California Lacrosse Camp Berkeley, California
USSC welcomes the addition of Cal Golden Bear Lacrosse Camps at UC Berkeley. Directed by Head Women's Coach, Ginger Miles along with Associate Head Coach, Allison Comito and Assistant Coach, Lauren Schmidt, Cal is offering both a Developmental and Elite Camp for emerging and elite players on the beautiful campus of the University of California, Berkeley. This summer come learn and improve on your game at the Golden Bear Lacrosse Camps!
CAL Golden Bear Developmental Lacrosse Camp (June 30 - July 3)
CAL Golden Bear Elite Lacrosse Camp (June 30 - July 3)
- Superior instruction from College Coaches and Players
- Special goalie instruction
- Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
Meet your coaching staff
Cal Head Coach
Ginger Miles took over the reins of the Cal program in June 2011. In her first season in Berkeley in 2012, Miles led the Bears to an 8-8 overall record, including a 5-3 record in road contests. In addition, Miles' guidance helped Megan Takacs earn MPSF Player of the Year honors and a selection to the IWLCA West/Midwest Region Team. Twelve Bears also earned MPSF All-Academic honors under Miles last season.Read Full Bio
Formerly the head coach at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Miles guided the Division III CMS team to a pair of conference titles and two second-round appearances in the NCAA Tournament. CMS produced a 16-3 overall record and 9-0 SCIAC conference mark in 2011 and a 16-3 (10-0 SCIAC) record in 2010.
She has served on the U.S. Lacrosse Board of Directors and Women's Game Committee, as well as their Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, since 2010.
In 2009, Miles worked with the goalkeepers as a volunteer coach at Virginia, in addition to serving as an admissions counselor at the school. She coached the Blue Ridge Lacrosse Club from 2007-09 and led the Virginia Western Region team to a gold medal in the 2008 Virginia Commonwealth Games.
A 2006 UVa graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences as a government major, Miles later worked as an admissions counselor in the Outreach Office for the University of Virginia Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Miles started in goal in 2005 and 2006 for UVa, leading the Cavaliers to Atlantic Coast Conference championships both seasons. She claimed berths on the ACC All-Tournament Team and the ACC All-Academic team in 2006. Miles played in seven games in each of her first two seasons, including 2004 when the Cavs defeated Princeton for the NCAA crown.
The Hyattsville, Md., product captained her Eleanor Roosevelt High School team in 2000 and 2001 and was also a letter-winning soccer player in high school.
Cal Associate Head Coach
A four-time NCAA champion and two-time first team All-American at the University of Maryland, Allison Comito is in her third year at Cal, her first as an associate head coach, and also her third year as recruiting coordinator. A native of Glen Head, N.Y., Comito spent seven years as head coach Stony Brook University prior to joining the Golden Bear coaching staff under head coach Ginger Miles as an assistant coach in 2012 and 2013.
In her first year on the Cal coaching staff in 2012, Comito helped the Bears finish the campaign with an 8-8 record, including a 5-3 record in road contests. In addition, her efforts helped Cal standout Megan Takacs garner Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Player of the Year accolades.
Prior to coming to Berkeley, Comito was the head coach at Stony Brook University from 2005-11. She was named the America East Coach of the Year in 2007 after leading her squad to its first and only regular season America East Championship. Her coaching efforts helped Kaitlin Leggio earn America East Player of the Year honors.
Her coaching expertise extends to the international level, as well. Comito was an assistant coach for the inaugural Women's Irish Team at the 2009 World Cup in the Czech Republic. The Irish finished in the top five in the tournament.
Cal Assistant Coach
A former Fresno State assistant coach and Stanford All-American, Lauren Schmidt joined the California lacrosse program as an assistant coach in July of 2012. A two-time Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Year while with the Cardinal, Schmidt coached with the Bulldogs during the 2012 campaign.
At Fresno State, the former Cardinal midfielder was actively involved in the organization of the attacking and midfield units, in scouting and in recruiting. A product of Bay Shore, N.Y., she graduated from Stanford in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in human biology.
Schmidt started all four of her seasons (2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011) and participating in two NCAA Tournament (2009 and 2010) runs on the Farm. She claimed IWLCA third-team All-America honors in 2010 and 2011 and the MPSF Player of the Year awards in 2009 and 2010, when she also led the Cardinal in points. Schmidt participated in the U.S. National Team program from 2009-11, competing in U.S. Lacrosse tournament and training sessions.
CAL Golden Bear Developmental Lacrosse Camp
Check-in will take place at 8:30am at Lacrosse Field. Instruction begins at 9:00am and pick up will be at 3:00pm each day. As a reminder, campers must bring their own lunch and drink each day.
The camp finale will take place at 2:45pm at Lacrosse Field.
Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm
• Mouth guard
• Water bottle
• Lunch/ $ for lunch
• Optional: $ for camp store
CAL Golden Bear Elite Lacrosse Camp
ALL CAMPERS (both overnight and extended day) check-in at 12:00pm at designated dorm (details to follow).
There will be a championship game Thursday morning starting at approximately 10:00am followed by a brief awards ceremony. Extended Day Campers need to be picked up at the field at 11:30am and overnight campers will check out of the dorm immediately following the awards ceremony.
Commuter Hours: MON 12:00pm-8:30pm, TUE, WED 8:45am-8:30pm and THURS 9:00am-11:30am. Overnight camp is all inclusive.
Air Conditioning: No
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during all field sessions
Phone: 1-877-467-1800 (Local, Bay Area) 1-415-467-1800 (Long Distance, Outside Bay Area)
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate)
To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $25.00 (One Way)
To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $29.00 (One Way)
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate)
To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $32.00 (One Way)
To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $35.00 (One Way)