Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Palma High School Salinas, California
USSC welcomes the addition of the Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at the Palma High School. Directed by Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach, Mario Enea, 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 for improvement.
Palma High School is situated on twelve acres in the heart of the Salinas Valley, just minutes away from Oldtown Salinas. Palma’s athletic facilities are some of the best in California. Palma now has a completely redesigned track and field, which boasts an 8-lane all weather track and an artificial turf field.
- Complete Skills Camp for Boys Ages 8-17
- 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
- Team and sibling discounts available
- Special goalie instruction and discounts available
- Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
A pioneer in California Lacrosse, Mario has been involved in the game for over 25 years as a player, coach and as an official. As a player at UC Berkeley, Mario was a two-time captain, all-star, and Western Collegiate Lacrosse League Champion. He played in the North/South Division I All-star game at John Hopkins University.
A former professional lacrosse player, Mario's enthusiasm, passion, and love for the game are contagious. He has created numerous programs that have introduced hundreds of kids to the game of lacrosse. He is the former coach of Santa Clara University, Santa Catalina School and Robert Louis Stevenson School. Currently Mario is an official and directs Tribe 831, an elite travel team program.
Check-in takes place at the Palma School Turf Football field at 8:30am Monday, July 28th. Camp begins at 9:00am. Health/Release Froms must be completed and brought you to camp. Campers cannot be admitted without this form.
Camp ends at 3:00pm each day. There will be a closing ceremony at 2:30pm on Friday, August 1st.
What To Bring
♦ Health & Release Forms (Hand in at check-in)
♦ Cleats or Turf Shoes
♦ Helmet and Mouthpiece
♦ Lacrosse Stick, Gloves, Pads
♦ Water Bottle
♦ Campers must bring their own lunch each day
Goalie Discount: To ensure each session has enough goalies for drills and scrimmages, all goalies automatically qualify for a special $50 discount. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the goalie discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the goalie discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website. Goalie discount cannot be combined with any other discount.
Sibling Discount: $25 off each player. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the sibling discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the sibling discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website. Sibling discount cannot be combined with any other discount.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:50 AM Campers arrive
- 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, fastbreaks and games
- 3:00 PM Campers depart