2011 USAO Team Residential/Commuter Soccer Camp

USAO Soccer
Chickasha , OK

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Online Reg. Closes:

July 11, 2011 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Event Description:

USAO Team Residential Soccer Camp 2011 July 11-14

Sooner Athletic Conference
Men’s Tournament Champions
2003, 2004, 2005, 2009

NAIA National Tournament appearances
2009, 2010

About the Camp
This year is the ninth year of the USAO residential soccer camp, which has attracted the attention of many talented soccer players throughout the region and state. The camp offers soccer players the opportunity to enhance their individual and team skills that are vital for success at the club, high school, ODP or collegiate levels. Past campers have included regional and national players currently competing in the NAIA, NCAA Division I and at national levels. Every day offers each camper the opportunity to improve his or her speed and agility, technical training and tactical awareness within an intense training environment. Campers will be exposed to small-sided game situations as well as full-sided evening matches.

"This camp will help you realize your goals and allow you to leave camp better equipped to take your game to the next level."
— Coach Jimmy Hampton

Goalkeeper Training
Goalkeeper training is another important feature of the USAO Residential Camp. Goalkeepers will be able to train separately from field players. The USAO goalkeepers training sessions curriculum will be organized by Alexis Vizarelis.

Emphasis will be placed on the physical, mental, technical and tactical components of goalkeeping. Each evening, they will be able to display their skills in full-sided games.
— Coach Alexis Vizarelis

Residential Schedule

  • 8am - Wake-Up
  • 8:15 - 9am - Breakfast
  • 9:15am - Meet in front of residence hall
  • 9:30 - 11am - Training session
  • 11:15am - 12:15pm - Lunch
  • 1:15pm- Meet in front of residence hall
  • 1:30pm - 3pm - Training session
  • 4pm - 5pm - Dinner
  • 5:30pm - Meet in front of residence hall
  • 6pm - 8pm - Evening Games
  • 8:30 - 9:15pm - Team Meetings
  • 10pm - Lights out

    Commuter Schedule

  • 9:15am Meet in front of Residence Hall (Sparks)
  • 9:30am -11:00am- Training Session
  • 11:15am Lunch
  • 1:15pm - Meet in front of Residence Halls (Sparks)
  • 1:30pm -3pm - Training Session
  • 3pm - Downtime in Residence Halls (Sparks)
  • 4:00pm – 5pm - Dinner
  • 5:30pm - Meet in front of Residence Halls (Sparks)
  • 6pm – 8pm - Evening Games
  • 8:30pm - Pick up outside Residence Halls (Sparks)

    Commuter Notes:

  • Commuters must follow this schedule completely, there are no exceptions!
  • Commuters cannot leave the campus at any time in-between being dropped off in the morning, and picked up at the end of the day.
  • Coaches will only release camper when parent has arrived and identified themselves in front of the Residence Halls (Sparks)

    • Team Residential Camp, July 11-14:
    Check-In will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on July 11. Players will check-out by noon on July 14.

    USAO offers the perfect setting for a great week of camp. Campers will have adult staff living in the residence hall, providing 24-hour supervision. A trainer will be on duty and will attend soccer sessions.

    USAO also will have campus security and residence hall staff available around the clock. Residential staff will include members of the USAO soccer team.

    Team rates are as follows:
    •18 players — Team cost $275 per player
    •16 players — Team cost $305 per player
    •15 players — Team cost $325 per player
    • Commuters - All Commuters $250
    • Individuals - An individual who wants to attend the camp costs just $350. The cost includes meals, three (3) nights of lodging, a T-shirt, a USAO soccer ball and a written evaluation.

    USAO Highlights
    • NAIA National Tournament Quarter finals
    • Six Conference Titles
    • 38 All-Conference selections
    • Eight All-Region selections
    • 15 NAIA All-Americans
    • Nine NAIA Scholar-Athletes
    • Region VI semifinalist
    • Conference Player of the Year

    • 2010 NSCAA Team Academic Award
    • SAC Tournament qualifier
    • NAIA Region VI Tournament qualifier
    • 17 All-Conference selections
    • Six All-Region selections
    • NAIA All-American
    • 11 NAIA Scholar-Athletes Arrivals

    Jimmy Hampton
    Camp Director

    • 12 years collegiate coaching experience
    • USSF "A" license
    • Six Conference titles
    • Five high school state championships
    • Four-time high school state finalists
    • Overall 191-21-1 high school coaching record
    • Director of Coaching,Oklahoma Football Club
    • 20 state club championships
    • Three club national runner-up finishes
    • 2009 Sooner Athletic Conference Coach of the Year
    • 2009, 2010 NSCAA Regional Coach of the Year
    • NAIA National Tournament Quarter finals

    Starting the USAO soccer program from scratch, Coach Jimmy Hampton’s men’s and women’s teams have had winning seasons in 20-of-23 seasons.

    Alexis Vizarelis
    Assistant Camp Director

    In his nine seasons with the USAO soccer program, Vizarelis has helped produce two record-breaking goalkeepers and a two-time All-American. Vizarelis is an inductee into the USAO Athletic Hall of Fame and once held every major goalkeeping record at USAO as a four-year starter for Hampton. Vizarelis still holds the season record for saves (202) and wins (17) and career records for saves (453) and shutouts (21) and USSF "B" license.
    He is married to former USAO basketball standout Janice Vizarelis. The couple has a son, Dimitri Cruz Vizarelis.

    Tommy Hubbard
    Assistant Coach

    Tony Orsi
    Assistant Coach

    Matt Swanson
    Assistant Coach

    Eric Clopton
    Assistant Coach

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