Nike Soccer Camp at Palm Beach Atlantic University
Train with & showcase your talent in front of some of the top college and university coaches in the nation.
Join us for a Nike Soccer Camp experience at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, FL. Team up with Camp Director Lucas Martorana to bring your game to the next level!
YOUTH CAMPS will focus on 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! Get the full camp experience and have fun while building the core fundamentals integrated within Nike Soccer Camps. Make friends and create memories with our team that will last a lifetime!
- 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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Head Men's Soccer Coach Lucas Martorana
Lucas Martorana was named the head men's soccer coach in Nov. 2022 after serving as the interim head coach for the 2022 season. Martorana started with the Sailfish as an assistant in Summer of 2017.View Lucas's Bio ⟩
He was elevated to associate head coach before the 2020 season. He has been instrumental in on-field training sessions and recruiting for a program that has won four Sunshine State Conference titles and carries a 61-9-6 record during his tenure as an assistant.
After taking the reigns in July of 2022, the 'Fish got off to a quick start and climbed all the way to No. 2 in the nation according to the United Soccer Coaches poll. PBA was able to defeat then ranked No. 9 Saint Leo as well as two teams in Lander and Rollins who qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The Sailfish finished the season with a 8-5-2 record
Martorana comes to Palm Beach Atlantic from Success Academy Soccer Program where he served as a coach and administrator providing free youth soccer programs as part of school design to underserved youth in Harlem, Bronx, and Brooklyn. In addition to his time at SA soccer program, Martorana coached four years at NCAA DII Malone University Men's Soccer and has coached youth soccer for over 12 years in Ohio, Florida, and New York.
Coach Martorana was a member of the SUNY Buffalo men's soccer team for three seasons and captained Malone University men's soccer for one season. While at Malone he earned NCCAA All Region and All Conference accolades. Martorana earned his degree in Mathematics and continued on at Malone to serve as an assistant coach of the men's soccer program for four years. During that time he also earned his master's in school counseling and guidance, coordinated after school programs, and played semi-professionally in the USL, PDL, and MISL. He has worked as an academic advisor for four years at Florida State University and currently splits his time at PBA and coaching youth at Weston Select Soccer Club.
Coach Martorana holds his NSCAA Director of Coaching, Premier, Advanced National, National, Futsal, Goalkeeper level 1 diplomas and has his USSF D License.
Martorana is a native of Warren, Ohio, his wife, Christine is a instructor at FIU and they have a 2 year old daughter, Sofia.
Honors & Awards:
- 1 All-Sunshine State Conference Honoree
- 1 Sunshine State Conference Weekly Award
- 6 CSC Academic All-District Honorees
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
July 31-August 3, 2023 (Mon-Thurs)
August 7-10, 2023 (Mon-Thurs)
Half-Day Hours: 9:00am-12:00pm*
Full-Day Hours: 9:00am-3:00pm*
Meals: Lunch is NOT provided. Please bring a packed lunch
Location: Rinker Athletic Campus
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*Check-in starts 15 minutes before camp start time
YOUTH CAMP INFO:
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!
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 Men's Soccer Palm Beach Atlantic University coaching staff
Day campers: Lunch or snacks are not provided. Please bring a packed lunch. There will be a water station available to fill up and stay hydrated
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: Rinker Athletic Campus
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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Youth Camp Sample Schedule
- 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.
- 9:00AM Full Day & Half Day Check-in
- 9:00-9:30AM Rosters and juggling
- 9:30-10:00AM Speed, agility, quickness drills
- 10:00-10:30AM Technical introduction
- 10:30-11:00AM Technical development
- 11:00-11:30AM Full pressure activity
- 11:30-12:00 PM Lunch/Snack Break
- 12:00 PM Half-Day campers depart
- 12:00-12:45 PM Group tactical session
- 12:45-1:00 PM Water Break
- 1:00-1:45 PM Finishing
- 1:45-2:45 PM Scrimmages
- 2:45-3:00 PM Cleanup/Campers depart
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.