Professional UEFA-licensed coaches from English Premier League club Swansea FC will conduct Premiership ID soccer camps in conjunction with the Elite Soccer Academy at North Shore United in Cedarburg July 23-27.
This will be the only Milwaukee summer soccer camp run by coaches connected to an EPL team. Swansea FC, based in Wales, just completed a successful first campaign in the world’s top football league. The club has a partnership with North Shore United, a regional club formerly known as the Cedarburg Strikers.
Swansea FC coaches visiting are:
• Jon Beale, the coach for Swansea’s Foundation Phase (U9-11). He holds a UEFA “A” license.
• Gary Richards, the Swansea Youth Development head coach. He played for the Swans from 1979-85 and has a UEFA “B” license.
Joining them at the camp are NSU Coaching Director Joe Hammes, NSU Director of Youth Development Sinisa Angelovski, and NSU Academy Director Abdul Oke at the camps.
Cost for the camp is $215. Players ages 7-12 attend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Players ages 13-17 attend from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Also that week at Elite Soccer Academy, aspiring keepers can attend Swansea Goalkeeping Camp with Swansea and Wales National Team goalkeeper coach Bob Jeffrey. Jeffrey also holds a UEFA “A” license. Cost is $200 for this camp. Keepers age 8-12 attend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and keepers age 13-17 attend from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Space is limited for both camps. For more information, download the order form or visit northshoreunited.org.
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