BOYS HYPE NIGHT July 31 - August 2, 2017
BOYS HYPE NIGHT
Age: 12 - 15 year olds
Date: July 31 - August 2, 2017
Time: Monday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Benedictine University
This summer camp is for elite players, grades 7 through 9, determined to compete with the best lacrosse players in the area for 3 consecutive nights in August. We expect to have the top 90 lacrosse players in the Chicagoland Area (grad years 2021, 2022, 2023) to be in attendance. The program is a highly organized, three-night elite training experience, which will challenge every player and set the stage for the fall season. The curriculum will focus on modern skill sets for advanced players, the coaching staff will be exceptional, and the environemnt will be HYPE.
- Want to get better?
- Want to experience NXT?
COME TO HYPE NIGHT.
- Athletic Trainer and Gatorade Hydration Station will be on site
- Participants will be geared out in Nike team apparel
- Awesome Prizes and giveaways
- Play under the lights at an elite venue
- Music will be blasting
- Play with elite competition
- Pictures plastered on social media so parents and players can follow along.
*This is an elite level program for players who are serious about training at the highest level available to this age group. Because there are limited spots, there is an application to participate in Hype Night Camp*
WORK HARD. PLAY HARD. GET HYPE.
What You'll Learn
Director of Boys Lacrosse
Marty attended the University of Delaware, where he majored in Early Childhood Education and minored in history. He spent two years as a physical education teacher for children ages 3-18 while completing a Masters of Education at Cabrini College. He then spent time teaching in the Lower Merion School District (PA) at the elementary level. Marty taught for three years as a second grade teacher at Episcopal Academy. He began working at EA in 2011 as a Writing Specialist in the Lower School.
After learning to play lacrosse in the Rose Tree, Ridley, and Haven youth programs, Marty was a crafty attackman and an All Inter-Ac selection while at the Episcopal Academy, graduating in 2003. He then went on to play at the University of Delaware, helping the Blue Hens to two CAA championships and to reach the NCAA tournament in 2005 and 2007. “Coach Kupp” is the director of all boys programs and teams for NXT LC. He also directs Cradle Lacrosse and Trashcan Lacrosse programs and supports the curriculum development for all of NXT's educational efforts.
Coach Kupp has been an assistant coach at Episcopal Academy since 2011, working with the middle school and high school teams. Marty was an offensive assistant coach for both the JV + Varsity teams at Lower Merion High School as well as an assistant coach for Duke's LC from 2008-2010. He was also a volunteer coach with LEAPS.
"You are what you repeatedly do"
Director of Showcase Lacrosse + Head Coach
Brett attended Holy Ghost Prep in Bensalem PA where he had 11 varsity letters including four in lacrosse and soccer. In soccer he was one of only three freshman to ever make varsity, three-year all-league selection, two-time first team all-area and was a first team Philadelphia Inquirer selection. During his soccer career Holy Ghost won four league championships and captured two district titles. In basketball, Holy Ghost made two District 1 title appearances and were district champions in 2004. His senior year the squad was considered one of the best teams ever from Bucks County with a 31-1 record only falling in the state championship. He ended his basketball career as a three-time all league selection including MVP in 2004 and two- time all-area including Bucks County Player of the Year in 2004,Philadelphia Inquirer all-area mention, and was all Southeastern Pa and South Jersey team in basketball and soccer by Scholastic Play by Play Sports. In the classroom at Holy Ghost he was the Freshman Class president, involved with Community Service Corps, and Special Olympics. As a senior he was selected as the school's Scholar Athlete.Brett first started playing lacrosse when he was in eighth grade for Lower Bucks lacrosse. At Holy Ghost Prep he was a four year letterman, three-time all-area, three-time Northeast League selection and two-time captain. His senior year at Holy Ghost the Firebirds captured the school's first ever lacrosse league championship and Brett was selected to play in the Southeastern PA All-Star game. Brett was the first ever Division 1 recruit from Lower Bucks County where he continued his career at the University of Delaware. As a Blue Hen, he was a four-time letter winner and was a captain of the 2008 squad. The Blue Hens appeared in the CAA championship game three years and were the first ever male sport in the schools history to capture a CAA title in 2007. The 2005 and 2007 teams went to the NCAA tournament and in 2007 advanced to the school's first ever Final Four appearance for men's lacrosse. He finished his career at Delaware as one of the program's all time leaders in caused turnovers, was selected to play in the North South All-Star game and was considered one of the best defensive midfielders who has ever played. Off the field at Delaware, he was the team's representation on the Student Athlete Advisory Council, tutored young children, and broadcasted Delaware basketball and football games. In addition he was one the final four nominees for the National Student Leader Award and was selected for the Outstanding Contribution award for athletics at the conclusion of his senior year. Upon graduation from the University of Delaware he was drafted by the Washington Bayhawks now the Cheasapeake Bayhawks of the MLL. Since 2008, he has played with the Bayhawks and now is a member of the Rochester Rattlers. In addition he has played in the NLL since 2009 and won a championship in his second year as a member of the Washington Stealth. He is currently a member of the Philadelphia Wings after being traded to the Wings in September 2010.Has been a volunteer assistant at Holy Ghost Prep the past few years assisting with the lacrosse and basketball programs.Play hard and have fun while doing it. Hard works beats talent when talent does not work hard. I want to see every player achieve their goals and I will do my best to help them. I hope my experience playing and coaching will not only mold my players into great lacrosse players but also great young men.
Coach Hayes is the co-founder and President of NXT Sports. He directs the Trashcan Summer Camp at Episcopal Academy, the Trashcan Winter Program at Episcopal, the Philly Showcase, and many other NXT events. He graduated from Trinity with a B.S. in Biology and currently teaches freshmen and sophomore biology at Episcopal. Andy played lacrosse and soccer at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, earning all-Conference honors in both sports.Andy just completed his seventh season as boy's head lacrosse coach at Episcopal Academy. In 2010, Andy led the Churchmen to a 16-6 record and to the championship game of the highly competitive Inter-Ac league, where they dropped a one-goal heartbreaker to national power Haverford School. Andy also serves as President of the Eastern Pennsylvania Scholastic Lacrosse Association.
Chief Operating Officer
NXTsports is proud to introduce Peter Lawrence as the company’s new full-time Chief Operating Officer. Peter, known to everyone as Coach Law, joins NXT from the University of Hartford, where he has spent the last 10-and-a-half years as head men’s lacrosse coach.
During his tenure at Hartford, Coach Law revamped the Hawks into a consistent contender for the America Easttitle. Under his leadership, Hartford made their first two appearances in the NCAA tournament by virtue of winning the 2011 and 2016 America East tournaments. He was named the 2011 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Coach of the Year. Law’s Hawks also excelled in the classroom, posting the top GPA among America East men’s lacrosse programs in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Lawrence co-founded NXTsports with NXT CEO Andy Hayes in 2009. He has been an integral part of the company’s growth at the executive level ever since. As COO, Lawrence’s unique leadership skills will continue to push NXT to the forefront of youth sports education. He will serve as educational director of the NXT Lacrosse Club, ensuring quality coaching at all levels. Coach Law will also assume curriculum responsibility for all of NXT’s lacrosse educational offerings, including Cradle Lacrosse, Play Fast camps and training, and the elite NXT Lacrosse Academy programming. Law will provide quality control to ensure that NXT programs in all sports, including lacrosse, field hockey, soccer, basketball and football, are executed at elite levels.
Peter, his wife Meghan and their three children relocated to Wallingford, PA in July of 2016.
Kyle McGuireKyle is entering his second season as the Head Boy's Lacrosse coach at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, IL. Kyle was awarded the Tony Lawless award for being an outstanding coach in his sport during the 2015 spring season, where his team finished with a 15-4 record. He has had coaching experience at all levels and all parts of the country, including Washington DC and San Francisco. Kyle claims he was fortunate to have amazing coaches during his playing career that taught larger lesser then winning and losing. Something he hopes to share with future players.Robinson High School, Fairfax VA Lynchburg College '04 - '08Coaches Cradle and Trashcan Lacrosse at NXTsports, Chicago, IL Head Coach - Boys Varsity Lacrosse at Saint Ignatius College Prep. Chicago, IL Coach McGuire loves transition and pushing the ball. He also believes in smart lacrosse and executing on every possession. Becoming a great player is a process and it takes time, enjoy the small accomplishments and do not dwell on mistakes or short comings. Onward and upwards!
Packy joined NXTsports a year ago after living in Durham (UK) where he was studying and earning his Master's in Business Management. Prior to Durham University, Packy did his first two years of college at Onondaga Community College (N.Y.) where he was a member of the Men's Lacrosse Team and won two National Championships and was a Captain his sophomore year. After that, he transferred to the University of Hartford and played for Co-Founder of NXT, Peter Lawrence. He was a member of the Academic All-Conference Team his senior year and earned recognition as a NEILA Senior-Athlete.
2019 Defensive Coordinator
Guy Bourdon is the Head Coach at Benedictine University. Bourdon arrives at Benedictine to take over as head men's lacrosse coach for the 2015-16 year.
Prior, Bourdon served as an assistant at LeMoyne College since 2011. LeMoyne has become a perennial NCAA Division II power, winning the 2013 national championship and finishing as the runner-up in 2015. Bourdon was named as the NCAA Division II Assistant Coach of the Year in 2013.
LeMoyne has been to the NCAA tournament 12 times in the last 13 years and won three regular season conference titles along with a pair of conference tournament titles during Bourdon's tenure. The team compiled an impressive overall record of 76-11, including a 50-4 mark in the Northeast-10 Conference.
"Guy made a tremendous impact on our program during his time with us," LeMoyne head coach Dan Sheehan said. "He is a tireless recruiter that always has the best interest of the student-athlete at heart and he played a huge role in the 2013 championship and our being able to compete at a high level consistently."
Bourdon served as the defensive coordinator at the Syracuse, N.Y. school, and coordinated a defensive unit that ranked in the top five in scoring defense in all five years as an assistant. Bourdon, who also worked as the recruiting coordinator, coached 10 all-americans highlighted by five first team choices and the 2015 Goalie of the Year.
Benedictine University5700 College Road
Lisle, Illinois 60532