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!
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.
- June 26 - 30, 2023 (Mon - Fri)
- July 31 - August 4, 2023 (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. A further list of 'recommended items' will be in the Information Packet.
- 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!
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
Overall Average RatingStars
August 20, 2019: Great conditioning and improved her soccer skills. Great way to get back into the soccer season and to get ready for HS tryouts
— Jeanne D. Parent
August 1, 2019: Kristin enjoyed the technical training and that it as still fun and also the games in the afternoon
— Gabi L. Parent
I definitely want to do it next year again!
July 21, 2018: Very intense, but really good learning experience and really helpful! As soon as my son got in the car after the last day he said “I definitely want to do it next year again!”
— Stella C. Parent
I learned to have better control of the ball
July 21, 2018: I learned to have better control of the ball and to get the simple things correct before moving onto the harder stuff. Being there with my teammates and learning with them was awesome
— Kristin L. Camper
Great program! Wish you had more weeks!
July 22, 2018: My daughter really enjoyed the entire experience. She especially liked how you explained the game, reason for the drill and how it plays into the bigger picture. Great program! Wish you had more weeks!
— Denise B. Parent
My daughter will be back!
My daughter had a great experience and really improved as a soccer player. She loved all of the camp councilors and has really gotten better
— John V., Parent 2017
My son really improved. He had so much fun and the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. I would suggest giving more feedback at the evaluation.
— Vima S., Parent 2017
Improved her skills as a field player
My daughter is a goalkeeper and would have liked more specific skill work. She had a ton of fun and loved Street Soccer, Goalkeeper Training sessions, and the 3v3 tournament.
— Paul V., Parent 2017
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.