|Men's Soccer to Host High School Camps This Summer|
RIVERDALE, N.Y. - The Manhattan men's soccer team announced today its 1st ever 1-day summer camps to all male High School players. The aim of the camp is to provide the camper with an inside experience of what life is like to be a Division 1 student athlete. The experience involves soccer seminars, a tour of the campus, and a college level session. The camp also offers the players an opportunity to play games and build on their technical skill and tactical knowledge.
Two seperate camps will take place on both June 13 and June 20 on the campus of Manhattan College. The cost of the camp is $75 per player. Players must bring their own uniform, cleats/boots, shin-guards and a ball. Lunch is provided and if you have any specific eating requirements you must email beforehand and/or indicate on the sign up form.
Head Coach Ashley Hammond is in his second season with the Jaspers. Before arriving at Manhattan Ashley was a predominant force within youth soccer through various clubs in North Jersey and is currently the proud owner of Soccer Domain Academy and Director of Soccer Domain Football Club. Hammond holds a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education and Coaching and authored Goal: The Ultimate Guide for Soccer Parents.
Assistant Coach Jorden Scott is in his second season with the Jaspers. Before arriving at Manhattan Jorden spent the past 14 years working at the highest level of soccer in the UK and the States, including leading his U15 boys to the National Championships in 2011. Scott holds his UEFA B Coaching Badge, a BSc in Sports Psychology is currently finishing off his Dual Masters degree in Special Education and Physical Education.
Camp Schedule (subject to change):
9am: Registration and sign in at Draddy Gymnasium
9.30am: Soccer Seminar
10.30am: Tour of the School
1pm: Technical and Tactical Practice
2.30pm: Small Sided Games
3.15pm: 11v11 Games
4.30pm: Pick up and departure