Nike Soccer Camp at Liverpool FC International Academy - Central
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Learn how to train and play 'The Liverpool Way' this summer, at the Nike Soccer Camp at Liverpool FC International Academy in Central, Michigan. The camp will be held at the UWM Sports Complex. Liverpool Football Club prides itself on creating the best environment for the development of young players, both as athletes and as people. Team spirit, hard work, determination, and the ability to overcome any obstacles in life and above all play with dignity and fair play.
Sure to be a summer highlight, these camps offer a unique opportunity for aspiring soccer players aged 6-13, to train with a world-renowned club and to experience firsthand the LFC training philosophy in a FUN and engaging camp setting!
Throughout the week campers learn new skills, perfect techniques, increase game knowledge, make new friends and have fun playing soccer!
- Learn how to train and play 'The Liverpool Way'
- Elite technical training & game knowledge development
- Unique & structured curriculum
- 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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Director of Coaching Kevin Garner
Kevin is currently the Liverpool FC - International Academy Michigan Director of Coaching. As the club DOC, Kevin oversees the coaching staff and coach education for all locations. Over his 17 years of coaching, Garner has been involved in the development of players that have competed at the regional level, as well as players that have represented the National team. Kevin has also placed a large number of players into all levels of collegiate athletics on both the boy's and the girl's side. Garner currently serves as the Men’s assistant coach for Oakland University. In 2021 He helped the Golden Grizzlies to a record of 6-1-2 with an RPI of #20 in the country. In his second season, Oakland won both the Horizon League and Horizon league tournament taking them the the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2015. Garner also was the former Head Coach of Rochester University where he led the Warriors to one of their most successful seasons in program history finishing with a 13-2-2 record to earn a berth into the National TournamentView Kevin's Bio ⟩
Camp Director Jenna Taylor
Jenna started working with the club in 2019 with Mini Reds & Reds Junior Academy programs. She continues to work with those youth development programs as well as working with girls teams and is the Director of Camps.View Jenna's Bio ⟩
Coach Liverpool FC IA - Staff Michigan
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
- Camp Dates: July 15-18, 2024 (Monday - Thursday)
- Ages: 6-13
- Gender: Coed
- Half-Day Hours: 9:00am-12:00pm
- Full-Day Hours: 9:00am-3:00pm (Ages 8-13 only)
- Check-in & out locations: UWM Sports Complex
- Meals: Lunch is NOT provided. Please bring a packed lunch
- Location: UWM Sports Complex
*Check-in starts 15 minutes before camp start time
"Around the world, our LFC International Academies provide young players with an opportunity to develop, learning new techniques and skills, all under the guidance of our coaching staff.
We offer something different and something unique by developing players both on and off the pitch, educating them through experiences that will shape their progression into young adults, and giving them skills that can be used throughout their lives.
Our overall aims are to bring LFC to our young fans around the world and to demonstrate just how special our football club is.
Wherever you are lucky enough to attend an LFC coaching program we hope you have fun and enjoy learning how to play ‘The Liverpool Way.
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 Liverpool FC International Academy coaching staff
Day campers: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Supervision: Staff members are strategically placed throughout the camp to provide optimal supervision and participate in all activities
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.
Facility: UWM Sports Complex
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 3, 4 or 5 ball, which will be shipped out before camp. Shipping is included in the listed price. Please note that it is not required to bring a soccer ball to camp as they are provided by the staff for camp instruction. All sales are final.
Sibling discounts are available for all campers. To receive the sibling discount one camper has to enroll and pay in full first and the second sibling enrolled will receive a $15 discount on a half-day camp and $25 on a full-day camp. Please have someone contact the US Sports Camps office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive the discount.
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
- 9:00-9:15am Rosters and warm-up
- 9:15-10:00am Speed, agility, quickness drills
- 10:00-10:30am Technical introduction
- 10:30-11:00am Technical development
- 11:00-12:00pm Scrimmages
- 12:00pm Campers depart
- 12:00-12:45 Lunch
- 12:45-1:15 Games based activity
- 1:15-1:50 Fun games/ daily challenge
- 1:50-2:00 Scrimmage warm up
- 2:00-3:00 Scrimmages
July 8, 2022: My child working w MSU coaches and athletes who seemed genuinely invested in her experience and progress
July 29, 2022: Seeing improvement in my child's soccer playing and getting the daily emails with a recap of each day.
July 29, 2022: Organized and planned skills training was very appreciated. There was a lot of structure.
July 21, 2023: My son came home happy and tired every day. He had so many fun stories to share.
July 29, 2022: My son improved his skills and I liked the fact that I got his evaluation
He definitely will be back
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.