Nike Soccer Camp at Pace University
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This Nike Soccer Camp offers a fantastic opportunity for players to improve their game this summer, join Head Coach Mike Winn at Pace University in Pleasantville, NY to develop your skills and tactical awareness. The camp will focus on team play, technical development, core fundamentals and position specifics. Campers will have an unforgettable experience while receiving unmatched training from college coaches on the Pace University campus.
Camp is open to players of all abilities and will be grouped based on age and skill level.
- Low camper to coach ratio
- Elite technical and fundamental training
- Small-sided games and scrimmage competitions
- Campers grouped by age and ability level
- Nike Soccer Camps T-shirt
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Camp Director Mike Winn
Mike Winn has been directing soccer camps at Pace University for the past 18 years. Coach Winn and his staff strive to create an enjoyable learning opportunity to help each camper improve as a soccer player.View Mike's Bio ⟩
Entering his 16th season at the helm of the women’s soccer program, Head Coach Mike Winn and the Pace Setters are coming off one of the most successful seasons in the program’s history. The Setters finished with a program record-tying 12 wins in 2016, and set a new record with a .619 winning percentage. Pace also won its first two NE-10 Championship Tournament games with quarterfinal and semifinal victories over Southern Connecticut State University and Le Moyne College, respectively, and advanced to its first-ever NE-10 Championship Game.
As the head of the program, Winn has guided the Setters to eight post season appearances and nine winning seasons overall. Coach Winn has also developed 13 All-Region selections, three NE-10 Goalkeepers of the Year, 22 All-Conference players, three Academic All-District players, and three Academic All-Americans at Pace. Academically, the women's soccer team has excelled in the classroom under Coach Winn garnering the NSCAA Team Academic Award for the past four seasons.
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
- July 8-12, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- August 5-9, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 7-17
- Day Camp Hours: 9:00am* - 4:00pm
- Half Day Camp Hours: 9:00am* - 12:00pm
- Check-in & out Locations: Joseph R. Ianniello Athletic Field House
- Meals: Lunch is NOT provided
*Check-in starts 15 minutes before camp start time
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.
SPECIALIZED GOALKEEPER TRAINING:
- Goalkeeper-specific training is offered to develop the modern goalkeeper with specific training sessions that will help every level of goalkeeper. Complete goalkeeper focus in all sessions will allow the beginner to the advanced goalkeeper to develop over the week-long camp
- Each day with have a focus that each camper will be able to apply into game situations throughout the week
- Beginner and advanced level sessions will be offered
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.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Instruction: Training from the Pace University coaching staff
- Day campers: Lunch is NOT provided
- 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: Joseph R. Ianniello Athletic Field House
- 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
- 9:00 am Daily meeting / announcements
- 9:10 am Warm-upgames and agility work
- 9:50 am Ball work / individual skill instruction
- 10:40 am Small sided competition
- 11:20 am Team scrimmages
- 12:00 pm Lunch and break
- 1:00 pm Soccer competition
- 1:45 pm Finishing and goal scoring games
- 2:15 pm Team scrimmages
- 4:00 pm Daily camper awards / dismissal
The Joseph R. Ianniello Athletic Field House at Pace University is newly built, having just opened in 2016! Campers train at this state of the art facility!
July 2, 2023: My son had SO much fun and it was a very positive experience. The director was extremely well organized and on top of the weather/smoke conditions. He seemlessly transitioned the camp indoors when necessary and the kids just kept having fun and learning. I was very impressed with this camp.
August 7, 2023: There were so many kids and it was so well organized. My daughter was grouped with kids that were skill level appropriate and they did fun drills and scrimmages to keep the kids engaged.
July 2, 2022: My son had a great week. His highlight was his "cool" coach Justin who let them pick music to play and showed interest in his skills.
August 6, 2022: The fun, encouraging experience counselors provided while learning/ improving on soccer skills.
August 6, 2022: The drills and the mini tournaments. My daughter had a great time and didn't want it to end.
August 8, 2022: Having the opportunity to meet/speak with the Pace Women's Soccer Team coaches
August 6, 2022: He loved the prizes that were awarded to him for different accomplishments.
August 6, 2022: My daughter had a great time. Coaches were fantastic. Location was great.
August 13, 2022: My daughters both had a fantastic time and learned a lot! Thank you!
She liked the awards ceremony on the last day.
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.