Cal Girls Fall Lacrosse Clinic
Improve Your Skills And Have Fun
at Cal Lacrosse Clinics
Come join us for our Fall Clinics in September and October! Directed by the Head Coach at Cal, Brooke Eubanks, this Cal Lacrosse Summer Clinic is for youth players looking to take their game to the next level! Assisting Coach Eubanks at the clinic are assistant coaches, Jen Porretto and Paige Soenksen.
Camp will be held on the beautiful UC Berkeley campus, located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay with the central campus resting on 178 acres in Berkeley, California. Space is limited.
The Cal Lacrosse Clinic is open to any any all entrants and limited only by number, age and gender.
- Instruction by Cal Women's Lacrosse coaching staff and current players
- Every camper receives a reversible Cal practice jersey
- Ages 10-18, for intermediate to those with aspirations to play collegiate lacrosse
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Camp Director Brooke Eubanks
Brooke Eubanks, a long-time assistant coach at Stanford who won multiple medals as a player for the Canadian Senior National Team, has been named head coach for women’s lacrosse at the University of California, Berkeley.View Brooke Eubanks's Bio & Lacrosse Tips ⟩
During her time at Stanford, Eubanks served as the team’s offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator with responsibilities such as in-game play calling, scouting opponents and coordinating practices. With her help, the Cardinal won four Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) championships, garnered multiple national top-10 rankings, set a school record for the most wins in a season in program history (16, 2011) and produced four MPSF Players of the Year and one MPSF Rookie of the Year. In addition, Stanford earned IWLCA Division I Merit Squad recognition in 2011.
Prior to her tenure at Stanford, Eubanks was an assistant coach at George Mason from 2006-08. During that span, George Mason collected the school record for wins in a season (12, 2008) and garnered the team’s highest national ranking in school history at No. 9. Eubanks served under current Stanford head coach Amy Bokker at both Stanford and George Mason.
As a player, Eubanks was a member of the Canadian Senior National Team from 2003-13, playing in three World Cups. Canada won the silver medal in 2013, with Eubanks serving as team captain. She was second on her team in scoring in the 2009 World Cup, helping the Canadians capture the bronze medal.
Eubanks enjoyed a successful collegiate career at James Madison from 2002-06 where she was a four-year starter and led the squad to three Colonial Athletic Association championships. The Patriots advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament in 2004 and ’06. Individually, Eubanks was an all-conference second-team selection and a member of the CAA all-tournament team in both 2005 and ’06. She was also named to the 2006 Virginia Sports Information Directors' Association All-State Team.
Raised in Englewood, Colo., Eubanks is the daughter of 1980 Pittsburgh Penguin NHL draft pick Steve McKenzie and was born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada, while her father was playing minor-league hockey there.
Lacrosse Tips by Brooke Eubanks:
Assistant Coach Jennifer Porretto
Jennifer Porretto, a two-time team captain at Ohio State, is in her first season as an assistant coach at Cal. Porretto previously served as a volunteer assistant coach for the Buckeyes for the 2016 season.View Jennifer Porretto's Bio ⟩
Porretto was part of the winningest class in program history with 45 victories. She helped the Buckeyes to back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances for just the second time in program history during her junior and senior campaigns.
An All-Big Ten performer in 2015, Porretto was second on the team with 41 goals and third with 59 points and 18 assists. She had 15 multiple-point games, including six in a row to end the season, four of those against ranked teams. She scored three goals and had one assist in an upset win over then-No. 1 Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.
Porretto finished her career with 101 goals and 31 assists, and she was a two-time member of the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll.
Assistant Coach Paige Soenksen
Paige Soenksen, a 2017 All-American at Colorado, has joined the California women's lacrosse coaching staff for the 2018 season. Soenksen led the Buffaloes to a 16-4 overall record, including a perfect 8-0 record at home, last season and the program's first berth in the NCAA Tournament.View Paige Soenksen's Bio ⟩
Soenksen was one of the original Buffaloes when the program first started four years ago. Over the course of her career, she was a major catalyst in taking the program to a national top-10 ranking in 2017.
In addition to her All-America honors, Soenksen was named to the all-region and MPSF All-Conference first teams after leading the conference in save percentage, while her goals-against average ranked second in the MPSF. She led Colorado to the third best scoring defense in the nation. Soenksen started 19 of CU's 20 games last season, and has started 73 of 74 games in program history.
Soenksen will bring a wealth of experience and accolades from her collegiate career with her to Berkeley. In addition to her honors earned as a 2017 senior, she also earned All-MPSF honors as a freshman and a sophomore, while garnering second-team MPSF All-Conference honors in 2016. She was also named to the IWLCA All-Region team in both her freshman and sophomore seasons.
At the Cal Fall Lacrosse Clinics our goal has always been to engage and inspire each player at camp and to instill positive character traits such as confidence, self-motivation, and a passion for the sport.
Day Camp Amenities
• Hours: 8:00am-11:00am
• Ages: 10-18
• 3 hours of instruction each day
• Reversible Cal practice jersey
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. Please bring:
- Health & Release Forms (Hand in at check-in)
- Protective Goggles and Mouthpiece
- Lacrosse Stick(s)
- Helmet and Pads (Goalies)
- Water Bottle
- Campers must bring their own lunch each day
Campers will train each day Maxwell Field. The field is located next to Memorial Stadium.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
October 12, 2017: The Cal Lacrosse Camps give players the opportunity to take part in awesome drills and work with the amazing coaching staff. They make you feel very comfortable.
— Tara C. Camper
The camp was great!
September 23, 2016: The camp was great! Everything went smooth and my daughter had an awesome time. She couldn't stop talking about how much fun she had! Thank you to the staff for a great experience.
— Claire R. Parent
So much fun!
September 21, 2016: The Cal lax coaches were awesome!! Camp was so much fun and very well organized. I learned a lot of new things and the coaches force you to really push yourself. I would recommend this camp to others due to the level of experience and knowledge of it's coaches. The balance of instruction, scrimmages and free time was perfect!
— Tess K. Camper