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Train with National Champions, Pro Players, All-Americans, Tewaaraton Nominees, and more!

 

The Best in the West Girls Summer Camp will feature 2 of our pros each day where they will focus on a specific skill.  Each session will also include stickwork and small-sided games.   It is important to note the schedule below as our goalie coach will only be here for the first day. 

 

Registration is open to any and all players rising kindergarten through rising 12th gradeers. Restricted only by age/number.

 

Date: June 25-27, 2018

Time: 9AM - 12PM

Location: Mira Costa High School, Manhattan Beach (Waller Stadium)

Cost: $325 per player

For questions and day rates, please contact 

 

Day 1 (June 25)

GOALIES, STICKWORK & SHOOTING SKILLS

LEAD COACHES: Megan Ward & Amanda Johansen

 

Day 2 (June 26)

FOOTWORK, DEFENSIVE CONCEPTS, & SHOOTING

LEAD COACHES: Taylor Thornton & Courtney Tarleton

 

Day 3 (June 27)

GAME SCENARIOS, STICK SKILLS, & LACROSSE IQ

LEAD COACHES: Alyssa Leonard & Kate Ivory

 

For more information about our coaching staff please refer to their bios below:

 

Alyssa Leonard | Northwestern University ’14 |Attack & Draw Specialist

  • Current Trident Lacrosse Club director & Palos Verdes High School Varsity Asst. Coach
  • Current Attacker for the WPLL Baltimore Brave
  • StringKing Pro Athlete
  • Former Assistant Coach at the University of Southern California (2014-17)
  • 2x National Champion (2011, 2012)
  • All American (2014)
  • Team Captain 
  • Tewaaraton Award Nominee (2014)
  • Draw Control Record Holder (Northwestern/NCAA)
  • NU Female Athlete of the Year (2014)
  • USA Women’s National Team Member (2014-2017)

 

Amanda Johansen | University of Southern California’16 | Midfielder

  • Current University of Southern California Assistant Coach
  • Current Midfielder for the WPLL Baltimore Brave
  • Team Captain
  • All American (2016)
  • MPSF Rookie of the Year (2013)
  • 4x First Team All MPSF Conference Player
  • 4x All West/Midwest Region Honors

 

Taylor Thornton |Northwestern ’13 | Midfielder

  • 2 X National Champion
  • 4 X All American
  • StringKing Pro Athlete
  • 3 X Conference Champion
  • 4 X All Conference Team
  • 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year
  • 2012 Conference Player of the Year
  • 2012 National Player of the Year
  • 2012 Teewaraaton Award Finalist
  • 2012 Big Ten Player of the Year
  • 2012 Honda Lacrosse Sports Award
  • 2011-2012 Team USA
  • 2011 Defender of the Year

 

Courtney Tarleton | University of Southern California ’16 | Defender

  • Current Defender for the Baltimore Brave
  • All American (2016)
  • Team Captain (2012-16)
  • MPSF Conference Player of the Year (2016)
  • 4x All MPSF Conference Player
  • 4x All West/Midwest Region Honors

 

Kate Ivory | Cornell ’13 | Northwestern ’14 |Defender

  • All-American (2013) 
  • Captain (Cornell ’13)
  • Captain (NU ’14)
  • All-American (2013) 
  • Ivy League Defender of the Year (2013)

  • Academic All-American, Preseason All-American (2014)
  • Unanimous First Team All-Ivy League (2011, 2013)

 

Megan Ward | University of North Carolina ’17 | Goalie

  • Current Director of Operations at the University of Southern California
  • 2x National Champion
  • National Goalie of the Year (2016)
  • 3x All ACC Conference Player