May 15, 2013
CONWAY - Youth soccer players of all ages and ability levels will have the opportunity to develop their skills at the Coastal Carolina Summer Camps in 2013.
Each session is specifically designed for different levels of play; from an elite athlete looking to play in college to a young player who is just learning the basics of the game. The Coastal Carolina coaching staff and current players will personally provide instruction for each Day Camp with selected top college coaches joining them for the Residential Camps.
Coastal Carolina Soccer Junior Academy Day Camp: July 21-25
Coastal Carolina Soccer Academy Residential Camp: July 21-25
Coastal Carolina Junior Academy Day Camp (ages 7-13)
Coastal Carolina Junior Academy Day Camps are perfect for beginners and intermediate level players. The day camps will help parents who are looking to refine their child’s fundamentals of the world’s most popular sport. Using a progressive curriculum, our sport-specific staff (Including current CCU men’s and women’s players) will ensure your young athlete will gain the technical skills and sport knowledge required in the “next level.” The Day Camps instructional focus is placed on passing, ball control, shooting, defending and attacking. At the end of camp, your child will have learned life skills such as sportsmanship and team work, made new friends and improved sport skills preparing them to participate in travel and recreational soccer.
Campers have the option of registering for half or full days of camp. The half day camp runs from 9 a.m.-noon and costs $95 per camper. The full day camp runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and costs $150.
Junior Academy Day Camp registration information can be found HERE.
Coastal Carolina Soccer Academy Residential Camp (ages 14-18)
The objective of the Residential 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 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.
The $525 per camper registration fee includes on-campus housing and three meals a day at the campus dining hall.
Children of Coastal Carolina University faculty and staff are eligible for a 50 percent discount off the registration fee.
Academy Residential Camp registration information can be found HERE.
Coastal Carolina soccer has a rich tradition, beginning with its inaugural season in 1978. Over the course of 34 years, the Chanticleers have seen the program reach great heights. In all, Coastal has advanced to the NCAA Tournament 10 times - including eight times under Shaun Docking - and captured either the Big South regular season and tournament championships a conference record 21 times. A soccer powerhouse, CCU has produced eight All-Americans, 15 Big South Players of the Year and 138 All-Big South Conference selections.
Furthermore, Docking and his staff have established a proven track record of developing players for the next level as eight Coastal Carolina players have been selected in the Major League Soccer drafts, including No. 3 overall pick Joseph Ngwenya in 2004, No. 30 overall pick Cyprian Hedrick in 2012 and Supplemental Draft selection Ashton Bennett in 2013.
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