Learn and play with the best at the Marshall University Thundering Herd Women’s Soccer ID Camp. It is a two-day program that will run from the 24th of August until the 25th of August. This soccer identification camp is going to take place at the state of the art Hoops Family Field which is on the Marshall University campus. In addition, this training camp is open to all high school female soccer players who are interested to become a part of the Thundering Herd college soccer team. The training program will cover both the offensive and defensive aspects of the game. There will also be a performance evaluation and assessment. Furthermore, the program is an opportunity to learn from the Herd’s soccer coaching staff.
About Marshall University
Marshall University, formerly State Normal School of Marshall College is a public, coeducational, research university in Huntington, West Virginia. Its name is in honor of John Marshall, the fourth Chief Justice of the United States of America. Marshall University comprises nine undergraduate colleges. Namely, they are the Lewis College of Business, the College of Education and Professional Development, the Honors College, the College of Information Technology and Engineering, the College of Arts and Media, the College of Health Professions, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science, and the University College. Currently, Marshall University is serving around 10,200 undergraduate students. 43 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 57 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 89 percent. Correspondingly, Marshall University’s student to faculty ratio is 19:1. Marshall University is also serving around 3,400 postgraduate students. Marshall University is a top-performing academic institution. As a matter of fact, it is 43rd in the Regional Universities South category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university is also 38th in the Best Value Schools rankings and 15th in the Top Public Schools rankings. Furthermore, the athletics, Marshall University features 16 intercollegiate men’s and women’s teams. These teams are participating in the Conference USA of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. They are the Thundering Herd and their official colors are Kelly green and white.
Marshall University Thundering Herd Women’s Soccer ID Camp Organizers
Leading the Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s soccer team is Head Coach Kevin Long, a native of Springfield, Virginia. Coach Kevin Long is now in his 10th season at the helm of the Thundering Herd’s women’s soccer program. He is a bachelor’s degree in Health Education graduate from George Mason University. Meanwhile, he earned his master’s degree in Human Services Administration at Rider University. Ultimately, Coach Kevin Long is the 2015 Conference USA co-Coach of the Year awardee. This award comes after he led the Thundering Herd to its winningest season in history. Coach Kevin Long is now holding an overall coaching career win-loss record of 135-163-42. Then, the Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s soccer assistant coaches are Erika Duncan and Glen Butler. Coach Erika Duncan is now in her fifth season with the coaching staff. She is a bachelor’s degree in exercise science graduate from Marshall University. She is also a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) “D” coaching license holder. Finally, Coach Glen Butler is a bachelor’s degree in physical education and sport and exercise science graduate from Canterbury Christchurch University.