Julie Woodward’s Nike Soccer Camp at Seattle University
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Julie Woodward's Soccer Camp at Seattle University offers players of all ages and abilities the opportunity to learn new skills, build passion for the game and take their performance to the next level!
Campers are trained by Head Coach Julie Woodward, her coaching staff, and the Seattle University Women’s Soccer Team. Come experience what it’s like to be a part of the Redhawk Soccer Family! At the Nike Soccer Camps our goal is to stimulate a love for the game in athletes by showing them how to accelerate their own progress and success with a variety of camp options. Boys and girls can select a four-day camp session in June or July. Girls ages 10-15 have an option to attend a residential camp so that they can live, eat and breathe soccer! There also will be a spring and summer ID camp for 2016 for the elite soccer player looking to play at the collegiate level.The ID camps are day only.
- Nike Soccer Camp T-shirt for summer camps
- Three to Five hours of daily instruction
- Top-Notch Coaching
- Post camp evaluations
- Players are grouped by age and ability
- Team Play and skill development
- 10:1 Camper to Staff Ratio
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Camp Director Julie Woodward
Head Women's Soccer Coach 18 Seasons - Seattle U ‘93. "Every year, I look forward to our Nike Soccer Camps. We strive to make every week the greatest, so that our campers enjoy learning and competing, and are inspired to continue playing the beautiful game!"View Julie Woodward's Bio ⟩
Julie Woodward has earned the respect of her peers with her style of coaching, which has led to 16 winning seasons. She finishes her 18th season at the helm of the Redhawk women's soccer program in 2014. With such an accomplished coaching resume, Woodward continues to establish herself as the winningest coach in SU women's soccer history with a 247-95-33 overall record (prior to the 2015 season)
Prior to the 2015 season, she was T38th on the winningest Division I head coaches list (by wins) and 22nd by winning percentage.
Woodward led the Redhawks to their second straight WAC Regular Season and Tournament titles in 2014, again defeating Kansas City for the championship and automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. The team took their postseason success a step further with a 2-1 2OT victory at No. 23 Washington State in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. Academically, Woodward helped lead the Redhawks to their fourth straight NSCAA Team Academic Award for 2013-14 (announced in November 2014). She also coached one of the program's most successful student-athletes in Stephanie Verdoia, who earned Senior CLASS Award and Capital One Academic All-America of the Year honors, among many others.
Our staff consists of outstanding collegiate coaches and student-athletes who are committed to providing the most fun and inspiring learning experience possible!
Seattle University's former two-time NAIA All-American soccer player came home to her alma mater as the head coach of the Redhawks women's soccer program over a decade ago. A native of Seattle, Woodward took over the program after serving three years as an assistant women's soccer coach at the University of Montana.
While the women's soccer program at Seattle University has always been a successful one, Woodward has clearly taken it to a new level in her time as the leader of the Redhawks. Not only has she compiled the program's all-time best coaching record, she has guided the Redhawks to the NAIA regional championship match in five straight seasons before making the move up to the NCAA Division II level.
Co-Director Rich Schreiner
Associate Women's Head Soccer Coach 9 Seasons - DePauw ‘03 Rich Schreiner finishes his ninth season with the Seattle University women's soccer team in 2016. From 2008-11, he served as an assistant coach, and in July 2012, he was promoted to Associate Head Coach.View Rich Schreiner's Bio ⟩
Schreiner has helped veteran head coach Julie Woodward lead the Redhawks to five 12-win seasons in his past seven years including their highest Division I win total (17-3-2) in 2013. In 2011, his final year before promotion to associate head coach, Schreiner helped the Redhawks earn one of the biggest victories in program history, defeating then-No. 8 Portland. In 2013 and 2014, he was a key part of Seattle U’s undefeated conference season (2013) and first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in program history (2013) as well as first DI tournament win (2014). He was a major contributor in the team’s transition to Division I and has been key in their success since the transition.
Prior to joining the SU women's soccer program, Schreiner spent two years as the assistant coach at Saint Bonaventure University.
Before going to Saint Bonaventure, Schreiner spent two years as an assistant coach at Gustavus Adolphus College, assisting with on-the-field training, organization of practice and game plans, strength training, recruiting and travel planning. He started his coaching career as an assistant at Carroll College in 2003.
Schreiner has also been an instructor at various soccer camps throughout the country, including the Region I Olympic Development Program camp in Providence, R.I., and the Texas A&M women's soccer camp in College Station, Tex. Originally from Indianapolis, Ind., he earned his bachelor's degree in psychology in 2003 from DePauw University, where he was a four-year letterwinner on the men's soccer team.
Assistant Coach Allison Tenney
Assistant Women's Soccer Coach 8 Seasons - George Mason ‘05 Allison Tenney finishes her eighth season in 2016 as an assistant coach with the Seattle University women's soccer team.View Allison Tenney's Bio ⟩
Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
8 Seasons - George Mason ‘05
Allison Tenney finishes her eighth season in 2016 as an assistant coach with the Seattle University women's soccer team. Tenney assists head coach Julie Woodward in all aspects of the program, focusing primarily on the team's fitness training.
Before coming to Seattle U, she was an assistant women's soccer coach at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. During that time she assisted in organizing all aspects of the program. She was also an instructor in the physical education department, after a stint in 2007 at the University of Missouri as the director of women's soccer operations.
She began her collegiate coaching career at her alma mater George Mason University, in Fairfax, Va. in 2006. As an assistant coach she focused primarily on all aspects of the team's recruiting program. While working at George Mason, she was also an assistant coach for two girl's club teams in Virginia and Maryland.
Assistant Coach Scott Newman
Goalkeeper Coach Newman has served as a coach at all levels of the game for over 25 years, most recently as the head coach and Director of Coaching for the Northwest Nationals. At the club level, heView Scott Newman's Bio ⟩
Newman has served as a coach at all levels of the game for over 25 years, most recently as the head coach and Director of Coaching for the Northwest Nationals. At the club level, he has also coached for the Maple Valley Marauders, Eastside FC, FC Alliance, Washington Soccer Club, Missoula Strikers, FC Portland, and Salem United Soccer Club.
Prior to coming to Seattle University, Newman served as an assistant coach at the University of Washington in place of associate head coach Amy Griffin while she worked with the US U20 Women’s World Cup Championship Team. He also previously worked as an assistant coach at University of Montana (2001) and at Willamette University in Salem, Ore. (1997-99).
Train like the Redhawks - At the Nike Soccer Camps at Seattle University, campers will not only learn the fundamentals of the game but they will train just like our Division I collegiate players. Current Seattle U coaches and players will lead campers through similar warmups, speed work, drills and games that have helped the Seattle U Redhawks develop a winning tradition.
About Championship Field - Championship Field, the home of the Seattle University women’s soccer team, is a state-of-the-art facility that was recently named the top soccer field in NCAA DI. Seattle University was recently named by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top colleges in the United States for soccer fans.
SEATTLE UNIVERSITY CANCELLATION POLICY
Our standard cancellation policy applies to this camp 14 days BEFORE camp. Due to the nature and demand of this camp, no camp vouchers will be issued within 14 days of camp. If you have to cancel for any reason, please notify our office well in advance. Thank you!Show Less See More Camp Details
SUMMER COLLEGE ID 2 DAY CAMP
*If you would like to enroll in one day, please select that fee option and write which day you are attending in the director notes.
Summer College ID Camp Schedule
Friday, July 21
- 2:30-3:00pm Check-in and Registration at Field
- 3:00-5:00pm Training and Small sided games
- 5:00-7:00pm Free time to eat
- 7:00-8:30pm Evening Games
Saturday, July 1 & July 22
- 10:00am Arrive at Championship Field
- 10:15am-12:00pm Training and Games
- 12:00-1:30pm Free time to eat (on your own)
- 1:30-2:00pm Team Talk at Championship Field
- 2:00-4:00pm Games
- 4:00pm Camp ends
The focus of the Julie Woodward's Nike Soccer Camp at Seattle University is skill development and fun! Our goal is for participants to be challenged individually while in a group setting. Participants are grouped by age and ability levels. The half day camp is a more abbreviated version of the full day option. This camp will run from 9:00AM – 12:00PM or 1:00PM - 4:00PM and provide a more concentrated camp session. They will then end with a competitive game each day. This camp is great for younger players or those with scheduling conflicts.
Skill Development: This training program highlights basic skill development and athletic movements within fun activities. Emphasis will be placed on specific skills each day, like dribbling, passing, turning, and ball control. Campers will be able to participate in fundamental activities that allow them to progress as players and challenge them.
Camp session locations:
Day Camp 1 - Championship Field
Day Camp 2 - Championship Field and SU Park
Day Camp 3 - Championship Field
Day Camp 4 - Championship Field
Before & After Camp Care: Our coaches are happy to offer free pre and post camp care from 8:00am-9:00am and/or 4:00pm-5:00pm each day. Please discuss this option with the coaching staff at check in on the first day of camp.
Day Camp Schedule
- 9:00-10:30am Warm-up/Session 1 (technical skills)
- 10:30-11:00am Snack
- 11:00-12:00pm Session 2 (Fun Games)
- 12:00-1:00pm Lunch
- 1:00-2:30pm Session 3 (tactical skills)
- 2:30-3:00pm Snack, Shade Break
- 3:00-4:00pm Session 4 (Fun Games)
**Goalkeepers will break into their own training group for at least one session per day.
JR. RESIDENTIAL CAMP
The focus of the Girls Residential Camp is fun and player development. It is designed for girls ages 10-15 who want to have a fun overnight experience on Seattle University's beautiful camps. This is a great camp for club and recreational teams as well as individuals seeking a challenging enviornment in which to improve their soccer ability. Each group will be trained by current college coaches and/or players. Camp takes place on Championship Field and SU Park.
Check-in: July 8th at 3:00 p.m. at Campion Hall
Check-out: July 11th at 11:00 a.m. at Championship Field
Jr. Residential Camp Daily Schedule
- 2:00-3:00pm Check-in
- 3:30pm Opening Ceremonies (Championship Field)
- 4:00pm First Session
- 5:30pm Dinner
- 7:00pm Evening Session
- 8:30pm Commuter Pickup
- 9:15pm Evening Activity
- 10:30pm Lights out
Day 2 & 3
- 7:30am Breakfast
- 9:00am Commuters Arrive
- 9:30am Morning Session
- 11:30am Lunch
- 1:30pm Afternoon Session
- 5:00pm Daily Panel
- 5:30pm Dinner
- 7:00pm 11v11 Games
- 8:30pm Commuter Pickup
- 9:15pm Pizza and Evening Act.
- 10:30pm Lights out
- 7:30am Breakfast
- 8:15am Room Check
- 9:00am Commuters Arrive
- 9:30am Final Session
- 11:00am Closing Ceremonies and Check out at Championship Field
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: Soccer cleats, shin guards, goalies must bring own equipment.
Facility: Campers train on grass and turf fields.
Dorm: Campion Hall
Campers Per Room: 2
Roommates: If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so no later than 14 days before the start of camp. We will do our best to grant roommate requests. Due to the large number of single rooms, not all requests will be able to be granted.
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: NO
Key Deposit: $125 check made out to Seattle University
Spending Money: $40, please DO NOT bring a pre-written check
Medical Facility: an athletic trainer and off campus hospital
Team Discount: If eight 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. Only valid for Girls Residential Camp Session.
Soccer balls may be purchased when you register for camp for an additional $15. Campers are not required to bring a ball to camp and purchasing one is optional.
24-hour supervision is an important feature of every Nike Soccer Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
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Highlight of the summer
Daughter had a blast at camp as she said Best Soccer Camp EVER! It was the highlight of her summer and wasn't ready to come home. Definitely will be back next year!
— Erica L., Parent of Seattle U Camper '16
This is my daughter's highlight of summer! She got to have a college experience, hang with her friends, and learn how to improve her soccer skills and overall game. She came home tired, hoarse, and on "Cloud 9" from her experience!
— Ben B., Parent of Seattle U Camper '15
It was great that Julie was there and interacted with the kids, and that the staff included college soccer players. The facilities were unbeleivable and the instruction was top notch. My daughter came home more confident, and excited to continue working on her game.
— Jack M., Parent of Seattle U Camper '15
Pushed me to reach my goals
Everything about my experience was awesome, I even loved the food! I like that they made me set goals for myself, and pushed me to reach them. I really enjoyed applying what I learned earlier in the day during the nightly scrimmages. I hope to return next summer.
— Jared B., Seattle U Camper '15
My girls had a wonderful week at soccer camp. It exceeded my expectations and was very fun and engaging for them.
— Wes B., Parent of Seattle U Camper '15
Highly recommend this camp
I would highly recommend this camp for anyone. It gives you an idea of what the college level will be and you have an amazing time. Not only do you get an idea of what the level is but you also get an idea of what the coaches are like, and what the environment is like.
— Shannon N., Seattle U Camper '14
Coaches were great
Camp was great for our daughter, coaches were great, team players were very helpful in understanding the program, how the recruiting process worked.
— Bill C., Parent of Seattle U Camper '14
Taste of the college experience
It was great to bond with other girls who love the same thing I do. Getting a taste of the college experience. My daughter can't wait to go again next year.
— Lisa C., Parent of Seattle U Camper '14
Coaches push you hard
This camp is very well run and filled with great, experienced coaches that push you hard throughout the week and teach you a lot of things that you can use in the game. I highly recommend it.
— Melissa H., Seattle U Camper '14
Coaches are wonderful
Excellent camp! Coaches are wonderful and players will learn and have fun. I will definitely come back next year!
— Brett B., Seattle U Camper '14
Best in the country
This might be the best girls soccer camp in the country. The girls worked hard and had a ton of fun, real skills and the awesome feeling of working with professional people.
— Sarah P., Parent of Seattle U Camper '16
Will absolutely be back
This was our daughter's first summer sports camp experience. I was very pleased with the tone of the sports camps and the positive reinforcement that the coaches gave. We will absolutely be back.
— Chuck C., Parent of Seattle U Camper '14
More attention to new attendees
it would be nice to see the commuters/newbies get a little extra attention at check in, it is hard to get past "everyone knows each other but me"
— Callie J., Seattle U Camper '16
Definitely signing up again
My son loved this camp, he learned a lot and had fun. He is excited to go see the women's Seattle Univeristy soccer team play this year. We will definitely sign up for this camp and a few other Nike camps next summer!
— Mary C., Parent of Seattle U Camper '16
coaches were outstanding
This was my 11 YO daughter's 1st overnight camp for more than 1 night. She loved it and can't wait to return. The coaches and everyone involved in the program were outstanding and my daughter learned many new soccer skills. Thank you for the perfect experience.
— Darrian C., Parent of Seattle U Camper '16
Needed more information on activities
Advance notice of schedules and overall camp organization. For example, upon registering I was sent the wrong camp information. One day of the camp the field was double-booked with the boys camp. The initial camp information led parents to believe the camp was full 4 day program when in reality the camp was 2 half days and 2 full days.
— Jasemine K., Parent of Seattle U Camper '16