Nike Soccer Camps at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Nike Soccer Camps at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
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Nike Soccer Camps at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Nike Soccer Camps is excited to introduce its first soccer camp in Colorado at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. This camp will be directed by Brian Miller, associate head coach for the Mountain Lions and has been designed for youth players. Colorado Springs is conveniently located 70 miles south of Denver, CO.

The Junior Academy is intended to help soccer players of all abilities ages 10-16 develop athletically, refine fundamental skills and enhance their skill set at the forward, midfielder, sweeper or goal keeper position . 

Highlights Include

  • Nike Soccer Camp T-shirt
  • Players grouped by age and ability
  • Coached by UCCS staff and current players
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Brian Miller
Camp Director

Brian Miller

Brian Miller just completed his sixth season as the Head Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in the 2016 fall season.

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In five years with UCCS, Miller holds a record of 48-38-7 and has helped the team achieve a postseason bid to the RMAC Tournament in all five seasons. The Mountain Lions tied for second in the RMAC last season and tied the program win record with a 13-5 mark. UCCS placed five student-athletes on the All-RMAC teams and the Mountain Lion defense allowed a program-low 18 goals. UCCS finished sixth in the NCAA Division II South Central Region ranking and in the top 10 of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America regional poll.

In Miller's fourth season, the Mountain Lions finished as the runner-up in the RMAC Tournament after a shootout to colorado Mines in the championship match. The Mountain Lions finished with an 11-7-2 record and scored a program-record 47 goals. He was nominated for NSCAA South Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year and was on the staff as Head Coach Johnnie Keen earned RMAC Coach of the Year accolades.

In 2013, the Mountain Lions placed three student-athletes on All-RMAC teams and one on the NSCAA All-Region team. In 2012, UCCS placed fourth in the RMAC and hosted the first playoff game in program history.

Miller's first season of 2011 under former Head Coach Henry Ellis saw UCCS post a 7-6-1 conference record and reach the RMAC Tournament for the first time since 2003. The Mountain Lions had four student-athletes on the All-RMAC lists.

The Chippewa Falls, Wis., native was a four-year letterwinner at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh from 2006-10. He played in 74 matches during his four seasons and led the Titans to a 56-15-10 record with 17 goals and 16 assists. UW-Oshkosh advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament in his sophomore and senior seasons. He scored five goals and recorded nine assists to lead the Titans to the national semifinals in San Antonio during his senior season, and scored the game-winning goals against Wartburg and Whitworth to push UW-Oshkosk to the Sweet Sixteen round as a sophomore. He was named to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Team in 2010 and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Region Team.

In 2009, Miller was unable to play due to medical reasons and took on the role as an assistant coach for the Titans. As an assistant coach, Miler helped the Titans to a 13-4-2 record and a top 25 national ranking.

Miller finished his career at the UW-Oshkosh by receiving his bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in wellness promotion. In 2014, Miller received his master’s degree in counseling and human services with an emphasis in school counseling from UCCS. Miller also has his USSF “C” Coaching License. 

Camp Details

Our goal is to stimulate a love for the game by immersing you in the sport and giving you the kind of focused, intensive training essential to improvement. Over the course of camp, your enthusiasm and self-confidence will grow along with your skills.

More Important Camp Details

What's included in the fee?

Overnight Campers: Professional coaching and instruction, all meals, housing, supervision and evening activities.
Extended Day Campers (varies with location) 9am-9pm: Professional coaching and instruction, lunch, dinner and evening activities.

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.

2017 JUNIOR CAMP INFORMATION

Check-in: between 12:00-2:00pm on Sunday, June 25th 
Check-out: between 12:00-1:30pm on Wendsday, June 28th

24-hour supervision is an important feature of every NIKE Soccer Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.

INSTRUCTION

Ratio: 1:10
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.

REGISTRATION PACKET

A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.

HOUSING

Dorm: TBD
Campers Per Room: 1 or 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.
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: YES
Spending Money: $20-$30, please DO NOT  bring a pre-written check
Medical Facility: an athletic trainer and off campus hospital

TRAVEL

Closest Airport: Denver International Airport
Transportation: Not provided

TEAM DISCOUNT

If you have a group of eight or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a $30 discount. Groups can register online or via mail/fax.

To register a group online: Please have one person contact the USSC office with the names of each camper in the group at 1-800-645-3226 to create a unique discount code. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during check out.

To register a group via mail/fax: Please have each camper fill out our REGISTRATION FORM providing credit card number or a check. All registration forms must be received at the same time via mail or fax. Fax registrations to 415-526-5945. Mail registrations to Nike Soccer Camps 1010 B Street, Suite 450, San Rafael, CA 94901.

2017 PREMIER ID CAMP INFORMATION

The Elite Academy is for the advanced player aspiring to play at the college level. This is a four-day camp held at Mountain Lion Stadium, the home of UCCS soccer. Campers will experience collegiate training sessions while getting exposure to the UCCS campus as well as the coaching staff. The goal of this camp is to develop individuals toward the collegiate level with training and instruction from collegiate coaches. 

The camp is open to any and all male entrants ages 14-22.

Session Dates

  • July 16-19 - Overnight and Extended Day sessions offered
  • August 9-12 - Overnight and Extended Day sessions offered

Fees:
$395 for commuters
$490 for overnight campers

  • Overnight rate includes lodging, airport shuttle, and all meals
  • Commuter rate includes all lunches and dinners

Schedule:
Day 1:

1-2 p.m. - Check in at UCCS - Monarch Dorm
3-4:30 p.m. - Technical training
5 p.m. - Dinner
7-9 p.m. - Small sided games

Day 2:

8 a.m. - Breakfast (Overnight campers)
9:30-11:30 am - Tactical training
12 p.m. - Lunch
2:30-4:30 p.m. - Small sided games
5 p.m. - Dinner
7-9 p.m. - Full sided games

Day 3:

8 a.m. - Breakfast (Overnight campers)
9:30-11:30 a.m.- Tactical training
12 p.m. - Lunch
2:30-4:30 p.m. - Small sided games
5 p.m. - Dinner
7-9 p.m. - Full sided games
12 p.m. - Lunch
2:30-4:30 p.m. - Small sided games

Day 4:

7 a.m. - Breakfast (Overnight campers)
8-11:30 a.m.- Full sided/All Star game
11:30 a.m. - Camp dismissed

Facilities

Nike Soccer Campers will play on one of the finest synthetic turf soccer facilities in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Mountain Lion Stadium is in its ninth year of operation after renovations during the 2005 season. 

The stadium is located in the North Campus of UCCS, which will be the future home of the Ent Center for Performing Arts. The complex was formerly known as the Four Diamonds Sports Complex.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00am Wake-up
  • 8:00am Breakfast
  • 8:45an Extended Day Campers Arrive
  • 9:00am Technical Training Session
  • 12:00pm Lunch & Rest Time
  • 1:00pm Soccer Competitions
  • 2:30pm Technical/Tactical Training
  • 4:00pm Swimming (optional)
  • 5:30pm Dinner
  • 7:00pm Evening Matches
  • 9:00pm Extended Day Campers Depart
  • 10:00pm Lights Out

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Camp Dates & Prices

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.