Nike Girls Premier ID Camp at Elmhurst College

Nike Girls Premier ID Camp at Elmhurst College
Nike Girls Premier ID Camp at Elmhurst College

Be recruited by the best college coaches in the midwest! The NIKE Girls Premier ID Camp is designed for the serious high school-college-pro bound field player or goalkeeper.

Is your dream to play in college? Or to be the best one out on the field? Here's an opportunity to help take you to the next level!

The most powerful, innovative, unique, and professional soccer camp on the market today, the NIKE Girls Premier ID Camp will help guide your game to new heights.

This camp is for individuals and teams looking to be challenged in a highly competitive soccer environment, while being seen by top college coaches. Soccer success comes from being smarter and more efficient than the other team. Let us help show you the way!

Highlights Include

  • Opportunity to attend professional soccer women's match and perform a match analysis
  • Access to brand new turf fields
  • ACT Prep Class
  • Daily classroom sessions covering college level tactics, systems of play, video instruction and match analysis
  • Nightly 11v11 matches
  • "Champions Breakfast" with current college players
  • Specialized goalkeeping program
  • All coaches are head coaches & first assistants from Divisions I, II, III and NAIA
  • NSCAA parent development seminar (included in tuition)
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Dave Di Tomasso
Camp Director

Dave Di Tomasso

In 2004, Dave Di Tomasso became the head coach of Elmhurst College's brand new men's soccer team. Di Tomasso needed little time to turn the program into a winner, guiding the Bluejays to an impressive 12-7-1 record and a trip to the CCIW Tournament in its first year as a varsity sport.

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Seven years later, the Bluejays' ascent up the ranks of college soccer has been nothing short of impressive. In 2009, Di Tomasso led Elmhurst to its first-ever CCIW Championship and its first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Bluejays finished the season with a 13-4-4 overall record and posted an undefeated conference record of 5-0-2.

In 2013 Coach Tomasso was named Coach of the Year after finishing 11-4-3, good for 2nd in the conference, with only 1 true senior on the field.

In 2010, Di Tomasso guided Elmhurst to a 10-8 overall record with Brehm, Warren, and McMahon all earning all-conference honors.

Di Tomasso has compiled a 76-48-13 record in seven seasons as the Bluejays' head coach. His teams have won 10 games or more in six of his seven seasons and have qualified for the CCIW Tournament four times. He has coached 26 all-conference players, six all-region honorees, and two CCIW Players of the Year.

Before taking the reigns of the men's team, Di Tomasso spent six seasons as the head coach of Elmhurst's women's soccer team. He continues to rank as the College's all-time winningest coach in women's soccer after compiling a 68-45-6 record in six seasons. Sixteen of Di Tomasso's players earned all-conference honors and Tasha Shepard became the first Elmhurst women's soccer player to earn All-America recognition.

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Matt Tunis
Staff

Matt Tunis

Elmhurst College Matt Tunis is in his first season as a graduate assistant coach with the Elmhurst men's soccer team. Tunis spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Alvernia...

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Elmhurst College

Matt Tunis is in his first season as a graduate assistant coach with the Elmhurst men's soccer team.

Tunis spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Alvernia University in Pennsylvania, helping the team win a pair of conference championships and make three conference tournament appearances. The 2012 squad went on to capture an ECAC South Region Championship.

Tunis began his collegiate soccer career at Ocean County College, before transferring to Alvernia and closing out his playing career.

Tunis holds an NSCAA Level 6 Diploma and a USSF "D" license. He currently coaches with the United Soccer Academy in Oak Brook. 

Wes Lomnicki
Staff

Wes Lomnicki

Elmhurst College 5 seasons Elmhurst College Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach Named as NSCAA 30 under 30 coaches in 2013 Played collegiately at UW-Whitewater NSCAA Premier Diploma...

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Elmhurst College

  • 5 seasons Elmhurst College Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach
  • Named as NSCAA 30 under 30 coaches in 2013
  • Played collegiately at UW-Whitewater
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • Current Club coach at Oak Brook Soccer Club
Staff

Megan George

Elmhurst College Current Elmhurst College Women’s Assistant Coach and Goalkeeper Trainer Former Player at Lewis University 2011 Current Club Coach for Palatine Celtic PAWS...

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Elmhurst College

  • Current Elmhurst College Women’s Assistant Coach and Goalkeeper Trainer
  • Former Player at Lewis University 2011
  • Current Club Coach for Palatine Celtic
  • PAWS Goalkeeper Academy
  • USSF D License
Staff

Monica Danek

Marian University Assistant Women’s Coach at Marian University Played 4 years at Lewis University Staff Coach for Illinois ODP Goalkeeper Coach for PAWS Academy

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Marian University

  • Assistant Women’s Coach at Marian University
  • Played 4 years at Lewis University
  • Staff Coach for Illinois ODP
  • Goalkeeper Coach for PAWS Academy
Staff

Past 2014 and Current 2015 Confirmed College Coaches on Staff Include: Brian Rigby- Head Coach University of Illinois at Chicago Bonnie Young- Head Coach North Central College Matt...

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Past 2014 and Current 2015 Confirmed College Coaches on Staff Include:

  • Brian Rigby- Head Coach University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Bonnie Young- Head Coach North Central College
  • Matt Fannon - Head Coach Wittenburg University
  • Ryan Quamme- Head Coach UW-Whitewater

Camp Details

2017 Camp will have the opportunity to attend a Women’s NWSL Professional Soccer Match!
Campers will have the unique opportunity to experience a professional soccer match with pre game tactical speech from member of the Red Stars Coaching Staff. Post match, campers will also have a meet and greet with Red Stars Players!

NIKE Premier ID Goalkeeping School
Keepers are trained by the best goalkeeper coaches around! Our goalkeeper staff has extensive experience, including playing professionally, ODP, academy, and regional experience and high level accreditations through the NSCAA and USSF. The Goalkeeping program emphasizes all facets of the position, including the tactics used as a goalkeeper. All keepers have two GK specific sessions per day and are in-goal for nightly matches for further evaluation.

Soccer Specific Fitness Training
Experience college lever training! Know what it takes to be a college or pro player. All sessions are state of the art and will challenge you each step of the way.

ACT Preparation Class
Guest speaker led classroom session devoted to helping players understand the importance of maximizing their ACT score. Also touching on helpful study habits and test taking methods.

Parent Development Seminar Component It is imperative that the parents are educated on all the factors that go into being a student athlete and what it takes to be successful at the highest level.  NIKE Premier ID Camp has developed a one of a kind program for the parent!  In a partnership with the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) upon check in and after the opening ceremony parents are invited, at NO ADDITIONAL COST, to attend a three hour educational event.  Topics that will be presented and discussed include:

• Admissions Presentation and process given by Elmhurst College Staff
• Financial Aid Presentation by Elmhurst College Staff
• Recruiting Process information provided by a National Recruiting Service
• Elite player qualifications moving forward / what to expect in the college game
• Club Soccer:  differences between regular, academy, and elite clubs

Upon completion of the 3 hour class each parent will receive a Special Topics Diploma through the NSCAA!  Refreshments will be served throughout the course.

Classroom Training
These days players need to be “students of the game” and this requires them to learn in the classroom much like traditional academics. At NIKE Premier ID Camp we understand what it takes to train the players mentally. This is what truly prepares them for college soccer and beyond! The players will learn:
• How to analyze a game from watching and on video through “Match Analysis Training.”
• Perform a match analysis at a professional soccer match
• Tactics of the game through theory and comprehension
• Video analysis
• Drawing of plays and formations using whiteboards

Champion’s Breakfast
A unique experience to say the least!  Current college players from the major programs being represented attendbreakfast with our campers. They share their college soccer experiences both athletically and academically.  Breakfast is catered, and the experience includes a high level guest speaker from the soccer world!  This person shares what it takes to be successful in all aspects of their young lives

More Important Camp Details

INSTRUCTION

Ratio: 1:10
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Facility:  Grass & Turf fields

HOUSING

Dorm:   Will be assigned at check in.
Campers Per Room: 2
Roommates: guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp
Bathrooms:  shared on floor
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: Yes
Key Deposit: $80 made to Elmhurst College Soccer
Spending Money: $60
Medical Facility: an athletic trainer is on-site and a hospital 2 miles from campus

TRAVEL

Nearest Airport:  Chicago O’Hare or Chicago Midway                                             
Transportation:  Not provided

TEAM DISCOUNT

If five or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $25 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount

Facilities

Home to the Elmhurst football, soccer and track and field programs, Langhorst Field serves as the college's primary outdoor facility. Renovated in 2002, the field is surrounded by an all-weather rubberized track. In the summer of 2011, the field was resurfaced with state-of-the-art FieldTurf. Permanent lighting was also installed in 2011.

Camper Reviews

Elmhurst Camper '16

  • 5/5.
Highly Recommend

I recommend this camp to anyone who really wants to go somewhere with their soccer career. Not only did I make lots of friends and have fun but I learned a lot and got a feeling of what it's like to be a college player.  

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Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
2014 Thank you!

"My daughter Shaina had nothing but good things to say about the camp.  The part that I did observe at the end, I could tell that the staff was truly engaged with the girls.  Thank you!"

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Outstanding

The Nike Elite 150 Camp at Elmhurst this past summer was an outstanding experience for our daughter.  She got to work with some outstanding coaches from all levels of college coaching.  They gave her great feedback and advice for pursuing her goal of playing college soccer.  In our minds this camp was a key for building confidence and knowledge about soccer at a higher level. She came away from camp with a confident attitude that helped her as she approached the ODP Regional  Tournament and Region II camp last July, and now the national training camp.  That is a great group of coaches that work that Nike Camp at Elmhurst.  I hope they continue to provide that experience for young ladies.

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Educational Experience!

I would like to thank you and all the staff for providing a fun and productive soccer experience for the girls!  My daughter has sent me several updates about all the fantastic things she is learning at camp, I cannot wait to hear more.  In addition, the parent course on Friday was very informative as we begin to navigate and evaluate college soccer opportunities in the next couple of years, very much appreciated!

Elmhurst Camper

  • 4/5.
Attentive staff

The camp focused on what I specifically needed to improve on. The staff was attentive and the classroom sessions really help you understand the game better. 

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Challenging

My daughter came home exhausted but excited. The camp was challenging, the coaching was great and she felt like she came away from the camp having learned a lot. 

Elmhurst Camper

  • 4/5.
Good mix of mental and physical components

I really enjoyed my experience at Elmhurst College. Coaches were very encouraging, informative, and interactive, both on the field and in the classroom. I thought it was a really good mix between the mental and physical aspects of the game, and a good mix between being challenged and having fun. I walked away feeling very accomplished. 

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Field Player, Goalkeeper
Age Group: 14 - 18
Gender: Girls
For players entering 9th grade and above
Overnight $460.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.