08 Apr, 2018
Xcelerate Nike Summer Lacrosse Camps 2018 Announces All-Star Coaching Slate
Xcelerate Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp Coaching Line-up Announced
San Rafael, Ca - Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse is excited to once again host elite lacrosse camps and provide the best coaching to student athletes across the country through positive reinforcement, encouragement, and commitment.On a daily basis, we challenge campers in a positive, respectful, and fun-filled summer camp environment, enabling them to build confidence, experience success, and showcase their newfound skills.
"Xcelerate Nike lacrosse camps offer individuals technical and tactical instruction from some of the best coaches and players in the game today. Whether you’re still learning the sport’s intricacies, or you’re ready to make the leap to the next level, Xcelerate offers a variety of camp programs that will get you closer to your goal. We start with the fundamentals and build from there," says Steve Anderson, Founder of Xcelerate Lacrosse. "At the end of the camp our goal is for each camper to walk away with a higher lacrosse IQ, an enhanced skill set, new role models, new friends, and a true love of the game. Our small-group training gives in-depth instruction on offensive, defensive and team strategy."
2018 Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camps Coaching Line-Up:
Marty Bowes - Coach Bowes has a wealth of coaching experience and currently plays professionally for the MLL's Florida Launch. Coach Bowes will be directing camp at UNC Charlotte (NC).
Dan Coates - Team Captain of the NLL’s Colorado Mammoth, Coates is also a Gold Medal winner for Team Canada in the World Lacrosse Championships. Coach Coates will be directing camp in Rocky Mountain Adventure Camp in Vail (CO), Northern Kentucky University (KY), St. Olaf College (MN), University at Buffalo (NY), Baldwin Wallace University (OH), Oregon State University (OR), Southwestern University (TX) and Pacific Lutheran University (WA).
Jacob DeCola - Coach DeCola came to Albion College in 2009 to begin the varsity lacrosse program. Under his leadership, the Britons have built a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association champion in just six seasons. Coach DeCola will be directing camp at Albion College (MI).
Steven DeNapoli - Coach DeNapoli is currently playing for Team USA and the MLL's NY Lizards. He's also a collegiate coach with D2 powerhouse Adelphi University. Denapoli will be directing camp at Auburn University (AL) and Vanderbilt University (TN).
Jesse King - As a professional player in both the MLL and NLL, Coach King has a wealth of experience and is excited to lead the Xcelerate Nike staff in 2017. Coach King will be directing camp at Emory University (GA) and Saint Louis University (MO).
Brian Lalley - Coach Lalley has a wealth of experience having been a collegiate player at Ohio State University, a college coach at Canisus College and as a camp director for Xcelerate over the last 3 years. Coach Lalley will be directing camp at the University at Buffalo (NY), and Baldwin Wallace University (OH).
Forrest MacConnell - Coach MacConnell begins his first season as the head coach of the men's lacrosse program at Young Harris College. Coach MacConnell will be directing camp at Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Lacrosse Camp at Young Harris College (GA).
Joe Rautenstrauch - Coach "Raut" played lacrosse at Division 1, Canisius College, and is the current Head Coach of D3's John Carroll University. Coach Raut will be directing camp at Emory University (GA).
Jason Rife - Coach Rife brings an abundance of coaching experience that features more than 15 years of coaching at the collegiate level. Coach Rife will be directing camp at the University of South Carolina (SC).
Unlike tournaments, our summer camp opportunities provide youth and high school lacrosse players a balance of traditional and progressive drills which lead to tangible results. Instead of just playing this summer, challenge yourself and your skills at an Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camp!
Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camps provide players of all positions and skill levels an opportunity to learn from some of the best coaches and players in the game today.Unlike tournaments, our summer camp opportunities provide youth and high school lacrosse players a balance of traditional and progressive drills which lead to tangible results. Instead of just playing this summer, challenge yourself and your skills at an Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camp!