Belmont Abbey College Field Hockey Camp

Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC 28012


Overview

Gift yourself a Revolution Field Hockey Camp and make new friends, practice with elite coaches and be a part of the newest tradition of excellence. Belmont Abbey is a new North Carolina DII program and headed by the talented and accredited Head Coach Bronwen Gainsford. Join us this summer and be a part of that vibrant energy. Campers will love training on the well-manicured grass fields, eating in the school's cafeteria & sleeping in the student’s dorms.


About Our Coaches

Bronwen Gainsford

Bronwen Gainsford was announced as Belmont Abbey College's inaugural Field Hockey coach on November 12, 2015.

Gainsford comes to Belmont Abbey from USA Field Hockey, where she was the Region 8 Development and Fundamental Field Hockey Manager since October.  In this role, she represented USA Field Hockey’s programs in the Region, provided overall support for all field hockey constituencies in the region, provided advice, support and opportunities to athletes, coaches, umpires and volunteers, maintained database of all field hockey contacts in region and organized, marketed and led all aspects of the USA Field Hockey Futures program.

Prior to her roles with USA Field Hockey, Gainsford was an affiliate Field Hockey Coach at James Madison University for one season, where she worked with the goalkeepers and recruiting.

Her previous coaching stop came at Smith College (fall 2012 - summer 2014).  She also assisted Smith's women's tennis program for the 2014 season. In winter 2013, Gainsford assumed the role of site director of Futures Field Hockey. She managed over 58 field players and five coaches, organizing and implementing plans directed by USA Field Hockey. Prior to the role, she was the director of goalkeepers and the under-19 coach of NOMADS field hockey from winter 2012 to winter 2013.

As a player, Gainsford was a goalkeeper at Wake Forest in 2010 and 2011.  She played her freshman (2008) and sophomore (2009) seasons at Catawba College where she began as a defender/midfielder before moving to the goalkeeper position.  In 2009, she led all NCAA Division II goalies in saves per game. She served as the team captain and was named the team’s Most Valuable Player.

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Camp Details

Check in/out: Overnight and Extended Day Campers check in at 12pm on the first day and Check out at 12pm on the last day.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to ages 10-18 of all ability levels.

Meals Provided: Overnight campers- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner; Extended Day Campers- Lunch and Dinner

Evening Activities: After dinner, campers will be grouped up in teams and scrimmage against one another.

Extended Day Camper Schedule:
1st Day
12:00pm - Registration
1:00pm-2:00pm Orientation
2:00pm-4:30pm - Afternoon Field Hockey Session
4:30pm-5:00pm - Free Time
5:00pm-5:45pm - Dinner
6:00pm-9:00pm - Night Field Hockey Session/Pick up


2nd and 3rd Days
8:45am - Drop Off at Fields
9:00am-11:30am - Morning Field Hockey Session
11:30am-12:30pm - Lunch
12:30pm-1:30pm - Free Time
1:30pm-4:00pm - Afternoon Field Hockey Session
4:00pm-5:00pm - Free Time
5:00pm-5:45pm - Dinner
6:00pm-9:00pm - Night Field Hockey Session/Pick up


4th Day
8:45am - Drop Off
9:00am - 11:30am - Morning Field Hockey Session
12:00pm - Closing Ceremonies
12:15pm-1:15pm - Check Out


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