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Western Michigan - Men's Soccer

Thanksgiving Prospect Camp

Location Kalamazoo, MI
Event Date(s) Nov 30, 2019
Grades 9th to College Soph
Register By Nov 29, 2019 11:00pm CST

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Event Description

2019 THANKSGIVING PROSPECT CAMP

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH
WHO: Current High School Freshmen & Older
TIME: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COST: $150 per Player
Includes Camp T-Shirt

REGISTRATION
All registrations must be received by 12:00 AM E.S.T. on Saturday, November 30th. Registration will be limited to the first 124 field players and 16 goalkeepers to register and will be closed after this number is reached.

CAMP FORMAT
Campers will enjoy a full day in a collegiate training environment, a WMU Soccer t-shirt, and the opportunity to play in front of college coaches from around the region. College coaches from other institutions ranging from Division 1-3 and NAIA will be present, so each player will get multiple looks from multiple coaches from all levels of college soccer. Last year at this camp there were 15 SCHOOLS IN ATTENDANCE! Space is limited, so register early!

GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers need to report PROMPTLY at 11:00 AM for registration and the 45 minute GK specific session starting promptly at 11:15 AM.

LOCATION / FACILITIES
WMU Seelye Indoor Center & Waldo Stadium
The camp will be held at both the Seelye Indoor Center and Waldo Stadium. Both facilities were part of a $1.6 Million renovation during the summer of 2013, which included brand new turf surfaces to both. Both surfaces are 100% State of the Art!

CAMP SCHEDULE
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM → AM Registration at Seelye Center Lobby
11:15 AM → GK Session
12:00 PM → Camp Introduction
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM → PM Tactical & Technical Training Session
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM → Lunch (On Your Own)
3:00 PM - 7:15 PM → PM Full Sided Games
7:15 PM - 8:00 PM → PM All Star Game (Participants to be selected through Panel of Coaches throughout the day.)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • We encourage all campers to arrive between 11:00 AM and 11:45 AM in order to ensure that all check-in/registration is completed by 12:00 PM for the start of camp.
  • Please be sure to bring snacks to eat during your breaks. During the full sided games, when your team is not playing there will be adequate time to get away to grab a quick meal should you choose to do so.
  • Prospects need to bring adequate training apparel: a ball, shinguards, and a pair of firm ground cleats and/or turf cleats (training surface is Field Turf).
  • Camp will be held both inside of our indoor facility (the Seelye Center) and outside on the football field in Waldo Stadium.

TRAINING STAFF
There will be an athletic trainer at ALL scheduled training sessions and games.

NOTE
Travel, lodging, and meal/lunch arrangements are the sole responsibility of each camper.

PARKING
The Men's Soccer Summer Thanksgiving Prospect Camp will be held in Western Michigan's $22 Million dollar, state of the art, Seelye Indoor Facility and Waldo Stadium. Parking is available in the lot in front of the Seelye Center (Lot 7) located off of Stadium Drive. Overflow parking will be in LOT 10 just behind the press box at Waldo Stadium.

CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY
If a player is forced to pull out of the camp for medical or other reasons, a FULL refund (minus a 6% processing fee) will be granted to the player if notification is given by Saturday, November 16th. If players do not withdraw before Saturday, November 16th, a $60 processing fee will be withheld from the refund. If the camp is cancelled due to inclement weather, the closest alternative date to the original camp date will be arranged and the camp will resume as planned on the new date.

QUESTIONS
If you have any questions please contact Mason Darling at roger.m.darling@wmich.edu