Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Adelphi University Garden City, New York
Adelphi University is located near Long Island's parks and beaches. The 75 acre campus is only 45 minutes from New York City, offering the combined advantages of a major metropolitan area and a safe, suburban campus environment.
At the Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Adelphi University, 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.
- Middle School/High School Overnight Camp #1 July 15-18 (ages 12-18, 3 nights in dorms, Lunch included for Commuters)
- Middle School/High School Overnight Camp #2 July 21-24 (ages 12-18, 3 nights in dorms, Lunch included for Commuters)
- Superior instruction from Adelphi Coaches and Players
- 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Daily emphasis on skills and position training (Stick skills, shooting, dodging, defense, conditioning, and overall "Lacrosse IQ")
- Special goalie instruction and discounts available
- Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
Instruction takes place daily at the Outdoor Sports Complex and Competition Field on the campus of Adelphi University. The complex, which opened in 2008, includes an all-weather surface material and four main light standards.
Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director is Erica Devito, assistant women's lacrosse coach at Adelphi University.
Erica begins her first year as an assistant coach after donning Adelphi's women's lacrosse uniform for four years.
During her time as a Panther, she set the school record in career points (379), career goals (270), and career free position goals (43). Additionally, she ranks tied for third in career assists with 109 and is third in points per game with 4.98. Her name also appears an astonishing 10 times among single season marks and holds top marks in goals (77) and free position goals (13).Read Full Bio
Devito helped her team to four NCAA appearances, three of which they were crowned as NCAA Champions (2009-11) and was also a part of two Northeast-10 Championships (2010 and '11).
Over four years, she garnered a slew of awards including All-American (4x), IWLCA All-Region (4x), NE-10 All-Conference (3x), ECAC All-Star (2x), NCAA DII All-Tournament (2x), CoSida/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District (2x) and NE-10 Spring Academic All-Conference team (2x). Additionally, she was the 2010 NE-10 Tournament MVP, and was the ECAC Division II Scholar Athlete Award and participated in the IWLCA North-South All-Star game in 2012.
Kerry Stoothoff is in her first year as an Assistant Coach with the Adelphi University women's lacrosse program and brings experience as both a Division I athlete and coach to the sidelines.
Stoothoff was a four-year letter winner for Loyola College, making 62 starts and totaling 3497 minutes in goal for for the Greyhounds. She was named the team's starting goalie as a sophomore and finished her career fifth on the all-time saves list with 528 total stops. She also left Loyola with a career .485 save percentage and a goals against average of 9.61, helping the Greyhounds amass an overall record of 53-22.
Over the course of her career, Stoothoff garnered a number of awards including Loyola’s MVP in 2010 and the Unsung Hero Award in 2012. She was an All-Big East selection in both 2011 and 2012 and led the Greyhounds to consecutive Big East Championships in those same seasons, while earning All-Tournament team honors.
Stoothoff was also awarded Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player status in 2011 and 2012, becoming the only player in the history of the Big East to win consecutive MVPs. Her outstanding play in those seasons also earned her inclusion on the IWLCA Division I Mid-Atlantic All-Region team.
A Tewaaraton watch list selection in 2011 and 2012, Stoothoff, was also named Nike National Player of the Week May 8, 2012, Women’s Lax.com National Division Player of the Week May 14, 2012 and the Baltimore Sun’s Women’s Player of the Week May 12, 2011 and May 17, 2012. She concluded her collegiate career by participating in the IWLCA Division 1 North-South All-Star Game in 2012.
Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach at Adelphi University.
Middle School/High School Overnight Camp #1 July 15-18
Middle School/High School Overnight Camp #2 July 21-24
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: No
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times.
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.
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