Nike Girls Soccer Camp at Warner University
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Join us for an amazing week of camp at the Nike Soccer Camp at Warner University in Lake Wales, FL. Team up with Camp Director Women's Soccer Head Coach Payton Chitwood for the ultimate soccer training camp! With 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. Don't miss an exciting opportunity to train with the Royals coaching staff in Polk County, Florida.
- Unique and structured curriculum
- Elite technical training & game knowledge development
- Competitive and Fun Scrimmages
- Low camper to coach ratio
- Campers grouped by age and ability level
- Nike Camp T-shirt & Prizes
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Women's Soccer Head Coach - Warner University Payton Chitwood
In 3 years at Warner under the helm of coach Chitwood, the team has produced well on the field as well as off...breaking several team records and getting several individuals recognized for their accomplishments. Chitwood also serves as the teams Spiritual Formation and Development Coordinator.View Payton's Bio ⟩
Head Coach Payton Chitwood grew up in Cincinnati, OH. and attended college in Chicago, IL at Trinity International University. He was a captain for his junior and senior seasons while also receiving honors as MVP and Best Defensive Player. Payton received All Conference and All Regional recognitions. Payton played briefly after college for the NASL Lightning franchise before getting into coaching full-time. He met his wife, Niki during training camp at Trinity and has been married to her for almost 9 years. They have two children, Riley and Crew. They also have a wonderful family pup, Leila.
Longest winning streak
Most goals scored in a match by a single player
Most wins in TSC conference play
Most winds in TSC Tournament
Most wins in a season
Best winning percentage
2018 NCCAA Regional Championship
2018 NCCAA National Tournament
2018 The Sun Conference Coach of the Year
3 All-American Player Awards
28 All-Academic Player Awards
7 All-Conference Player Awards
12 All-Region Player Awards
2011-2017 Assistant Coach at Trinity International University
2017-Current Head Coach of Warner University Women’s Soccer
Head Coaching Record
2017 - (8-8, TSC 5-5)
2018 - (13-9-1, TSC 6-4)
2019 - (4-12, TSC 3-7)
SECURE YOUR SPOT! -
You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
- Date: June 25-28, 2023 (Sun-Wed)
- Ages: 10-18
- Camp Options: Extended-Day: 9:00am-9:00pm & Overnight
- Check-in: TBD
- Check-Out: Final Day at 12:00pm All Campers
- Meals: See meal breakdown below
- Check-in & Check-out location: Royal Soccer Field
*Check-in begins 15 minutes before the start of camp
**The last day is a half-day
Intense soccer sessions alternate with presentations on sports nutrition, strength training, and the basic fundamentals of the sport. Campers are housed in air-conditioned campus dormitories and experience traditional college living. Individuals and teams are encouraged to attend. Team members will be grouped together in all soccer sessions.
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.
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!
The information below is based on previous years and is subject to change each year. Final housing information for this camp will be provided in the customer portal prior to the start of camp.
Number of Campers Per Room: TBD
Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be mutual, If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
Linens: Not provided. Bring linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel
Air Conditioning: TBD
Check out: 12:00pm
Check-in location: Warner University
Meals: Day 1: Dinner | Days 2-3: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Day 4: Breakfast
A closing ceremony will take place approximately 30 minutes prior to camp check-out on the last day. Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately follows the closing ceremony.
EXTENDED DAY INFORMATION
- Day Camp Hours: 9:00am-9:00pm
- First-day check-in: TBD
- Final day check-out: 12:00pm
- Meals: Day 1: Dinner | Days 2-3: Lunch, Dinner | Day 4: none
- A closing ceremony will take place approximately 30 minutes prior to camp check-out on the last day. Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately follows the closing ceremony.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Instruction: Training from the Warner University coaching staff.
- Meals & Housing: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
- Supervision: Staff members reside in rooms strategically placed throughout the dorm to provide optimal supervision and participate in all activities
- Camp T-shirt: All campers receive a Nike Soccer Camps t-shirt and a chance to win prizes
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
- Ratio: Low camper-coach ratio
- Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
- Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
- Facility: Warner 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
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.
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.
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
- 7:00am Breakfast
- 9:00am Session Topic of the Day
- 10:30am Small Sided Games
- 12:00pm Lunch/Rest
- 2:30pm Tactical Session
- 4:00pm Dinner
- 6:00pm Evening Games
- 8:30pm Evening Activities
- 10:30pm Lights Out
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.