Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at McDaniel College Westminster, Maryland
Located 30 miles northwest of Baltimore and 56 miles north of Washington, D.C. McDaniel College's 160-acre campus which overlooks Westminster, provides a perfect setting for a Nike Lacrosse Camp with its first class facilities, comfortable dorms and campus-dining hall.
New Head Lacrosse Coach, Kristin Ramey, invites you to attend the Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at McDaniel College this summer! Our goal is to stimulate a love for the game by immersing you in the sport and giving you the kind of focused, intensive training essential to improvement. Over the course of camp, your enthusiasm and self-confidence will grow along with your skills.
- Complete Skills Camp for Girls Ages 9-18
- Superior instruction from College Coaches
- 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
- Team discounts available
- Special goalie instruction and discounts available
- Reversible mesh Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
McDaniel College is also hosting a Nike Field Hockey Camp click here for more details.
Meet your coaching staff
Ramey, a 2005 graduate of McDaniel, returns to her alma mater as head coach in 2014.
She has spent the last two seasons as the head coach at Denison, where she amassed a 28-8 record. She made a pair of North Coast Athletic Conference tournament appearances, including winning the championship in her debut season. Ramey led the Big Red to an NCAA tournament win in her initial appearance, defeating Adrian 11-10 in double overtime before falling to Centennial Conference (CC)-champion Gettysburg in the second round to finish 15-5 on the year.
For an encore, her Denison team opened this past season with 12 straight wins en route to a 13-3 campaign and another conference tournament appearance.Read Full Bio
After a successful playing career in both lacrosse and field hockey at McDaniel and graduating with a degree in exercise science and physical education, Ramey spent a year as a lacrosse coach and physical education teacher at Bedford High School in Bedfordshire, United Kingdom.
Following her oversees experience, Ramey returned to her alma mater as an assistant on the sidelines of both the Green Terror women’s lacrosse and field hockey teams, spending four years on staff before spending one year as an assistant at Bridgewater (Va.) immediately prior to her stint in Granville, Ohio.
As a student-athlete at McDaniel, Ramey was the recipient of McDaniel's Women's Athletic Alumnae Award for the most outstanding senior athlete as a four-year member of the Green Terror field hockey and women's lacrosse teams.
She was twice named to the CC first team in lacrosse and also earned third-team All-America honors from insidelacrosse.com following her senior campaign. She led the squad in goals (40), assists (13), points (53) and caused turnovers (25). An all-region selection after her junior season, Ramey was the team's MVP after pacing the team in ground balls (64) and caused turnovers (30).
During her four years, she amassed 73 goals and 26 assists for 99 points to rank among the all-time leaders in each category. Her 150 career ground balls still ranks fourth all-time while her 76 caused turnovers is third and her 86 draw controls ranks ninth.
Ceri Miller begins her first season as head coach of the Goucher women’s lacrosse program, bringing a wide range of coaching and playing experience to the Gophers.
Most recently, Miller served as an assistant coach at Dickinson College from 2010-13. While with the Red Devils, she was involved with all aspects of the program, with a focus on the development and coordination of the defensive unit and goalkeepers. Miller coached five all-conference and four all-region players during her time at Dickinson.
Miller played lacrosse collegiately as a defender at both C.W. Post Long Island University and McDaniel College. She was at McDaniel from 2007-09, where the team earned Centennial Conference Tournament appearances in each season and was crowned ECAC champions in 2007. Miller was a captain for the Green Terror in 2009, and she was also named the team's MVP that year.
Paige Messersmith will enter her second season as an assistant with the Cardinals following a four-year playing career at McDaniel College in Westminster, Md. A two-sport standout during her undergrad days, Messersmith excelled on the lacrosse and field hockey fields for the Green Terror.
In lacrosse, she is the Centennial Conference record holder for draw controls with 300 and was a four-time All-Conference selection and three-time All-Region honoree. In 2013, Messersmith was named an All-American, Centennial Conference NCAA Woman of the Year, and she was selected to play in the North-South All-Star game.
She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and is working toward her master's degree in psychology from Catholic University.
Ali Schumacher is an assistant coach at McDaniel College.
Check-in takes place between 2:00-4:00pm on Monday, July 21st. Skill testing begins immediately following check-in. Extended Day Campers will depart that evening after dinner and lacrosse. ALL campers should be prepared to play following check-in.
A closing ceremony will take place at the field at 11:30am on Thursday, July 24th. Parents are invited to attend! Resident campers check out is between 12:30 - 1:30pm from the dorms. Extended Day campers leave directly from the fields.
2 campers per room. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so as soon as possible. Roommate requests are not guaranteed, if you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: No
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times
♦ Fan, dorms are not air-conditioned
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
Extended Day Campers
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 am Breakfast (Overnighters)
- 9:00 am Stretching and Conditioning
- 9:30 am Line Drills and Stations
- 10:30 am Position Work
- Noon Lunch and rest
- 1:30 pm 1v1, 2v2, and fastbreaks
- 3:00 pm Drill stations and scrimmaging
- 5:00 pm Dinner and supervised free time
- 6:30 pm Back to field for games
- 9:00 pm Extended Day Campers depart
- 10:00 pm Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights out!