Lehigh University men’s soccer ID clinic and camp give the opportunity for experienced college-bound male soccer players in grades 9-12, to try out the competitive college environment as a Division 1 player with training and coaching from the LUWS team. The clinic and camp take place at Lehigh University, Goodman Campus.
Lehigh University is a rigorous but vibrant campus that is home to an academic community that counts over 7,000 students. It is nationally recognized among the premier research universities in the country and gives the perfect environment for students to work on projects in and out of the classroom. Lehigh is a very diverse campus with faculty, staff and students from all over the U.S., more than 79 countries and different background stories. The athletic program has a wide range of different opportunities with 25 NCAA Division 1 intercollegiate sports for men and women, 43 intramural and club sports offered.
The training will be led by the Lehigh University Men’s Soccer coaches; Head Coach Dean Koski, who has led the Mountain Hawks to two Patriot League Tournament championships, a Patriot League regular season championship, four NCAA tournament appearances and 12 Mid-Atlantic Region Top 10 rankings. He has developed 40 All-Patriot League first team players, and 36-second team players, Associate Head Coach Ryan Hess who has led Lehigh to its second-ever Patriot League Championship and fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in 2015. Hess has mentored 15 All-Patriot League selections, seven All-Region honorees, and five Academic All-Patriot League member. Assistant Coach Matt Deming and Matt Guidon will also be to find at the clinic and camp.
The training will consist of a varicosity of exercises, technical, tactical, & small-sided training techniques a collegiate training session will have to offer. Skills within leadership, competitiveness, coachability, training habits and mentality will be trained and tested. Goalkeeping and larger games will also be a part of the program. You will meet the current players on the team and have the possibility to interact with them and the staff.