Nike Girls Soccer Camp at Millersville University
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Join us at Millersville University in 2019 for a week of intensive soccer training where you will be in the company of coaches and players who share your passion.
At NIKE Soccer Camps, our goal is to stimulate a love for the game in young athletes by showing them how to accelerate their own progress and success. Coach Matt Procopio has spent the last three years serving on the Millersville staff. He combines training methods based on club and collegiate experience.
- Skill of the day
- International style training
- Game based activities
- Tournament scrimmages each day
- Low camper to coach ratio
- Campers grouped by age and ability level
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Head Soccer Coach Millersville University Matt Procopio
Matt Procopio enters his fifth season as Millersville's head coach in 2019. The 2009 Millersville graduate and soccer great has made a quick impact on the program. In 2016, the Marauders continued to build toward the future, improving its win total by three in conference play and narrowly missing the PSAC Tournament.View Matt's Bio ⟩
Procopio was named head coach on August 3, 2015. Procopio served as assistant coach for the Millersville women’s soccer team in 2012 and 2013 and as an assistant with the men's program at Tiffin University prior to returning to his alma mater.
With the Marauders in 2012-13, Procopio built a reputation as a tireless recruiter while running highly-successful summer camps and clinics. His influence was integral in the development of the players, and he made an immediate impact on the program. With Procopio on staff, the team posted its best season in six years and made another leap forward by garnering a national ranking in 2013. Many of the players that he recruited were the catalyst to a 9-6-2 record in 2014, which was the program’s best record in more than a decade.
After elevating the Marauders’ to new heights, Procopio landed a role as the men’s soccer assistant coach at Tiffin University. Procopio helped guide the Dragons to a 12-5-1 record, GLIAC Championship and NCAA regional appearance.
Procopio has roots and recruiting connections in the area as a native of West Lawn, Pa., and graduate of Wilson High School. He was a Marauder under Coach Steve Widdowson from 2005-08 and played a prominent role in the Marauders’ rise to PSAC power. He started 53 of 63 games as a defender and served as the co-captain of the 2008 club that set a school record with 18 wins, won a PSAC East Championship and NCAA Atlantic Regional Championship. His team climbed to No. 6 in the national rankings. Procopio was a two-time All-PSAC East and an All-Atlantic Region selection by NSCAA/Adidas and Daktronics. He garnered All-America honorable mention status as a senior.
After completing his bachelor’s degree in technology education, Procopio coached worked with Braddock Road Youth Club, Coerver Coaching and D.C. United in the Washington, D.C. area. He moved across the country a worked with clubs and leagues in California. He also worked with the Harrisburg City Islanders Youth Academy.
Procopio holds a NSCAA Premier Diploma, USSF “C” Lisence, USSF National Youth License, NSCAA Goalkeeping Level II Diploma and is a certified USA Weightlifting Level I Sports Performance Coach.
Coach Procopio coaching philosophy is based on players getting the most of their training. Friendly competition is a excellent driver for learning. Pushing yourself harder every single day is the great motivator for success and personal development.Show Less See More Camp Details
2019 Session Information
Dates: August 5th-9th
Day Camp: ages 8-16
Half Day Camp: ages 6-8.
Program runs from 9:00am-12:00pm Monday-Friday
Skill of the Day
Monday - Dribbling
Tuesday - Passing
Wednesday - Shooting
Thursday - Attacking and Defending
Friday - World Cup Day
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Equipment Needed: Soccer Ball (campers must bring their own), Soccer cleats, shin guards, goalies must bring own equipment.
Facility: Turf fields
**Lunch is not provided. Please bring a sack lunch each day.
If you have a group of five or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a $30 discount.
To register a group online: Please have one person contact the USSC office with the names of each camper in the group at 1-800-645-3226 to create a unique discount code. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during check out.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00-9:30 Rosters and juggling
- 9:30-10:00 Speed, agility, quickness drills
- 10:00-10:30 Technical introduction
- 10:30-11:00 Technical development
- 11:00-11:30 Passive pressure activity
- 11:30-12:00 Full pressure activity
- 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
Millersville University, a scenic campus located on 250 acres of gently rolling landscape, is located in Millersville, PA about 1.5 hours from Philadelphia.
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This is our first year hosting a Nike Soccer Camp at this location. For more information feel free to contact us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP