Panther Lacrosse Winter Training Series
SATURDAY NIGHTS FROM DECEMBER TO FEBRUARY!
Adelphi University Women's Lacrosse invites you to the Panther Lacrosse Winter Training Series of clinics that will provide 6 sessions of fast-paced, multi-rep, positional training! Each session will take place indoors at the Coleman Country Day Camp and will focus on stick skills, positional work and small sided games.
The training is specifically designed to give lacrosse players of all positions extra attention and valuable feedback via small group instruction.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Girls: Grades 6-12
- For Girls Ages 11-18
- 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
- Special goalie instruction
- Reversible mesh Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
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Camp Director Pat McCabe
Pat McCabe was announced as the fourth head coach of the women's lacrosse program on Sept. 4, 2014, and enters his ninth season at the helm in 2023. Coach McCabe was recently inducted into the PLL inaugural Professional Lacrosse Hall of Fame Class. McCabe is one of 11 players to make the 2022 Class.View Pat McCabe's Bio ⟩
In eight years at the helm, McCabe has guided the Panthers in their championship tradition, adding three NCAA Division II national crowns to the team's resumé while reaching the national championship game in his first three years. The squad has also won three Northeast-10 Championships, running the team's total to seven in nine seasons.
A National Hall of Fame defenseman, McCabe started his illustrious playing career at Elmont Memorial High School, where he led the program to a New York State Championship. In 1987, he matriculated at Syracuse, where he won three NCAA Division I National Championships, earned four United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association All-American honors and was the 1990 NCAA Defensive Player of The Year.
Following college, McCabe moved into the professional ranks, playing for the New York Saints of the National Lacrosse League from 1992-2001, with seven years as team captain. In 2001, he joined the Long Island Lizards of Major League Lacrosse, spending six years with team, all of them as captain. He also helped the Lizards to MLL Championships in 2001 and 2003.
McCabe also brings a wealth of international experience to Adelphi. He first donned a USA jersey in 1988 as part of the U19 team at the World Championships in Adelaide, Australia, where he earned "Fairest and Best Player" honors. He followed that up with inclusion on the 1990 (alternate), 1998 and 2006 United States national teams, earning a gold medal in 1998 and a silver medal at the 2006 World Championships.
On his collegiate coaching resume, McCabe spent time as a defensive coordinator with the LIU Post men's lacrosse program from 1999-2001, helping the Pioneers to NCAA Division II runner-up finishes in 1999 and 2000. He was also a member of the Adelphi University men's lacrosse coaching staff in 2011, pushing the Panthers to NCAA Division II runner-up status.
McCabe is also the founder and camp director for Shooting Star Lacrosse camps, which have operated since 1999, and founded ICON Lacrosse.
McCabe's Year-by-Year Coaching Record
2015 - 21-1 (12-1 NE10); NE10 Champions; NCAA National Champions
2016 - 21-1 (13-0 NE10); NE10 Champions; NCAA National Finalists
2017 - 21-1 (12-1 NE10); NE10 Champions; NCAA National Champions
2018 - 19-3 (13-0 NE10); NE10 Finalists; NCAA Second Round
2019- 19-3 (12-1 NE10); NE10 Finalists; NCAA National Champions
2020- 3-1 (1-0 NE10); Season shortened due to COVID-19*
2021 - 9-4 (6-3); NE10 Finalists
TOTAL: 113-14 ; 7* Seasons; 3 NE10 Titles; 3 NCAA National Championships; 5 NCAA Appearances
Lead Instructor Frankie Caridi
Frankie Caridi enters her seventh season with the Adelphi University women's lacrosse team in 2023, after returning to the program where she began her college career in the summer of 2016.View Frankie Caridi's Bio ⟩
Caridi returned to Adelphi after spending 2016 on the sidelines at her alma mater, Stony Brook, and the 2015 campaign with the Bucknell coaching staff. She helped the Seawolves to a fourth straight America East Championship and a defeat of Boston College, 11-9 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Under Caridi's tutelage, freshman goalie Anna Tesoriero was named to the All-Conference First Team and All-Rookie Team.
As a student-athlete, Caridi spent one year at Adelphi before transferring to spend her final three years at Stony Brook. As a Panther, the East Northport, N.Y. native started all 20 games for the Brown and Gold, and went 20-0 on the way to a National Championship. She was named the NE10 Goalkeeper of the Year in addition to an IWLCA First Team All-American.
In the Division I ranks, Caridi became one of the most prolific goalies in Stony Brook program history. Her .514 career save percentage is tops in the Seawolves' record book, while her 5.91 goals-against average is the best among any goalie with at least 1500 minutes played. Caridi won two America East championships and qualified for two NCAA tournaments, earning IWLCA Third-Team All-American status in 2014.
Additionally, she was named the Lacrosse Magazine and ILWomen.com Goalie of the Year, picked as the America East Defensive Player of the Year, a nominee for the Tewaaraton Award, and a two-time IWLCA First-Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region selection.
Instructor Jen Graham
Jen Graham, a four-year starting defender for the Panthers from 2014-17, is in her fifth season as an assistant coach with the Panthers in 2022.View Jen Graham's Bio ⟩
Her first two years on the sidelines has seen back-to-back 19-win seasons, as well as the program's ninth NCAA Division II National Championship in 2019.
As a student-athlete, Graham helped return Adelphi to national prominence, as she was a national champion in three of her four seasons (2014, 2015, 2017) in Garden City.
In that same four-year timeframe, the Panthers lost just three games, while posting a near-undefeated 85-3 record -- a .966 winning percentage.
An NE10 All-Conference third-team selection in 2017, Graham racked up career totals of 92 ground balls and 67 caused turnovers in her playing tenure at Adelphi.
Graham is a native of Wantagh, N.Y.
Staff Adelphi Staff
Assisting the coaching staff will be former and current players at Adelphi.
Our goal is to provide players with a pre-season opportunity to train and play on Saturday nights between December and February where your enthusiasm and self-confidence will grow along with your skills. Times for the winter series are 5:00-6:30pm - Grades 6th (2028), 7th (2027), 8th (2026); 6:30-8:00pm - Grades 9th (2025), 10th (2024), 11th (2023), 12th (2022)
Dates: Saturday's - Dec 10, Dec 17, Jan 7, Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 11
Location: Coleman Country Day Camp
Time: 5:00-6:30pm & 6:30-8:00pm
If you are unable to make all 6 sessions of the series please email or call us to inquire about prorating the series price for any sessions missed.Show 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 can be submitted online. What to bring:
- Turf Shoes
- Protective goggles
- Lacrosse Stick(s)
- Water Bottle
Each Camper receives a reversible jersey
Coleman Country Day Camp
Campers train each session at the indoor facility at Coleman Country Day Camp.
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.