Top of the Class Winter Choate Rosemary Hall

REVOLUTION FIELD HOCKEY CAMP

Top of the Class North
Choate Rosemary Hall
Wallingford, CT

DECEMBER 27 – 28

Day:
 $475
One Day: $295

Open to Class of 2020-2023

CAMP DETAILS

Matching student-athletes to America’s top academic institutions

Aspiring to play field hockey at an upper echelon college or university is both exciting and challenging.  We have designed this event to benefit the student-athletes who desire to pursue this goal. Top of the Class is our answer to the numerous requests from college coaches, student-athletes and their parents to offer an opportunity where we can expose current players to a variety of coaching styles, play among the competition, show off individual strengths and become an overall better player.

We’ve assembled a number of the top coaches and instructors from prominent colleges within our national field hockey network in order to mentor players in the process of recruiting, academic admissions criteria and what it takes to play field hockey at the collegiate level. You can expect to learn much more about the college recruiting process from the people who do it: the recruiting rules, who to talk to, what to expect on visits, how to communicate with coaches and a whole lot more.  Whether or not our group of coaches represents the specific schools you might be looking to attend in particular, you will nonetheless gain a valuable perspective into the process as it pertains to scholar-athletes at any of the top academic institutions.

The Top of The Class Camp is open to players graduating high school in 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023. Enrollment will be limited in order to ensure each participant receives maximum exposure to our coaches and other speakers such as college guidance counselors. We also highly encourage parent participation in order to get the most out of this exclusive opportunity. This is a great chance to be seen by coaches and potentially open doors to college contacts and the world of field hockey beyond the high school level.

 

At the Choate Rosemary Hall Top of the Class Showcase campers will receive:

  • Individually Numbers Top of the Class Reversible Jersey
  • Admissions Workshops
  • Speed & Agility Workouts
  • Strength & Conditioning Experts
  • Nutrition Seminars
  • Yoga
  • Weight Room 101
  • Game Video Analysis
  • Leadership Training

8:45am – Check-In
9:00am – Kinetic Warm-ups (Tabata or Dynamic Work-Out with Strength & Conditioning Coaches)
9:10am – Technical Skill Stations
10:30 – Tactical Development Stations
11:00 – 12:00  Scrimmages & Panel Rotations
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – Shooting Demos & Players Choice
1:45 – Technical Skill Development
3:00pm – Scrimmages
4:00pm – End of Day & Cool Down

Parent seminars are optional offerings to those interested in hearing from our admissions experts, guidance counselors, Sports Leaders as well as nutritionists and strength and conditioning coaches.

Check In / Check Out: 8:30am each day. First meal is Lunch will be provided. Check out is  4pm each day.

Below is a suggested list of items to bring to camp. We suggest that campers do not bring expensive personal items such as cameras, iPods/iPads, etc. Please label every article you bring to camp. All items will be the responsibility of the camper. Revolution Field Hockey and its camp staff are not responsible for lost, stolen or forgotten items.

  • Health Form
  • Equipment (Indoor Stick, Shin Guards, Athletic Sneakers, Mouthguards & Goggles)
  • Goalies (Pads, Gloves, Helmet)
  • Bring a garbage bag (to wrap bag in inclement weather),
  • Extra Mouthguards
  • Waterbottle
  • Lunch will be provided – Please select your lunch option during the registration process

Hotel Room Block:  Our reserved room block for reservations expire on December 13th. If you still need a hotel they may still have the rooms available, but we cannot guarantee space since our block of rooms close on May 13th. Fairfield Inn Wallingford 100 Miles Drive Wallingford, CT 06492 203-284-0001 About 5 miles from campus

ABILITY GROUPS
Players are grouped first by age and then by ability. The first session is an assessment session – we will update groups after the first day.
ATHLETIC TRAINER
Trainers are on site to aid in illness, injury prevention and first aid.
HEALTH FORMS
All campers are required to have a completed health form in order to participate at camp. You can either fill out our health form or use the doctors form and use our form as a cover page. Please fill out contact information and parent signature. HEALTH FORM
WEATHER PLAN
We utilize inclement weather opportunities to focus on team building, strategy sessions, individual meetings.
TRAVEL
The nearest airport is Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT. You are responsible for getting yourself to and from campus, Revolution Field Hockey does not provide transportation.
CANCELLATION POLICY
Any camper who must cancel prior to camp will receive a camp credit equal to the amount of camp tuition already paid.  The credit is transferable to another family member and is good for any Revolution Field Hockey Camp or eCamps Partner program through next summer (agreement begins at time of purchase).  Any cancellation within 5 days of the start of camp will result in a camp credit minus $100 cancellation fee.  Camp credits are not extended to campers who leave camp after the start of a session.  CASH/CREDIT CARD REFUNDS ARE NOT OFFERED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE.

STAFF DETAILS

  • Alix Barrale Williams College
  • Jaime Ginsberg Smith College
  • Katie Kloeckener Trinity College
  • Victor Brady Bryn Mawr College
  • Chrissy Needham Connecticut College
  • Christine Kemp Castleton College
  • Patti Klecha-Porter Wesleyan University
  • Kelly McManus Bowdoin College
  • Hannah Allison Swarthmore College
  • Dani Ryder Bates College
  • Kelly Hartchetts Union College
  • Bridget LaNoir Rensselaer (RPI)
  • Anna Crumb Kenyon College
  • Gillian MacDonald Sage College
  • Erin Autera Hartwick College
  • Tina Mattera Tufts University
  • Andy Whitcomb Mt. Holyoke College
  • Missy Mariano Hamilton College
  • Charlotte MacDonald Dickinson College