Nike Girls Soccer Camp at Fairfield University
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Get better this summer at our soccer camp at Fairfield University in Connecticut. This camp is for girls ages 6-14 and provides the perfect blend of instruction and fun! Our camp will focus on a mix of traditional and modern soccer coaching methodologies, the curriculum is one that allows every camper the opportunity to continue to progress to a higher level of soccer play! Get the full camp experience and have fun while building the core fundamentals integrated within Nike Soccer Camps. Make friends and create memories with our team that will last a lifetime!
- Unique & structured curriculum
- Low camper to coach ratio
- Nike Soccer Camp T-shirt & camp prizes
- Elite technical training & game knowledge development
- Position-specific training
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Women's Soccer Assistant Coach - Fairfield University Corey Holton
Corey Holton joined the Fairfield Women's Soccer coaching staff in the summer of 2022. Holton brings several years of coaching experience into the position including nearly 12 seasons as a head coach and serving as an assistant coach for three programs.View Corey's Bio ⟩
Holton served as the head coach for the Concordia (Texas) University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Vassar. At Vassar, Holton led the program to a 56-43-11 record which included the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 2018. In total, she helped coach and recruit 26 All-Liberty League selections, two Rookie of the Year honorees, and helped the team to a spot in the United Soccer Coaches Top-25 poll.
Before her eight seasons at Vassar, Holton was also the all-time winningest coach at Concordia, where she led the Tornados to a 29-21-6 overall record and would also be named the 2011 American Southwest Conference (ASC) Coach of the Year. She mentored 15 All-Conference picks and the 2011 ASC Offensive Rookie of the Year.
As an assistant coach, Holton has enjoyed stops at Notre Dame, Trinity College, and Greensboro College. In one year at Notre Dame, Holton helped the Fighting Irish to a 13-8-1 overall record and a spot in the NCAA Tournament Third Round. She also recruited and signed 11 prospects with seven having National Team experience.
Holton also has administrative experience in the athletic field, serving as the Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Welfare and the Coordinator of Student-Athlete Development at Vassar.
Holton graduated from Elmira College with a degree in psychology and earned her Master’s in Sports Science at High Point University.
She will join a Fairfield program coming off a nine-win campaign in 2021 and have advanced to two MAAC Semifinals in the last three seasons.
Volunteer Women's Soccer Goalkeeping Coach - Fairfield University Marcus Carrington
Carrington will begin his first season as the Stags’ volunteer goalkeeping coach in 2022. Carrington brings a wealth of experience to the position, previously serving in the same role in various schools throughout Connecticut.View Marcus's Bio ⟩
In the last four years, Carrington has coached the goalkeepers of: the North Haven Soccer Club, the Hamden High School Boys soccer team, and the University of Bridgeport men’s soccer squad. As a Stag, he will evaluate and assess performance on the pitch and create specific pre and postgame analysis for the goalkeepers.
Carrington was a four-year goalkeeper for the University of Bridgeport, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree with a Sports Marketing major. He also served as the President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
Due to local and state regulations, we anticipate having to reduce our enrollment numbers significantly this year. You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
- Dates: July 10-14, 2023 (Mon-Fri)
- Ages: 6-14
- Gender: Female
- Option: Half-Day
- Hours: 9:00am - 12:00pm*
Early Drop-off: 8:00am-9:00am**
Daily Check-in/out Location: Rafferty Stadium
Locations: Lessing Field & Rafferty Stadium
*Check-in begins 15 minutes before the start of camp.
**Early drop-off is available at checkout.
This program is geared toward Player Development & High-Performance campers. Players will work on mastering the proper fundamentals, techniques and advancing their overall skills and knowledge of the game. A great opportunity for players to learn through a mix of drills, games, and competitive play. With a number of different camp options for all to enjoy!
Player Development is for campers of all skill levels. These camps are designed to maximize player participation and ensure each camper develops in all aspects of the game in a fun and engaging environment. Coaches will implement a wide range of technical, physical, and tactical activities with a focus on fun so campers get to improve with a smile on their faces.
High Performance is for campers looking to improve their game in a fun and fast-paced environment. These camps are designed so players leave the camp week more prepared for their club and high school seasons. Experienced coaches will provide campers with a fresh perspective and challenge them to develop technical, tactical, physical, and psychological aspects of their game through a progressive curriculum.
*NOTE: If you believe your camper should be in a different skill level than the age requirement listed, please add a note at check-out and mention it to the camp director on day 1.
The information below is based on previous years and is subject to change each year.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST
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!
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Instruction: Training from the Fairfield Women's Soccer coaching staff
- Supervision: Staff members are strategically placed throughout the campus/field to provide optimal supervision
- Camp T-shirt & Prizes: All campers receive a Nike Soccer Camps t-shirt and prizes
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT, & FACILITY
- 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: Lessing Field & Rafferty Stadium
- 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
CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING:
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
- 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.
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.
NIKE SOCCER CAMP FAQ
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.
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Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 am Campers arrive, warm up
- 9:15-10:30 am Technical Training
- 10:45-11:30 am Tactical Training
- 11:30am-12:00pm Scrimmage
- 12:00pm Campers depart
Opened in February of 2015 and dedicated on March 21, 2015, Rafferty Stadium is located on campus at the same site as its predecessor, Alumni Field. The venue seats 2,650 fans with a total capacity of 3,500 including standing room.
The facility features a Daktronics HD video board, state-of-the-art sound and lights and a FieldTurf playing surface, all made possible through the generosity of Fairfield alumni, parents and friends. The stadium is named in recognition of the principal leadership gift from Larry Rafferty ’64 and his family, and the field itself is named Conway Field in acknowledgment of a gift from Tim Conway ’76 and his family.
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Excited to go every day
July 19, 2021: Madelyn was excited to go to camp every day. She loved the clinics and scrimmages
— Shannon D. Parent
Had a blast
July 19, 2021: She had a blast and enjoyed it.
— Bridgett R. Parent
Liked the staff
July 19, 2021: She liked the staff very much. They were very nice and she enjoyed working with them.
— Suzanne G. Parent
Friends and games
July 19, 2021: Being with her friends and playing games.
— Sarah M. Parent
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
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.