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.
Paul Ramsey is in his sixth season as the head women's lacrosse coach of the UCSB Gauchos. The Gauchos have won three of the last five Western Women's Lacrosse League (WWLL) Championships under the former UCSB Zoology major. He returned to UCSB for the 2007-08 academic year after ten seasons away from the UCSB program, which is where he got his start in lacrosse coaching just six months out of college. Overall the 2012-13 season marks his tenth academic year as a head coach at UCSB. Ramsey coached UCSB 1990 - 92 and the team won the WWLL Championship in 1991 and 1992. He left to coach the start-up and former program at Westmont College 10 miles south of UCSB before moving up to coaching at the NCAA Division I level all the way across the country at College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts. The Crusaders made the Patriot League Tournament three times out of five under Ramsey. From there he assisted at nationally ranked Hofstra University on Long Island were the Pride went from unranked to 15th while he was assisting in Hempstead. A move to become head coach at Pepperdine University in Malibu got him back to California and put him in position to coach again at UCSB.
Under Ramsey the 2008, 2009 & 2012 UCSB teams won WWLL championships while the 2010 were runners-up and the 2011 team won the 3rd place game at the WWLL Championships. The Gauchos have advanced to at least the WCLA National Championship quarterfinals five years in a row. Ramsey was rewarded by his team's efforts in 2008 and was selected WWLL Coach of the Year. UCSB teams in these last five seasons are a combined 91-26 (.777) and 137-33 (.806) in all eight of his seasons at UCSB.
Coach Conny Joel is native to San Diego, California where she played high school lacrosse at San Dieguito Academy. She played both on the field as a defender and in the cage, but focused on goalie in the final two years of high school. Senior year, Conny was appointed team captain and was honored as team MVP. In addition to playing with San Dieguito, she was a member of the San Diego Laxdawgs for two years.
She attended Whittier College, in Whittier, California and played four years of Division III lacrosse from 2008-2011. Here she graduated magna cume laude, majoring in both Kinesiology and Studio Art. Recognized as a scholar athlete for all four seasons, she also earned a spot on the All SCIAC Conference second-team her junior year. Conny started in over 50 games and totaled 544 saves over the four seasons.
Outside of high school and college lacrosse, Coach Conny played one season with the Amsterdam Lions women’s lacrosse team. She is very active in the San Diego lacrosse community, coaching with various organizations including Lax West, Adrenaline, East Meets West Lacrosse and Nike Lacrosse.
Coach Conny is currently the head coach of the Cal State San Marcos women’s club lacrosse team as well as the assistant varsity coach at Pacific Ridge School.
Coach Spuill grew up in the Baltimore County area, and has been involved in lacrosse since the age of 7. She starred at Loch Raven High School in Baltimore, MD. While at Loch Raven, she lead the team to a county championship, and Three Regional Championships. As a senior she was a Team Caption of the team that earned a berth into the State Championship game. Coach Spuill was a senior All-Star as well as made the All County Team in Baltimore County. Spuill played collegiately at Towson University where she won Three CAA Championships and went to the 1st round in the NCAA National Tournament rounds. Since 2008 she has been involved at the club and high school level as a coach. Coach Spuill currently is the Head Varsity Coach at Santa Margarita Catholic High School.
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.
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!