Nike Soccer Camp at XL Sports Hatfield
Improve your game and have serious fun
at Nike Soccer Camps
Join us for an amazing week of camp at Nike Soccer Camp at XL Sports in Hatfield, PA. Team up with founder of Fair Play Soccer Academy and Desales Men's Soccer Assistant Coach John O'Rourke for the ultimate soccer training camp! With 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. Don't miss the opportunity to train under a NCAA coach in Montgomery County!
- 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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Men's Assistant Coach John O'Rourke
USSF A License Holder UEFA B License Holder VP Montgomery United Soccer Club President North American Irish Coaches Association
Graduate Assistant Coach Jamie Hickey
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, he was four-starter at goalkeeper for Georgian Court University earning CACC All-Conference First-Team honors as a senior, while also being named a team captain.View Jamie's Bio ⟩
While in Ireland, Hickey played for Drogheda United's U19 academy team before signing and earning valuable experience with their SSE Airtricity Premier Division First-Team in the top flight of Ireland's Soccer leagues.
Hickey was named to Coach Crampton's staff in the summer of 2021 having graduated from Georgian Court University in May, 2021 with a degree in exercise science, sport, and kinesiology.
US State Department (Sports Envoy) and independent soccer coach Johnny Collins
Johnny Collins is a long time coach at the youth level around the world. Currently based in PA he has coached at numerous levels & is a Korean FA A, B & C License Holder.View Johnny's Bio ⟩
Independent Contract Soccer Coach 2002-
Runs 2 to 14 day soccer clinics in the US and for overseas youth soccer academies, professional
senior teams, and international schools in Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Thailand,
Singapore, Malaysia, Kuwait, Jordan, and other countries. Also conducting coaching education
and mentor programs.
US State Department (Sports Envoy) 2017-Present
Responsible for training and running soccer programs specifically for underprivileged youth,
female empowerment, and at-risk kids through the US State Department Sports Diplomacy
program. Dispatched to Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, India,
Myanmar and the Philippines. I worked with their youth national teams and coached over 1000
players ages 6 to 20 years.
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
CAMP INFO 2023:
Camp Dates: December 28, 2023
Morning Half-Day Hours: 9am-10:30am
Afternoon Half-Day Hours: 10:30am-12pm
Full-Day Hours: 9am-12pm
- Check-in & out Locations: XL Sports Hatfield
Camp Dates: December 29, 2023
- Check-in & out Locations: XL Sports Hatfield
*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.
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 DeSales University coaching staff
Day campers: Lunch is provided. 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: XL Sports Hatfield
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
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.
*Team discounts cannot be combined with other offer codes or applied to prorated enrollments.
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.
Important Information & Sample Daily Schedule
- Equipment Needed All campers must bring soccer cleats, shin guards, athletic shoes, and a water bottle.
- 9:00am 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
- 11:00-11:45am Full pressure activity
- 12:00-1:00pm Lunch/Snack Break
- 1:00-2:30pm Small-sided games
- 2:45-3:45pm Scrimmages
- 3:45pm Wrap up
- 4:00pm 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.