Cal Soccer Winter Clinics
Improve Your Skills And Have Fun
at Cal Soccer Camp
The UC Berkeley Winter Camps provide an excellent opportunity showcase your skills in a competitive environment! Our Cal Soccer coaching staff lead sessions that we would run for our current players and team.
The Cal Winter Camps will be two day sessions, directed by Cal Assistant Soccer Coach, Jake Wilson, with coaching by Cal alum and players to make this a training experience not to be missed! The Cal Men's Soccer Staff are joined by local collegiate coaches providing maximum exposure for high school players!
Per NCAA rules, Cal Soccer Academy & 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.
- Individualized training
- Practice on the Cal facilities
- Great off-season skill development
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Coach Jacob Wilson
Jake has played in all levels of soccer: Recreational, competitive club, high school, Division 1 college--Cal, semi-pro--PDL and NPSL, and professionally) He has a great understanding of what it meansView Jacob Wilson's Bio ⟩
Jake has played in all levels of soccer: Recreational, competitive club, high school, Division 1 college--Cal, semi-pro--PDL and NPSL, and professionally) He has a great understanding of what it means to be successful in the soccer world. He is passionate about raising the level of soccer in the bay area and around the US, and that starts with the youth and getting involved in the community. He is coaching a U11 boys team at Lamorinda Soccer Club as well as being the Head Assistant Coach at Cal.
2004-2009: Cal Men’s Soccer
2 time pac-10 champions, 3 NCAA tournament appearances
Team captain 2008 and 2009 seasons
2010-2014: Professional Soccer Player
2014 spVgg Bayern Hof, Germany
2013-2014: Vasas FC Budapest, Hungary - Leading goal scorer
2012-2013: C.D. Feirense, Portugal
2010-2012: SV Germania 90 Schoeneiche, Germany-Leading goal scorer
Volunteer Coach Stefan Clemens
Heading into the 2017 season, the Golden Bears welcomed volunteer coach Stefan Clemens to the staff.View Stefan's Bio ⟩
Clemens, most recently the assistant coach for men’s soccer programs at Las Positas Junior College (2016-17) and at Cal State, East Bay (2015-16), adds value as a former professional and collegiate player.
Before entering the collegiate coaching ranks, Clemens headed competitive youth soccer squads Lamorinda United in Lafayette, Calif., and Ballistic United in Pleasanton, Calif., from 2009-2016. He also participated in Barcelona FC Coaching Tour (Barcelona, Spain) in 2009 and Manchester United Coaching Tour (Manchester, England) in 2014, where coaches were invited to observe and learn from top European football clubs.
With his time as a player on the pitch, Clemens brings additional depth to the credentialed men’s soccer staff. After his collegiate playing career with the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs, where he appeared in the 2004 NCAA Division III National Championship, Clemens spent three years as a player on the professional circuit.
He played a pair of seasons with Navua FC in Navua, Fiji (2009 and 2010) before a one-year stint with the professional indoor soccer team Bay Area Rosal in Livermore, Calif.
Clemens graduated from UCSC in 2008 with a Bachelor’s in Global Economics.
Goalkeeper Coach Alex Mangels
Alex Mangels is a Bay Area native who played at UC Berkeley starting in 2011.View Alex's Bio ⟩
Growing up in the Bay Area, Alex played soccer for as long as he can remember. He played in college at Cal from 2011-2015, and was fortunate enough to continue his career at the professional level. In the 2016 season, he played for the Tulsa Roughnecks in the USL, and most recently with the San Francisco Deltas for the 2017 NASL season, when they won the championship. Alex is passionate about the game, and loves to share his experience with young goalkeepers to help them develop their own skill set.
Cal Winter Clinics consists of two, two-day ID Camps for ages 14-18. All campers will be grouped by age and skill level.
Cal coaching staff lead training sessions in Memorial Stadium. Physically, technically, tactically, and emotionally demanding training sessions. Training in the Cal Soccer environment with the our coaching staff will give players an insight into what we look for in a player and how we develop our athletes here. We believe that our philosophy, how we train, and our demanding environment set us apart from other programs in college soccer. Our training sessions are full of enjoyment, learning, and competition that will have the players wanting more afterwards. There is nothing greater than the enjoyment and passion for the game.
The training schedule consists of three technical and tactical training sessions:
- January 5th: 11 am-1 pm
- January 6th: 9 am-11 am and 1 pm-3 pm
- January 12th: 9 am-11 am and 1 pm-3 pm
- January 13th: 9 am-11 am
*11 am - 1 pm is a lunch break. Players have the option to bring lunch and eat on campus, or go off campus with their parents.
We will have a Q and A for the players regarding college soccer, the expectations, recruiting process, etc. Bring your questions!
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2019 Winter Camps Information
Cal Winter College ID Camp
Open to boys, ages 14-18
Camp 1: Saturday, January 5th & Sunday, January 6th, 2018 (Memorial Stadium)
Camp 2: Saturday, January 12th & Sunday, January 13th, 2018 (Memorial Stadium)
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship was established at Berkeley, on the San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a beautiful 178-acre central core.
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I like the coaching style!
January 8, 2019: "Despite the heavy rain, I had a really great time playing at your camp once again! One reason I keep coming back to your ID camp is because I like the coaching style of your program, the sessions you run, and the feedback I receive."
— Jake, Camper
January 7, 2019: "Thanks so much for the opportunity for Dominick to be able to attend your ID camp. He had a great time and really loves the university. He was impressed with the coaching staff as well."
January 7, 2019: " He really, really enjoyed your camp. Said it was very well organized and run."
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