Goucher College Field Hockey Camp
Dates: July 28-31, 2013
The Goucher College Field Hockey Camp is designed for female athletes, of all experience levels, from 8th to 12th grade. Campers will be placed in skill-appropriate groups to get the most from their training and competition. Utilizing Goucher College's top-notch facilities and elite coaching staff, the Goucher College Field Hockey Camp will strengthen fundamentals, develop new skills, and teach each athlete to strive for her best.
Our camp philosophy is built on the cornerstone of enthusiastic competition. Coaches will use small-sided games and dynamic drills to enhance each camper's knowledge of both the technical and tactical sides of the game.
Each player will need to wear athletic clothing and shin guards. Mouth guards are required. Goggles are NOT required.
Megan Williams, Camp Director
Goucher College, Head Field Hockey Coach
Amanda Saber, Assistant Camp Director
Goucher College, Assistant Field Hockey Coach
Lisa Belacastro, Goalkeeper Director
Goucher College, Goalkeeping Coach
Visiting coaching staff to be announced soon!
Camp Director Biography
Megan Williams is the head coach at Goucher College. She previously served as the assistant coach at Virginia Wesleyan College. Megan graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2006 as a four-year letter winner, and still holds many individual records at the school.
Megan received her Master of Science in Sports and Recreation Science with an emphasis in Coaching Education in 2010. She served as the head coach at Calvert High School from 2006 to 2009. Her four-year career record was 36-14-1. In 2009, she was named Calvert County Coach of the Year, Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, and the Washington Post All-Extra Coach of the Year.
Williams has organized field hockey camps, clinics, and tournaments in Virginia and Maryland for the past six years. She has a Level 2 Coaching Certificate from USA Field Hockey and is a head coach for the USA Field Hockey Olympic Development Program.
Assistant Director Biography
Amanda Saber is the assistant coach at Goucher College. She is a 2010 graduate of Lafayette College, where she earned a degree of Bachelor of Science in Psychology. While at Lafayette College, Amanda was a four-year varsity field hockey player, earning her team's Player's Award during her senior season. Saber represented the U.S. in the Maccabiah Games in Israel, where her team earned the silver medal. She also played in the Pan-Am Maccabi Games in Buenos Aires, where her team finished with the bronze.
All training sessions will be held on Beldon Turf Field, home of the Goucher College Gophers. Beldon Turf Field is a 105,000 square foot infill synthetic turf field with lights.
All campers will eat meals in Stimson Dining Hall, which is currently ranked 18th in the nation for best food.
All overnight campers will stay on campus in one of the College's air-conditioned residence halls. Participants will be assigned roommates. All residence halls are conveniently located near Stimson Dining Hall and the playing fields.
Tentative Camp Schedule
|8:30 am||Technical Training Session|
|2:00 pm||Tactical Training Session|
|6:00 pm||Evening Matches|
|8:00 pm||Evening Activities for Overnight Campers|
|11:00 pm||Lights Out|
Summer 2013 Online Registration
To reserve your place in this summer's program, please use the below links. Please complete the online registration process by electronically submitting the required forms and payments. All payments must be made online with a valid credit\debit card. All balances must be paid in full by June 25, 2013.
For more information please contact Megan Williams, the Camp Director, at (410) 337-6547 or at firstname.lastname@example.org