2019 WINTER ELITE GOALKEEPER CAMP II (Open to all girls ages 13 - 18)

 

February 24th Sunday 9:00am - 12:00pm

 

The 2019 Winter Elite Goalkeeper Camp is designed for young goalkeepers who aspire to play college soccer at the highest level. Winter Elite GK Camp will provide a well-rounded training approach in the technical, tactical, and psychological aspects of the position. 

Open to any and all applicants; limited only by number, age, grade level, and/or gender

 

2019 SUMMER ELITE CAMP (Open to all girls ages 13 - 18)

SOLD OUT

 

July 21st Sunday 9:30am - 4:00pm

 

The Elite ID Camp is designed to provide advanced level players ages 13-18 with a one day training environment that mimics a high level college soccer program.  The camp will include a technically and tactically rigorous training session run by the Louisville Soccer Coaching Staff, a Strength and Conditioning Session run by Louisville Sports Performance Staff coaches, full field 11v11 games, as well as an NCAA Division I compliance informational session and lunch with the Louisville players and coaches.  Space in this camp will be limited to ensure players receive individual attention. 

Open to any and all applicants; limited only by number, age, grade level, and/or gender

 

2019 FUTURE CARDINALS CAMP (Open to all girls ages 7 - 13)

SOLD OUT

 

July 15th Monday - 19th Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm

 

The Future Cardinals camp will focus on the development of ball mastery, first touch, and speed of play. The camp will focus on teaching the tools young players need to develop in their game for the next level. The camp size will be kept small so the players get as much individual attention as possible with the staff. The focus of the camp is time spent on the ball to improve comfort ability and skill on the ball.

Open to any and all applicants; limited only by number, age, grade level, and/or gender

 

2019 HIGH SCHOOL TEAM CAMP (Open to all girls ages 13-18)

 

July 18th Thursday - 20th Saturday

$160 Per Pplayer

Please contact our asst. coach Hunter Norton for more information

Hunter@gocards.com or 706-513-3644

Open to any and all applicants; limited only by number, age, grade level, and/or gender

 

WHAT TO BRING

Players should be prepared for both on and off the field activities throughout the day. Players will need to bring:

  • Cleats

  • Shin Guards

  • Running Shoes

  • Water Bottle

  • Ball

  • Medical Release Form

CHECK IN

Registration begins 15 minutes before the start time of the camp. 

 

COST

2019 Winter Elite Goalkeeper Camp II: $50

2019 Summer Elite Camp: $170

2019 Future Cardinals Camp: $195

2019 High School Team Camp: $160 Per Player

 

All cancellations must be received in writing 15 days prior to the first day of camp in order to qualify for a partial refund. Failure to meet this deadline will result in forfeiture of all payments.

 

 

TESTIMONIALS

 

Thank you for putting on such a great camp experience...the staff and players in the program are all very nice and my family thanks you for a fun and engaging experience. 

Anthony Layfield

 

 

This is my daughter's 3rd season at the camp and she loves it. She has learned new skills and new confidence with each camp. As parents, we are so pleased with the fact that not only do they focus on learning soccer skills, but they also focus on self-confidence, team spirit, and good sportsmanship. It is super organized and a great experience!

Tracy Kim

 

 

My daughter has a fantastic time at Future Cardinals Camp!

She looks forward to this camp every summer and comes away an improved player each time.

Camp activities are well planned out and the coaches always demonstrate a positive attitude.

I highly recommend Future Cardinals Camp for your future soccer superstar!

Jon Mundell

 

 
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KAREN FERGUSON-DAYES – Head Coach

 
In her 17 seasons, Karen Ferguson-Dayes has taken a soccer program at the University of Louisville and molded it into a team that has finished near the top of the BIG EAST and advanced to the NCAA Tournament three times in the last six seasons. The winningest coach in Cardinal history, she has improved the team's record nearly every season she has been at the helm and rewritten the record books.
 
During her tenure, Ferguson-Dayes has guided the Cardinals to not only their first NCAA Tournament berth, but consecutive trips to the dance. Last season, Ferguson-Dayes led Louisville to its best season in school history with a school record 14 wins, a first ever BIG EAST National Division title and its first ever NCAA Sweet 16 appearance.
 
The 2011 BIG EAST Coach of the Year, she has coached three All-Americans including current Cardinal Christine Exeter in 2011, Joanna Haig in 2007 and Jamie Craft in 2006 and a pair of Academic All-Americans in Haig (2007) and Amy Seng (2006).

HUNTER NORTON  – Assistant Coach

 

Hunter Norton has been named an assistant coach for the University of Louisville women's soccer team on Feb 16th 2017. Norton spent the last two seasons with the Cardinals as a volunteer assistant. Prior to joining the Cardinals, Norton played four seasons at Georgia Southern University.  He was a three -year captain and started in all 72 games of his career. He was named to the South Conference (SOCON) All-Freshman team in 2010.  He earned first team All-SOCON honors his sophomore an senior seasons, while earning second team honors his junior year.   
 

 

"I am beyond thrilled to add Hunter to our staff in a full-time capacity," said Ferguson-Dayes.  "He is an amazing young man who is very analytical, cerebral, detail oriented. He is constantly studying the game so he can become the best teacher/coach that he can be.  Hunter has a keen eye in recruiting and has been able to identify quality young women who will fit in our system and help elevate our program.  He is a tireless worker who is invested in the success of our young women and the University of Louisville.  Hunter will be an excellent addition to our staff as he first perfectly with our vision for the future."
 

 

ANDY STOOTS - Assistant Coachead m

 

Andy Stoots is in his second season with the Louisville women's soccer program.  He will coach the goalkeepers on field and will assist in recruiting.

 

Stoots has an extensive coaching resume spanning the course of 13 years. Prior to accepting the position at the University of Louisville, Stoots served as an assistant at Minnesota the last two years, working with the goalkeepers.  While at Minnesota he helped guide the Gophers to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances.  This season the Gophers won the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles for the first time in school history, finishing with an overall record of 16-3-4.  Goalkeeper Tarah Hobbs broke the program record in shutouts, tallying 33 during her time in maroon and gold. Hobbs logged over 300 saves in her collegiate career.

Prior to joining the Minnesota staff, Stoots was an assistant coach and the recruiting coordinator at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. for four seasons. During his time with the Bulldogs, Stoots helped the team excel to new heights both on and off the field as they earned NSCAA Top 10 Regional rankings, earned votes in the NSCAA Top 25 and earned both regular season and conference tournament titles. While coaching with an emphasis on goalkeeping, Stoots helped develop goalkeepers Alyssa Whitehead, Melissa Montgomery, Katie Peters and Anna Maddox who all earned conference honors. Peters trained with the US U-20 Women's National Team in 2013.  

“We are excited to have Andy joining our staff,” said head coach Karen Ferguson-Dayes.  “Andy has had a wealth of college coaching experience and has worked with some of the top coaches in the country at both Minnesota and Samford.  He is a fantastic coach who will be able to make an immediate impact on our team upon his arrival. He is very passionate about building and creating relationships with the players and he has a wonderful recruiting network around the country which will allow us to continue to recruit the best players in the country."

 

 

Tim Nowak - Assistant Coach (GK)

 

Tim Nowak rejoined the Louisville women’s soccer coaching staff after serving as the Girls Program Director for the Kentucky Fire Juniors the last seven years.  Nowak previously worked for head coach Karen Ferguson-Dayes from 2001-04.  He will have direct oversight over the training, development and performance of the goalkeepers while also providing support for all aspects of the Louisville program. 

 

While with the Kentucky Fire Juniors, Nowak coached six KFJ/MVSC girls’ teams to a Kentucky Youth Soccer State Open Cup Championship and oversaw 18 girls state cup titles since 2010.  Since taking over the girls program, 90 percent of all graduating female high school soccer players have went on to compete at the collegiate level under Nowak’s supervision. 

 

Nowak played collegiate soccer as a goalkeeper at Western Illinois University where he was a three-year letterwinner. He also holds National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Advanced National Coaching and NSCAA Goalkeeping diplomas.

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LOUISVILLE SPORTS PERFORMANCE

The University of Louisville is pleased to have one of the finest strength and conditioning staffs in the country. As part of your experience, a member of this ac-claimed group of performance coaches will direct a session on speed, agility, and strength development.

 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Louisville Women's Soccer Camps that are not answered on this site, please contact Women's Soccer Director of Operations Jing Hughley at 502-852-7547 or jing@gocards.com