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Team Chicago Club Soccer Camps

Club Soccer Skills Training Camps

These camps and clinics are for elite level boys and girls soccer players.  Team Chicago Directors will challenge and encourage each player while promoting teamwork, camaraderie and sportsmanship.  Technical and tactical concepts will be the focus with different competitions and small sided games throughout the camp game.

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Upcoming Camps and Clinics

2019 Summer Soccer Technical Training Camp

Specifically Designed for the Serious Soccer Player birth years 2001-2009.  Learn Advanced Soccer Techniques and Moves.  Improve Soccer Strength, Speed and Agility.  Individual Skill Challenges Every Day.  Brand New, Innovative Training Equipment.  Technical Instruction and Individual Feedback.

WHEN: June 17-20,  2019  9:00 AM - Noon  (Monday to Thursday)
WHERE: Gentile Field/WAA Sports Center, 2323 Liberty St. Aurora, IL 60502
COST: $150 
WHO: Open to all travel soccer players birth years 2001-2009

Tentative Daily Schedule 
9am- Technical warm up
9.15am- Speed & Agility stations (evasion belts, ladders, hurdles, parachutes, resistance chord, balance boards etc)
9.45am- Unopposed Technical work (Themes - Attacking moves, Protecting the ball to spin out of pressure, Attacking first touch, Aerial first touch)
10.30am- Opposed exercise to challenge individual (Related to theme of the day)
11am- Skills stations (goal shot finishing, re-bounder volleys, soccer tennis, juggling challenges etc)
11.30am- 3v3/4v4 games.


COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM

The College Prep Program (CPP) is designed for the elite soccer player who wants to be ready for pre-season.  Whether you are a current college player home for the summer, are preparing for your first college pre-season or your first college pre-season is down the road, not being properly prepared is the biggest reason for injuries and frustrating college seasons.

By completing the 7-week summer CPP you will be fit, sharp, and mentally prepared for a successful college or club season. The program will be led by CPP owner Phil Nielsen and Dave Lovercheck, Technical Director, Team Chicago Soccer Club. Each training session will cover both a fitness component (warm-up, injury prevention, fitness, agility, speed & speed-endurance training) and a technical & tactical component.

The main reason for early-season injuries is the intensity of the short college pre-season with 2-a-day or even 3-a-day sessions combined with players not being fully fit and sharp heading into the pre-season. It is impossible to get fully fit in a 2-week period without pushing your body beyond what is healthy.  The CPP will gradually build up the intensity of the sessions over the full 7 weeks thus significantly reducing the risk of injury due to overuse.

To be considered for the CPP, please complete the application at the following link. The program is open to all players 2004 and older regardless of your college, club, or high school affiliation.

The cost is $280 for the full 7-week, 28 session program.

Sessions will be held at Commissioners Park and Gentile Field 6:30-8am on the following dates:

June 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
June 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
June  24, 25, 25, 27, 28
July 1, 2
July 8, 9, 10, 11
July 17, 18, 19
July 22, 23, 24, 25



Keeper Striker Camp:

This camp is open to travel soccer 2000-2007 aged boys and girls of all skill levels. Our striker / goalkeeper camp will allow players to improve their technical skills and tactical awareness in front of goal. Players will engage in a competitive yet fun training environment with a high level of coaching. 

Striker Focuses – Shooting technique, placement shooting, 1v1s, finishing off a cross, heading, volleys, playing with your back to goal, near and far post runs and much more..

Goalkeeper Focuses – Game situation footwork and handling, positioning for different shots and situations, reading cues of shooters, balls above the head, reaction saves, breakaways, distribution,  dealing with crosses, overall decision making and more…
Dates: June 24-26 (Monday to Wednesday)
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $125

Team Chicago Summer Camps
This camp is open to all travel soccer players and will be run by Team Chicago Directors Dave Lovercheck, Chris Brown and Kevin Gowrie.   Technical and tactical themes will be emphasized in a fun and challenging environment. Players will be grouped according to age and ability.
Equipment Needed: Soccer Ball and dressed to play soccer.
Dates: July 8-11, or July 29-Aug 1 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 9am-noon
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $125


Team Chicago Elite Camp
The Team Chicago Junior Elite Development Camp is an intensive four-day camp designed to help prepare players for the season. Team Chicago Technical Director Dave Lovercheck and Boys Director Kevin Gowrie will utilize on-field, classroom, and video-analysis sessions to challenge players tactically, technically, physically, and mentally. 

Space in this camp is limited. Interested players must go through an application process and qualified players will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. This camp is for players looking for serious instruction in a serious environment.  Open to players from any club.

This camp Features:
-Tactical training, and technical application (the difference between technique and skill)
-Functional/positional training
- Video Analysis –(individual and team
- Advanced Skills, Techniques and Moves
-Improve Soccer Specific Strength, Speed and Agility using brand new innovative training equipment

Dates: July 29-Aug 1 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 4-7pm
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $225

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