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Clemson Men’s Soccer Coach Mike Noonan Announces Summer Camp Dates

Dec. 16, 2010

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson Head Men’s Soccer Coach Mike Noonan announced the dates for Mike Noonan’s Clemson Tiger Soccer Camp to be held on campus during the month of June, 2011.

“We are very excited about our camps that we have to offer,” said Clemson Head Men’s Soccer Coach Mike Noonan. “We think that a spot in one of our camps would make an excellent and very unique holiday gift. It would be the kind of gift that a player could anticipate and be excited about for six months. It would also be a gift for a player who wants to learn more and refine his skills. We have a limit on the number of places in our camp, so we encourage everyone to enroll as early as possible.”

Three different camps will be offered. The first camp, the Pre-Academy Camp is offered for younger players ages 9-15.

The June 20-23 camp will be for players who will be in the 9th-12thgrades this fall and for club or high school teams. This camp is designed for players to prepare for upcoming seasons. Also this camp is for teams to refine skills and scrimmage other teams in attendance.

The June 24-27 event is designed to prepare players to compete at the collegiate level. It is for rising 11th and 12th graders.

In all the camps, learning more about technique, conditioning and match-related activities will be emphasized.

For more information, please call (864) 952-9685 or visit the camp website at www.theclemsontigersoccercamp.com. Online registration is available, and credit cards can be used on the secured website. Again, a limited number of players are allowed for each camp, so it is encouraged to act early.

Coach Noonan has coached 10 players drafted in the MLS. He has led nine teams to the NCAA Tournament and has won 229 matches during his career. Prior to his arrival at Clemson, Noonan coached at Brown, New Hampshire and Wheaton College.

The camp staff will consist of experienced coaches and experts on the sport of soccer.

A summary of the camps follows:

June 16-19 – Ages 9-15: Pre-Academy Camp The Pre-Academy Camp is designed to give younger players an opportunity to refine their individual skills and tactics so that they will translate on to the playing field. The camp training sessions will be designed to give each player an opportunity to learn technique, tactics, and improve his individual skill set.

June 20-23 – Grades 9-12: College Prep HS Week & Team Camp The College Prep HS Week and Team Camp is designed to allow teams and individuals to come prepare themselves for the upcoming season of soccer. The camp will reinforce individual tactics, team tactics, and will help players demonstrate their individual skill during competitive games.

June 24-27 – Grades 11-12: Elite Week College Prep Camp The Elite Week College Prep Camp is a camp that is designed to give players a taste of soccer at the next level. Players will be asked to show how well they know the game by the training sessions and events of the week. An emphasis on tactics, fitness, and strength training will introduce campers to what college soccer is all about.

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