2018 FCU Elite Winter Camp

The FCU Elite Winter Camp is designed for players looking for elite coaching in a one of a kind camp environment. Coaches from the top local high school programs, Development Academy, Division I college, and former professionals players will all be in attendance giving players a 360 degree look at every level. This camp has the best collection of coaches in Illinois all in one weekend. Come join us for an Elite Experience.

A camp designed to elevate your game.

The FCU Elite Winter Camp is designed for the serious soccer player looking for a high-level camp environment over the Winter Break! The FC Elite Camp will be led by the FC United Academy Coaching Staff, along side current and former professional & collegiate players.  Quavas Kirk will be the on field Elite Winter Camp Director.

 

FC United Elite Camp high lights

  • 360 Degree Training Camp - On field training & in the classroom instruction
  • High Repetition Technical Training
  • Increase Speed of Play and Decision Making
  • Instruction from FC United Academy Coaching Staff
  • First-Hand Introduction to FC United Academy Culture

elite winter camp director

FC United Elite Winter Camp will be run by Director Quavas Kirk with direct collaboration and communication from FC United's Academy Directors & coaches.

  

Quavas Kirk

  • IMG Academy, Florida
  • Over 8 years of professional experience
  • US National Team credentials
  • Dedicated and knowledgeable speed, agility, & quickness coach 

Winter Elite camp Coaches: day 1 - Pro instruction

The Goal of the Day is to increase your speed, footwork, and creativity. Your Head Coaches are all former professional soccer players.

  

Quavas Kirk

  • IMG Academy, Florida
  • Over 8 years of professional experience
  • US National Team credentials
  • Dedicated and knowledgeable speed, agility, & quickness coach 
   

David Abidor

  • Dayton University (2011 - 2013)
  • Creighton University (2014)
  • Dalkurd FF Swedish Division 1 Club (2015)
  • Tulsa Roughnecks (2016)
  • Redbull II (2017)
   

David Roth

  • Former Professional Soccer Player for New York Red Bulls
  • Northwestern University All American
  • Member of Northwestern University Athletic Hall of Fame

Winter Elite camp Coaches: day 2 - high school instruction

The Goal of the Day is to replicate a high school training session. Your Head Coaches are all current high school head coaches.

  

Matt Ravenscraft

  • Head Coach of the New Trier Boys Varsity Soccer Team
  • Former Collegiate Player at Wheaton College
   

Craig Snower

  • Loyola Academy - Girls Varsity Head Coach
  • FC United Senior Girls' Director
  • DuPage United 1997-2004
  • USSF B License
   

Baer Fisher

  • Head Coach of the Loyola Academy Boys Varsity Team
  • NSCAA Associate Staff Instructor
  • Middlebury College: 2-time All-NESCAC and All-New England player
  • USSF B License

Winter Elite camp Coaches: day 3 - academy instruction

The Goal of the Day is to having players partake in an Academy Styled training session. Your Head Coaches are all current Development Academy coaches.

  

Jamie Smith

  • FC United (US Soccer Development Academy Director & Technical Director) 
  • Colorado Rapids, USA (2009 - 2013)
  • Aberdeen FC, Scotland (2005 -2009)
  • USSF A License
   

John Soltani

  • Girls’ Development Academy Director
  • Region II & National Olympic Development Staff Coach
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • USSF A License
   

Gonzalo Segares

  • Played for Chicago Fire
  • Member of the Costa Rica National Team
  • Played at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • USSF B Licence

Winter Elite camp Coaches: day 4 - Collegiate instruction

The Goal of the Day is to replicate a collegiate training session. Your Head Coaches are all current collegiate coaches.

  

Craig Blazer

  • Head Coach of the Depaul University Men's Soccer Team
   

Pat Flinn

  • Assistant Coach of the Loyola University Men's Soccer Team
  • Former Assistant Coach of the University of Chicago Men's Soccer Team
   

Minos Vlamakis

  • Assistant Coach of the University of Illinois - Chicago Men's Soccer Team

camp training concepts

  • Technical: Ball Control | Dribbling Speed | Shooting Technique | 1v1 Attacking & Defending
  • Tactical: Positional Responsibilities | Offensive & Defensive Positioning | Field Vision Anticipation | Creativity
  • Physical Fitness: Endurance | Speed | Balance | Strength | Coordination | Flexibility
  • Mental: Discipline | Confidence | Concentration
  • Coach to Player Ratio: 10:1

WHERE

Falcon Fields: 3090 N Lake Terrace, Glenview

 

Falcon Indoor Facility contains:

- Game Field

- Training Field

- Classroom

- Track

- Cardio Room

 

dates & times

Age Group Day Dates

Times

2007 Trevian SC Boys & Girls      Tuesday - Friday      January 2 - 5     

9:00 - 11:00AM     

2006 FC United Boys & Girls Tuesday - Friday January 2 - 5

9:00 - 11:00AM

2005 FC United Boys & Girls Tuesday - Friday January 2 - 5

11:00 - 1:00PM

2004 FC United Boys & Girls Tuesday - Friday January 2 - 5

11:00 - 1:00PM

2003 FC United Boys & Girls

Tuesday - Friday January 2 - 5 11:00 - 1:00PM

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