Stanford Lacrosse Camp Stanford, California
Located 30 minutes south of San Francisco, the Stanford Boy's Lacrosse Camp offers players from around the country a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the life of a Stanford student-athlete. Great athletic facilities, excellent coaches, and the beautiful Stanford campus make this camp location a favorite for hundreds of players each year.
This is a competitive program designed for experienced players (ages 11-18) looking to sharpen their skills. All facets of the game will be covered ranging from stick skills, position play and team concepts. Campers will also be able to incorporate these skills into the daily game play.
Goalies are given training involving development of their individual technique as well as instruction in game like situations. In addition to focusing on individual instruction, each goalie will participate in shooting drills as well as drills designed to include the goalies as an integral part of a team defense.
This camp is open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend that you choose a camp that fits your particular skills and level of development.
- Superior instruction from College Coaches and Players
- 10:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Team 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
1). This camp is open to any and all entrants. 2). Any athlete who has sufficient preparatory education to be academically eligible to enter college in the fall following the camp date will not be permitted to attend camp. 3). Drugs, alchohol and smoking are strictly prohibited and constitute grounds for immediate dismissal from camp.Meet your coaching staff
Coach Virk joined the Stanford men's lacrosse program in 2006 and took over as Head Coach for the 2008 Season. He has had success on the field with 60 wins to 36 losses with the program. In 2009, Drew was honored as the Western Collegiate Lacrosse League Coach of the Year, and in 2013, the team won it's first WCLL Championship in 32 years, earning the first return to the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association National Tournament since 2001.Read Full Bio
Coach Virk made a reputation for himself as one of the top face-off and defensive midfielders in the game, playing for the San Francisco Dragons in Major League Lacrosse from 2006-2008 and for the San Jose Stealth in the National Lacrosse League from 2004-2006. Before his professional career, Drew played Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland from 2002-2004. Drew has been coaching in the Bay Area since 2000, when he started the Marin Catholic Junior Varsity program. He further gained experience coaching at St. Ignatius College Preparatory and University High School in San Francisco. Coach Virk continues to give back at the youth and High School level as the Director of Player and Program Development for ADVNC lacrosse. Drew also works with the Northern California Chapter in the Pacific Region of US Lacrosse.
Drew played football and lacrosse in high school at St. Ignatius, where he was named a High School All-American and captained his lacrosse team to the California State Title. Drew was born and raised in Marin County, and continues to enjoy playing lacrosse with the San Francisco Olympic Club.
Dev Bala leads the defense for Stanford Lacrosse and he has been with the program since 2011. Dev moved to the Bay Area from Seattle, WA, where he coached lacrosse at Redmond High School for three years. During that time his teams won two conference championships, had the #1 ranked defense in the state two years in a row, and produced multiple collegiate defensemen at the NCAA Division I, II, and MCLA levels. Dev is originally from St. Louis, MO, and played defense at MCLA Division I Washington University in St. Louis, where he was a three-time captain and led the team to its first-ever conference championship and a trip to the 2003 MCLA National Tournament. He studied both Computer Science and French in school and spends his time off the field working at Google.
Mo Ryan is a new addition to the Stanford Men's Lacrosse Program as well as the West Coast. A New Jersey native, Mo Played lacrosse at St. Peter's Prep ('01) and later moved onto Marquette University ('05) serving as each team's captain from Jr. year on. Since graduating, Mo has held coaching positions ranging from Defensive Co-ordinator to Head Coach and been to two NJ state championship games, winning in 2008 with Morristown Beard. An active scout, Mo looks forward to helping Stanford both on and off the field.
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: No
Key Deposit: Not required. If you lose your key, you will be responsible for a $125 charge.
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.
Commuter Camper Schedule
Tuesday & Wednesday: Day Camper Hours - 8:30am-8:30pm. Lunch and dinner provided.
Thursday: All campers must check-out after the closing ceremony at 11:30am.
First Day of Camp: Day Campers should arrive at 4:15 pm at the front lawn of Rinconada in Wilbur Hall, located at the corner of Arguello Way and Bowdoin Lane. There will be a brief staff introduction and orientation at 4:30pm before campers head to dinner. The first session will be that evening, 6:30-8:30pm.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 AM Breakfast (Overnighters)
- 8:30 AM Commuter Campers check in
- 8:45 AM Stretching and Conditioning
- 9:00 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
- 8:30 PM Commuter Campers depart
- 10:00 PM Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights out!
- This is only an example. This schedule does not apply to the first or last day of camp.