Nike Soccer Camp St. Ignatius College Preparatory
Improve your game and have serious fun
at Nike Soccer Camps
Team up with the St. Ignatius soccer coaching staff this summer for these Nike Soccer Camps held at SI in San Francisco. This popular Bay Area Camp is a perfect opportunity for players of all abilities to work with a top coaching staff to refine technique, develop new skills and work on every aspect of the game, in a fun and competitive enviroment.
- Coaching from SI coaching staff
- Unique & structured curriculum
- Low camper to coach ratio
- Nike Soccer Camp T-shirt & camp prizes
- Position specific training
- Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play, and technical skills
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Camp Director Edson Cardona
Born and raised in the bay area, Edson Cardona, CEO of PMP Academica, is a prominent soccer coach known for his passion and commitment to developing young talent since 2016. His intrinsic love for the sport and expertise has made him a notable mentor to elite soccer players of all levels including youth, collegiate, and professional. After playing professionally in Europe, Central America, and North America, Edson has trained alongside a diverse array of coaches and training styles. He hopes to piece together these technical and life lessons to build a roadmap for the next generation of players.View Edson's Bio ⟩
Professional Career: After playing on various youth teams such as Santa Clara Sporting, PAC Tigres, and DeAnza Force Academy to name a few, he played college-level soccer at Santa Clara University (2013-2017). He went on to be a part of the El Salvador U-23 National Team for the Brazil Olympic Qualifiers (2016) and he continued his career in Europe playing for Zejtun Corinthians in Malta First Division (2018) and SV Rottenman in Austrian Landesliga (2019). Returning to the US in 2019, he played for Ontario Fury in the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) and then Bay Cities FC in 2022.
Training Career: Alongside his father, Edson co-founded PMP Academica LLC, a player development company, program, and family-oriented community. As the lead coach, he curates and leads individual and group training sessions with players of all ages. Aside from the hundreds of skilled youth he has worked with, Coach Edson has had the privilege of building a network with players and coaches from universities and organizations such as: Santa Clara University, Stanford University, UCLA, Duke University, the MLS & NWSL, US Youth National Teams, and overseas professional teams. While managing PMP Academica, he also worked in administration for the Santa Clara University Women’s Soccer team as the Recruiting and Video Coordinator (2022) and served on the varsity girls coaching staff at Valley Christian High School (2021-2022 & 2022-2023 season).
Coach Edson is excited to be a part of this year’s Nike US Soccer Camps!
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
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Morning Half-Day: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoon Half-Day: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Full-Day Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Check-in & out Locations: Upper Field & JB Murphy
- Meals: Lunch is NOT provided
*Check-in starts 15 minutes before camp start time
This program is geared towards 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 ages 11 and under 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 ages 12+ 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.
The information below is based on previous years and is subject to change each year.
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 Edson Cardona and 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: Upper Field & JB Murphy
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
- 9:00am Camp Check-in, Discussion of Theme of Day and Assignments
- 9:15-10:30am Technical development & drills
- 10:30-11:00 Station work
- 12:00-1:00pm Lunch
- 1:00-2:00pm Station work
- 2:00-3:00 pm Positon specific training
- 3:00-4:00 pm Scrimmages
- 4:00 PM Campers depart
June 24, 2023: My son Finn was so enthusiastic about the camp every day - I knew he was having a blast while learning skills. The coaches knew him by name and the games and drills seemed very effective.
June 24, 2023: To my 7-8 year old girl, the highlights were the group circle times, the songs, the kindness and attention of staff at every level.
June 28, 2022: My daughter said she made a lot of new friends and brushed up on her soccer techniques.
June 17, 2023: My child loved her student coaches so much and looked forward to seeing them daily.
July 27, 2023: Coach Edson was great and my son looked forward to camp every day. He improved also.
June 19, 2023: My son felt challenged building his skills and also had a lot of fun.
June 26, 2023: The camp was well organized and had enough staff to manage the camp.
My son was motivated and improved his skills.
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.