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Team up with San Diego State's Head Men's Soccer Coach, Ryan Hopkins, and Associate Women's Soccer Head Coach Chassion Griggs! You'll see firsthand how the SDSU Aztecs train, each player will get to develop every aspect of their game with the SDSU coaching staff. Emphasis is placed on players sharpening their technical and mental skills as they are pushed to improve in every training session

Set at the beautiful San Diego State University facilities, players will get to see and feel what at top University feels likes. They'll train like Division 1 athletes and get to see what it takes to compete at a high level. The outstanding facilities, great players, fun atmosphere all make for an unforgettable experience and an amazing opportunity for any player's development.

Highlights Include
  • Team play, skill development, games and tournaments
  • Nike Soccer camp T-shirt to each camper
  • Elite Technical Training
  • D1 Coaching Staff and Players
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Camp Coaches

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    Head Coach Ryan Hopkins

    A Southern California native, Hopkins is the fourth head coach in program history. He has spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Virginia where he helped lead the Cavaliers to a 21-2-1 record in 2019 and an appearance in the NCAA Championship match where they tied Georgetown 3-3 before losing on penalty kicks.

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    Associate Women's Soccer Head Coach - SDSU Chassion Griggs

    Chassion Griggs enters his seventh season as a full-time assistant, and first season as Associate Head Coach. in March 2017. He previously served as an assistant coach and a volunteer assistant coach under Mike Friesen for six seasons and works with the side's keepers.

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Camp Details


You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.


  • Dates: (Mon-Thurs)
    • 2024 Dates Coming Soon. Join Priority List!
  • Ages: 6-14
  • Gender: Coed
  • Full-Day Camp: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Meals: Lunch is included
  • Daily Check-In & Out: at SDSU, 5200 55th Street, San Diego, CA 92182 is the best address to put into navigation. You will have to pay for parking below the field called the SDSU Sports Deck which will be Parking Lot 7. You want to purchase a permit in advance through the Aztec Parking Portal. All-day permits are $7.00 versus $15.00 on the day of. We will be holding camp check-in/sign-in on the first turf field to the left of the parking garage. We will have someone there to help guide you as well.

*Daily check-in starts 15 minutes before camp start time


You'll see firsthand how the SDSU Aztecs train, each player will get to develop every aspect of their game with the SDSU coaching staff. Emphasis is placed on players sharpening their technical and mental skills as they are pushed to improve in every training session


Day Camp: This program is geared towards players of all abilities. Campers will work on mastering the proper fundamentals, techniques and advancing their overall skills and knowledge of the game. A great opportunity for players to will learn through a mix of drills, games, and competitive play.


To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist.

All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!

*Please note: SDSU requires campers to complete a school-specific waiver prior to camp. Please print and bring the completed form on the first day of camp.


  • Instruction: Training from SDSU coaching staff

  • Supervision: Staff members are strategically placed throughout the camp to provide optimal supervision and participate in all activities

  • Meals: Lunch is provided

  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: All campers receive a Nike Soccer Camps t-shirt and prizes


  • Ratio: Low camper to coach ratio

  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience

  • Equipment Needed: All campers must bring soccer cleats, shin guards, athletic shoes, and a water bottle. A further list of 'recommended items' will be in the Information Packet.

  • Facility: San Diego State University

  • Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital


Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

  • Athletic clothing
  • Soccer Cleats (no metal studs)
  • Shin guards
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock
  • Packed lunch and snacks
  • Small gym bag/backpack


Nike Soccer Camp Balls can be purchased during registration. Players can choose between a size 4 or size 5 ball, which will be passed out on the first day of camp. Please note that it is not required to bring a soccer ball to camp as they are provided by the staff for camp instruction.


If you have a group of 4 or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. If you have a group of 8 or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a $30 discount. Please fill out the Team Discount - Soccer form with the name of your group and the names of each camper enrolling in the camp and we will create a unique discount code for your group.


Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.


Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.


For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.


For general questions about our soccer camps please see our FAQ page.

***Camps are open to any and all entrants. Enrollment in our camps is limited only by age, gender, and capacity restrictions as specified by each camp.


Click the button below to view program descriptions, schedules, and more.

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Day Camp Schedule
  • 8:45 AM Check-in
  • 9:05-9:15 AM Introduction of camp, camp staff and camp rules
  • 9:15-9:45 AM Large group warm-up (4 groups led by coaches)
  • 9:45-9:50 AM Water Break (Training group signs – check camper names)
  • 9:50-10:00 AM Trivia and Giveaway
  • 10:00-10:20 AM Training Session #1
  • 10:20-10:25 AM Water break
  • 10:25-10:35 AM Camp Demo
  • 10:35-11:00 AM Training Session #2
  • 11:00-11:10 AM Snack Break
  • 11:10-11:40 AM Team Building Activity
  • 11:45-11:55 AM Players to training groups signs
  • 12:00-1:15 PM Lunch (All campers)
  • 1:15-1:45 PM Training Session #3
  • 1:50-1:45 PM Water Break
  • 2:00-2:10 PM Camp Demo
  • 2:15-2:45 PM Small Sided Games
  • 2:55-3:00 PM Close of camp - Each coach checks their players out to parents

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San Diego State University is the oldest and largest higher education institution in the San Diego region. Since it was founded in 1897, the university has grown to become a nationally ranked research university. Campers stay in the dorms on campus, two per room, eat in the dining hall and train on the SDSU soccer turf playing fields.

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 4.67 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Great basketball skill development program

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    Improved communication

    July 30, 2019: Tournament play every day and playing against international players. Really enjoyed the ball handling skills and improving his corner kicks and communications on the field.

    — John J. Parent

    • 5/5.
    I loved meeting new people and the competitive environment

    August 4, 2018: I loved meeting new people and the competitive environment. I learned about positioning and speed of play. The game is so much faster at the next level.

    — Jason D. Camper

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    • 5/5.
    Amazing Coaches

    My son had a great time at soccer camp. All of the coaches were amazing. Very friendly, motivated and enthusiastic. My son can't wait to come back next year!

    — Georgina, Parent 2017

    • 5/5.
    Dedicated Coaches

    He was very happy with the dedication of the coaches on the techniques. And the experience of playing in a different evironment.

    — Pedro H., Parent 2017

    • 5/5.
    Improved confidence

    This is our second time attending the camp. It has helped my child improve dribbling techniques and confidence. We love that the camp is held at a college campus and I'm very confident that this setting helps him view himself playing college soccer-which is our ultimate goal!

    — Mike M., Parent 2015

    • 5/5.
    Coaches are great role models

    This was such a positive and encouraging experience for my child. The coaches were both skillful and acted as great role-models in terms of teaching kindness and good sportsmanship to the campers.

    — James H., Parent 2015

    • 5/5.
    Very Helpful

    The coaching at this camp was very helpful. I would recommend this camp to any skillful player who wants to have a fun time but also wants to improve his soccer skills.

    — Alex W., Camper 2015

    • 5/5.
    Loved everything from the coaching to the location

    What a great experience for my son! He enjoyed everything from the coaching to the location-even lunch-was awesome. Planning on coming back next year!

    — Jennifer R., Parent 2015

    • 5/5.
    Life as a Student-Athlete

    Thank you very much for the time spent with my son during the camp. He really enjoyed himself. I feel it opened his eyes to what college life for a student-athlete will be. He is very determined to make the needed corrections and will work hard to achieve his goals.

    — Paula N., Parent 2014

    • 5/5.
    Huge confidence booster

    My son received exceptional training at this soccer camp. He was able to stay in the dorms and bond with the other players. He made new friends and gained valuable skills in the camp. He also received some valuable feedback from the coaches and won "keeper of the week" which was a huge confidence booster for him. Worth the money and time spent here. We would have him do it again!

    — Don J., Parent 2014

    • 5/5.
    Fun and entertaining

    The camp was fun and entertaining. I learned a lot throughout the week. I felt like staying in the dorm made me get to know my peers and bond on and off the field.

    — Sam W., Camper 2013

    • 5/5.
    Expands the mind and ability

    It expands a player's mind and ability on the field, surely making the player even better in all aspects. The camp's safety and intension is very good. Personally I would come back next year if possible.

    — Bryce B., Camper 2013

    • 5/5.
    Developed as a player

    This soccer camp was very intense and fast paced. I walked away from this camp with more knowledge on the sport then I can even imagine. I can tell I have developed more as a player from just attending this camp.

    — Sean B., Camper 2013

    • 5/5.
    Very thankful

    Nike Soccer Camp at San Diego State was an experience that I have only lived once. I got to learn many things and Im really thankful for that. I would totally recommend it for any soccer player out there that wants to improve on the field.

    — Guillermo M., Camper 2013

Nike Soccer Camp at San Diego State University

Ryan Hopkins, Head Coach
5250 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, California 92182
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

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