March 17, 2014
CONWAY - Registration for the annual Coastal Carolina University Soccer Academy Summer Camp is now open. The camp, which runs from July 18-20, is designed to provide players aged 14 and older an opportunity to be trained by Chanticleer head coach Shaun Docking and his staff in a high-intensity training environment. Each session is specifically designed for the elite athlete with collegiate aspirations.
COASTAL CAROLINA SOCCER ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP (AGES 14-18)
The objective of the Summer Camp is to increase the technical, tactical, psychological and fitness dimensions of each individual player in a competitive and challenging environment with an emphasis on the concepts and functions of a team structure. The camp utilizes team tactics to teach advanced concepts such as defensive organization, creating attacking situations, finishing and systems of play. Players will learn to play within the structure of a system, improving both the individual and the team. The Coastal Carolina University Soccer Academy staff is comprised of National Team coaches, U.S. ODP Regional and State coaches as well as professional and college coaches with their A/B, NSCAA, or Full F.A. License.
Children of Coastal Carolina University faculty and staff are eligible for a 50 percent discount off the $300 registration fee.
Academy Residential Camp registration information can be found HERE.
Coastal Carolina University soccer boasts a rich tradition, beginning with its inaugural season in 1978. Over the course of 34 seasons, Coastal has advanced to the NCAA Tournament 11 times - including nine appearances under coach Docking - and captured both the Big South regular season and tournament championships a conference record 12 and 11 times, respectively. A soccer powerhouse, CCU has produced nine All-Americans, 17 Big South Players of the Year and 145 All-Big South Conference selections. The Chants have advanced to the NCAA Tournaments each of the past four seasons, including Sweet 16 appearances in both 2012 and 2013. Coastal has ended each of the last three campaigns ranked amongst the top-20 in the NCAA. In addition, Coastal ranks third in the nation with 69 victories since the start of the 2010 season.
Furthermore, Docking and his staff have established a proven track record of developing players for the next level as nine Coastal Carolina players have been selected in Major League Soccer drafts, including No. 3 overall pick Joseph Ngwenya in 2004, No. 15 overall selection Pedro Ribeiro in 2014 and No. 30 overall pick Cyprian Hedrick in 2012.
If you have any questions or need additional information call or write:
Coastal Carolina Soccer Academy
Adkins Field House
550 University Blvd.
Conway, SC 29528