Nike Soccer Camp William Jessup University
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Come improve your game this summer in Rocklin, CA in 2019! The Nike William Jessup University Soccer Camp is open boys and girls, ages 8-18 to receive high level training. Participants work on fine tuning their fundamentals, dynamic abilities, while learning tactical strategies.
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. We are able to offer an unforgettable growth experience no matter what your age or skill level. Campers train with the William Jessup soccer staff at Jessup field.
- All levels welcome age 8-18
- Personal evaluations
- Camp completion certificates
- Nike Soccer Camp t-shirt
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Co-Director Greg Lazaga
Greg Lazaga is entering his third season at the helm of the Jessup men's soccer team after taking the head coaching position following the 2015 season.View Greg's Bio ⟩
After a standout career playing soccer for Summerville High School in Tuolumne, California, Coach Greg Lazaga would play soccer at Azusa Pacific University between 1998 and 2001 in the forward position. He graduated from the same school in 2001 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education/Kinesiology. While attending school, Coach Lazaga did not keep his soccer gifts in California as he would seize the opportunity to travel with the Charlotte Eagles Missionary Athletes in Action team on international tour for two years.
Even before graduating college, Greg Lazaga had begun his coaching career, taking the opportunity to coach a JV high school team in Walnut, CA between 1999 and 2001. After graduating, Coach Lazaga was called into a career of teaching and earned his teaching credential from CSU Sacramento before starting an illustrious 12 year elementary and high school physical education teaching career. While teaching, Lazaga would also earn a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology from Fresno Pacific University.
During his teaching career, Coach Lazaga wouldn’t lose his love and pursuit of soccer. After another two years of coaching high school JV soccer, he would serve has head varsity coach at Luther Burbank High School, where he also taught, for eight seasons. He led his Luther Burbank team to the school’s first two Metro League Championships. Moving into the collegiate realm, Coach Lazaga would earn a year of experience as assistant soccer coach at Cosumnes River College before coming to William Jessup where he is now a fulltime coach.
Co-Director David Ray
David Ray is in his third year as the Women's Assistant Coach and second as the Camp Co-Director alongside Greg Lazaga.View David's Bio ⟩
David brings 17 years of experience coaching players through teams, clinics, and camps as young as 4 years old, but mostly with the high school age groups. Ray grew up and played club, high school, and college soccer in Anderson, Indiana. He played at Anderson University and was on the camp staff for 13 years there.
Co-Director Rachel Constantini
Head coach Rachel Constantini is in her second season at the helm of the Warriors women's soccer team being named full time head coach in 2017 after serving a interim coach last season.View Rachel's Bio ⟩
Constantini joined the William Jessup University coaching staff in 2014 as an assistant, and played a key role in the Warriors' transition from the California Pacific Conference, to the Golden State Athletic Conference which they now reside.
A graduate of William Jessup University in 2011 with a degree in Liberal Studies, Constantini was a member of the women's soccer team where she appeared in 67 games and scored eight goals. Following her graduation, Constantini continued her educational growth by earning her master's degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University.
Assistant Coach Paul Benvenuti
Paul Benvenuti is entering his second season as an assistant coach of the Jessup men's soccer team.View Paul's Bio ⟩
Paul was born and raised in Sacramento, California and has lived in the Sacramento area for over 38 years. Growing up playing baseball, soccer, football, basketball and running track where he excelled as an athlete in high school playing football. Coach Paul began coaching baseball, basketball and football over 20 years ago after a semi professional playing career playing football. Coach Paul began coaching soccer in 2004 in Antelope for the local AYSO and has since become the head coach of the Antelope High School varsity boys in 2013, winning a section championship in 2018. Paul also coaches at Capital Valley United Soccer Club in Sacramento and has been with the club since 2010 coaching boys U10-U19 in the Norcal Premiere League. While currently coaching high school soccer and competitive soccer, Paul is also the club president at CVU. He currently holds a CYSA E/D license, Coerver Youth Diploma, United Soccer Coaches Association- Futsal Level 1, 4v4-7v7 and 9v9 Online Diploma, Goal Keeping Level 1, Principles of Attacking, Principles of Defending, Foundations of Coaching, NFHS Certificate and Positive Coaching Course Certificate. Paul worked as an EMT for over 15 years in Northern California working at Mercy San Juan hospital as a Trauma Tech II and Medic Ambulance in Solano County in the 911 system.
Our camp directors are among the finest coaches in America. They have a major stake in providing camps of the highest quality: camps that are fun and that improve the skills of the campers. The best place to become a better soccer player is in the company of coaches and players who share your passion.Show Less See More Camp Details
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
Overnight Campers: Professional coaching and instruction on grass fields, all meals, on-campus housing, supervision and evening activities.
Extended Day Campers (varies with location) 9am-9pm: Professional coaching and instruction, lunch, dinner and evening activities.
Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
2019 SESSION INFORMATION
Check in: from 8:00am-9:00am with lunch being the first meal.
Check out: 4:00pm with lunch is the last meal. Parents are invited to attend the final session after lunch.
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
- 7:30-8:30am Breakfast
- 9:00-10:00am Warm up & dynamic workshops
- 10:00-11:00am Fundamental drills
- 11:00-1:00pm Lunch & free time
- 1:00-2:00pm Study the game, match analysis
- 3:00-5:00pm Session 2
- 5:00-7:00pm Dinner
- 7:00-8:00pm Futsol
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
My daughter’s foot skills improved greatly
June 15, 2018: My daughter’s foot skills improved greatly. She had a BLAST!! Can’t WAIT for next year! Sonja enjoyed the GAMES and learning Soccer in a fun environment. Sonja mentioned every day how MUCH fun she had and REALLY LIKED the STAFF.
— Renee D. Parent
THE BEST soccer experience in his life
June 15, 2018: Our son told us it was "THE BEST soccer experience in his life". He said everyday was filled with so much fun, and he felt like as if he was in a paradise. That made us laugh, and at the same time we were so grateful that NIKE camp provided him with unforgettable experiences/memories.
— Akiko B. Parent
Everything was perfect
June 15, 2018: Everything was perfect. Thank you for putting this camp on. I will be recommending WJU Nike Soccer Camp to many of our friends and family members! My son had a fabulous time! He made numerous friends and he loved the food! The instruction was spot on. Very equipped staff. We will return next year. :-)
— Rebecca S. Parent
We will be back
June 20, 2018: My kids loved going. They enjoyed interacting with other kids and learning in a fun environment. They learned better ball handling, footwork, and spacing.
— Randy B. Parent
Can't wait to return!
My daughter loved soccer camp! She can't wait to attend next year. She loved the coaches and meeting new friends.
— Shanna M., Parent 2017
Best camp he went to
My son has done many camps and this was the best camp he has went to and most fun. HE is looking forward to doing it again next year.
— Julie P., Parent 2016
Looking forward to next year!
I highly recommend this camp. My son has done many soccer camps and this one was his favorite. He said this is the most fun he has ever had and he learned a lot. He is looking forward to doing it again next year.
— Vanessa M., Parent 2015