Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Adelphi University Garden City, New York

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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.

Highlights Include

  • 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

Camp Setting

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

Rob Grella

Camp Director is Rob Grella the head women's lacrosse coach at Adelphi University.

In 2013, the Panthers continued their tradition of strong play by posting an 18-3 overall record and an 11-1 conference record. The Panthers reached the Northeast-10 Conference Championship game for the fourth straight year, but fell in their title defense to Le Moyne by an 8-6 score. The Brown and Gold earned their sixth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament, where they rallied from an 8-3 deficit against Le Moyne in the opening round en route a 9-8 victory. The Panthers suffered a buzzer-beating 7-6 defeat to LIU-Post in the semifinals, as the Pioneers went on to win the title. Seven players were named to All-Conference teams, five were selected to All-Region teams and two were named to the IWLCA All-America First Team.

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In 2012, Grella led the Panthers to a 16-3 record, posting an 11-1 record in the Northeast-10. The program won it's third straight Northeast-10 Tournament championship with a 13-12 victory over Le Moyne, earning their fifth straight NCAA Tournament berth. The team fell in the first round of it's title defense at the NCAA Tournament to C.W Post, the eventual national champions. Nine players earned All-Conference honors, with four First-Team honorees, the Defensive Player of the Year, two Second-Team selections and three freshmen earned All-Rookie status. Six were named to IWLCA All-Region teams, and three were named IWLCA All-Americans. One player was named CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District, and two were named ECAC All-Stars. Four were recognized by Synapse Sports, with one First-Team All-American, two Second-Team All-Americans and one All-Rookie selection. Two were also selected to play in the DI-II North/South All Star Game.

Grella inherits an Adelphi program that has won three straight NCAA Division II National Championships, the first program in Division II to accomplish that feat. In all Adelphi has won five National Titles, the most of any program in the Division.

A 1997 and 2004 graduate of Adelphi University, Grella was a two-time First-Team All-American for the Panthers, helping the team to back-to-back appearances in the NCAA Division II National Final. He was also named the NCAA Division II Attackman and Player of the Year in 1996 and played in the Division I USILA North/South All-Star game in 1997.

Grella also left his mark on the Adelphi record books, where he currently sits second on the Division II list in single season goals with 59 and third on the career goals list with 140. He was also honored with induction into the Adelphi Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010.

As a coach, Grella has been on the sidelines of the Summit High School boys and girls lacrosse programs, most recently as the Head Coach of the girl's lacrosse team, a position he has held for the past five years. In that time he has been named Union County Coach of the Year twice and led the team to three straight Union County Championships. His Summit High School team appeared in the New Jersey State Sectional Finals for the past three years and Grella was part of the selection process for the Under Armour All-America team this past spring.


Erica Devito

Erica Devito 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).

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.


Brittany Davis

Brittany Davis is entering her first season on the sidelines for the Adelphi University women's lacrosse program. Davis brings six years of Division I coaching and playing experience to the Panther bench. Davis spent the past year walking the sidelines at Central Connecticut State University, helping the program to a 9-9 overall record and a spot in the NEC semifinals. In addition, she helped coach six All-NEC performers and two NEC All-Tournament team honorees.

A 2012 graduate of Rutgers, Davis played her final three collegiate seasons for the Scarlet Knights.  She appeared in 41 games over that time, including seven starts playing midfield and attacker.  During her career with Rutgers, Davis scored 25 goals, recorded four assists and controlled 24 draws. Prior to Rutgers, Davis attended the University of Delaware for two years, playing in 18 games and making four starts for the Blue Hens.

Davis also brings quality coaching experience to Garden City, serving as the head coach of the Long Island Yellow Jackets club lacrosse team since 2009.  She has also worked numerous lacrosse camps and served as a referee for local youth lacrosse games.

Before college, Davis was a four-year varsity starter for Shoreham-Wadding River High School in New York.  She earned numerous honors athletically and academically in a standout career as a student-athlete.


Nicole Flego

Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach at Adelphi University.

Learn more about Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Adelphi University

Middle School/High School Overnight Camp #1 July 15-18

• Tuesday-Friday (Camp starts Tuesday afternoon and concludes Friday at 12:00 noon)
• Check-in will be held at Waldo Hall between 1:00-2:00pm
• Overnighters stay 3 nights in dorms, Commuters are provided lunch and dinner
• Ages 12-18 

Middle School/High School Overnight Camp #2 July 21-24

• Monday-Thursday (Camp starts Monday afternoon and concludes Thursday at 12:00 noon)
• Check-in will be held at Waldo Hall between 1:00-2:00pm
• Overnighters stay 3 nights in dorms, Commuters are provided lunch and dinner
• Ages 12-18

Camp Details

A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
Extended Day Campers
During the July 15-18th and July 21-24th sessions, extended day campers should arrive at the check-in time dressed to play. All other days, the arrival time is 8:45am and departure time is at 8:30pm. For Extended Day campers Lunch and Dinner will be provided. Drop off and pick up locations will be provided at check-in.
Housing & Roommates
Campers stay in double rooms (2 per room) and will be assigned by age and roommate requests. If you have a roommate request and have not notified us, please do so no later than 10 days before the start of camp. As much as we try to take care of each and every camper, 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!
Dorm: Waldo Hall
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning:  No
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times.
Please bring a Portable Fan – No AC.
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.

Discounts Available

Team Discount: If five or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $25 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount.
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.

Adelphi University is also hosting a Nike Field Hockey Camp. Click here for more details.

Read camper reviews

Adelphi University Camper

  • 5/5.
Lots of Fun!

Nike Lacrosse Camp was a lot of fun and I learned a lot of stick skills and saw improvement in my playing. They made sure we were safe and had fun. I definitely want to come back.

Parent of Adelphi University Camper

  • 5/5.

My daughter Kelly's experience at the Nike Adelphi Lacrosse Camp was fantastic. She received excellent instruction and both group and individual attention. She is looking forward to attending camp again next year. 

Adelphi University Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Everything was great!

Everything was great! Nice coaching staff and they teach you new skills in a fun environment.

Parent of Adelphi University Campers

  • 4/5.
Loved camp!

My kids loved the camp! The coaching staff was great and it was a place where they learned a lot of good skills.

Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Adelphi University Rob Grella, Camp Director Adelphi University
1 South Ave
Garden City, New York 11530
Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Adelphi University
  • 5/5.
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Camp Schedule & Fees

Adelphi University   Jul. 15 - Jul. 18, 2014 Register

Programs: Complete Skills

Age Group: 12 - 18 Gender: Girls

Camp starts Tuesday afternoon and concludes Friday at noon

Commuter 9:00AM-8:30PM: $335.00 Availability: Open
Overnight: $475.00 Availability: Open
Adelphi University   Jul. 21 - Jul. 24, 2014 Register

Programs: Complete Skills

Age Group: 12 - 18 Gender: Girls

Camp starts Monday afternoon and concludes Thursday at noon

Commuter 9:00AM-8:30PM: $335.00 Availability: Open
Overnight: $475.00 Availability: Open

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.