TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 12/12/15
Registration is open for the Merrick Thomson Box Out Lacrosse Camp at the University of Albany on July 19-21.
BOX-OUT LACROSSE CAMP
WHERE: University at Albany
AGE GROUPS: Division 1 (grades 5-8) Division 2 (HS and post grads)
COST: Boarder $595 or Commuter $495
Registration: Click here
If you are a college lacrosse fan you have probably noticed the significant increase in Canadian lacrosse players over the past few years. Box lacrosse is a huge part of the Canadian players training. Skills developed in box lacrosse can add several dimensions to your outdoor play. You will see increased stick handling capabilities due to the small space, which will increase the amount of goals scored! The following are many more techniques learned from the box game: stick protection, finishing, limited space handling, deception, appropriate fakes, generating space, pick and rolls, screens, slips, off ball play, defensive footwork and angle play.
United Lacrosse is looking forward to a fun and educational event directed by Merrick Thomson and a box coaching staff that is second to none!
Who is Merrick Thomson and how did his box lacrosse background influence his career on the playing field? Thomson is a former Philadelphia Wings standout with a significant background in playing and coaching at the highest level of box/field lacrosse.
Current University at Albany Assistant Coach
The Hill Academy U18 Head Coach 2010-2015
The Hill Academy Post Graduate 2010-2013
MLL Champion with the Toronto Nationals 2010
2x MLL ALL Star
2x MLL ALL First Team at Attack
Drafted 2nd overall to the Philadelphia Wings
Named to the NLL All Rookie Team
University At Albany
6th ALL Time in Career Goals (188)
3rd Team All American 2007
America East Rookie of the Year
America East Championship MVP
4X America East All Conference Team