Cal Girls Lacrosse Summer Skills Clinic
Improve Your Skills And Have Fun
at Cal Lacrosse Clinics
Come join us for our Summer Clinic in July! 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, Denise Wescott 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 Denise Wescott
With over 25 years of coaching experience, Denise Wescott has been named an assistant coach for California women's lacrosse, as announced by head coach Brooke Eubanks on Tuesday.View Denise Wescott's Bio ⟩
During her career of over 30 years of Division I collegiate coaching, Wescott has served as the head women's lacrosse coach for Monmouth (2009-14), Mount St. Mary's (2004-09), Delaware (1993-2004), Rutgers University (1991-93) and Drew University (1989-90). Also, from 1996-2005, she served as the head coach for the German National and World Cup teams.
Since 2014, Wescott has served as the Director of Lacrosse for the Capital Lacrosse Club in Alexandria, Va.
Her coaching accolades include being named the IWLCA Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Conference Coach of the Year. In 2006, Wescott was inducted into the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in New Jersey, and she also won the IWLCA Diane Geppi-Aikens Lifetime Achievement College Coaching Award.
As a player, Wescott was a four-year starting goalkeeper and captain at Maryland in field hockey and lacrosse. During the span of her collegiate career, the Terrapins went 50-11-1 and advanced to the AIAW tournament three times. She totaled 519 career saves and a 6.99 goals-against average. She was named to the USWLA All-Star team and USWLA Final Four All-Tournament team in 1980.
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 Summer Lacrosse Clinic 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
• Date: July 21
• Hours: 9:00am-4:00am
• Ages: 6-18
• 6 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
California Memorial Stadium
Campers will train each day at Cal's Memorial Stadium with parking available in Maxwell Parking Lot right next to the 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