BOYS HYPE NIGHT August 7 - August 9, 2017
BOYS HYPE NIGHT
Age: 12 - 15 year olds
Date: August 7 - August 9, 2017
Time: Monday, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: The Proving Grounds
This sold out program in 2016 is return in August 2017
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 male and female lacrosse players in the Philadelphia Area (grad years 2021, 2022, 2023) to be in attendance. Boys and Girls HYPE NIGHT Camps are separate but will occur simultaneously.
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.
Director of Guidance, Assistant Coach
Coach Leahy is in his 24th year as Head Coach at La Salle College High School. He has achieved an overall record of 418 W - 86 L (280 W - 4 L in the Catholic League) which includes the 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2013 PA State Championship, 2005 & 2007 EPSLA Finals, 2010 & 2011 PIAA Finals, 2006 EPSLA Final Four, & 19 Philadelphia Catholic League Championships. He is a 1992 graduate of Loyola College in Maryland where he played and coached midfield and was considered a face-off specialist. From 1995-1996 he played forward for the Philadelphia Wings. Coach Leahy coached the 2007 U.S. South UnderArmour All American Team. In 2010 Coach Leahy was the first lacrosse coach to be inducted into the Montgomery County Coaches Hall of Fame, and in 2013 he was inducted into the Philadelphia Lacrosse Hall of Fame, and will join the 2016 Under-19 USA World Team Staff for the World Games in Conquitlam, BC, Canada - July 2016.
Volunteer coach for Abington Lacrosse Club
2015: Junior captain of ANC's varsity. First-team All-Friends League selection.
2014: Sophomore captain of ANC's varsity. First-team All-Friends League selection.
2013: Varsity player as a freshman.
Hempfield High School 3.96 GPA Superior Honors Community Service: Minithon 2013: Toys for Tots 2013: Project for the Needy
Committed to Ohio State in August 2014. Lax Lessons commitment story. Philly Lacrosse/Top Lax Recruits commitment story.
2015: Nike The Ride
2015: Lancaster-Lebanon League All-Star (86 goals and 23 assists)
2014: Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip
2014: Philly Showcase Camp Fab 40 All-Star
2014: MVP Towson University all-star
2014: FCA U-15 National Championship in Denver (Colo.)
2014: Varsity player as a freshman
2014: National Showcase participant 2014
2014: University of Maryland Prospect Camp 2014
2014: Maverik Showtime Invitee
2013-14: 3D Blue Chip Showcase participant
2013: Philly Freshman Showcase
2013: 3D Box Lacrosse Participant
2013: Bison Brawl All-Star
Varsity Soccer: starting center defender and Rookie of the Year Basketball Golf Volleyball
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.
2016: Philly Summer Invitational champion
2016: MVP Delaware All-Star
2016: Baltimore Summer Kickoff All-Star
2016: Second-team All-Delco
2016: First-team All-Catholic League. Finished with 108 points.
2015: Honorable mention All-Delco
2015: Second-team All-Philadelphia Catholic League
2015: FCA National Team in Lake Placid
2015: MVP Towson All-Star
2015: Archbishop Carroll starting midfielder as a freshman. Finished with 74 points.
2014: Philly Freshman Showcase
2014: Syracuse Prospect Camp
2013: Keystone State games
2008-2014: Collegeville Cougars
Academics: 3.8 GPA, Honors and AP student
3.75 GPA Honor Roll (2008-Present)
2015: Montgomery/Bucks First Team all-area
2015: First-team All PAC-10 selection as a junior
2015: Led the PAC-10 Conference in total points with 93 (45 goals, 48 assists)
Committed to Richmond in July 2014.
2014: Legacy Lacrosse all-star.
2014: MVP 2 all-star.
2014: Boys Philly Showcase Camp all-star.
2014: Montgomery/Bucks second team all-area.
2014: Baltimore Summer Kickoff all-star
2014: First-team All-Pac 10 selection as a sophomore
2014: Led the PAC-10 conference in points as a sophomore with 74 (47 goals and 27 assists)
2013: Maverik Showtime
2013: Fab 40 all-star at the Philly Showcase Camp
2013: Pac-10 champion with Spring-Ford
Trashcan Lacrosse Club U15
Collegeville Cougars 2008-2012 (U11-U15)
Black Bear Montco U13
Chris lives in Philadelphia and is the National Sales Manager for Elevation Lacrosse.Attackman, St. Joseph HS (South Bend, IN), Bellarmine University (Louisville, KY), Gryphons LC (Philadelphia division of the ALL).I was previously the head boys lacrosse coach at St. Joseph HS (South Bend, IN), assistant coach with Team Indiana and Program Director for Michiana Falcons Youth Lacrosse. Since moving to Philadelphia in 2010, I've been an assistant coach with the UPenn NCLL Lacrosse team and have served as an interim coach with Edge Elite (Toronto, Ont.).I believe in creating a competitive, efficient, positive and fun environment that demands each player bring their best effort every time they step on the field.
Mike works full time for an insurance broker called The Graham Company in their Technical Development Department and is responsible for new hire training and development. In his free time he enjoys cooking, sports, and music.Mike played at Springfield High School in Delaware County, graduating in 2005. He was a 4 year letter winner in soccer and lacrosse and a member of 2 PSLA Final Four teams and won the Central League Championship in 2005. He then played collegiately at Drexel University. Graduating in 2010, Mike was the recipient of the Randy Voight Coaches Award as a senior. He continues to play for GMH in the spring and summer. Mike's goal is to teach the fundamentals of both position and team defense based around a tough, hard-nosed philosophy.
"Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow" - Norman Vincent Peale
Committed to Hofstra in March of 2014.
2015: U.S. Lacrosse All-American
2014: PIAA state champion
Brine National Classic 2012
Delco Keystone games 2012
Delco All-Stars 2012
Fever Lacrosse 2011, 2012
I enjoy the competition and the opportunity lacrosse brings. Lacrosse is so much fun and one of the greatest things I have ever done.
Football captain 2010, 2011, 2012
Rec League Basketball Snowboarding Surfing
Volunteer coaching lacrosse to local fourth grade team
Coach Capron is new to Philadelphia from North Carolina. Nico is looking forward to his first year as an assistant coach at St. Joseph's University in addition to taking over the NXT 2020 team.
Nico earned four letters at Weddington High School, where he was a three-time All Conference selection at defense. He went on to play Division I ball at Canisius College, where he was a three year starter at close defense. While earning a Masters Dgree in England, Nico played for the Durham University team and helped teach the game to local youth. In 2014, Nico played multiple games with the Charlotte Hounds in the MLL.
Coach Capron currently coaches at St. Joseph's University, where he works with the defense, goalies and face-offs in addition to supporting the Hawks' recruiting efforts. Before moving to Philadelphia, Nico was a popular coach in the Team Carolina club program, working with their high school teams. He remains passionately involved in the Stick With Us Foundation.
High honor roll student
Committed to Ohio State in September 2014.
2014: Berks League all-league midfielder.
Nine years of lacrosse experience
Water polo, wrestling
Gerry played midfield for Episcopal Academy, graduating in 2010. He went on to play for Bryant University as an attackman and midfielder under Coach Mike Pressler. During his time as a Bulldog, his team won three consecutive NEC Championships, making it to the NCAA tournament in both 2012 and 2013.Gerry first began coaching in 2010 with Main Line Youth Lacrosse Camp, where he established a strong foundation of skills and concepts for his players to build their careers upon. Since then, he has had the opportunity to work with players ranging in age from five to 14 years old.
The Proving Grounds707 Conshohocken Road
Conshohocken, PA 19428