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.
2014 CAMP INFORMATION
The NIKE Field Hockey camp at Adelphi University provides campers with top quality instruction plus:
Camp runs from 9am-3pm daily. Lunch is not provided. Campers are asked to bring a sack lunch with them each day.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Check-in: between 8:30-9:00am on Monday June 30th
Check-out: Graduation is at 2:30pm on Thursday July 3rd
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
Team Discount: If eight or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $30 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount. Discount does not apply to team only camps.Read camper reviews