The Graceland University Yellowjackets Men’s Soccer Summer Camp will run from the 28th of June until the 1st of July. It is going to take place at the leading-edge Bruce Jenner Sports Complex which is on Graceland University campus in Lamoni, Iowa. This soccer summer camp is inviting all boys 9 to 18 years of age at any skill level. Furthermore, the training program is open to residential and commuter campers. It is set to start at 9:00 AM on Day 1 and end at 3:00 PM on Day 4. The camp registration fee is $360 for residential campers and $125 for commuter campers. This registration includes a camp ball and t-shirt. Moreover, this soccer summer camp is under the direction of the Graceland University Yellowjackets men’s soccer coaching staff. It will be a physically demanding but enjoyable experience.
About Graceland University
Graceland University, formerly Graceland College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university in Lamoni, Iowa. It also has another campus in Independence, Missouri which is Missouri’s fifth largest university. Graceland University is an affiliation of Community of Christ. As a whole, the university has an accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Currently, Graceland University is serving around 1,500 undergraduate students. 41 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 59 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 48 percent. Correspondingly, Graceland University’s student to faculty ratio is 14:1. The university is also serving nearly 800 postgraduate students. Graceland University is also a top-performing institution for higher learning. In fact, it is ranked in between 126th and 165th in the Regional Universities Midwest category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university’s present president is John Sellars. Moreover, in sports, Graceland University features intercollegiate men’s and women’s teams. These teams are mainly campaigning in the Heart of America Athletic Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). They are the Yellowjackets and blue and gold are their identity colors.
Graceland University Yellowjackets Men’s Soccer Summer Camp Organizers
The head coach of the Graceland University Yellowjackets men’s soccer team is Bryan Courtney. He is now in his third season at the reins of the Yellowjackets men’s soccer program. Prior to the head coaching role, Coach Courtney is the team’s assistant coach. Coach Bryan Courtney is a Graceland University alumnus with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He was a standout soccer player himself. As a matter of fact, Coach Courtney is an all-conference selection during his college playing years as a Yellowjacket. He is instrumental in the team’s first-ever conference title. At the same time, Coach Bryan Courtney is the university’s Assistant Sports Information Director. Then, the Graceland University Yellowjackets men’s soccer assistant coaches are Sebastian Pineda and Lamin Ceesay. Coach Sebastian Pineda is now entering his third season with the coaching staff. He is also a Graceland University alumnus with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and sports management. Meanwhile, he completed his master’s degree in sport and fitness administration at Johan Cruyff Institute. Finally, Coach Lamin Ceesay is the newest addition to the Graceland Yellowjackets men’s soccer coaching staff.