Boys Camps

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Winter College ID Camp I – December 17th Dec 17th  High School Boys
Winter College ID Camp II – January 13th
Jan 13th  High School Boys

 

   

Boys Camps FAQs

What are the dates of camp for Summer 2017?

  • ·College ID Weekend:  July 15th - 16th
  • ·Elite College Prospect Camp I:  June 17th - 18th
  • ·Elite College Prospect Camp II:  July 22nd - 23rd

What is the camp tuition?

  • ·College ID Weekend:  $129 per day | $219 for the weekend
  • ·Elite College Prospect Camp I: $199 per day | $349 for the weekend
  • ·Elite College Prospect Camp II: $199 per day | $349 for the weekend

How do I register for camp?

Click on any Register Now button. Payment online is available by credit card only.  Contact us by email for a paper/printable application to pay by check if desired.

Is there a registration deadline?

We accept applications until the sessions are full.  Camp fills quickly, so we suggest registereing early, especially for goalkeepers.

If the camp is full, do you have a waiting list?

Yes, when the session fills, a waiting list will become available.  No deposit is necessary to be place on the waiting list.

Do I have to pay in full or can I submit a deposit?

Camp fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.

Will I receive a confirmation letter and a list of what to bring to camp?

If registering online, you will receive a confirmation email.  A detailed list of items to bring to camp will be sent via email two weeks prior to camp beginning.

Is housing available for the College ID Weekend and Elite College Prospect Camps?

We do not provide housing for any of our HS boys camps.  These are not overnight camps.  A list of hotel options is listed on LoyolaSoccerCamps.com.

Should my son bring a soccer ball?

Yes, your son should bring a soccer ball to camp.  We will also have Loyola Soccer Camp balls available for purchase at registration.

Do you provide transportation to camp to/from the airport?

We do not provide transportion for the College ID Weekend.

We do provide transportation for the Elite Prospect Camps.  If you are in need of transportation to and from one of the Chicago Airports, we will arrange a shuttle to bring you to and from Loyola.  An email will be sent to all campers two weeks prior to registration that will ask for all pertinent flight information.

Is a physical required?

No physical is required for camp, however the application will not be processed without the medical consent and liability waiver.  These forms will be sent to you via email two weeks prior to the start of camp.                   

When/where do we arrive at camp on the first day?

All HS boys camps will take place at Loyola Soccer Park located at 6336 N. Hoyne Ave. Chicago, IL 60659.  Registration will begin one hour prior to the start time of camp.

Where do we pick up from camp?

All HS boys campers will be picked up at Loyola Soccer Park located at 6336 N. Hoyne Ave. Chicago, IL                            

What is the player:staff ratio?

8:1 for field players and 5:1 for goalkeepers

What about safety & supervision?

Players will be under the supervision of our camp staff members throughout the entirety of camp.  Campers will not be allowed to step outside of the facility until camp has concluded.

Are athletic trainers available?

Fully certified athletic trainers are available throughout the entirety of camp.

Does my son need to be at a certain level of soccer ability to attend camp?

No specific level of ability is required.  Our HS boys camps will be open to any and all high school age boys.  We just ask that all players bring the desire to learn and have fun, and we will help them reach the next level!  All players should be prepared to play A LOT of soccer and be in good physical condition for multiple trainings per day.

What should my son bring to camp?

A list of all necessary items for camp will be sent in a detailed email two weeks prior to the start of camp.

What is the typical amount of spending money for a camper?

We will have a camp store open with snacks and drinks throughout camp.  We will also have Loyola Soccer shirts and balls on sale (cash only).  It is recommended that campers bring $60 - $75 for the weekend.

Can my son bring a cellphone to camp?

Yes, cell phones are permitted.  No cell phones are permitted during camp activities.  Please educate your son on not using a device with a camera in areas where players may be changing clothes, restrooms, etc. and never using a device at the expense of someone else.

Refund policy?

All cancellations must be requested in writing or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If cancellation occurs eight (8) or more days prior to the start of camp, all fees will be returned except the $100 administrative fee.  If cancellation occurs within the week prior to the first day of camp, no fees will be returned.

How do I contact my son in case of emergency?

Please call the Loyola Soccer Camp Cell Phone (860) 874-2849.

OR the Loyola Soccer Office (773)508-8886

Coaches Attending:

Below is a list of insitutions that will be in attendance this summer.  For an up-to-date list of institutions attending each program, please contactThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. closer to the start of camp.

Neil Jones - Head Coach - Loyola University Chicago

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Jones' fourth season in Rogers Park was his best yet as he led the Ramblers to a program-record 14 wins en route to capturing the University's first Missouri Valley Conference title and Loyola's first-ever NCAA Tournament victory.  10 Ramblers earned All-Missouri Valley Conference honors, while five went on to be named NSCAA All-West Region selections.  Redshirt sophomore Grant Stoneman wrapped up an impressive debut season with the Maroon & Gold as he earned NSCAA Second Team All-American honors, becoming only the second Rambler in program history to earn the accolade.

In 2015, he helped lead the Ramblers to the lowest goals against average in the country (0.39) and highest Loyola win total (10) since 2008. This campaign also included Missouri Valley Conference Goalkeeper of the year, Tim Dobrowolski, as well as MVC Defensive and Conference Player of the Year, Eric Schoendorf.Prior to his arrival at Loyola, Jones spent three seasons as the Associate Head Coach at Northwestern University.  In addition to helping the Wildcats to back-to-back Big Ten Conference titles and NCAA Tournament appearances during his stay in Evanston, IL, the Auckland, New Zealand native helped UC Santa Barbara to the 2006 National Championship as an assistant coach for the Gauchos.

Kevin Robson - Assistant Coach, Indiana University

coaches attending kevin robson indiana universityKevin Robson is in his third season as an assistant coach with the Hoosiers after one season as a volunteer assistant coach. In 2017, Robson also took on the responsibility of recruiting coordinator.

Robson returned to Bloomington in July 2013 after stints as both a player (2003-06) and student coach (2007). Robson was a member of the Hoosiers' 2003 and 2004 NCAA title teams and won Big Ten titles in 2003, 2004 and 2006. Robson led the Hoosiers in assists with six in 2006 and finished second in that category on the 2004 title team.

Tommy McMenemy - Assistant Coach, University of Michigan

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Tommy McMenemy joined the Michigan men's soccer staff on Jan. 30, 2012, and is entering his fifth season with the Wolverines after previously serving as an assistant at his alma mater, Columbia University, for six seasons.

In addition to serving as the team recruiting coordinator, he handles all facets of coaching, organizing team training sessions, and leads the attacking unit tactics for the Wolverines.

McMenemy was elevated to the program's top assistant position in 2008 after joining the team as a volunteer assistant in 2006. At Columbia, McMenemy assisted in all phases of the program, including recruiting, organizing training sessions, devising tactical strategies, and developing a competition schedule.

Joe Ahearn - Associate Head Coach - Northwestern University 

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Joe Ahearn joined the Northwestern men's soccer program in February of 2013 as an assistant coach. Ahearn arrives at Northwestern after six seasons as the head men's soccer coach at Missouri S&T and also worked on the coaching staffs at Colgate and DePaul.

In his first two seasons in Evanston, Ahearn has helped the 'Cats reach back-to-back NCAA Championships and has seen the team notch 21 wins. Ahearn comes to Northwestern with 11 years of coaching experience, including six as a head coach. While at Missouri S&T, Ahearn enjoyed success as the first coach to lead the Miners to the NCAA Division II Tournament and the regional championships game. In 2010 the Miners were GLVC Regular Season Co-Champions and he was honored as a finalist for the Division II National Coach of the Year award while also earning the distinction of Great Lakes Valley Conference Coach of the Year.

Jason Perry - Assistant Coach, Butler University

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Jason Perry enters his fifth season as a member of the Butler staff. He was named a men’s soccer assistant coach at Butler University in 2012 following three seasons as an assistant coach at Oakland University and a successful professional soccer career. He’s active in all facets of Butler’s team operations, including recruiting, training, game management, scouting, travel and summer camps. Perry has been part of 32 wins during his time at Butler, facing some of the country's top competition as the Bulldogs now call the BIG EAST home. 

Timothy Breen - Director of Soccer Operations, Creighton University

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Breen is a Jesuit regent that joined Creighton this fall.

Tim has completed half of his Jesuit formation toward becoming a priest. He will continue that journey at Creighton and will be working with the soccer programs in administrative capacities. Breen comes to Creighton from Gonzaga Preparatory School  in Spokane, Wash. At Gonzaga Prep, Breen served as a Spanish teacher, soccer coach, and assistant athletic director while completing his first two years of Jesuit regency. Typically one final year at another institution is required, but Breen lobbied for a two year assignment with the Bluejays. A former soccer player at Loyola-Chicago wanted to merge his passion for collegiate athletics and the church.  

Anthony Szymel - Assistant Coach, DePaul University

Anthony.jpgAnthony Szymel is entering his third season as an assistant coach for the DePaul University Blue Demons. He has been responsible for the development of the team's goalkeepers including Mack Robinson who finished the 2014 season second in the BIG EAST and No. 37 in the country in saves.

Szymel came to Lincoln Park after four seasons at NCAA Division II National Champion Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. He was a graduate assistant coach the first two seasons before being promoted to first assistant for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.  

Tyler Keever - Assistant Coach, Colgate University

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Keever assists the Raiders in all aspects of the men's soccer program, including goalkeeper training, opponent scouting, video editing, on-and-off campus recruiting, individual player development, and day-to-day operations.

Keever comes to Hamilton after a short stint as the first assistant at DePauw. There, he coordinated the program's recruiting efforts and provided video analysis for players postgame. He also assisted in the daily administrative operations of the program, including practice plans and training sessions.

David Stroud - Assistant Coach, Valparaiso University

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David Stroud enters his second season as an assistant coach with the Valparaiso men's soccer program in 2015, working directly with the goalkeepers.

Stroud comes to Valpo after spending three years at the helm of the St. Joseph’s (Ind.) men’s soccer program. After spending two seasons as an assistant coach at St. Joseph’s, Stroud was elevated to interim head coach prior to the 2011 campaign.  Following the season, the interim title was removed, as Stroud served as head coach in 2012 and 2013 for the Pumas.  Prior to his arrival at SJC, he spent one season as an assistant coach, working with the goalkeepers, at Franklin Pierce College, where he helped lead the Ravens to the NCAA Division II Tournament. 

 

 

 

What to Bring to Boys Camps

Soccer Ball (each camper must have one)
Equipment Bag (for ball and gear)
Water Bottle
Shin guards
Running Shoes
Soccer shoes (molded cleats)
Socks
Underwear
Playing shorts (3)
T-shirts (8)
Raingear
Warm-Up Top and Pants
Swimsuit
Sunscreen
Lip Balm
Flip flops
Alarm clock
Toiletries
Eyeglasses/Contact lenses/solution if needed
Bedding – Sheets, Pillows, Blanket
Bath Towels (3-5)
Washcloths

Winter College ID Camp II – January 13th

Price:  $109

Date:  Saturday, January 13th, 2017

Time:  9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST

Location:  Loyola University Chicago

Participants:  Any and all high school age boys and are only limited by number, age, grade level and/or gender in accordance with NCAA rules.

The College ID Weekend will provide you with the best opportunity to be evaluated by the Loyola staff.  This camp will provide a high level training and playing environment that includes the same sessions we run with our college team.  Campers will be on the field playing and training for the entirety of the camp.  This camp is open to any and all high school age boys and is limited by only age, gender and number.

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This camp will also feature seminars focusing on the recruiting process and the demands of a collegiate student athlete. This camp is open to any and all High School Age Boys. Players entering their freshman year are eligible to attend. It will take place at Loyola Soccer Park’s Hoyne Field on Loyola’s Campus.

Tentative Schedule (*Details & timing are subject to change*)

9:00 am – Registration

9:30 am – Technical Stations

10:20 am – Transition Games

11:30 am – Small Sided Games to Goal

12:45 am – Closing Remarks & Camp Wrap-Up

Hotel Recommendations:


hotel-hilton-garden-innHilton Garden Inn

1818 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL

(847) 475-6400


hotel-residence-innResidence Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

201 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(
312) 943-9800


hotel-courtyardCourtyard Chicago Downtown/River North 

30 East Hubbard
Chicago, Illinois 60611

(312) 329-2500

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Hampton Inn Chicago North-Loyola Station

1209 W. Albion Ave
Chicago, IL 60626
(312) 265-5800

If you have question please see our Boys Camp FAQs page.

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Elite College Prospect Camp II July 22nd - 23rd

Price:  $199 per day | $349 for the weekend

Date: July 22nd - 23rd (Option of choosing SaturdaySunday, or both days)

Time: Saturday (12:00 pm - 9:00 pm) | Sunday (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Location: Loyola Soccer Park

Participants: Any and all high school age boys and are only limited by number, age, grade level and/or gender in accordance with NCAA rules

The Elite Prospect Camp will provide you a condensed version of the life of a college soccer player.  This camp will offer you the ability to play in front of not only the Loyola staff, but also coaches from other NCAA Division I, II, and III schools.  Along with playing in a competitive environtment and being evaluated by the coaches in attendance, the camp will include presentations on the recruiting process, match analysis, sport psychology, and strength and conditioning.  This camp is open to any and all high school age boys and is limited by only age, gender and number.

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Fall ID Camp – September 26

Description

register-todayLoyola Soccer Camps offer you the ability to play in front of not only the Loyola staff, but also coaches from other NCAA Division I, II and III schools. The purpose of this camp is to give players an idea of training at the collegiate level. The Loyola University Men’s Soccer Staff will put each player through the same activities and training exercises used by the Loyola Men’s Soccer team.

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Winter ID II – January 14th 2017

Price: $99

Description

Participants:  Any and all high school age boys

register-todayLoyola Soccer Camps offer you the ability to play in front of not only the Loyola staff, but also coaches from other NCAA Division I, II and III schools.  The purpose of this camp is to give players an idea of training at the collegiate level.  The Loyola University Men's Soccer Staff will put each player through the same activities and training excercises used by the Loyola Men's Soccer team.  This camp will also feature seminars focusing on the recruiting process and the demands of a collegiate student-athlete.  This camp is open to any and all high school age boys.

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College ID Weekend - July 16th and 17th - Saturday OR Sunday for $119, or both days for $199

Please note: this is not an overnight camp. Hotel recommendations are listed below.


Price: $199 for both days

Description

register-todayLoyola Soccer Camps offer you the ability to play in front of not only the Loyola staff, but also coaches from other NCAA Division I, II and III schools. The purpose of this camp is to give players an idea of training at the collegiate level. The Loyola University Men’s Soccer Staff will put each player through the same activities and training exercises used by the Loyola Men’s Soccer team. This camp will also feature seminars focusing on the recruiting process and the demands of a collegiate student athlete. This camp is for High School Age Boys only. Players entering their freshman year are eligible to attend. It will take place at Hoyne Field on Loyola’s Campus.


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Tentative Schedule:

Saturday, July 16

10:30am-11:00am - Check-In and Staff Introductions

11:00am-11:30am - Technical Warm-Up

11:00am-12:30pm – Goalkeeper Training with Loyola GK Coach

11:30am-12:30pm - Possession Activities- Movement and Speed of Play

12:30pm-1:00pm - Small Sided Games

1:00pm-1:30pm - Seminar with Loyola Men’s Soccer Staff

1:30pm-2:00pm - Final 1/3 Activities- Attacking and Defending/ Combination Play

2:00pm-3:15pm - 11v11 Games

3:15pm-3:30pm - Wrap-Up and Closing Words from Head Coach Neil Jones


Sunday, July 17

10:30am-11:00am - Check-In and Staff Introductions

11:00am-11:30am - Technical Training – Ball Skills

11:00am-12:30pm - Goalkeeper Training with Loyola GK Coach

11:30am-12:30pm - Possession Activities- Change the Point of Attack/Directional Possession

12:30pm-1:00pm - Small Sided Games

1:00pm-1:30pm - Seminar with Loyola Men’s Soccer Staff

1:30pm-2:00pm - Final 1/3 Activities- Attacking and Defending/ Wide Play

2:00pm-3:15pm - 11v11 Games

3:15pm-3:30pm - Wrap-Up and Closing Words from Head Coach Neil Jones


*Schedule is subject to change.


Hotel Recommendations:


hotel-hilton-garden-innHilton Garden Inn

1818 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL

(847) 475-6400


hotel-residence-innResidence Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

201 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(
312) 943-9800


hotel-courtyardCourtyard Chicago Downtown/River North 

30 East Hubbard
Chicago, Illinois 60611

(312) 329-2500

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Hampton Inn Chicago North-Loyola Station

1209 W. Albion Ave
Chicago, IL 60626
(312) 265-5800

If you have question please see our Boys Camp FAQs page.

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