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07/28/24 - 08/02/24

$679.00 - $879.00

Leinster School of Excellence at Syracuse University

Location: Kimmel Hall - 311 Waverly Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210
Registration Ends: 07/28/2024
Boys and Girls Ages: 13-17
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

08/03/24 - 08/04/24

$400.00

Leinster Rugby Coaching Clinic at Syracuse University

Location: Upper Hookway Fields - East Colvin Street, Syracuse, NY 13210
Registration Ends: 08/03/2024
Male & Females Ages 18+

About Us

Leinster Rugby School of Excellence at Syracuse University

Leinster Rugby is a world-leading professional and amateur rugby organization located in Dublin, Ireland, with an unrivaled track record in developing rugby talent. Leinster’s rugby athletes currently represent over 70% percent of the Irish Rugby national team, currently ranked number one by World Rugby. The School of Excellence aims to develop smart and skillful rugby players and inspire the mindset and training habits that will help them achieve their full potential. Leinster is now offering its highly successful camp at Syracuse University, for a second year following the success of its’ launch last year.


The School of Excellence at Syracuse University will provide aspiring rugby athletes, from age 13-17 (girls and boys) with a comprehensive rugby training and educational program that simulates a week in the life of a professional rugby player. Campers will learn to play the Leinster way, as they gain a greater understanding of the game and learn about values such as teamwork, commitment, integrity, and communication.


Campers should expect a structured rugby development program, emphasizing skill development, game understanding, activity and enjoyment. In particular, campers will develop core rugby skills and learn to perform them under challenging conditions through coaching in a professional environment.

Our Camp Director

Colin O'Hare

The Leinster-appointed Syracuse University Head Coach is a highly experienced professional with strong sporting acumen which includes coach and player development, strategic change management and strategic planning. An energetic and innovative leader with excellent communication skills who is results-driven and committed to continuous high standards of performance. Colin has over 25 years of coaching experience with Leinster Rugby. Colin also holds a qualification in exercise and health studies and is a World Rugby Educator.

Testimonials

“Everything about the camp was excellent. The signup process was easy, the rugby & non-rugby activities were great, and the guest speakers were fantastic. The coaches were very knowledgeable and patient with all the campers. Worth every penny.”

“This was the first time my son went to an overnight camp, and he loved it, he did not want to come home. The activities were amazing, booking was a breeze, and everyone was amazing. The staff were attentive, and the coaches were smart. This camp was worth the price.”

“The University was the perfect place to host a camp. All of the coaches were amazing, the online signup process was easy, and the pitch sessions were the highlight of my camper’s experience.”

FAQs

Campers will sleep in Marion and Kimmel Residence Halls. These Syracuse University dorms are typically where sophomore students live during the fall and spring academic semesters.

There will be counselors supervising the campers in the dorms. These counselors also make sure every camper gets to each activity.

Three meals a day are provided by Syracuse Dining Services at Shaw Dining Hall. Commuter campers receive lunch and dinner.

here will be athletic trainers available through the day and medical staff available 24 hours at the Barnes Center at the Arch. Campus also neighbors Crouse Hospital in case of extreme emergencies.

Parents are encouraged to watch the scrimmages prior to check out on Friday morning, August 2nd.

Hookway Fields at Syracuse University. Located adjacent to the Syracuse University Lally Athletic Complex and Syracuse University South Campus. Situated off of Comstock Avenue on East Colvin Street, Syracuse, NY 13210

A normal day includes Breakfast, Skill Sessions, Lunch, Classroom Session, Skill Sessions, Dinner, Activities, Wrap-Up Talk and time with fellow campers in the Residence Halls.

Contact Us

For general questions or for more information, please email leinstersyracuse@syr.edu

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