GIRLS HYPE NIGHT August 7 - August 9, 2018
GIRLS HYPE NIGHT
Age: 12 - 15 year olds
Date: August 7 - August 9, 2018
Time: Tuesday, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: The Proving Grounds
This sold out program in 2016 is returning 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 three 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 environment will be HYPE.
- Want to get better?
- Want to experience NXT?
COME TO HYPE NIGHT.
August 7, 8, 9 under the lights 6:30-9pm
- 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 NXT Girls Lacrosse Events, Head Coach NXT 2020
Amanda Kammes was hired full-time at NXT in April 2016 to oversee and direct all NXT Girls Lacrosse Event programming. While continuing to serve as the Director of NXT Girls Lacrosse Events, she is also entering her third season as NXT 2020 Head Coach. Along with being a lead coach in the club, she is one of the top instructors for the NXT Lacrosse Academy and director of several Play Fast training sites. From 2015-2016, she was also the Regional Director for both Cradle and Dribble Intro programs.
Prior to working for NXT, Kammes served as the UC Davis Women's Lacrosse Program's top assistant from 2012-2015. She was involved with all aspects of the program and served as the program's Recruiting Coordinator. Kammes also oversaw Defensive Systems, player development and academic support for the team. Kammes previously served as Henwood's defensive coordinator at Garnet Valley High School during that program's 2011 and 2012 PIAA State Championship seasons. She also ran the team's strength and conditioning program. Kammes grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago before venturing to Philadelphia for college at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001. She was a four-year letterwinner and a starting point guard for Penn's women's basketball team, helping the Quakers captured the 2004 Ivy League championship. After college, Kammes held coaching tenures at both American University (2005-07) and at her alma mater (2007-08). In 2009, she earned her degree in nursing from Drexel University's esteemed ACE program. She then joined the Garnet Valley HS Coaching Staff while working in the step down Neuro Intensive Care Unit at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. In 2016, she completed her MSN in Nursing Education from Benedictine University. In 2015, she also served as a coach for the BearLax Sacramento Club program. Asst Lacrosse Coach UC Davis (2012-2015) Asst Lacrosse Coach Garnet Valley High School (2011-2012) Asst Basketball Coach University of Pennsylvania (2008-2009) Asst Basketball Coach American University (2005-2007).
Kelsey Garraty enters her 2nd season as Asst Coach of NXT 2021, where she coaches the defense. She is also a lead trainer for NXT Lacrosse Academy and Director of Play Fast and Cradle Training programs.
2014 Big East champion and Sweet Sixteen finalist at Louisville
2013 and 2014 AD Honor Roll at Louisville
All-Delco and All-Central League player at Ridley HS
Asst FH and Lacrosse Coach at Ridley HS
Halley Barnes enters her third season as NXT LC 2022 Asst Coach and NXT Lacrosse Academy Trainer.
Barnes was a Garnet Valley High School Lacrosse 4x Letter Winner; 2x State Champion, High School All-American, and a High School Academic All-American. She punctuated her high school lacrosse career by scoring the game-winning goal in over time of the PIAA State Championship. Upon her graduation in 2012, she attended Rutgers University, where she is currently a senior on the Women’s Lacrosse Team. As a Scarlet Knight, Barnes as been named as a 2015-2016 team captain, and has twice been honored with All Big East Academic Team and All Big 10 Academic Team. She is also a Chi Alpha Sigma – National College Athlete Honor Society Member. Barnes has coached with Brandywine Major Lacrosse for 3 years and worked for Northwestern and Coach Amonte-Hiller as a summer camp counselor for two summers. As a student athlete at Rutgers, she maintains a 3.8 GPA in her pursuit of a degree in Communications with a specialty in Public Relations and a double minor in psychology and DCIM. While receiving her MA from Rutgers University, she served as an Intern with Rutgers Athletic Marketing Department in Creative Services and Fan Experience, and then interned with Pattison Sports Group. Currently, she is an Assistant Account Executive at Taylor Strategy in NY and commutes to Philadelphia to coach for NXT.
- Asst Coach of NXT 2020
- 4 year starting defender and captain at Temple University
- 2 x State Champion and HS All American at Garnet Valley
- NXT Lacrosse Academy Trainer and Playfast Camp Veteran
2016: Coached at NLA.
2013-2016: West Chester East head coach. PIAA playoff participant.
2008-2012: Penncrest assistant coach. PIAA playoff participant.
2011-2012: Philly Region coach at National Tournament.
2002-2004: West Chester University
1999-2002: Springfield High School
Jamie Wesztergom is a Springfield Township High School and East Stroudsburg University alumni. During her college playing experience, she was a two-year captain who started all 72 games of her career. She received the team MVP award her junior season and Coaches Award following her senior season. She was ranked second among all Division II players with 195 career grounds balls over her 4 year span. Following college she was the assistant coach at Garnet Valley for 3 years, 2 of which were State Championship seasons. Wesztergom is currently a 7th grade science teacher at West Oak Lane Charter School. Asst Coach Garnet Valley HS (2012-2014)
The Proving Grounds707 Conshohocken Road
Conshohocken, PA 19428