Clinics & Camp Schedule
- Fall & Spring: 8 week weekday skills clinics for 1st-5th grade
- April Vacation Clinic: Kindergarten & 1st-8th grade.
- June Clinic: 1st-8th grade.
- July Clinic: 1st-8th grade.
- August Pre-Season Clinic: 1st-8th grade.
These schedules are typical representation of our program offerings each year. They are subject to change but are provided here to give you a snapshot of each program. All clinics will be directed by LUSC DOC, Brendan Donahue, assisted by the same professional coaches that help coach our fall and spring team practices. There will be additional staff hired by the DOC to ensure a high quality of instruction. The clinics will maintain a coach to player ratio of 12 to 1. The clinics will be focusing on teaching a number of age-appropriate technical soccer skills. While the focus will be on skill development this will be done in an enjoyable teaching environment using fun, small-sided games.
Clinic Descriptions & Information:
Clinics: April, June, July & August Pre-Season
What to Bring:
Each clinic participant should bring the
following items with the each day:
- Shin Guards
- Properly Inflated Ball
- Water Bottle
* Participants will receive a “LUSC Summer Soccer” clinic t-shirt.
Sample Daily Schedule
9:00 to 9:15am – Street Soccer
9:15 to 9:45am – Individual Moves
- Monday: Change of Direction
- Tuesday: Hesitation
- Wednesday: Beating Another Player
- Thursday: Rolling the Ball
9:45 to 10:45am – Circuit Training
- Shooting Exercises
1v1, 2v2, 3v3
- Transition Games
10:45 to 11:15am – Snack Break
11:15 to 12:00pm – Inn Step Training
12:00 to 12:15pm – Juggling
12:15 to 12:55pm – Game (8v8 max)
12:55 to 1:00pm – Daily Wrap-up
Note: These clinics will accommodate players of all abilities. Players will be separated according to ability and preference of coaching style. It will be an all-inclusive clinic that promotes soccer in a fun atmosphere that promotes learning the game in a manner appropriate to each players needs.
Fall & Spring Weekday Skills Clinics
Thursday Afternoon Advanced Skills 1st & 2nd Grade
This program will be directed by Paul Mallen, LUSC Player Development Co-coordinator and GU14 LPDA Coach. Paul will be assisted by Lauren Lukis, Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Bentley College and LUSC Pro Coach. LUSC Director of Coaching Brendan Donahue will prepare the curriculum for each week’s session. Coach Donahue holds his USSF “A” license, National Youth License and NSCAA Premier Diploma.
Thursday Afternoon Advanced Skills 3rd & 5th Grade
This program will focus on Individual Skill development and Speed with the ball. The program will follow a Coerver type curriculum with Ball Mastery, Speed training and 1v1 as the core elements. LUSC DOC, Brendan Donahue will lead the sessions and be assisted by Tom Heimreid. Coach Heimreid who was recently appointed LUSC Assistant Director of Coaching, holds his UEFA “B” license and NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
The clinics will accommodate players of all abilities.