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Brush up on your skills before the 2019 season!

Coach Pilat is excited to offer his 1st annual The Goalie School College Bound for only Goalies in the 2019 and 2020 class. TGS has combined the most innovative curriculum for lacrosse goalies with college talks, advanced skill work and field sessions that will get you ready for the next level.

The College Bound Camp will be July 18-19 and held on the beautiful Roanoke College campus in Salem, VA

The Goalie School College Bound camp is open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).

Highlights Include
  • Restricted to 2019 & 2020 Goalies
  • Great instructional staff to work with all goalies
  • 4 to 1 Camper to Staff ratio; the best ratio in lacrosse camps
  • Fun and exciting goalie games
  • Coaches talks and demonstrations
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Camp Coaches

  • Bill Pilat

    Camp Director Bill Pilat

    In his 28th season on the Roanoke College sidelines, Bill Pilat has accumulated nearly 68-percent of the men’s lacrosse wins in school history.

    View Bill Pilat's Bio & Lacrosse Tips

Camp Details

This summer, The Goalie School is offering a two day overnight camp, with a commuter option available at Roanoke College. Come see why this goalie camp is filled before any other goalie camp in the country.


• 1 night lodging • All meals
• Reversible Nike practice jersey


• Dinner (1st day) & Lunch (2nd day)
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
• Camp hours: THURS 12PM-9PM, FRI 9AM-3PM

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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.

  • CHECK-IN: Check-in takes between 12:00-2:00pm on Thursday, July 18th.
  • CHECK-OUT: Check-out takes place between 3:00pm on Friday, July 19th.


Campers stay in single rooms (1 per room). 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! We will try and put you right next door or on the same floor as your roommate request.

DORM: Crawford Hall
LINENS: Not provided; Bed size Twin XL
MEDICAL FACILITY: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times

The staff reside in the dormitories with the campers and participate in all activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.


On the first day of camp, all extended day campers should arrive between 1:00-2:00pm for check in.

  • THURSDAY: Commuter Campers stay until 8:00pm. Dinner is provided.
  • FRIDAY: Commuter Camper Hours - 9:00-3:00pm. Check-out is immediately after camp concludes with the closing ceremony.

Camp Extras


Coach Pilat has produced two videos for goalies. Purchase Advanced Techniques (2015) or Basic Techniques (2001), or buy both!

Basic Techniques - The Ball Stops Here I: Was produced in 2001 and is still a valuable resource to learn the basics of goaltending as well as a few new tricks. Content Includes - Basic Proper Goalie Warmup, Basics of Stance, Stopping Screened Shots, Stick Skills and Basic Clearing, Stopping One-On-One Shots, Basic Proper Technique for stopping all shots, Unique drills, Goalie Arc Play, Pipe Play, Field Communication. Price: $30

Advanced Techniques - The Ball Stops Here II: Advanced Techniques is designed for goalies and coaches who are ready to move to the next level. Content Includes - TGS Method (Advanced Goalie Routine), Advanced Warmup, Advanced Drills, Mental Strategies, Scouting Opponents (watching film), Advanced Clearing Concepts, Weight Training for Goalies, Stick Repair and Stringing. Price $30

The Ball Stops Here Combo Package: Players of all ages can learn from over 90 minutes (combined) of concentrated instruction on both videos and Coach Pilat recommends both videos to any goalie. Order yours today! Price $55


Campers have the opportunity to pre-order an TGS Nike t-shirt or hat in the camp registration process through May 1, 2018. You will receive items purchased on the first day at camp check-in.

  • TGS Nike T-Shirt - Price $25
  • T-Shirt Sizes Available in Adult Small, Medium, Large and X-Large
  • TGS Embroidered Nike Baseball Cap - Price $25
  • TGS Embroidered Bucket Hat - Price $25

Note: DVD's and apparel will be HANDED out at camp check in.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • Thursday, July 18th
  • 12:00 PM Check In
  • 2:00 PM College Talk: Recruiting, Weight training
  • 3:00 PM Field Session 1: Facing college shooters
  • 5:00 PM Dinner
  • 6:30 PM Field Session 2: Drills to get you ready for college lacrosse
  • 8:00 PM College Talk: Dealing with Goalie Competition on your new team
  • 9:00 PM Day Campers Depart
  • Friday, July 19th
  • 7:30 AM Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
  • 9:00 AM Field Session 3: Individual Skills session; Goalies Choice
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1:30 PM Field Session 4: Footwork Drills
  • 3:00 PM Campers Depart

Tgs Roanoke College Campus Facility

Roanoke College

In Roanoke College, you'll find a beautiful campus in a classic college town, with a vibrant city and beautiful countryside just minutes away. The campus is only 10 minutes from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, with direct flights to more than nine cities in the Midwest and East Coast. It is 3-4 hours by car from Charlotte, N.C., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C.

Camp Questions & Answers

What is the cancellation policy of The Goalie School?

Cancellations, for any reason, received at least five (5) days before camp start date, will result in a camp VOUCHER for all tuition fees paid, valid through the following calendar year. Your VOUCHER is transferable to any family member and may be used in the sport in which you initially registered. Cash refunds will be given only with the purchase of Cancellation Protection (see terms under the Peace of Mind Policy). Individuals who DO NOT attend their registered session (no-shows) or cancel their camp session within five (5) days of the camp start date will receive a camp VOUCHER for all tuition fees paid less a $150 cancellation fee.

What are the size of the beds in the dorm?

Campers will reside in Crawford Hall and the size of the beds are Twin XL.

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Bill Pilat’s The Goalie School College Bound

Bill Pilat, Camp Director
Roanoke College
Salem, Virginia 24153
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Goalie School
Age Group: 16 - 18
Gender: Boys
Restricted to 2019 & 2020 Goalies
Overnight $395.00
Availability: Yes

Day $325.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
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