University of Florida Gator Soccer Academy Summer Camp is designed to provide the best possible soccer instructions for players (for boys and girls Ages 8-12) of high quality in a structured environment. The goal is to provide a great learning experience through high level training. Instructing an attractive attacking game of soccer to all positions is a priority.
University of Florida is a public institution that was founded in 1853. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 35,043, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 2,000 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.
The Florida Gators sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference, and are supported by mascots Albert and Alberta the Alligators. The Gator football team, which competes in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium — commonly called the “The Swamp” — is particularly notorious.
The school has well-regarded graduate programs through the engineering school, Hough Graduate School of Business, Levin College of Law and the College of Medicine.
Burleigh has coached 20 NSCAA All-Americans, 11 NAIA All-Americans, 41 All-SEC players, 131 student-athletes on the All-SEC Academic Honor Roll, seven CoSIDA Academic All-Americans with nine honors and 14 student-athletes honored as NSCAA Academic All-Americans. As a student-athlete, Burleigh played her collegiate ball at Methodist College in Fayetteville, N.C., where she was a four-year letterwinner. In her senior year, the Tarpon Springs, Fla., native served as team captain and was named to the All-South team as well as the team’s Most Valuable Player from her goalkeeper position. Burleigh graduated Magna Cum Laude from Methodist in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in biology. In the fall of 1999, Burleigh was inducted into the Methodist Hall of Fame. She earned her master’s degree from Georgia State University in 1993.
She was inducted into the USA South Hall of Fame in the spring of 2015 and the Methodist University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999.
Burleigh’s Gator teams were overachievers from the beginning, setting impressive milestones each fall. After joining the Gator program in June of 1994, Burleigh had just over a year to put together the first Florida soccer team.
Florida was the youngest in the 32-team field of the 1996 NCAA Championship, reaching the NCAA quarterfinal and finishing the season ranked in the nation’s top 10.
For girls and boys ages 8-12. A great environment to learn the “beautiful game” from the staff at UF.
“Unlock your potential and see how to train to become the Elite player. We will expose you to several technical and functional exercises that will help you enhance your abilities as a soccer player.”