Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at University of Colorado Colorado Springs
TRAIN. COMPETE. IMPROVE.
AT NIKE LACROSSE CAMP
US Sports Camps and Head Women's Lacrosse Coach, Christine Hatton, are excited to team up to offer a outstanding Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Designed for the high school elite and high performing lacrosse player (Ages 14-18) our Elite Camp is ideal for the lacrosse player who aspires to play at the collegiate level. You will have the opportunity to showcase your skill set and enhance your lacrosse IQ by learning, offensive and defensive concepts, stickwork, shooting, and footwork.
Perfect for regional players, UCCS is located on 550 acres in northeast Colorado Springs at the foot of Austin Bluffs, a rugged natural cliff formation. The university's great location, outstanding facilities and talented coaching staff make CU, Colorado Springs a popular destination for young athletes to improve their lacrosse skills each summer.
- Elite Camp for Girls Ages 14-18
- Superior instruction from College Coaches
- 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
- Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
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Camp Director Christine Hatton
Christine Hatton enters her second season as the first Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Hatton has built the program from the ground up after guiding the new program in their inaugural season in 2017.View Christine Hatton's Bio & Lacrosse Tips ⟩
In her first season, Hatton saw her team with their first-ever game, a 12-9 win over Adams State in a home game on February, 25. Two of her players earned All-RMAC honorable mention for their efforts in the 2017 season.
Prior to her starting at UCCS, Hatton led Reinhardt to a pair of NWLL tournament appearances in the last two seasons, which served as the national championship tournament for NAIA institutions until this year. She was the NWLL South Region Coach of the Year in 2014 after a runner-up finish in the region. The Eagles finished second in the Appalachian Athletic Conference this spring and were the runner-up in the AAC conference tournament the last two seasons.
Hatton was the first women's lacrosse coach at Midland University in Fremont, Neb., for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. She led the team's development and led the Warriors to a winning season by the second year. Hatton was also on the Board of Directors for the first youth lacrosse program in Nebraska.
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Assistant Coach Lauren Wells
A veteran of women’s lacrosse in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Lauren Wells joined the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women’s lacrosse program as an assistant coach in August 2018.View Lauren Wells's Bio ⟩
A four-year member of the Colorado Mesa University women’s lacrosse program, Wells brings more than 18 years of lacrosse playing and coaching experience. After completing her eligibility in 2014, Wells helped the Mavericks for the 2014-15 season as a Goalkeeper Specialist Coach, assisting in goalkeeper training regime and coaching the defensive and attack positions. Since the fall of 2015, Wells has served as the Head Junior Varsity Coach and Assistant Varsity Coach for the Grandview High School girls lacrosse teams.
A two-time RMAC Defensive Player of the Week and a three-year member of the RMAC Honorable Mention team, Wells was named the CMU Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 and the Mavericks Most Valuable Player in 2014. She was named team captain all four years and was the starting goalkeeper all four years (2011-14). In her senior season at CMU, Wells was named the team’s Defensive Player of the Game four times and the team’s Most Valuable Player of the Game three times.
Wells graduated from CMU in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. She was named to the Dean’s List in 2012 and 2014, and to the President’s List in 2013.
Get ready for a week of focused, intensive training sessions lead by the UCCS coaching staff. Overnight and Commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM) options available.
OVERNIGHT CAMP AMENITIES
• 2 nights lodging • All meals
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
EXTENDED DAY CAMP AMENITIES
• Lunch & dinner
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
• Camp hours: MON 1PM-8PM, TUE 9AM-8PM, WED 9AM-12PM
*SPECIAL GOALIE TRAINING*: During all sessions, goalies are given training involving development of their individual technique as well as instruction in game like situations. In addition to focusing on individual instruction, each goalie will participate in shooting drills as well as drills designed to include the goalies as an integral part of a team defense.
A 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. NOTE: 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 at 12:00-1:00pm on Monday, July 22nd at the Cucharas Residence Hall. There will be a camper orientation meeting at 1:30pm with the first field session at 2:00pm. A detailed schedule for the week will be provided at that time.
A closing ceremony will take place at the field at 12:00pm on Wednesday, July 24th. The camp director will confirm the exact location. Extended Day campers will leave directly from the field. Overnight campers will checkout from the dorms following the closing ceremony.
HOUSING & ROOMMATES
The dorms are setup for 3 or 4 person suites. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so as soon as possible. Roommate requests are not guaranteed, if you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new with a common interest - lacrosse!
- DORM: Cucharas Residence Hall
- BATHROOMS: Shared
- LINENS: Not provided
- AIR CONDITIONING: NO A/C - Please bring a portable fan
- SUGGESTED SPENDING MONEY: $40
- MEDICAL FACILITY: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times
The staff live 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.
EXTENDED DAY CAMPERS
On the first day of camp, all extended day campers should arrive at 12:00pm dressed to play. Please remember to bring your health and release forms. All other days, the arrival time is 8:45am. Extended day campers depart at 8:00pm. Campers should be dropped off and picked up at the field. The camp director will confirm exact location on first day of camp..
Extended Day Camp Schedule: MON 1PM-8PM, TUE 9AM-8PM, WED 9AM-12PM
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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 AM Breakfast (Overnighters)
- 9:00 AM Stretching and Conditioning
- 9:30 AM Skill Work and Stations
- 10:30 AM Position Work
- Noon Lunch
- 2:00 PM Small Games (1v1, 2v2, 4v3, etc.) with emphasis on supporting play
- 3:00 PM Drill stations and scrimmaging
- 4:30 PM Dinner and supervised free time
- 6:00 PM Back to field for games
- 9:00 PM Extended Day Campers depart
- 10:00 PM Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights out!
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
UCCS is located on 550 acres in northeast Colorado Springs at the foot of Austin Bluffs, a rugged natural cliff formation. From the campus, you have a spectacular view of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, including Pikes Peak, the 14,115-foot mountain that inspired the song "America the Beautiful."
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
July 30, 2018: My daughter had a great experience! The coaches were encouraging and inspiring. Overall, she loved the camp and can't wait to go back!
— Eva B. Parent
Can't Wait For Next Year!
July 28, 2018: My daughter had a great time - can't wait to attend again next year! She had nothing but positive things to say about the experience. I thought the facilities were great - nice campus.
— Janet M. Parent