The University of North Carolina UNC Soccer Camp for boys ages 10-18 is located in Chapel Hill. The camp is designed for the competitive youth player. The curriculum will provide an accelerated series of training sessions that will enhance the player’s proficiency in technique and tactics.
Goalkeeper specific training will also be included before joining field players in training and matches for game simulation. Player and camp team assignments will be done one week prior to camp. Camp teams will be assigned by age, and there will be no more than 15 or 16 campers per team.
Each player will receive a written evaluation at the end of camp.
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Head Coach Carlos Somoano is in his 5th year at the helm of the North Carolina men’s soccer program after arguably the most successful season in school history in 2011. Somoano was named the 2011 National Coach of the Year by Soccer America.
In addition to his national coach of the year honors, the ACC coaches also pegged Somoano the top head man in the ACC for 2011. Somoano joined former Carolina men’s coach and current Carolina women’s coach, Anson Dorrance, as the second coach to be named the ACC Coach of the Year in their first year on the job.
Medical Staff: UNC Soccer Camp will have two NATA certified athletic trainers at the field sessions. Both trainers will also reside at Granville Towers East and an athletic training room will be available for campers.
The Tar Heels became only the second team in Atlantic Coast Conference history to claim the treble in a single year by winning the ACC regular season title, the ACC Tournament crown and the national championship.