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    2018 RIT Women's Lacrosse Academy- July 10-12 (Grades 2-7)

    CAMP INFORMATION
    Start Date:07/10/18
    End Date:07/12/18
    Registration Opens:03/09/18
    Registration Closes:07/13/18
    Camp Fee:$225

     RIT Women's Lacrosse Academy

     The RIT Women’s Lacrosse Academy is designed to teach, motivate, and cultivate a passion for the game of lacrosse for girls finishing 2nd through 7th grades.  Focusing on the fundamentals of girl's lacrosse, campers will learn and work with the RIT coaching staff and current RIT Women's lacrosse players.  All campers will go through skill stations, competitive and fun drills, as well as live game play.  Instruction will cover all positions including specialized goalie training.  

     

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    Registration Fee $225 (includes pinny and lunch the last day 7/12)

    TENTATIVE  SCHEDULE:

    Tuesday to Thursday
    8:30-9:00 am – Check in at Practice Fields

    9:00 - 11:30am – Skill Instruction & Station Work

    11:30am - 12:45pm - Lunch 

    1:00 - 3:00pm - Games

    3:00 pm – Departure at Practice Fields

    WHAT TO BRING:

    REQUIRED – Stick, goggles, mouth guard, cleats, sneakers, goalie chest protector, lunch for Tuesday - Wednesday (July 10-11th)

    OPTIONAL – Water bottle, sun screen


    TRAINERS:

    An athletic trainer will be on staff during playing times.  


    REFUND POLICY:

    Full refunds will be given only to those who request them before June 10th. Any refunds requested after June 10th will require a doctor's note.  Please allow up to 3 weeks after the conclusion of camp for processing.


    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    For further information or questions please contact:

    Mat Faas

    mjfatl@rit.edu

    585-484-0422

     

    Clinic Staff:

    Mat Faas

    Faas_MatMat Faas begins his third season as an assistant coach on the RIT women’s lacrosse team in 2017-18. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Tigers coaching staff.

    Faas has over 15 years of coaching experience at all levels. From 2010-11, Faas was an assistant coach at the University of Delaware. While there, he worked with the goalies to improve technique and skill. 

    Faas began his coaching career in 2006 as an assistant coach at St. Bonaventure, helping the Bonnies to the conference championship Tournament. From 2007-2010, Faas was an assistant coach at Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina.

    Currently, Faas is the founder and director for Revive Lacrosse, which helps players improve their individual skills. He is also the director of Common Goal Lacrosse Club, providing instructional training and teaching resources for improved level of play.

    Jeff McGuigan
    McGuigan_2_JGJeff McGuigan begins his twelfth season as the head coach of the women's lacrosse program at RIT in 2017-18.  He is the all-time leader in coaching wins at RIT with 84, and led the Tigers to three Empire 8 playoff berths in five seasons, and a trip to the Liberty League Tournament berth in 2012. 

    RIT is 84-78 in McGuigan's 10 seasons as head coach, including eight wins in 2017. The Tigers have won at least 10 games four times under McGuigan.

    In 2009, McGuigan led the Tigers to a program record 13 wins and a second place finish in the Empire 8. In addition, McGuigan’s squads excel in the classroom, earning Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Team Academic Honor from 2009-2015. 

    Morgan Faas

    Leonard_MorganMorgan Faas begins her third season as an assistant coach on the RIT women’s lacrosse team in 2017-18. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Tigers coaching staff.

    While at Canisius, Leonard played for the Golden Griffins women’s lacrosse team. In 2012, she was named MVP of the MAAC Conference Tournament, while earning MAAC Defensive Player of the Year. In 2013, Leonard was named team captain, was an All-West/Midwest Regional second team selection. She ranked first in Division I in ground balls and second in caused turnovers. She was a MAAC All-Academic selection and was named MAAC Midfielder of the Year and was the Canisius Female Athlete of the Year.