Men’s Soccer 2017 Minnesota College Prep Camp, at Macalester College, will provide soccer players for high school juniors or seniors in the fall of 2017.
A different college coach will run each session, allowing players to work with and learn more about a potential future opportunity as a student-athlete. This camp will provide soccer players an opportunity to train with college soccer coaches from various Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference institutions.
The University of St. Thomas, founded in 1885, by Archbishop John Ireland, is a Catholic comprehensive urban university that emphasizes values-centered, career-oriented education. The largest private university in Minnesota, St. Thomas offers bachelor’s degrees in over 85 major fields of study and more than 45 graduate degree programs including master’s, education specialist, juris doctor and doctorates.
At St. Thomas, students can live and learn on three campuses in St. Paul, Minneapolis and Rome.
The main campus, built on a farm site once considered “far removed from town,” is located where St. Paul’s stately Summit Avenue meets the Mississippi River. The University of St. Thomas’ Bernardi Campus is located on the west bank of the Tiber River at Lungotevere delle Armi in Rome, Italy.
UST Head Coach, Jon Lowery: After four seasons the Tommies have posted a 42-24-10 record with three appearances in the MIAC Playoffs including the school’s first ever appearance in the MIAC Tournament Championship in 2015. The program has produced 14 players to receive all conference honors. In four seasons the team has scored 150 goals while being regionally ranked and was ranked as high as #9 in the country in 2014 and #23 in 2015.
Coach Lowery has also won a national championship as an assistant coach in 2007 as an assistant coach at Wake Forest University. He played at Ohio State University and was a four-year professional. He holds a USSF A Coaching License.
The University of St. Thomas will actively promote global engagement in teaching, learning, research and service in an ethical and socially responsible manner. We will accomplish this goal by developing global and intercultural awareness across the university; integrating global knowledge, skills and perspectives into the curriculum; enhancing study-abroad and off-campus learning opportunities; attracting international and ethnically diverse domestic students; and supporting a globally engaged faculty and staff.