Announcing True Lacrosse's Face-Off Academy Overnight Camp!*
* Day Camp Option Available
All Face-Off players will be ranked after every session with in their respective grade level. Players will have the opportunity to go against college players at their position! At the conclusion of the camp each attendee will receive a write up letting them know their strengths and weaknesses. There will be film breakdown and chalk-talks throughout the camp to assist in their off-field lacrosse learning and IQ.
Headline Coaches: Jake Deane, Matt Cassalia, Chris May, Joe Nardella, RJ Ancona, Will Nowesnick and Kevin Finn
Dates: July 23rd, 24th and 25th, 2020
Location: Benedictine University (Lisle, IL)
- Check-In July 23rd at 4:00 PM
- Check-Out July 25th at 12:00 PM
- July 23rd: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- July 24th: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- July 25th: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
- Overnight Campers: $450
(payment plan offered)
- Day Campers: $300
- National Team Director
- Worked for True Lacrosse for 10 years in a variety of roles
- Played at Loyola Academy and won 3 State Championships
- Played DI at Butler University and Stony Brook University
- Played DIII at Salisbury University
- LXM Pro player
- Was the Head Varsity coach of O'Fallon High School and Clayton High School in St. Louis
- Coached for Fox Valley, Evanston, and Lake Forest youth teams
Will is a Lake Forest native and attended Loyola Academy, graduating in 2014. Will won two State Championships ('12 & '13) and was an IHSLA All-American his senior year ('14).
Will continued his career to play at Salisbury University. A four year starter, Will won two National Championships ('16 & '17) and was a runner-up in the 2018 National Championship. Will also collected three years worth of All-American Honors (2x 1st Team, '17 & '18) and 2nd Team in 2016. Will was also a team captain in 2018.
Will is excited to be working back where he first started lacrosse and is thrilled to join the staff of True Lacrosse.
A native of West Islip, NY, Ancona was an All-Section and Long Island All-Star in both football and lacrosse. After high school, Ancona was recruited to play lacrosse at Division 1 Hobart College. There, he excelled as a face-off specialist and defensive midfielder. After two years of Division 1 lacrosse, RJ transferred to Stevens Tech, a top Division 3 program. At Stevens, he lead the team to one conference championship, one ECAC championship, and two NCAA tournament appearances, and was part of the number one scoring offense in Division 3 in 2006. Ancona was awarded with the Stevens Coach’s Award, named an Honorable Mention All American, and an All-Conference player.