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Join us for an amazing week of Nike Soccer Camp in Akron, OH. This is an exciting opportunity to train at the University of Akron with Men's Soccer Head Coach Jared Embick and his coaching staff, who will offer an array of different camp options to fit the needs of all players looking to improve and learn from the best.

At Akron Soccer, we have heard from parents and coaches time and again, how players who attended the Akron Soccer Camp have come back with their skills improved, understanding of the game increased and enthusiasm for the game renewed. We are sure you will agree that being exposed to the 'Akron Environment' of intensive training, technical, and tactical skill development through challenging competition, delivered by some of the top college coaches and players in the country, will improve your play.

Since 2007 Akron Soccer has produced more wins and MLS Draft selections, than any other college soccer program in the country. Akron has a winning record of 140-22-19 and has produced the highest winning percentage of .821 in Division I College Soccer. The Akron staff have developed 10 top 10 MLS SuperDraft picks and 6 MLS Homegrown signees in the past four seasons alone. A total of 26 MLS professionals!!! The University of Akron Men's Soccer program is the #1 recognized breeding ground for youth talent and development in US College Soccer.

Highlights Include
  • Learn, prepare, and train just like an Akron soccer player!
  • 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
  • Educate by utilizing video analysis!
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Camp Coaches

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    Camp Director Jared Embick

    Jared Embick, who had previously served as the Zips’ associate head coach and recruiting coordinator, officially became the seventh head coach in the history of The University of Akron men’s soccer program in December of 2012.The 2020 campaign marks his eighth year leading the Zips having registered a 100-40-15 (.694) ledger after earning the program's 20th regular-season Mid-American Conference title in 2019.

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    Assistant Coach Michael Nanchoff

    University of Akron head men's soccer coach Jared Embick named former Zips' captain Michael Nanchoff to his staff as an assistant coach on Feb. 28, 2019.

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    Assistant Coach Ger Coppinger

    Ger Coppinger is in his sixth season on the Zips’ staff in 2020 after spending four seasons on the Missouri State coaching staff where he was tasked with the training of the Bears’ goalkeepers, while also assisting on the recruiting front.

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    Volunteer Coach Attila Schmidt

    During Schmidt’s time at Akron, the Zips have secured an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

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Camp Details


You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.


  • Dates: June 10-13, 2024 (Mon-Thurs)

  • Ages: 7-14

  • Gender: Co-ed

  • Options: Full Day, Half Day

  • Hours: Full Day: 9:00am-3:00pm* Half Day: 9:00am-12:00pm*

  • Facility: FirstEnergy Stadium

  • Meals: Lunch is NOT provided. Please bring a packed lunch

  • College Boys ID Camp: Register Here

*Check-in starts 15 minutes before camp start time


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!


  • Instruction: Training from the University of Akron coaching staff

  • 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


  • 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: FirstEnergy Stadium

  • 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


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
  • Sunblock
  • 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.


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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Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    July 31, 2023: The Akron staff and players were phenomenal. The coaches gave great information and instruction. The players did a great job helping with the camp and kept the camp very lively. The strength and conditioning coach was a breadth of knowledge.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 7, 2023: My daughter was one of the younger campers and I was impressed on what she learned and how helpful and kind the coaches were.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 31, 2023: The camp was wonderful and my son had a great experience. Can't say enough about the coaching staff and their engagement

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    July 25, 2022: The coaches cared for and shared with the players many suggestions for improvement.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 6, 2023: Organization! Check in process! Safety! Morning demonstrations!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 27, 2022: Being selected to play in the all-star game. Such an honor!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    He gained a better understanding of the basic fundamentals.

    — Anonymous

Nike Soccer Camp at The University of Akron

Jared Embick, Camp Director
First Energy Stadium - 289 S Union St
Akron, Ohio 44325
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


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.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike Soccer Camp at The University of Akron
Nike Soccer Camp at University of Akron
Jun 10-Jun 13, 2024
Programs: All Skills
Age Group: 7 - 14
Gender: Co-Ed
*Please note this camp sold out last summer*
Half Day (9am-12pm) $295.00 USD
Availability: Yes

Day Camp (9am-3pm) $415.00 USD
Availability: Yes

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.

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