Lehigh University women’s soccer summer ID clinic gives the opportunity for experienced female soccer players in grades 9-12, to try out the college environment for a day with training and coaching from the LUWS team. The clinic takes place at Kaufman Practice Fields (side of Goodman Stadium).
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 Women’s Soccer coaches; Head Coach Eric Lambinus, who has coached one NSCAA All-American, one Academic All-American, eight All-Region selections, three conference Players of the Year and four conference Rookies of the Year Assistant Coach Lauren Calabrese who was head girls’ varsity soccer coach for Moravian Academy before returning to Lehigh. Calabrese was the head coach of FC LVU Lady Sonic in the summer of 2014 while serving as head coach of the FC LVU Under 17 Girls’ Team since 2009 and GA Madi Morgan, together with other members of LUWS.
The training will consist of a varicosity of exercises, technical, tactical, & small-sided training techniques a collegiate training session will have to offer. The clinic will start out with a dynamic warm-up with soccer specific speed/agility training followed by a technical session with a focus on the quality of 1st touch and distribution, building to small-sided games with an emphasis on possession. The day will end with a progression to larger games. You will also have the opportunity to overview of Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Program.