Pacific Lutheran University - Tacoma, WA Girls Lacrosse Camp

Pacific Lutheran University - Tacoma, WA Girls Lacrosse Camp
Pacific Lutheran University - Tacoma, WA Girls Lacrosse Camp

We're adding an extra day this summer to our 2nd annual camp at Pacific Lutheran! Campers will now have 5 days of lacrosse camp fun rather than just 4. The school provides Xcelerate with everything it needs to host its top-rated lacrosse camp, including four athletic fields, healthy meals, and safe, comfortable dorms.

Whitworth University (Spokane, WA) Head Coach, Noelle Brouillard, will lead an experienced Nike staff in 2019.  Campers will improve their stick skills, play in fun and competitive games, and increase their lacrosse IQ.  Off the field, campers will enjoy the swimming pool, spend time with coaches and friends in the outdoor rec area, and participate in fun 'team driven' activities.  It's going to be a great camp!

Highlights Include

  • FIRST 20 registered campers will receive a free NIKE Lacrosse Head!
  • 10 to 1 Camper to Staff ratio
  • Girls ages 10-18
  • All Positions - All Levels of Play
  • Position Specific Training
  • Clean & Comfortable Dorm Rooms
  • Reversible Jersey & Lanyard
  • Special Goalie instruction
  • Competition Prizes and Raffle on the last day of camp!

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Noelle Brouillard
Camp Director

Noelle Brouillard

Directing camp this summer at PLU is Noelle Brouillard.

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Spokane, Washington's, Whitworth University, selected Noelle Brouillard to become the school's first women’s lacrosse coach in May of 2017.

Brouillard came to Whitworth from the University of Scranton, where she was the top women’s lacrosse assistant coach for two seasons.  Scranton had a 22-13 record over the two seasons Brouillard served as assistant coach.  The Royals advanced to the Landmark Conference tournament championship game in 2017 and finished with an 11-6 record.

Brouillard has extensive experience at the NCAA Division III level.  In addition to her coaching experience at Scranton, she played for four seasons at Allegheny College, where she was a two-time team captain in 2012 and 2013.  She was the team’s defensive MVP as a senior in 2013 and was a two-time member of the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association academic honor roll.

Brouillard also has experience coaching women’s lacrosse in England.  She coached at the University of York in 2013-14 and was also the Director of Lacrosse for Ampleforth College in York at the same time, where was responsible for coaching and organizing the U18A, U18B and U15 teams while organizing team activities.  She then served as the High Performance Lacrosse Director at the University of Exeter in 2014-15.  While at the University of Exeter, Brouillard obtained her master’s degree in international management.

Brouillard worked as a marketing specialist in New Hampshire for two years before returning to the coaching ranks at Scranton.

Whitworth announced the addition of women’s lacrosse as the school’s newest varsity sport in March of 2017 and began a nation-wide search for a head coach.  Brouillard will spend the 2017-18 academic year recruiting and getting the program up and running.  The Pirates will play their first match in the spring of 2019.

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Danielle Morgan
Coach

Danielle Morgan

On staff this summer at PLU is Danielle Morgan

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Danielle Morgan enters is in her second season with the Pacific University women’s lacrosse program.

Morgan comes to Pacific after completing her collegiate playing career at Aurora University in Illinois. Morgan was a First Team All-Midwest Women’s Lacrosse Conference Defender as a junior, after recording 27 caused turnovers, 49 ground balls, 21 goals and three assists. Morgan picked up an MWLC All-Academic nod as a senior.
 
Over her career, Morgan played in 63 games and recorded 87 goals, 18 assists, 178 ground balls, 89 draw controls and 78 caused turnovers. Morgan’s top season statistically came her senior year when she posted career highs with 31 goals, 13 assists, 68 ground balls, 40 draw controls and 31 caused turnovers.
 
During her time with Aurora, the Spartans won two-straight MWLC titles. A three-time team captain for Aurora, Morgan also had the opportunity to play for the USA Athletes International team, representing the United States in Australia.
 
A 2017 graduate of Aurora, Morgan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education, with an English Language Arts focus and a minor in Special Education.
 
Morgan is a native of Seattle, Washington.

Jackie Hoover
Coach

Jackie Hoover

On staff this summer at PLU is Jackie Hoover.

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Jackie Hoover enters her first season as an assistant coach for the 2018 season at Gordon College. 

Prior to coaching at Gordon, Hoover was the graduate assistant and assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Nyack College, an NCAA Division II program in New York, from 2015 to 2017.

Hoover was the head coach for Elizabethtown (Pa.)  High School in 2014. She started working at the school as an assistant coach in 2012 where the inaugural team made their first debut in the league championship, losing in semifinals. 

Hoover began her coaching career with coaching club, recreational and fiddlesticks (K-3 grade). 

Hoover graduated from Lebanon Valley College with a B.S. in psychology and sociology in May 2013 and played two seasons for the Flying Dutchman from 2009 - 2011. During the Flying Dutchman’s inaugural season in 2010, Hoover started on defense and racked up 33 ground balls (second best on the team). Her efforts on defense helped LVC make an appearance in playoffs in 2011. 

In addition to lacrosse, Hoover spent her junior year in New Zealand studying abroad and served in the local church as the Youth Director.

Kirkland Lewis
Coach

Kirkland Lewis

On staff this summer at PLU is Kirkland Lewis

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Whitman College brought on board Kirkland Lewis in the summer of 2017 to lead the Blues' women's lacrosse program. Prior to her hiring Lewis served as the assistant women's lacrosse coach at University of District of Columbia (UDC) where she was also the defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator.

Lewis replaces two-time Northwest Conference coach of the year Kate Robinson, who led the Whitman program through its initial three seasons of varsity competition. Though Lewis specialized in the defensive third at UDC, she also assisted with whole-field game strategies.

Away from the field at UDC she helped set up team travel, assisted with the administrative aspects of recruiting to the NCAA Division II program, monitored academic progress of the UDC players, and oversaw all community service projects of the program.

With Lewis on staff the Firebirds -- who completed their fourth year of varsity competition in 2017 -- earned the program's first win in year three.

Lewis first entered the coaching ranks in September 2013 when she joined the staff of Randolph-Macon (Va.) College as the program's assistant, defensive coordinator and goalkeeper coach.

Her duties with the Yellow Jackets included the recruitment of student-athletes from specific states as assigned by the head coach, assisting with daily practice plans, film breakdown of RMC and its opponents, along with spearheading community service projects, serving as the program's social media liaison, and assisting in the creation of an off-season fitness and agility program.

Lewis has also coached in the club lacrosse arena, beginning in 2009, including Elevation Lacrosse (Va.), STORM Lacrosse Club (Va.) and Ultimate Lacrosse Club (Pa.) within her body of coaching experiences.

Of Lewis' collegiate coaching background and her fit with Whitman, Director of Athletics Dean Snider noted that "Kirkland's focus on student learning is a great match for Whitman and Division III. And her experience as the recruiting coordinator at Randolph-Macon and at District of Columbia will help her hit the ground running as she works to build on our already-strong roster."

In 2012 Lewis earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Old Dominion (Va.) University where she played for the Monarchs under previous United States National Team head coach Sue Stahl.

Upon graduation Lewis moved on to Delaware State University where she enrolled in a Masters of sports administration program. She played on the Hornets' inaugural varsity lacrosse team in 2013 and served as a team captain.

Away from coaching in the D.C. metropolitan area Lewis was involved with the D.C. Food Kitchen, Girls on the Run, Boo at the Zoo, UDC Farms and Taste of D.C.

Camp Details

XCELERATE YOUR GAME!

Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse is excited to offer an outstanding Girls Lacrosse Camp at Pacific Lutheran University. Our goal is to bring out the very best in every player we coach. In doing so, we focus our energies on building self-confidence and improving skills through innovative drills, small-sided games, position specific training, and team driven competition. We encourage our campers to play hard, be creative, and have fun! At the end of the week, our campers leave with a higher lacrosse IQ, an enhanced skill set, new role models, new friends, and a true love of the game!

Sunday, July 28th to Thursday, August 1st
Overnight & Extended Day Camp (9:00AM to 9:00PM) options available.

OVERNIGHT CAMP AMENITIES
• 3 nights lodging • All meals
• Reversible Nike practice jersey

EXTENDED DAY CAMP AMENITIES
• Lunch & Dinner 
• Reversible Nike practice jersey 
• Camp hours: SUN 4:00PM-9:00PM, MON-WED 9:00AM-9:00PM, THURS 9:00AM-11:00AM

More 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 they will be collected on the first day of camp.

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS

Check-in Sunday, July 28th
• Check-in between 3:00-4:30pm at Pflueger Hall.
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session
 
Check out Thursday, August 1st
• Check-out between 11:00am-12:00pm at Pflueger Hall.
 
HOUSING & ROOMMATES
2 campers per room. 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!
 
Dorm: Pflueger Hall
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: No ♦ No A/C - Please bring a fan​
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during field sessions
 
SUPERVISION
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening 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

Sunday, July 28th
• Check-in between 4:00-4:30pm at Pflueger Hall.
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
• First Day pick up time and place will be provided at check-in.
 
July , 29th, 30th & 31st
• Precise drop off and pick up locations for extended day campers will be provided on the first day of camp.
• Lunch & Dinner included.
 
Thursday, August 1st
• Last Day drop off and pick up locations for extended day campers will be provided on the first day of camp.
• Please note:  No meals provided on the last day of camp.
 
Daily Schedule: SUN 4:00PM-9:00PM, MON-WED 9:00AM-9:00PM, THURS 9:00AM-11:00AM

CAMP APPAREL

Campers have the opportunity to pre-order an Xcelerate Nike t-shirt in the camp registration process through May 1, 2019. You will receive items purchased on the first day at camp check-in. 

  • Xcelerate Nike T-Shirt - Price: $25
  • T-Shirt Sizes Available in Adult Small, Medium, Large and X-Large

DAILY SCHEDULE

We have three sessions per day. A great deal of instruction takes place in the early part of the day, demonstrations and instruction mid-day, and games during the evening session. We also like to throw in a number of ‘fun’ activities like our fastest shot contest, freestyle/skills competition, swim time, rec time, and camper vs. coach game.

AIRPORT SHUTTLE TRANSPORTATION

Please visit the Capital Aeroporter airport shuttle link below for information regarding service to and from campus. Shuttles can drop you off directly in front of ‘PLU-Pfleuger Hall’. Once you have your reservation, please contact our office with the details. We ask that you arrive on campus during check-in and depart campus during check-out - www.capair.com.

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE 

Early Bird Discount: $50. (Available until January 31, 2019). You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the early bird discount over the phone or you can enter in the offer code XLR819 when registering via our secure website. The early bird discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Goalie Discount: $100. To ensure each session has enough goalies for drills and scrimmages, all goalies automatically qualify for a special $100 discount. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the goalie discount over the phone or you can enter in the offer code XLGK19 when registering via our secure website. PLEASE NOTE:  Once we’ve reached our quota of registered goalies the discount will no longer be available. The goalie discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Team Discount: $25. 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.

Note: If qualified, you may choose ONLY ONE discount

Facilities

PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY 

Located in the Parkland neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington, PLU is set in a region that offers vast opportunities for outdoor recreation, culture and sports.

Camper Reviews

Parent of Pacific Lutheran Camper '18

  • 5/5.
Made new friends!

My daughter had fun, made new friends, and learned new skills. Her favorite thing about camp was having a coach that was as excited about coaching defense as she is about playing defense! She's frustrated that it's always the same passing, shooting and ground ball drills at every camp, but not at this one! They provided a diverse range of activities and drills, in a different way, keeping it interesting and challenging for all of the players.​

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Parent of Pacific Lutheran Camper '18

  • 5/5.
Loved it!

Our daughter loved it. LOVED it! She believes her skills were greatly approved and we wish we had done this camp for her years ago. Thank you!

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Girls
Overnight $729.00
Availability: Open

Extended 9:00AM-9:00PM $629.00
Availability: Open

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.