Cal Girls Winter Elite Lacrosse Camp
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Cal Lacrosse is excited to again hold a two day Elite Winter Camp in January. Directed by Cal Head Coach, Brooke Eubanks, the Cal Winter Lacrosse Camp is a great opportunity to advance your skills and take your game to the next level.
Camp will be held on the beautiful campus of UC-Berkeley. Designed for emerging and elite high school players (ages 13-18) looking to showcase their skills to college coaches. This program focuses on advanced skills, position play, team concepts and an overall intense level of competition. Campers also have the opportunity to compete daily in games against each other.
The Cal Winter Lacrosse Camp is open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).
- Superior instruction from College Coaches and Players
- Special goalie instruction
- Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
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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.
The Elite Camp is designed for emerging and elite players (ages 13-18) and focuses on advanced skills, position play, team concepts and an overall intense level of competition.
DAY CAMP AMENITIES
• Lunch & Dinner • Reversible Nike practice jerseyShow Less See More Camp Details
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 takes place between 1:00-2:00pm on January 4.
Camp concludes at 7:30pm on January 5.
CAMP WILL FEATURE
Emphasis on individual skill work such as:
• Body positioning
• Defensive footwork
Emphasis on small sided play such as:
• Double teams
• Setting picks
• Offensive movement
• Marking cutters
Scrimmages and Games:
Where campers can implement the skill work they learned throughout the day in a competitive environment.
• Mouth guard
• Water bottle
Friday, January 4th
- Field Session 1: 2:00-5:00pm
- Dinner: 5:00-6:00pm
- Field Session 2: 6:00-9:00pm
Saturday, January 5th
- Field Session 3: 8:00-11:00am
- Lunch/Rest: 11:00-12:30pm
- Field Session 4: 12:30-3:30pm
- Heavy Snack: 3:30-4:30pm
- Field Session 5: 4:30-7:30pm
Meals: Lunch and dinner is included for Day Campers. Meals start with dinner on the first day and end with dinner on the second day. No meals on Sunday.
Camp Lodging - No Housing Provided
The Claremont Hotel
41 Tunnel Rd
Berkeley, CA 94705
Toll Free: 800-551-7266
Hotel Main: 510-843-3000
2600 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
Toll Free: 800-238-7268
Hotel Main: 510-845-8981
Team Discount: If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.
Sibling Discount: $25 off each player. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the sibling discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the sibling discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website. Sibling discount cannot be combined with any other discount.
Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium
Campers train each day at Kabam Field in California Memorial Stadium.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
It's a great camp!
January 12, 2017: The Cal lacrosse camp is definitely the best I've been to, the coaches are very hands on and do whatever they can to make you feel comfortable! They also challenge you with several amazing drills while slipping some fun games in there! It's a great camp!
— Liza K. Camper0
January 7, 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 encourage you to really push yourself. I would recommend this camp to others due to the level of experience and knowledge of it's coaches.
— Aly B. Camper0
January 4, 2016: I would highly recommend the Cal Lacrosse Camp to anyone who loves lacrosse and is interested in taking their game to the next level! The coaches are fantastic and the drills always keep you busy. You get a lot of playing time, and it is a great opportunity to play in front of college coaches...and the experience was awesome!
— Elise S. Camper0
Will be back again!
January 4, 2016: This was an amazing camp! I learned so much and made some amazing new friends.
— Nicole O. Camper