Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Falmouth High School in Cape Cod
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Come join long time Nike Camp Director, Stacey Freda, this summer 2019 for a great week of lacrosse camp! Falmouth High School is located in the town of Falmouth, a coastal town on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Cape Cod is a popular summertime destination, with it's quaint villages, seafood shacks and lighthouses, that make it an ideal location for a Nike Lacrosse Camp.
This skills camp, open to girls 8-18, is facilitated under a headliner format. Our hybrid style of instruction blends the consistency of knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff coaches along with daily “coach of the day” college coach facilitation. The Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp values the benefit of building a rapport between camp coach and camper. But, we believe campers also benefit from exposure to technical and tactical specialty instruction lead by experienced college coaches. Campers will be exposed to the nuances of four different lead coach of the days.
- Complete Skills Camp for Girls Ages 8-18
- 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
- Reversible mesh Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
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Camp Director Stacey Freda
Directing the camp is Stacey Freda, Lexington High School’s Head Lacrosse Coach.View Stacey Freda's Bio & Lacrosse Tips ⟩
Stacey Freda is entering her 22nd season coaching girls' and women's lacrosse. As head coach over the past 20 years, Coach Freda has successfully guided her Billerica High School and Framingham High School teams to post-season appearances in each year. Her teams have enjoyed 8 League Championships, 7 Division 1 North Section Championships and 3 Massachusetts Division 1 State Titles (2006, 2007 and 2010).
Stacey has amassed over 300 wins in her Scholastic coaching career. She has coached a total of 13 US Lacrosse All-Americans. Named the Boston Globe “Coach of the Year” in 2003 and 2010, Stacey was also honored as the Metrowest Daily News "Coach of the Year” in 2003 and 2008. In addition to presenting at regional conventions, Stacey has also been a presenter at the US Lacrosse National Convention.
A member of the Pinkerton Academy and Plymouth State University Athletic Hall of Fame, Coach Freda holds a Masters degree in Education from Boston University as well as a Masters Degree in Sports Leadership from Northeastern University.
She values her role as teacher and leader and uses pedagogical strategies geared at challenging all participants of various ages and skill levels. Having experienced coaching at a myriad of levels and having coached a variety of different sports Coach Freda understands the importance of using enthusiasm and creativity to develop athletes.
Lacrosse Tips by Stacey Freda:
Staff Emily Boerger
Emily Boerger begins her third season with the women's lacrosse team in 2018-19. She serves as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator for the program.View Emily Boerger's Bio ⟩
Boerger assists in all aspects of the program, including recruiting, operations, scouting and practice planning. She works directly with the offense, and her guidance has helped taken the unit to new heights over the past two seasons.
In 2018, Boerger's offense ranked fourth in the Northeast-10 Conference in goals per game (15.63), third in total goals (297) and third in total assists (132). She also coached the program's first IWLCA's First Team All-Region selection in eight years in Amber Feminella '19, as well as three NE10 All-Conference selections -- including Haley Bartlett '21, the NE10 Rookie of the Year and first major award winner for the program in 11 years -- while helping the Warriors set a single-season program record with 14 wins as part of a historic campaign. Merrimack earned its first trip to the league tournament's semifinal round in seven years and was nationally ranked for the first time since 2012.
Boerger was a participant in the 2018 NCAA Women Coaches Academy, hosted in partnership between the Alliance of Women Coaches and the NCAA. She was part of a four-day educational training event designed for women coaches who are ready to increase their individual effectiveness by learning advanced skills and strategies that directly affect their personal and team success.
Prior to her arrival in North Andover, Boerger spent the 2015-16 season at Findlay as a member of head coach Julie Duffy's coaching staff. She helped the Oilers post a school-record 12 wins during her only season with the program. While in Ohio, she helped Findlay reach the GLIAC Championship for the first time in program history, and also instructed an All-American and All-Region selection, as well as the GLIAC Midfielder of the Year and four All-GLIAC selections. She also assisted in planning and directing practices, as well as the team's strength and conditioning program, while also recording and analyzing game film and statistics.
Prior to Findlay, Boerger served as a volunteer assistant coach with Ohio State from 2013-15. While with the Buckeyes, she helped assist with a Big Ten Tournament appearance and two trips to the NCAA Tournament. She assisted in planning and directing practices, coordinating skill development and analyzing all film statistics among other things.
Boerger graduated from Urbana University in 2013 with a degree in exercise science. She was a Second Team All-Conference pick for the Blue Knights in 2013 and holds four Urbana school records.
Staff Emily Kiabick
Emily Kiablick begins her 11th season as head women’s lacrosse coach at Wheaton College in 2018-19 after spending the previous six years as both the head women’s lacrosse and soccer coach at Roger Williams University. Last season, the Lyons advanced to the NEWMAC Quarterfinals where they hosted the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.View Emily Kiabick's Bio ⟩
In 2014, Kiablick guided the Lyons to their best season in program history since its NCAA Tournament run in 2004 as Wheaton went 14-7 overall, claimed New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Regular Season and Tournament titles and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. For her efforts, Kiablick, who led Wheaton to its second highest single season win total in program history, was named the NEWMAC Coach of the Year for the second time in her career.
In 2013, Wheaton produced an 11-7 overall record and perfect 6-0 mark in NEWMAC play en route to earning the No. 1 seed in the conference playoffs and its fourth regular season championship in program history. The Blue and White eventually bowed out in the NEWMAC Tournament semifinal round. Wheaton had five student-athletes claim NEWMAC All-Conference honors highlighted by Leila Mills' Player of the Year selection. Three student-athletes were also tabbed to the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference team, while Mills and Devon Soucier collected Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association (IWLCA) Berkshire All-Region team accolades.
In 2012, the Lyons doubled their win total from a season ago posting a 14-6 mark overall and 4-2 record in the NEWMAC. Wheaton advanced to the NEWMAC Tournament semifinals for the second-straight season under Kiablick and won the ECAC Championship by a score of 20-5 over Smith College. Kiablick earned NEWMAC Coach of the Year honors for her efforts while she also guided five players to NEWMAC All-Conference accolades. Academically, six of the program's student-athletes were named to the NEWMAC All-Academic Team while the squad as a whole earned Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Team Academic honors. Hailey Colburn '12 also garnered CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America honors becoming the sixth student-athlete in school history to earn such an academic distinction.
While at Roger Williams, Kiablick led the 2008 Hawks lacrosse team to a 14-5 mark, The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC) Championship game and an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Semifinal contest. Kiablick garnered TCCC Coach of the Year honors on two occasions.
Kiablick – who also served as RWU’s events coordinator – was named the school’s first-ever women’s soccer head coach following the program’s inception in 2004. Three years later, the Hawks were playing in the ECAC Championship, and in 2008, Kiablick took the Hawks to their first NCAA Tournament.
During her time in Bristol, Kiablick founded, directed, and coached lacrosse and soccer camps. She was also one of four coaches featured in a Rhode Island Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) series called "Rhode Island's Amazing Women: Successful College Coaches" and provided subject material for an instructional book titled "Winning Lacrosse for Girls."
A 2001 graduate of Springfield College with a bachelor's degree in psychology, Kiablick spent a year as an assistant women’s soccer coach at Wesleyan before she attended graduate school at her alma mater. In 2003, she earned a master's degree in physical education with a concentration in athletic administration. As a graduate associate at Springfield, Kiablick assisted the lacrosse program for two seasons, helping lead the Pride to league regular season and tournament titles in 2002.
Kiablick was a four-year lacrosse and soccer student-athlete as an undergraduate at Springfield. A two-time lacrosse captain, she was selected to the IWLCA All-New England Second Team as a junior and was twice named to a NEWMAC All-Conference lacrosse team. Following her senior season, Kiablick was tabbed an ECAC All-Star. She was also a soccer captain for one year while playing in the New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association. In 2014, Kiablick was inducted into the Stoneleigh-Burnham School Athletic Hall of Fame. Most recently, Kiablick spoke at the New England Youth and High School Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Convention on the topic of organizing a great practice plan.
Staff Katie Conover
Katie Conover, one of Stonehill's most decorated student-athlete alumnae, is now in her ninth season as head women's lacrosse coach.View Katie Conover's Bio ⟩
During her nine seasons since returning to her alma mater as head coach, Conover has led the Skyhawks to 115 wins, nine Northeast-10 Conference postseason appearances, one conference title, and three NCAA tournament bids
Conover led the 2010 team to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2007, posting a 13-4 overall record and a 10-1 mark in the NE-10. The Skyhawks claimed the second seed in the conference tournament and advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals, where they fell to eventual national champion Adelphi, and placed five players on the IWLCA and WomensLacrosse.com All-America teams. Additionally, Jaclyn Craig '10 was named the IWLCA Division II Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
The 2009 Skyhawks went 10-6 and finished second in the NE-10 behind three All-Americans, but their nine-year conference championship streak was broken with a semifinal loss to Southern New Hampshire. Michelle Kelly '09 became Conover's first nominee for NE-10 Woman of the Year.
In Conover's first season as head coach, Stonehill went 14-3 and a perfect 10-0 in NE-10 competition, extending their conference unbeaten streak to 80 games and capturing the school's tenth consecutive regular-season conference title. The team also placed four players on the IWCLA All-American squad, including the school's eighth straight NE-10 Player of the Year honoree in Michelle Kelly.
Prior to Stonehill, Conover spent four seasons as the head coach at conference rival Merrimack College, compiling a 45-20 overall record and making back-to-back NE-10 Championship appearances. Under Conover's watch, Merrimack set records for most wins in a season (12 in 2005 and 2006), produced four All-Americans, and posted their best conference record (9-1 in 2006.)
Conover enjoyed a Hall of Fame career at Stonehill, capped by an NCAA Championship in her senior season. She was named to the IWLCA All-America first team all four years, making her the first Stonehill student-athlete to become a four-time All-American in any sport. She was the NE-10 Player of the Year in 2001, 2002, and 2003, following her selection as the NE-10 Rookie of the Year in 2000. Conover was also honored as the IWLCA Attacker of the Year as a senior.
Conover finished her career as the NCAA Division II all-time leader in goals (220), assists (106), and points (326). She remains in the top ten in both goals and points. The Skyhawks went 60-16 during her four years, posting a 34-1 record in conference competition and winning the NE-10 regular-season and tournament titles all four years.
She was inducted into the Stonehill Athletic Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility in the fall of 2008, becoming the second lacrosse player to enter the Hall of Fame and is the first women's lacrosse player enshrined in the Northeast-10 Conference Hall of Fame in 2010.
A native of Milton, Mass., Conover graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business management. She currently resides in Milton with her husband, Justin, and their son, Justin, Jr. (7), and daughter, Lila (5).
Staff Forrest Stillwell
Forrest Stillwell joined the UMass Lowell River Hawks in the summer of 2016.View Forrest Stillwell's Bio ⟩
Stillwell’s primary responsibilities at UMass Lowell will be working with the defensive and goalkeeping units, as the squad’s defensive coordinator, as well as the director of recruiting. Stillwell also heads the IWLCA's Membership Committee.
As a member of the staff at UConn, Stillwell managed the Huskies defense, which led the BIG EAST Conference in caused turnovers and save percentage in back-to-back seasons (2015, 2016). Stillwell was also a part of the Huskies’ coaching staff that was named the 2015 BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year and brought the Huskies to it’s first ever conference tournament the same year. During his tenure, Stillwell coached two All-Americans, eight All-Region selections, two BIG EAST Players of the Year, and multiple All-BIG EAST First Team honorees.
In addition to his coaching stint at UConn, Stillwell spent five years at Bucknell, headlining the squad’s defensive system. During his five-year coaching campaign, the Bison led the Patriot League in caused turnovers in 2012 and 2013.
Camp instruction takes place at Falmouth High School and runs from 9:00am-3:00pm daily. Lunch is not provided, we ask campers to bring a lunch with them each day.
DAY CAMP AMENITIES
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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. All health and release forms will be collected on the first day of camp. What to 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
Check-in takes place at the main turf field at 8:30am Tuesday, July 30th. Camp begins at 9:00am. Health/Release Forms must be completed and brought with you to camp. Campers cannot be admitted without this form.
Camp ends at 3:00pm each day. There will be a closing ceremony at 2:45pm on Friday, August 2nd.
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.
GOALIE DISCOUNT: To ensure each session has enough goalies for drills and scrimmages, all goalies automatically qualify for a special $50 discount. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the goalie discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the goalie discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website. Goalie discount cannot be combined with any other discount.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:50 AM Campers arrive
- 9:00 AM Stretching and Conditioning
- 9:30 AM Line Drills and Stations
- 10:30 AM Position Work
- Noon Lunch
- 1:00 PM 1v1, 2v2, fastbreaks and games
- 3:00 PM Campers depart
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