Elite Soccer Camp
2020 ELITE SOCCER CAMP
Come train with the 2018 Southwest Athletic Conference championship team the Grambling State Tigers. GSU Soccer has posted a terrific 35-26-3 record the past three seasons qualifying for the playoffs all three years with two trips to the conference championship game. The Tigers posted their third straight ten win season in 2019 having a young team this season after having seven seniors the year before. GSU had three first team All-Conference honorees in 2019 tying for the most of any team in conference. Sign up to come and train with our staff and show what you can do. The past few years our overnight camp has featured a few other University coaches as guest coaches to the camp to instruct or recruit. Spots in the dorms are limited to the first 60 campers so sign up early.
Grambling State University Elite Soccer camp 2020- Hosted on the GSU campus Thursday July 9th until Sunday July 12th with dorm check out following our morning camp session the last day.
Overnight Camper option includes 3 nights of lodging in the dorms and meals provided starting at dinner the first day of camp and ending with last meal at breakfast on the final day. Standard cost for overnight camp is $325. If you sign up by April 1st you can qualify for early bird registration and the cost drops to $300 per camper. If you attend with a teammate you can get a $10 discount for both you and teammate, just click attending with teammate option and then list their name for roommate preference. If attending as part of a team, we have Team Rates which are $275 per camper for teams or groups with 6 or more in attendance, please list the name of the group or team when you register. Those who register after April 1st will not qualify for the early bird discount.
About the dorms: The dorms are shared rooms with another camper of similar age. There is adult supervision in the dorm and a curfew for all campers that is enforced. Campers that violate curfew rules will be dismissed from the camp with no refund. Meals will be eaten on the campus dining facilities. A few healthy snack options will be provided as well at the camp.
Commuter camper rate: If you register by April 1st to utilize the early bird discount is $150. If you attend with a teammate you can get a $10 off discount, click teammate discount option and please list teammates name when you register. If you attend as a commuter as part of a group or team of 6 or more, then you qualify for the group rate which is $125 per commuter camper. Coaches or parent of group please email coach Wagar for group options prior to signing up if possible. Cost for campers who don't utilize the early bird option and register after April 1st is $175 per camper.
An Optional add on service: Airport pick up and drop off for campers from the Monroe Louisiana airport is $60 total. If needing a ride to and from the Monroe Louisiana airport for camp (a 35 minute drive), please click the airport option when you register. That will get you to and from the airport at the start and conclusion of the camp. Pick up will be the first day of camp from 9:30am to 2:30pm arrival times. It's a small airport. Departures need to be after 1:30pm on the last day of camp to ensure enough time to get to the airport, a good time to aim for departure is 1:30pm to 6pm range if that's an affordable option.
Purchase a camp soccer ball choose between design A or design C: $12.95 per ball.
We put on a highly competitive camp that mixes competition, skill instruction and fun for the campers. These camps are used as a good identification and recruiting tools for our prospects. It gives them a good feel for what it would be like to compete at the Division 1 level as a Lady Tiger someday.
Location: GSU Soccer field (Put in your GPS Fredrick Hobdy Assembly Center). The fields are located on the back side of Hobdy which is our basketball/Volleyball arena.
Training: Designed specifically for the aspiring college bound soccer player or those looking to learn!
Experience: Seeking to play college soccer or to learn the skills to become a more effective player.
Training Objective: Our objective is to create a very competitive environment that will prepare players for the demands of college soccer and help prepare these players to learn and show important skills.
Curriculum: This elite level camp focuses on the needs of field players and goalkeepers. Many of the drills and sessions at the camp will mirror sessions that we run throughout our college seasons. Campers are evaluated by their staff coaches throughout the week and provided with feedback about their performance upon request.
Housing at Grambling State University: All dormitories are located on the GSU campus and a reasonable distance from both the soccer field and eating locations on campus. We typically email registered campers within a few weeks of registration with expectations and instructions for the camp.
Food Service at Grambling State University: The Cafeteria offers a selection of foods such as:
- Salad bar
- Meat and vegetable entrees
Contact: Please contact GSU head coach Justin Wagar @ email@example.com with any inquiries. Coaches please reach out for group information and what we can do to accommodate your teams. If these dates do not work for your team, please email regarding satellite camp options which can be run for teams within a reasonable driving distance (60 miles) from campus where coach Wagar comes to put on a camp for your school. We run a quality camp and teach teams and players skills that improve their play including how to work together to be successful. Coach Wagar has trained six high school state championship teams in camps and a number of campers who have went on to play both at the collegiate and professional levels. We would love the opportunity to work with your players as well. Thanks for your time.
“We place our campers in a competitive skill instruction and situation environment that helps teach the skills we expect college players to learn and be able to perform in college someday. These soccer specific skills include four forms of shooting, 1 vs 1 defending technique, post up move series, dribble move series, box organization and framing, combination play build up and execution. Implementing these attributes has helped my teams to be competitive for championships nearly every year." - Justin Wagar