Wheaton College Nike Field Hockey Camp Norton, Massachusetts
Entering it's 11th year of existence, Coach Begley proudly invites you to attend the Nike Field Hockey Camp at Wheaton College.
Wheaton College, located in Norton, just 35 miles south of Boston, is an ideal location for this NIKE Field Hockey Camp. With outdoor grass fields and plenty of indoor space available at the Evelyn Danzig Haas Athletic Center, Wheaton College offers outstanding athletic facilities and expert coaching in a picturesque setting where campers improve their skills and revitalize their game.
Campers can register for the comprehensive camp or elite camp (letter of recommendation required). Teams are encouraged to register together, individuals will be placed on a team.
- 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
Now in her 11th season at the helm of Wheaton's field hockey program, and her third as senior woman administrator, Rebecca Begley has been an integral member of the athletic department since the fall of 2000.
Begley's squads recorded 40 wins between 2006 and 2009, posting the first back-to-back-to-back 10-victory seasons in school history. During the past four seasons, the Lyons advanced to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament semifinal round three times and twice qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Tournament.Read Full Bio
From 2001-05, Begley also guided the women's lacrosse program to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances, two NEWMAC Tournament crowns and three regular season conference titles. In 2004, women's lacrosse set a school record for single-season wins with a 15-3 mark. Wheaton advanced to the NCAA Tournament national quarterfinal round. Leading the Lyons to five straight postseason appearances with a pair of NEWMAC Coach-of-the-Year awards, Begley compiled a 59-26 record.
In addition to coaching, Begley currently serves on the NCAA Virtual Focus Group, National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Awards & Hall of Fame Committee and ECAC Tournament field hockey selection committee. She has also chaired the NFHCA Coach-of-the-Year committee and was a member of the New England all-region women's lacrosse selection committee and Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) ethics committee.
Camp Code: FHGRWH
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Check-in: between 1:00-2:00pm for Overnight campers and 2:00-2:30pm for Extended Day campers on Monday, August 5th
Check-out: Graduation is at 1:00pm on Friday, August 9th
Extra Nights/Weekend Stay over: None at this location
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 grass and turf fields. If it rains, there are indoor courts available and halls for film and chalk talks.
Campers Per Room: 1-3
Roommates: Guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp
Bathrooms: Shared on each floor
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: No
Key Deposit: $85 ($35 indoor key, $50 outdoor key)
Spending Money: $40
Medical Facility: Athletic trainer is on-site and a doctor is on-call for emergencies
Closest Airport: PVD, Providence, Rhode Island
Transportation: Not provided
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 Breakfast
- 8:45 Stretching, warm-up
- 9:00 Training session
- 11:30 Rest/individual help
- 12:30 Lunch
- 1:45 Warm-up
- 2:00 Training session
- 4:30 Rest
- 5:00 Dinner
- 6:00 Training session- scrimmages
- 8:30 Evening activities
- 10:30 Lights out
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!Read camper reviews