Philly Summer Showcase July 21, 2017
Philly Summer Showcase
BE SEEN at the 2017 Girls Summer Showcase!#NXTGPSS17
Location: United Sports
Date: July 21, 2017
Divisions: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Under the Girls Philly Showcase's exciting and unique format, each participant is placed on a team for the day and coached by a college coach.
Director of Girls' Events
Amanda Kammes currently serves as the Director of NXT Girls Lacrosse Events. She oversees 10 Girls Lacrosse events which are open to youth through high school aged girls. NXT Girls Lacrosse events operate in 5 different states and reach over 300 club teams annually. Additionally, Kammes oversees the Fall and Summer Showcase and Invitational which offer some of the most premier recruiting events in the Mid-Atlantic and accept 500 of the most elite HS players in the country yearly.
Outside of NXT, Kammes is currently the Abington High School Varsity Head Coach, taking over the reigns of the program in 2015. Most recently, she served as the top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for UC-Davis’ Division I women’s lacrosse team from 2012-15. She oversaw defensive systems, player development, camps, clinics and academic support for the team. Under her watch, the 2015 Aggies posted the highest GPA in program history and upset a ranked opponent for the first time in program history when they defeated Stanford (14) in 2013.
Prior to joining UC-Davis, Kammes served as the defensive coordinator at Garnet Valley High School, where she helped the Jaguars win back-to-back state championships in 2011 and 2012. She helped produce multiple All-Americans and academic All-Americans during her tenure.
Kammes' path to the lacrosse field is a unique one. She played Division I basketball at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also served as an assistant coach from 08-09, after starting her career and spending two seasons at American University (05-08). A Chicago native, Kammes has also served as the Regional Director for NXT’s Cradle Lacrosse and Dribble Hoops and serves as the NXT Lacrosse Girls NXT 2020 team's head coach. She holds a bachelor’s of science in nursing and a master’s degree in nursing education. Kammes currently resides in Philadelphia, PA.
Coaches in Attendance
Coaches in Attendance
Franklin & Marshall
Western New England
Players play three games in front of the assembled college coaches in the morning. At the conclusion of the morning session, there is a brief break and the Girls Philly Showcase concludes with the Fab 40 All-Star Game. All games at the Philly Girls Showcase are professionally filmed in high definition by Next Level Video and a complete video package is available for all participants.
- Girls Philly Showcase players have the opportunity to play for the college coach assigned to their respective team for two team practices in addition to three games in front of college coaches in attendance.
- Players will participate in skills clinics led by Division I coaches throughout the day. Goalie specific instruction included.
- College coaches lead a recruiting discussion to help our Girls Philly Showcase participants and family better understand the college recruiting process.
- UWLX Pro Womens Lacrosse game will follow the All-Star games! Come play in front of and then watch some of the world's best lacrosse players play!
Use the link below to complete our Online Waiver which is required in order to participate in the Philly Summer Showcase
A player's application will be considered complete once it includes BOTH a coach nomination and player application. Either a coach or player can initiate the process. Respective party will receive an e-mail invitation to complete the application once it has been started. Received applications and nominations will be available in My Dashboard once you are logged-in.
T3 Lacrosse Club
LI Yellow Jackets
Big 4 HHH (g)
Team 91 (g)
SJ Shamrocks LC (g)
SouthShore Lacrosse Club (g)
NXT LC (g)
PA Express (g)
Xtreme Lacrosse Club
Team Elevate (g)
LI Legacy LC
True Lacrosse Pittsburgh
Bay Area Lacrosse Club
West Coast Starz
380 Lacrosse (g)
Eastern Shore Lacrosse Club
Ultimate Lacrosse NJ
Ultimate Lacrosse PA
Granite State Elite
Girls Philly Showcase athletes play for a college coach assigned to their respective team for two team practices in addition to three games in front of college coaches in attendance.
Players also participate in skills clinics led by Division I coaches.
College and high school coaches head a recruiting discussion that helps our Girls Philly Showcase better understand the college recruiting process.
All teams get 30 minutes of practice and warmup time to become familiar with teammates and prepare for competition.
Note: 2015 Schedule
All teams will play three 55-minute games. Exact schedule will vary based on start time. Generally, teams will have a one-game break between each game.
Note: 2015 Schedule
The highly-coveted group of Fab 40 All-Stars will be announced at Field 1. Selections are based on Showcase's All-Star committee representatives. There will also be a recruiting discussion headed by college coaches prior to the start of the Fab 40 All-Star Game.
Fab 40 All-Star selection lists will be printed and emailed to college coaches. All players will hold a place in Showcase's web archival for future reference.
Front Rush has partnered with NXT Girls Showcase events to bring Coach Packet recruiting software and Recruit Spot to enhance our event! This product allows College Coaches to more easily access rosters, tournament schedules and your recruit player profile electronically while at the event. Additionally, all games will be filmed in HD and made available to College Coaches nationwide.
United Sports1426 Marshallton Thorndale Road
Downingtown, PA 19335
United Sports is an immaculate indoor and outdoor facility that was professionally designed and built to host elite sporting events.
NXT is proud to partner with the Chester County CVB to host this event!
So much to see and do on event weekend. Located in the heart of Chester County’s Brandywine Valley, and in close proximity to Philadelphia, your time off the field will be packed with excitement. From unique historical attractions, a variety of restaurants to satisfy any foodie, and a host of different events, your weekend promises to be one to remember.
Brandywine Picnic Park
Tube or paddle down the Brandywine, relax in the shade, or bask in the sun. We pride ourselves on offering the best food and friendliest service available in a traditional family picnic atmosphere.
Longwood Gardens offers a new experience everyday with special events, concerts, and cuisine; The 1050 acres of woodlands, gardens, conservatories and fountains are open everyday of the year.
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. Welcome center and Washington's headquarters open 9am-5pm daily.
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
The Delaware Valley is the birthplace of the helicopter industry; Come see over 35 helicopters, climb in five; Visit our theatre or rent the facility for your event.
We look forward to hosting you at the 2017 Girls Philly Showcase! NXT works hard to provide quality hotel options that meet the needs of all attendees. NXT thus requires all attendees to book event hotel rooms through our system.
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