The Knox College Prairie Fire Men’s Soccer Elite Prospect Clinic is especially for boys in the graduating classes of 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 who are aspiring to become a college soccer student-athlete. It is a two-day high-level soccer training program that will fall on the 5th of August and the 6th of August. This soccer prospect camp is going to take place at the scenic Knox College campus in Galesburg, Illinois. In addition, this soccer camp is going to provide the participants a feel on how it is like to train and play in the college level. The participants are requested to bring their own cleats, water bottle, sunscreen, and sneakers. The camp registration fee which includes meals is $100 per player. Overall, it will be a motivational and enjoyable experience.
About Knox College
Knox College, originally Knox Manual Labor College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Galesburg, Illinois. It is among the 40 academic institutions included in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives. Knox College is also a member of the Annapolis Group and the Oberlin Group. The present college president is Teresa Amott. Currently, Knox College is serving around 1,400 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 65 percent. Correspondingly, Knox College’s student to faculty ratio is 11:1. Knox College is using a trimester-based academic calendar. The college is also among the nation’s top colleges and universities. As a matter of fact, it is 71st in the National Liberal Arts Colleges category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. Knox College is also 25th in the Best Value Schools rankings and 101st in the High School Counselor Rankings. Furthermore, in sports, Knox College features 21 intercollegiate men’s and women’s teams. These teams are participating in the Midwest Conference (MWC) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. They are the Prairie Fire and their official colors are purple and gold.
Knox College Prairie Fire Men’s Soccer Elite Prospect Clinic Organizers
The head coach of the Knox College Prairie Fire men’s soccer team is Brian O’Connor, a native of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. Coach Brian O’Connor is entering his first season at the helm of the Prairie Fire men’s soccer program. He is a bachelor’s degree in Communications and History graduate from Illinois College. Meanwhile, he is now completing his master’s degree in Athletic Administration at Knox College. Coach Brian O’Connor is also a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Diploma holder. Prior to the head coaching role, Coach O’Connor was the Prairie Fire’s assistant coach for three years. He also has an assistant coaching stint at Illinois College. Additionally, Coach Brian O’Connor is a former college soccer standout. In fact, he was an All-Midwest Conference selection during his college playing years. Then, the Knox College Prairie Fire men’s soccer volunteer assistant coach is Lucas Sanchez. Coach Sanchez is also entering his first season with the coaching staff. He is a Knox College alumnus with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He was part of the college’s most winningest men’s soccer team in school history.