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2016 True Summer Camp at Davenport University


Braveheart for the Championship!!!

Civil War Against the Coaches

Lacrosse Dodgeball!

Coach Max Getting Dumped on and Seeking Revenge

Mickey Vs. John - Braveheart Thursday

We are at capacity!!! Camp registration is closed

Welcome to True Lacrosse Camp at Davenport University. The Best Youth Lacrosse Camp Staff in Michigan. Take a Look at the Programs Represented on Our staff of Current/Past Players as Well as Current Coaches!!!!

Great facilities combined with a great coaching staff will once again culminate this year for a great experience at Davenport University. Every session is planned out to the minute to help the players learn about this great sport, and enjoy their experience. Stations in the morning, drills in the early afternoon, and games at night will help players grow on an individual basis as well as progress in a team atmosphere. Between time on the field, we'll add in chalk talk, speed and agility training, and lots of fun!!


Davenport University:

6191 Kraft Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512


July 19-22nd, 2016 (DAY CAMP!!!)

  • 8am-9:30 am drop off
  • Done by 4:30-6pm
  • July 22nd: Done by 2pm


Rising 3-9 graders (Current 2-8 graders in the 2015-2016 school year)



Full Price:

  • $375

Register Before Christmas:

  • $325

Before May 15, 2016


What to Expect


  • Instruction in the morning, games in the afternoon!
  • Fundamentals and lots of them!
  • Time and room shooting, & shooting on the run
  • Proper dodging technique
  • Defensive slide and footwork
  • Goalie training - positioning, footwork
  • Unsettled Situations
  • Increasing lacrosse IQ!
  • Groups staying together in off field time to work on learning about the game. Watching video, learning about how to become a better athlete, and of course fun with competitive fun games (gladiator, tennis ball dodgeball, pipes, water balloon fights, and playing other sports as well!!!)  
  • You will have the same group of coaches for your down time and on field time all camp!!!
  • Each day we'll have different demos of our coaches shooting, tricks of the trade on 1on1's, speeches on what it takes to reach your goals you set for yourself from some of the best lacrosse players in the country
  • Personal evals for all campers!!!!
  • Tons of prizes and give aways

Sample Camp Schedule

  • 8am - 9:30am Session 1 (Group 1) - Stations!! footwork, shooting techique, defensive angles, proper terminology, Walking through defensive and offensive sets
  • 9:30-11am Session 1 (Group 2) - Stations!! footwork, shooting techique, defensive angles, proper terminology, Walking through defensive and offensive sets. Group 1 will be breaking down film, working on speed/agility, or doing a fun off field activity! (tennis ball dodge ball, water balloon fights, 
  • Lunch 11am-1pm (CAMPERS GET A FULL HOT LUNCH!!!)
  • Noon-1:30pm - Session II (Group 1) Competetive Drills - 3v2,4v3, 5v4, even sitiations, Man up man down. Group 2 will be breaking down film, working on speed/agility, or doing a fun off field activity! (tennis ball dodge ball, water balloon fights, 
  • 1:30-3pm Session II (Group 2) - Competetive Drills - 3v2,4v3, 5v4, even sitiations, Man up man down. Group 1 working on leadership training, and team work activities. (Plus Snacks!)
  • 3pm-4:30pm Session III (Group 1) Controlled Games! 
  • 4:30-6pm Session III - (Group 2) Controlled Games!


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Please Let us Know if you have any Questions!!!

Kyle Osipoff

Grand Rapids Director

Phone: (616)916-8003

"If you're going to do one lacrosse event this summer, this is the one you can't miss. The level of coaching across the board is second to none in Michigan. This camp is filled with tons of on and off field experiences that will help the players take their game to the next level and have a lot of fun doing it! This is the most fun we have all summer and it's reflected in the experience of the campers" - Chris Gervat - Camp Director

Davenport Turf and Field House

Meet the Staff

Chris Gervat - State Team Coach

  • University of Massachusetts Lacrosse 2000-2004
  • Four Year Starter
  • Team Captain
  • Rookie of The Year
  • 44-16 record at UMass
  • UMass ranked in the top 10 three of the four years (2001-2003) Ranked as high as #3 in the country (2003 Season)
  • Holds Record for most games played at UMass (60)
  • Member of 1999 Long Island Empire State Team
  • Michigan State Assistant Coach 2008,'09
  • Forest Hills Central Varsity Assistant Coach 2010
  • Head Coach of Davenport University (MCLA DI) '12-'15
  • 2014 CCLA DI Coach of the Year (Davenport)

Pat Morrison - True Idaho Director

  • 2006 Maryland High School State Champion (Severna Park)
  • 2008 Anne Arundel County Male Athlete of the Year
  • 3 Year High School Team Captain in Football & Lacrosse (Severna Park)
  • Attended the University of Maryland
  • 2011 ACC Champion
  • 2011 & 2012 NCAA DI Men's Lacrosse National Championship Game participant
  • 2012 Daniel Slafkosky Coaches' Award Winner
  • Coach at MIAA "A" Conference Severn School (2012-2015)

Pat Riffee - Titanium/True Ohio Director


  • 2009 HS All American - Worthington Kilbourne
  • 2009 State Champ
  • The Ohio State - 4 time scholar athlete - 3 time academic all big 10. 
  • Current assistant Coach for Capital University (NCAA DIII)

Guest Coaches

Zach Palmer - Johns Hopkins - Current Player for the Ohio Machine
Travis Harrington - Bryant - Current Assistant Coach at Robert Morris (NCAA DI)

Clip of Cam Scoring Against Team USA!