Spring/Summer Camp Program
2006 Soccer Programs
Camp Director Gary Wright
is holding the second annual Elite Camp whose coaching staff would
be the envy of all the top college camps in the country
(please see staff profiles). The Elite Camp will
run July 10 through July 14 (see below for details)
with an itenary designed to improve skills and get
the best out of each player.
ELITE CAMP A HUGE SUCCESS!!
The first Elite Camp in Savannah, July 11th -15th was a huge success according to camp director,Gary Wright.There were over 90 high level players that attended the week long camp,some coming from as far as Singapore!! The camp coaching staff was of the highest level possible and included John Rootes and Andy Williamson, Head college coaches of the SCAD mens and womans program respectivle. Both their assistants, Rob Weisel and Rebecca Witters and also Darren Bloodworth, a Uefa 'A' license coach who works for Chelsea F.C. Camp Director Gary Wright said "when players and coaches wish the camp could continue at the end of the week,you know something has gone right!" The camp will run for the second year the week of July 10th through 14th, 2006.
be holding recreation camps throughout the summer to
cover all ages. These camps are designed around
improving the soccer skills for our recreational players.
From The Director
goal for our camps is for all ages and levels of players
to come and enjoy themselves, while working hard on
their soccer skills. If our participants take
something away from the camp, whether it be a new-found
confidence or a new skill to beat an opponent, then
the camp has been a success!
why the Professional Coaching Staff is chosen carefully
as to enable different coaching methods and skills
to be taught along with different personalities, for
the development and enjoyment of the player."
We know our players and
A coach or Parent can approach
our staff on any specific needs regarding player development,
and because we know the player well, we can often get
the best from the player (players like to feel comfortable
in a fun learning environment)
Camp Programs & Clinics
our players skills for life, such as character, respect
of the game, the officials and opponents. We work on
seeking excellence through sportsmanship. Skills, character
and development can be monitored with an on-going process
long after the camp program has finished and throughout
the seasons ahead. In addition to our summer
camp program, CGSA now provides on-going individual
and group clinics throughout the year. For more
details about these clinics, contact Gary Wright at
here for the list of coaches and Biography's
Camp Dates Summer 2006:
SCORE/Prep- Select Camp
June 5th through June 9th
9:00 - 11:00am
U/6 - U/8 Soccer Skills
Camp (ages 4 - 8 yrs) (Registration
June 19th through June 23th
9:00 - 10:30am or 5:30 - 7:00pm (depending on registration numbers)
Elite Soccer Camp (ages 10 - 18yrs)
July 10th through July 14th
9:00am - 1:00pm
Cost $175.00 before June 30th
($200.00 there after)
Note: Cost includes recovery session at the Aquatic Center Tuesday & Thursday
Recreation Soccer Skills Camp
( ages 9 - 16yrs) (Registration
July 17th through July 21st
9:00am - Noon
Select Team Camp : July 31st through August 4th.
U-11 thru U-13 Boys and Girls 9:30 - 12:00
U-14 thru U-17 Boys and Girls 6:00 - 8:30
*Senior Boys and Girls (U-19) teams the dates are to be determined.
Select Registration Fees include this camp.
info about our camp programs contact the CGSA office
Coaching Clinics Explained
Click Here to go to Georgia Soccer web page and register
Certificate Course: Aimed at coaches
and parents of U-6 and U-8 players. The course
is four hours long and provides fun activities
that enhance players' skill development. Attendance
is required to receive the G Certificate.
State F Certificate Course: The 'F' course is tailored for the
coach who is working with U-8 and U-10 recreational players. The emphasis
is on teaching young players through fun games. The course consists of
9 hr of instruction and practice. Attendance is required to receive the
'F' Certificate. There is no pre-requisite but coaches of U-6 players
must start with the 'G' course.
The 'Rec. E' is aimed at coaches
of recreational players U-12 and older who are not
planning to continue on to the 'D' course. The course
consists of 9 hr of instruction and practice. Attendance
is required to receive the Rec. E Certificate. There
is no pre-requisite as long as attendees are coaching
U-12 or older teams. The Rec. E Certificate cannot
be used as a pre-requisite for the 'D' course.
State E License Course: The 'E' course is an intermediate level
course geared towards providing a foundation for coaching players in
select programs or the older recreational teams. The course consists
of 18 hr of instruction in the theory and practice of coaching methods.
Successful completion is based on attendance only. The 'F' Certificate
is required for attendance. The 'F' Certificate may be waived for coaches
who are coaching competitive players or recreational U-12 or older players.
State D License Course: The 'D' course provides a detailed analysis
of the modern methods of coaching advanced soccer teenage players. It
involves 36 hr of instruction and testing. Successful completion is based
on attendance and passing both a written and a practical coaching test.
The 'E' Certificate is a pre-requisite. The 'Rec. E' certificate is NOT
acceptable as a pre-requisite. 'E' certification may be waived for coaches
with college varsity or professional playing experience. Requests for
waivers must be in writing to the State Director of Coaching and must
be accompanied with documents substantiating playing experience.