Camp Highlights

IMPROVE YOUR GAME AND HAVE SERIOUS FUN at Vogelsinger Soccer Academy

The Vogelsinger staff is a hand-picked mix of master teachers who offer valuable knowledge from all over the world. Their demonstrations and training break down the steps in each skill, to bring out the most intricate technical points for players to learn.

Highlights Include
  • Low camper to coach ratio
  • Players receive a Nike soccer ball and uniform
  • Camper evaluations provided for each camper
  • Goalkeeping training is offered at each site
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Camp Coaches

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    Camp Director Doug Parra

    Coach Parra has been with Vogelsinger Soccer Academy for over 36 years and is a valuable mentor to young athletes. Coach Parra was coached by Hubert Vogelsinger and then worked alongside him for 25 years. 

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    Keeper Coach Mustapha Achab

    This is Coach Achab's 14th year with Vogelsinger Soccer Academy. He coaches at the Brooks School and the Pennington School locations.

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  • Graziano Baldanzi 1

    Keeper Coach Graziano Baldanzi

    This is Graziano's fifth year with Vogelsinger Soccer Academy. 

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  • Vogelsinger Soccer Academu Coach Fabrizio

    Coach Fabrizio Benedetti

    This is Coach Benedetti's 19th year with the Vogelsinger Soccer Academy.

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  • Vogelsinger Soccer Academu Coach Mauro

    Tactical Master Coach Mauro Bertoni

    This is Coach Bertoni's sixth year with the Vogelsinger Soccer Academy.

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  • Vogelsinger Soccer Academu Coach Burton

    Coach Steve Burton

    This is Coach Burton's 16th year with Vogelsinger Soccer Academy.

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  • Vogelsinger Soccer Academu Coach Geraldo

    Coach Geraldo DeBastos

    This is Coach DeBastos's ninth year with the Vogelsinger Soccer Academy.

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  • Coach Daniel Greco

    This is Coach Greco's 14th year on the Vogelsinger Soccer Academy staff.

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  • Coach, Master Technical Coach, Keeper Coach Matt Kennedy

    This is Coach Kennedy's 32nd year with our Academy.

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  • Vogelsinger Soccer Academu Coach Pedersen

    Director and Technical Master Coach Eddie Pedersen

    This is Coach Pedersen's 18th year with Vogelsinger Soccer Academy. He serves as the director at two site locations - Pennington, NJ and Kenosha, WI.

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    Coach Martin Rocca

    Coach Rocca has been with Vogelsinger Soccer Academy for 15 years.

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Facilities

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The Brooks School

A secluded pastoral setting provides the exclusive soccer experience players need to take their game to the next level.  Located only 30 miles north of Boston, The Brooks School in North Andover boasts twelve highly maintained fields on a large lakeside campus. Students choose from a variety of p ...

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Camp Details

Our international, experienced staff consists of master teachers whose demonstrations provide intricate instruction, step-by-step clarification, and an environment conducive to bringing out the most sensitive technical points for you to grasp and imitate.

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Our objective is to help you reach your highest potential. We start you on the right path, set your dream in motion, fire up your imagination, and leave you empowered to reach those goals.

Programs offered at Brooks: 

Academy 1 (Sunday, July 15 - Saturday, Aug 4):  Individual Skills and Techniques; Positional Techniques/ Technical Progression;  Tactical Concepts/ Positional Progression

Academy 2 (Sunday, July 22 - Friday, Aug 10):  Positional Techniques/ Technical Progression; Tactical Concepts/ Positional Progression; Pre-season Preparation/ Technical & Tactical Review

Mini Academy 1 (Sunday, July 15 - Saturday, July 28):  Individual Skills and Techniques;  Positional Techniques/ Technical Progression

Mini Academy 2 (Sunday, July 22 - Saturday, Aug 4):  Positional Techniques/ Technical Progression; Tactical Concepts/ Positional Progression

Mini Academy 3 (Sunday, July 29 - Friday, Aug 10):  Tactical Concepts/ Positional Progression;  Pre-season Preparation/ Technical & Tactical Review

All Star Junior Day / All Star Day (Monday, July 9 - Friday, July 13):  Fundamental Individual Skills & Tactics. Lunch IS provided. 

All Star School 1 (Sunday, July 15 - Friday, July 20):  Individual Skills and Techniques

All Star School 2 (Sunday, July 22 - Friday, July 27):  Positional Techniques/ Technical Progression 

All Star School 3 (Sunday, July 29 - Friday, Aug 3):  Tactical Concepts/ Positional Progression

All Star School 4 (Sunday, Aug 5 - Friday, August 10):  Pre-season Preparation/ Technical & Tactical Review

Campers are assigned training groups first by age, then by skill. 

Check in:

  • Overnight Campers: Sunday between 2:00 pm -3:00 pm
  • Extended Day and Day Campers: Sunday 3:00 pm

Uniform distribution at 3:00 pm.

A TOTAL PACKAGE: All Vogelsinger Soccer students receive, as part of their tuition, Nike gear and a Nike match ball. Academy players receive two complete sets of Nike uniforms and two pairs of socks. All Star players receive two jerseys, one pair of socks and shorts. Players are required to wear the official uniforms and socks at every field session. You may order extra uniforms from the office (888-780-CAMP), camp store or on-line. Jersey: $15 Shorts: $15 Socks: $12.

Check out: Parents are invited to attend skills review session  at 9:00 am. Program ends at 11:30 am. Last meal is breakfast.  All Star players depart Fridays.  All Mini and Academy students depart on Saturdays with the except of the August 5-10 week, all students leave on Friday, August 10.

Spending Money: For pizza, subs, sodas – suggested amount is $40 a week. We order pizza for late evening snacks, delivered at 8:30 pm.  The Brooks Bookstore is open daily for snacks, drinks, laundry tickets.  The Vogelsinger Camp Store is open daily.  Extra socks, uniforms, T-shirts are avaialable for purchase.

Dorms are not air conditioned.  Bring linens or sleeping bag.

A certified athletic trainer is on full time staff. A nurse is on campus from 9:00 am-5:00 pm daily.

Group Discounts:

If you have a group of five or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a $30 discount. 

To register a group online: Please have one person contact the USSC office with the names of each camper in the group at 1-800-645-3226 to create a unique discount code. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during check out. To register a group via mail/fax: Please have each camper fill out our registration form.  Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application.  All registration forms must be received at the same time via mail or fax. Fax registrations to 415.526.5945. Mail registrations to Nike Soccer Camps 1010 B Street, Suite 450, San Rafael, CA 94901.

Early arrival: For students travelling from far distances may arrive a night early for an extra fee of $75.

MINI ACADEMY AND ACADEMY INFORMATION: 

Weekend Stayover for Academy and Mini Academy students: The weekends are “rest time” for multiple week students. There is a required schedule of non-physical activities on both Saturday afternoon and Sunday.

Weekend Departure for multiple week players:  Students can leave UNSUPERVISED but only if they have a signed permission slip.
The permission slip is in the registration packet sent to Academy players only.

Weekends are also a good time to do laundry (bring detergent).  Laundry cards are available for purchase at the Brooks Bookstore.

Saturday schedule: On field program 9-11:30. Lunch: noon; Free time: 1-4pm; Saturday excursion included in camp tuition for in between Saturdays.

Students can leave UNSUPERVISED but only if they have a signed permission slip. The permission slip is in the registration packet sent to Academy players only.  Weekends are also a good time to do laundry (bring detergent, laundry card may be purchased in the Brooks Bookstore).

Airport:   Logan Airport (45 min. from campus) or Manchester, New Hampshire

Preferred Airport Arrival: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Preferred Airport Departure: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

 Airport Shuttle:  Make a reservation with Flight Line shuttle: 800-245-2525 or fax: 603-893-8713. Approximately $65 each way.


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The Brooks School

Doug Parra , Camp Director Eddie Pedersen, Director and Technical Master Coach
1160 Great Pond Rd. North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

The Brooks School

1160 Great Pond Rd.

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