Category: Camps/Clinics

Drury Panthers, Ryan Swan, GLVC & Regional Coach of the Year 2009

Drury ID Camp For High School Boys Next Week

Drury Panthers, Ryan Swan, GLVC & Regional Coach of the Year 2009
Drury Panthers, Ryan Swan, GLVC & Regional Coach of the Year 2009
Drury Men’s Soccer and head coach Ryan Swan will host an Identification Development Camp for area high school boys on February 16-17 at Harrison Stadium.

Cost for the camp is $100, with lunch provided.

Registration will be held from 9 to 9:30 a.m., with the morning training session from 9:30 to 11:30, lunch and recruiting talk from 11:30 to 1:30 and the afternoon scrimmages from 1:30 to 3:30.

For more information, call Andrew Bordelon at (417) 873-7830 or email him at A registration form with additional information is available on the website.

The DU Men’s Soccer program is coming off a 12-5-2 season that saw them climb as high to No. 5 in the nation in the NCAA-II national poll. It led to a Great Lakes Valley Conference post-season tournament berth – for the fifth consecutive year – and their second NCAA-II Tournament bid in the past four seasons.

Robbie Kristo, after scoring against FDU in NCAA 2nd round match. By

SLU Billikens Offer College ID Camp in January

Robbie Kristo, after scoring against FDU in NCAA 2nd round match. By
Robbie Kristo, after scoring against FDU in NCAA 2nd round match. By

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Saint Louis head men’s soccer coach Mike McGinty and his staff have announced the dates for the Saint Louis Billiken ID Camp. The camp will run from Jan. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost for the camp is $225.

The Billiken ID Camp, open to boys high school aged and above, is designed to educate and prepare players for the college experience. Participants will work with SLU coaching staff and players to learn more about soccer and the recruiting process while getting the opportunity to play at legendary Hermann Stadium.

More specific information and registration forms for all camps may be found at the Saint Louis Soccer Academy’s website,


Matt Besler and Seth Sinovic Soccer Clinic at Nixa – REGISTER NOW

Matt Besler, Sporting KC, with slide tackle on Eddie Johnson, Seattle Sounders in US Open Cup Final

Nixa Soccer Club is hosting a Sporting KC event at Nixa High School. This event is for youth soccer players in our area, ages U8 up to and including High School. The maximum number of kids that can attend is 100. This is a first come first serve basis. Here are the details:

DATE: Wednesday 12/12/12
PLACE: Nixa High School Stadium
TIME: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

COST: $50.00 per kid. The cost is to cover the expenses for the Sporting KC players and staff members that are traveling from KC as well as their fee for the clinic. This is not a fundraiser. NSC is just hosting this fun event for the kids.

ALL COMMITMENTS MUST be received by Sunday. Fees will be collected the week of 11/26/12.

Contact: Christine Anello: or Dina Boehmer:

The MLS players that are planning to travel here are Matt Besler and Seth Sinovic. Matt Besler has been named MLS Defender of the year for the 2012 season and has also previously been called up to the US Men’s National Team. Both are KC natives, with Besler having played for Blue Valley West and Notre Dame while Sinovic played for Rockhurst HS and Creighton. They are fabulous players and part of a great organization.

What this clinic will offer is a chance for the kids to warm up and scrimmage with the MLS players and staff. Once that is over, the MLS players with conduct a Q&A and sign autographs. What better way to promote soccer in our area by meeting players from the one of the best teams in the MLS!

A location in case of inclement weather has not been determined yet but is in progress.


NSCAA Offering High School Diploma in St Louis

NSCAA-logoThe NSCAA will offer the High School Diploma in the St Louis area over the weekend of November 16, 2012 through November 18, 2012. This course is meaningful and impactful to all who have attended. Rob Herringer will be directing the course with support from other great coaches from around the country. Please have your coaches and coaching staffs sing up early.

Course Title: St. Louis, MO – High School Diploma
Date: Nov 16, 2012 through Nov 18, 2012
Cost: $310
Register by Mail: Registration Form

High School Coaches Diploma

Course Details – The High School Coaches Diploma is a 21-hour course dealing with managerial issues and practice and game strategies specific to coaches of boys and girls high school teams. The course is designed to address the many issues and responsibilities unique to high school coaches in this country. The course curriculum examines the distinctive role high school coaches play in the personal development of young players. Some of the issues the course will deal with are: Developing a coaching philosophy, Team management (Pre-season training, team building, game day preparation issues, out of season play, ODP and club relationships, team rules, choosing team captains, parental issues etc.), Methods of coaching high school players, Risk management for high school coaches, College recruiting issues and helping high school players move to the next level, Match analysis, Practical field sessions It is recommended that coaches attending the course should have an NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma, but there is no testing. The recommended length of the course is Friday evening through Sunday afternoon, although the structure of the course is flexible. It is recommended that persons wishing to host a High School Coaches Diploma organize it in conjunction with a high school game or a club game featuring high school-age players. There is no testing in the High School Diploma.

What to Bring
Although it is not required, you may be asked to participate in order to illustrate the instructors’ sessions, so wear comfortable clothes and bring extra gear if necessary. We recommend you bring a water bottle, pen or pencil, notebook, fully inflated ball and cleats (or running shoes or indoor soccer shoes if you have an indoor location).

Schedule for High School Coaches Diploma

09/28/2012 09/30/2012 High School Coaches Diploma Navarre FL

10/12/2012 10/14/2012 High School Coaches Diploma San Jose CA

11/16/2012 11/18/2012 High School Coaches Diploma St. Louis MOescorts prices

Nixa Heat 3v3 Soccer Tournament Registration Opens

The Nixa Heat 3v3 Soccer Tournament retuns to The Center in Nixa in August.

There will be both boys and girls divisions as well as Co-Ed teams that will play in the boys divisions. Individuals may also register for the event with a draft held to add them to teams needing players. Age division will be dictated by the oldest player.

There is a maximum of 5 players per team and each team is guaranteed 4 games.

Dates: August 17th and 18th; Games begin at 6 pm
Registration: Now through August 13th
Who: Boys and Girls ages 8 to 15 years old.
Divisions: U9-U16; Boys and Girls
Fees: Team $60 Individual $15

Nixa Soccer 3v3 Tournament Registration Form
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