The Oglethorpe University Stormy Petrels Men’s Soccer Residential ID Camp is for all high school boys who are looking to develop their soccer skills through a fun training environment. It is a three-day event that will run from the 27th of July until the 29th of July. The training program is going to take place at the beautiful Oglethorpe University campus in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, this soccer identification camp is ideal for those who desire to play at the collegiate level. There will be competitive games that will allow the players to showcase their exceptional skills. Moreover, the program is open to both residential and commuter campers. Registration fee is $385 for residential campers and $300 for commuter campers. It will be under the direction of the Stormy Petrels men’s soccer coaching staff. Overall, the experience will be challenging but fun.
About Oglethorpe University
Oglethorpe University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university in Atlanta, Georgia. It is among the oldest denominational institutions of the South. Its campus is also home of the Crypt of Civilization which is the oldest time capsule according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Additionally, Oglethorpe University is a member of the Annapolis Group. As a whole, it has an accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Currently, the university is serving nearly 1,300 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 58 percent. Correspondingly, Oglethorpe University’s student to faculty ratio is 16:1. The university is spearheaded by university president Lawrence Schall. Oglethorpe University is also a top-tier academic institution. As a matter of fact, it is ranked in between 173rd and 229th in the National Liberal Arts Colleges category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university is also 113th in the High School Counselor Rankings. Moreover, in athletics, Oglethorpe University features 16 intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports teams. These teams are competing mainly in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. They are the Stormy Petrels and black and gold are their official colors.
Oglethorpe University Stormy Petrels Men’s Soccer Residential ID Camp Organizers
Head Coach Jon Akin, a native of Pensacola, Florida is leading the Oglethorpe University Stormy Petrels men’s soccer team. He is now entering his 16th season at the helm of the Stormy Petrels men’s soccer program. Coach Jon Akin is a bachelor’s degree graduate from Saint Leo University. Additionally, Coach Akin is a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) “A” coaching license holder. He is also a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Premier Diploma holder. Ultimately, Coach Akin is a two-time SCAC Coach of the Year awardee. He is also a two-time SAA Coach of the Year awardee. In 2016, he led the Stormy Petrels to their second SAA regular-season title. Then, the Oglethorpe University Stormy Petrels men’s soccer assistant coaches are Joe Baia, Reed Norton, Jaime Benedetti, Lewis Sharpe, Cameron Grassmyer, Micah Akin, Luke Collins, and Alberto Gonzalez. Coach Joe Baia is at the same time the team’s director of soccer operations. Meanwhile, Coach Reed Norton is also working as the team’s recruiting coordinator.