Elite Athletics hosting soccer camp in August

Elite Athletics is presenting a Max Speed Soccer Camp on Aug. 15-17.

Elite Athletics is presenting a Max Speed Soccer Camp on Aug. 15-17.

Coach Sharon de Goede (Canadian national track coach, NCAA Div. 1 university coach, Canadian Olympic coaching team) will be joined by soccer stalwarts Pene Hughes (full-ride NCAA Div. 1 scholarship, first team All-American, Sports Woman of the Year) and Max Maund (Canadian Inter-University Sport All-Canadian, Atlantic University Sport Rookie of the Year, selected to Whitecaps Prospects Team 2008).

The camp’s focus is on soccer skills, drills, strategies, mental preparation and nutrition with an emphasis on speed and running technique.

Players ages eight to 18 are welcome. The camp runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day at the Vanier track. Participants are asked to bring soccer cleats (optional), training shoes, light coloured, loose fitting clothing and hat, bathing suit, towel, sunscreen and lunch or snacks.


Registration and payment can be done via e-mail at info@eliteathletics.ca or call 250-338-8580. The $50 fee includes team camp photo, water and a wrap-up barbecue.



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