Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp University of San Diego San Diego, California
This NIKE Lacrosse Camp, located on the beautiful campus of the University of San Diego, is just minutes from downtown San Diego. Great weather, staff, and the beautiful USD campus make this camp location a favorite for many young athletes. Participating campers dine daily at USD’s gourmet cafeteria and have access to the University Pool and many other campus training amenities.
At the Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at the University of San Diego, 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 10-18
- Superior instruction from College Coaches and Players
- 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
- Reversible mesh Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
The small private University of San Diego features stunning Pacific Ocean views from the Alcalá Park corner of campus but of course, with the campus being in San Diego it’s all gorgeous. If the Alcalá views aren’t enough for you, stroll around campus and you’ll be able to take in breath-taking views of the San Diego Harbor, the Coronado Islands, and La Jolla.
Courtney Reidarson is a recent inductee into the San Diego Lacrosse Hall of Fame and a former San Diego Chapter President for US Lacrosse. She has been involved with lacrosse for over 17 years, as a player, coach and an official. An All-American at U.C. Davis, Courtney started on the varsity squad for four years and led her team to three division championships. She was selected to play in the USWLA National Tournament as a sophomore, placing California on the map securing its first division championship. In Courtney’s junior and senior years at UCD, she forged her team ahead as the captain and leading scorer while being awarded All-League and MVP honors. Since being in San Diego for the past seven years Courtney has coached at Bishop’s High School and in various clinics and camps, as well as officiating for eight years.
Taylor Fiehler is from San Diego and attended Valley Center High School. She went on to play Division I lacrosse at Fresno State, where she was a midfielder. While at Fresno State she earned the Most Valuable Player award for the 2012 season, as well as leading the Bulldogs in ground balls and caused turnovers. Taylor graduated from Fresno State this spring with a Bachelor’s in communications. During college Taylor coached club teams in San Diego, the Pacific Falcons, Team 395, and the Valley Center club team.
Dennafaye Herald is a San Diego native. She went to La Costa Canyon where she earned All-America Honors her senior year. She went on to play Division I lacrosse at UC Berkeley where she was a defensive midfield starter for 4 years. She earned 1st team All League and All Conference Honors her junior and senior years. Dennafaye graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010 and now coaches for Huki, a middle school club program based in North County. She also recently added the title of referee to her well-rounded knowledge of lacrosse. This is Dennafaye's second year coaching a Nike Lacrosse Camp.
Laura Bernhard started her lacrosse career in the Bay Area and has been involved as a player, coach, and ref for over 14 years. In college she was a defender for the nationally-ranked club program at UC Santa Barbara. After graduating early Laura began coaching, first as an assistant at Laguna Blanca then as the Varsity Head Coach at Berkeley High where she led the team to NCS playoff berths both years and was awarded the Pursuing Victory with Honor award from the CIF. After a brief stint in North Carolina for graduate school she moved to Los Angeles in 2010. Since then she has been an assistant coach for UCLA's women's club program—a team that made it to the National Championship game in 2011, to the Tournament in 2012, and is currently 10-1 this season. She is also a coach with Team OC, an elite club team in Orange County, and has coached in various clinics and camps throughout California.
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
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
♦ Commuter Campers stay until 9:00pm.
♦ Dinner is provided.
♦ Commuter Camper Hours - 9:00am-9:00pm.
♦ Lunch and dinner provided.
♦ Commuter Camper Hours - 9:00-12:00am.
♦ Check-out is immediately after camp concludes with the closing ceremony.
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!