with hundreds of young athletes. They, and their carefully chosen staffs, never lose sight of the fact that great players are created one at a time. At NIKE Field Hockey Camps, expect personal, individualized instruction – and with it - RESULTS!
Make new friends!Who says getting better can’t be fun too? At NIKE Field Hockey Camps, you’ll meet other young athletes who share your love of this sport. On or off the field, you’ll share an experience you will remember forever.
A NIKE Field Hockey Camp immerses you in the sport, giving you the kind of focused, intensive training essential to improvement. Over the course of each camp, your self-confidence will grow along with your skills.
A program for your age and skill level
NIKE Field Hockey Camps are designed to help players, ages 10–18, develop athletically. You’ll master fundamental skills, experience lots of game competition, make friends and fall in love with field hockey. Upon arrival at camp, all campers are evaluated by the Director and Staff and placed in the program that best suits them for an experience that’s effective and fun!
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and smoking are strictly forbidden and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for immediate dismissal from camp without refund.
Mouthguards and shinguards are required for all players. Goalkeepers must supply their own helmets, leg guards, kickers, chest protectors and gloves.
Get better together this summer! Teams are welcome and encouraged at all locations. Camp is a great way for teams to improve their skills individually as well as enhance their overall team unity. Register together as a team to ensure group placement on and off the field. Please call for details!