Come and join the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars Women’s Soccer Camp. It is going to run from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM on the 1st of July. The venue of the program is the state of the Ralph Korte Stadium which is the home field of the Cougars women’s college soccer team. This five-hour elite soccer camp is open to all and any girls at least 13 years of age who aspire to play college soccer. Furthermore, the program will introduce the players to the training instructions and drills used by the university’s women’s soccer team. It will cover both the technical and tactical aspects of the game. In addition, running this event is the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars women’s soccer coaching staff. The registration fee includes lunch and a camp t-shirt.
About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIU Edwardsville) is a public coeducational university in Edwardsville, Illinois. It is a proud member of the Southern Illinois University System. As a whole, the university has an accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is also among the nation’s top-performing colleges and universities. As a matter of fact, the university is 70th in the Regional Universities Midwest category of the 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university is also 43rd in the Best Colleges for Veterans rankings and 75th in the Best Value Schools rankings. Currently, the university is accommodating around 11,700 undergraduate students. 47 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 53 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 89 percent. Correspondingly, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s student to faculty ratio is 20:1. The university also serving around 1,900 postgraduate students. The university is spearheaded by interim president J. Kevin Dorsey and chancellor Randy Pembrook. Furthermore, in sports, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville sponsors 14 intercollegiate men’s and women’s varsity teams. They call themselves the Cougars. They are participating in the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. Moreover, the university’s official colors are red and white.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars Women’s Soccer Camp Organizers
The head coach of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars women’s soccer team is Derek Burton. He is now entering his 11th season at the reins of the Cougars women’s soccer program. Coach Derek Burton is a bachelor’s degree in health education graduate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He earned his master’s degree in sports administration at Morehead State University. Ultimately, Coach Derek Burton is the 2002 Heart of America Athletic Conference Coach of the Year awardee. This award was when he was head coaching Missouri Valley College. Meanwhile, as Cougars head coach, Coach Derek Burton is now holding a 77-82-23 win-loss record. Then, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars women’s soccer assistant coaches are Morgan Betscher and Alexis Smith. Coach Morgan Betscher is now in her fourth season with the coaching staff. She is a West Virginia University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education. Finally, Coach Alexis Smith is a bachelor’s degree in psychology graduate from Bowling Green State University. She is the newest addition to the Cougars women’s soccer coaching staff.