Back of the Net Field Hockey Camp at Virginia Wesleyan University

REVOLUTION FIELD HOCKEY CAMP

Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Beach, VA

July 6th – July 9th, 2020

Day Camp: $349
Half Day Camp: $229

Camp is open to ages 7-17 of all ability levels.

CAMP DETAILS

Virginia Wesleyan University situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in the coastal town of Virginia Beach, just miles from the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. Campers will enjoy playing on the dedicated field hockey pitch, Birdsong Field. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the insider’s view of the facilities and collegiate experience.

Campers will enjoy access to the best coaches will aid your ability to reach new heights as a player. This camp is for ages 10-18 and will cover all the technical and tactical training to help you improve. Every camper will receive a limited edition reversible jersey, ball, water bottle, and lanyard as well as other fun prizes. Revolution Field Hockey Camps are USA Field Hockey Partner Camps – making recommendations into the Futures program.

At the Virginia Wesleyan University Camp campers will receive:

  • Authentic Revolution Field Hockey Reversible Jersey
  • Water Bottle
  • Personal Evaluation
  • 10:1 Camper to Coach Ratio
  • Specialized Goalkeeper Training
  • USA Field Hockey Futures Program Partner Camp
  • 8:45 – Campers Arrive
  • 9:00 – Daily Theme Workshop
  • 9:30 – 11:30 Skills & Position Training
  • 11:30 – Cool Down & Extra Help
  • 12:00pm – Lunch
  • 1:00 – 1:30pm Spike Ball, Frisbee & Recess Games
  • 2:00pm-3:00pm – Field Hockey Session// Strategy & Game
  • Concept Training
  • 3:00pm – Campers Depart

Check In: Campers will check-in daily at 8:45am each day at the athletic field. Please allow a few extra minutes on the first day to allow for initial registration. Full Day campers are required to bring their own lunch. Half Day Campers depart prior to lunch.

Check Out: Campers will check-out each day at 3pm. Half Day Campers check-out each day at 12pm.

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. Cell phones are allowed during lunch, but not on the field during training sessions. 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 (Stick, Shin Guards, Cleats or Athletic Sneakers, Mouthguards & Goggles)
  • Goalies (Pads, Gloves, Helmet)
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch / Snack

Group Discounts: Team/Group discounts are given to groups who register together. For 5-9 players, the discount is $25 off for each camper. For 10 players or more, the discount is $50 for each camper. To receive this discount, please call our office at 800-944.7112 for a Coupon Code. This coupon code will enable all your group to register online individually and receive the discount.

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
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

Christina Walker begins her seventh season as the head coach of the field hockey program in 2019.

In just her third season with the Marlins, Walker took the squad to the ODAC tournament for the first time since the 2011 campaign, winning six games in the regular season. She followed that up with a seven win season in 2016, including four wins in ODAC play. The conference win total was the most by a Marlin squad since the 2011 season.

Prior to her time at Virginia Wesleyan, Walker served as an assistant coach at Wake Forest for six seasons, helping guide the Demon Deacons to four NCAA appearances and two national semifinals.

She has also served as Head Coach for Futures site from 2008 to 2012 while also holding the position of Site Director of Futures in Winston-Salem from 2009 to 2011. Walker coached the U16 NFC’s in 2010 and has been an assistant director for Wake Forest Hockey Camps.

A face on the national scene, Walker has coached the FDIC camp in 2011 for Elite USA high school players, a camp that’s sanctioned by United States Field Hockey. She also was invited to coach an AAU Junior Olympics team in the summer of 2015.

Walker attended the Coaches Forum in 2012 and 2014 and holds Level 2 Coaching Certification from U.S. Hockey. She has been a Futures Certified Coach since 2005.

She earned her Bachelor’s in public and community health from the University of Maryland where she played in goal for four years for the Terrapins. She was the goalie for Maryland’s 2005 and 2006 national championship teams and ACC Championship team in 2005. She was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team in 2006.

Walker holds a Masters of Arts in liberal studies from Wake Forest, graduating in 2011. She currently owns Back of the Net Field Hockey, LLC.

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Director

Christina Walker
Head Coach, Virginia Wesleyan University