Tom DeMaio, a respected youth and high school lacrosse coach who is well known within the Orange County Lacrosse community, will be leading the coaching staff at the Camp 12, an overnight lacrosse camp at the University of San Diego.
DeMaio, who coaches the Brady’s Bunch Elite teams and led the Santa Fe Christian School Eagles to a 12-5 record this past season, will work closely with campers to improve their lacrosse skills and bring their game to the next level. CAMP 12 is produced and managed by Gridiron Group, a youth sports focused marketing and consulting company.
Set on the beautiful campus of the University of San Diego, CA. CAMP 12 is a full time three night/four day overnight camp immersing the players into the game of lacrosse. It is focused on players of all levels and ages who are prepared to challenge themselves. This camp will not only teach new advanced techniques and skills through high impact training, but be focused on developing the full lacrosse player on and off the field. This camp will teach innovative box lacrosse concepts as well as feature position specific coaches and teaching.
CAMP 12 Director Tom DeMaio said, “Developing drills that improve lacrosse IQ is essential and underserved in today’s typical lacrosse practice. The final goal of this camp is to improve every players ability to understand and process the game while having FUN and competing at the same time”
Camp 12 benefits include:
– High School and College coaches.
-College level skill development
-Individual positional teaching and training
-Competitive Team play every day
-3v3 “Chumash” & “Trash Can” tourneys
-Nightly “D1 in Life” speakers who will address the boys about having positive off the field impacts on their teams and communities.
-Camp 12 Pinny and many other giveaways
-As an additional benefit, all participants will be evaluated for the Brady’s Bunch Elite invitation only teams http://bradysbunchlax.com/. Brady’s Bunch teams play regionally and nationally at top recruiting events.
CAMP 12 is open to players of all skill levels, youth players to high school, and is expected to fill up very quick. The Campers will be divided into groups based on age, experience and skill.
About Camp Director Tom DeMaio
Demaio grew up in New England and has been coaching lacrosse for over 20 years. A former Head Coach at Northeastern University in Boston, Coach DeMaio is regarded as one of the top teachers in the sport with an impressive track record of developing players both on and off the field. He is the Program Director for Brady’s Bunch Lacrosse, a nationally regarded club team.
Coach DeMaio is currently the Varsity Head Coach at Santa Fe Christian School in San Diego. In 2014, his first year at the helm, he led SFC to the Division I Semi-Finals in the highly competitive CIF San Diego Section.
Tom DeMaio owns and operates DeMaio Sports Management, DSM and “Grow the Game” have taken a progressive a role in expanding youth participation in lacrosse throughout the United States. DSM manages the operations of the nationally recognized and respected club travel team Brady’s Bunch. Brady’s Bunch players participate in honor of Brady Wein, a young boy afflicted with Leukemia. Bunch players gather from 22 states and two countries to play for Brady and bond as a family in high level tournaments and recruiting events across the country.
Gridiron Group provides consulting and marketing services for organizations engaged in youth and amateur sports activities. Gridiron Group possess expertise in the areas of Management, Communications, Event Planning, Sponsorship, Fund Raising and more. Gridiron Group has experience in producing and managing Camps, Clinics, Tournaments, Leagues, Schedules, Jamborees, 7 on 7, Awards Banquets and Seminars.
Gridiron Group is committed to ensuring organizations succeed in offering a quality product and memorable experience for the participants and their families.
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