|Location: Utrecht, Netherlands||Dates: September 26-27, 2020|
|Venue: Sportpark Overvecht Noord||Ages: 16+|
|Cost: Players: €99, Coaches: €49, Teams: €1000|
******The 2019 event has been postponed until 2020******
The Growth of a Game will be hosting the biggest women’s American football camp in Europe on September 26th-27th, 2020 in Utrecht, Netherlands.
The 2020 European Women’s American Football Camp will be second edition of the event with the intent to improve the skill level of players from all over Europe. Players and coaches from all across Europe will visit Utrecht for the camp, a charming city just 25 minutes outside of Amsterdam. 250 players attended the 2018 women’s camp in Copenhagen, the event’s first edition.
The European Women’s American Football Camp will be led by several of the top coaches in Europe, including Ryan Andersen, head coach for Copenhagen Tomahawks Women in Denmark; Pascal Matla, former head coach for the 010 Trojans in the Netherlands; Steve Sheppard, former special teams coordinator for the Dutch National Team; Ray Agaoglu, former head coach of the Dutch National Team; Jaycen Taylor, running backs coach for the Belgian National Team; Michel Storm, former defensive coordinator for the 010 Trojans in the Netherlands; Emmanuel Lewis, offensive coordinator for the Ingolstadt Dukes in Germany; Richard Bouthoorn, former offensive coordinator for the Alphen Eagles in the Netherlands; Herman Eisinger, defensive line coach for the Schiefbahn Riders in Germany; Robbie Hiensch, former defensive backs coach for the Dutch National Team; Ido Bernadicas, former linebackers coach for the 010 Trojans in the Netherlands; Brandon Snell, running backs coach for the Utrecht Dominators in the Netherlands; Keith Hill, quarterback for the Luzern Lions in Switzerland; Tim Haver Droeze, wide receiver for the Düsseldorf Panther in Germany; Imke Steinmöller, defensive coordinator for the Berlin Kobra Ladies in Germany; and Emma Svensson, former head coach for the Limhamn Griffins Women in Sweden.
The camp will focus on skill development for all players 15 and over. Players of all positions are welcome. In addition to player development, the coaching staff will also be providing instruction to beginner and intermediate coaches in the form of on-field work and coaches’ meetings. Players and coaches from as many as 15 countries will be present.
Player fees for the 2-day camp are €99, while coaches fees are €49. Teams can register up to 20 players and coaches for €1,200 and an unlimited number of players and coaches for €1,500.
Camp practice jerseys will be included in the sign-up cost for players and will be provided during registration. Players must bring their own equipment to participate. Players will wear full pads and helmets for all on-field training.
Sportpark Overvecht Noord is an outdoor facility, so please be sure to dress appropriately.
Hotel Ibis Utrecht is the preferred accommodation for participating players and coaches. Reservations for Hotel Ibis Utrecht must be made at the time of registration on this sign-up page. To reserve accommodation for your team, please e-mail us.
This camp is made possible by the contributions of various partners, including the Utrecht Dominators, TGI Fridays Utrecht, Battle Sports, Ceres Sports, Ibis Hotel Utrecht, Stayokay Hotel Utrecht, and Champro Sports.
Richard Bouthoorn – Quarterbacks
fmr Offensive Coordinator, Alphen Eagles
Keith Hill – Wide Receivers
Quarterback, Luzern Lions (Switzerland)
Tim Haver Droeze – Wide Receivers
Wide Receiver, Düsseldorf Panther (Germany)
Ryan Andersen – Running Backs
Head Coach, Copenhagen Tomahawks (Denmark)
Jaycen Taylor – Running Backs
Running Backs Coach, Belgian National Team
Brandon Snell – Running Backs
Running Backs Coach, Utrecht Dominators (Netherlands)
Pascal Matla – Offensive Line
fmr Head Coach, 010 Trojans (Netherlands)
Steve Sheppard – Offensive Line
fmr Special Teams Coordinator, Dutch National Team
Michel Storm – Defensive Line
fmr Defensive Coordinator, 010 Trojans (Netherlands)
Herman Eisinger – Defensive Line
Defensive Line Coach, Schiefbahn Riders (Germany)
Rey Agaoglu – Linebackers
fmr Head Coach, Dutch National Team
Ido Bernadicas – Linebackers
fmr Linebackers Coach, 010 Trojans (Netherlands)
Imke Steinmöller – Linebackers
Defensive Coordinator, Berlin Kobra Ladies (Germany)
Robbie Hiensch – Defensive Backs
fmr Defensive Backs Coach, Dutch National Team
Saturday – September 26th
8:30am-9:45am – Player registration
8:45am-9:45am – Coaches’ meeting
10:00am-1:00pm – Training
1:00pm-2:15pm – Break & Lunch
2:15pm-5:00pm – Training
Sunday – September 27th
8:00am-8:45am – Arrival of the participants
7:45am-8:45am – Coaches’ meeting
9:00am-12:00pm – Training
12:00pm-1:00pm – Break & Lunch
1:00pm – Camp ends
Local Airports: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (0:40 away, Airport code: AMS), Rotterdam Airport (0:50 away, Airport code: RTM), & Eindhoven Airport (0:55 away, Airport code: EIN)
American Footballclub Utrecht Dominators
3565 CH Utrecht
Free parking will be available on-site.
Lunch will be available for purchase to all players and coaches on Saturday and Sunday for €15.00 per meal. Lunch is optional, however it must be paid in advance.
HOTEL IBIS UTRECHT
3533 KC Utrecht
Discount: This is a highly discounted rate. Reservations must be made directly on this page to secure this price.
Rate: €149.00 for the weekend. This includes a bed in a 2, 3, or 4-person room on Friday and Saturday evening, daily bus transportation, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Additional info: The Hotel ibis Utrecht is the recommended accommodation for all participants. Free breakfast, parking, and wifi are included. Check in begins at 2:00pm. Checkout is 12:00pm. Breakfast is served from 6:30am-11:00am on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Phone: +31 30 291 0366
E-mail: [email protected]
Any questions? E-mail us at [email protected].