This program is geared towards Player Development & High-Performance campers. Players will work on mastering the proper fundamentals, techniques and advancing their overall skills and knowledge of the game. A great opportunity for players to learn through a mix of drills, games, and competitive play. With a number of different camp options for all to enjoy!
Player Development is for campers ages 11 and under of all skill levels. These camps are designed to maximize player participation and ensure each camper develops in all aspects of the game in a fun and engaging environment. Coaches will implement a wide range of technical, physical, and tactical activities with a focus on fun so campers get to improve with a smile on their faces.
High Performance is for campers ages 12+ looking to improve their game in a fun and fast-paced environment. These camps are designed so players leave the camp week more prepared for their club and high school seasons. Experienced coaches will provide campers with a fresh perspective and challenge them to develop technical, tactical, physical, and psychological aspects of their game through a progressive curriculum.
Players’ Skills Challenge
THIS CAMP IS OPEN FOR EVERYONE (PLAYERS OUTSIDE OF THE CLUB AND CURRENT FC 1974 PLAYERS ) !
07/31 - 08/04/2023
Boys and Girls
Libertyville Township Soccer Complex
30080 Technology Way, Libertyville, IL 600485 day camp - (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
U7-U12 - (2016-2011) Age -(BOYS and GIRLS ) - 8:00am - 1:00pm U13-U19 - (2010-2004) Age - (BOYS and Girls) - 4:00pm - 9:00pm
(Ball Mastery, Individual Skill Development, 1v1, 2v2, 3v3 small sided games, Specific positions training, Finishing )
TO REGISTER FOR THE GOALKEEPER PORTION OF THE CAMP
5-Day Program (total: $ 595)
EACH CAMPER WILL RECEIVE TWO TRAINING SHIRTS AND SOCCER BALL
For any questions or concerns please reach out firstname.lastname@example.org or at 847.308.0597
UEFA Grow Mentor
Igor has twenty years of experience developing soccer at local, national and international levels. He was formerly Head of Development at the Serbian Football Association for 8 years and founded The Serbian Youth Soccer League from where the majority of players came for a Serbian National Team to win the UEFA Under 19 Championship, the 2015 FIFA under 20 World Cup and also from where a large number of players have graduated to the current 2019-20 Senior Serbian National Team. Igor holds the UEFA A license and has the Executive Masters degree in Sports Management.
B1 Goalkeeping Academy and FC 1974 GK Director
Aleksandar “Sarke” Saric spent the last four years working as a head goalkeeper coach for the MLS soccer team Chicago Fire FC. Saric was working with top MLS goalkeepers, such as Sean Johnson, Patrick McLain, Matt Lampson and Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids, USMNT) and Stefan Frei (Seattle Sounders) at 2017 MLS All-Star game. Saric worked as a goalkeeper coach with various Serbia’s youth national teams. His most significant accomplishment was with Serbian U-20 national team when they won the 2015 FIFA World Cup in New Zealand. His protege Predrag Rajkovic was awarded the Golden Glove award for the tournament’s best goalkeeper. Saric is the founder and head coach for the B1 Goalkeeping Academy.
DOC FC 1974 U13-U19 Boys and Girls
Srgjan has been working in Youth Soccer 15 years . After finishing his professional and college soccer career he started coaching at multiple levels. He was DOC at Raiders FC for 6 years where the club won multiple US Youth National Titles. After that he became DOC at FC1974 where he is currently working. Under his guideline this club became one of the clubs that is leading in player development in the Region II. Srgjan holds National B Licence, National Youth Licence and NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma.
Uefa Futsal Coordinator
Aleksandar played professional soccer in Serbia and internationally. After a successful career he transitioned from playing soccer to coaching soccer. At present he is managing one of the most sought after soccer academies in Serbia where he is also a personal coach for some of the nation’s most talented players. Aleksandar is also a scout for the South-East Balkan region and holds the UEFA B Futsal license.