University of Akron Zips Men’s Soccer Residential and Commuter Camp

The University of Akron Zips Men’s Soccer Residential and Commuter Camp is geared for players who aspire to play in college. It is going to introduce them to the training routines and mindset of a college soccer student-athlete. This program also aims at providing the players with the tools that will help them achieve their potential. Moreover, this soccer camp is set to run from the 19th of July until the 22nd of July. It is open to all boys 10 to 18 years of age who are serious about taking their game to the next level. The camp registration fee is $595 for residential campers and $500 for commuter campers. This registration fee includes a free camp t-shirt.


About the University of Akron

The University of Akron, originally Buchtel College, is a public, coeducational, research university in Akron, Ohio. It is a member of the University System of Ohio. The university is also an affiliation of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). It is also part of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). The University of Akron is among the top-performing academic institutions of the nation. As a matter of fact, it is 231st to 300th in the National Universities of the 208 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. It is also 249th in the Business Programs rankings and 162nd in the Engineering Programs rankings. Currently, the University of Akron is serving around 17,400 undergraduate students. This undergraduate student population comprises 54 percent male students and 46 percent female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 96 percent. Correspondingly, the University of Akron’s student to faculty ratio is 17:1. In sports, the university features 17 intercollegiate men’s and women’s college teams. They are competing in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. Their nickname is Zips. And, their identity colors are blue and gold.

University of Akron Zips Men’s Soccer Residential and Commuter Camp Organizers

Leading the University of Akron Zips men’s soccer team is Head Coach Jared Embick. He is now in his sixth season at the reins of the Zips men’s soccer program. Coach Jared Embick is an alumnus of Indiana Wesleyan University. He is now holding an overall coaching win-loss record of 79-23-11. Additionally, Coach Jared Embick is the recipient of the 2010 National Assistant Coach of the Year Award. Prior to the head coaching role, he was the team’s associate head coach and recruiting coordinator. Then, the University of Akron Zips men’s soccer assistant coaches are Leo Chappel and T.J. Kolba. Coach Leo Chappel is now in his fourth season with the coaching staff. He is a bachelor’s degree graduate from Ohio Wesleyan University. Ultimately, Coach Chappel is the 2004 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Assistant Coach of the Year awardee. He was part of the UCSB’s 2006 NCAA National Championship team. Meanwhile, Coach T.J. Kolba is in his third season with the coaching staff. At the same time, he is the team’s camp manager. Coach  T.J. Kolba is a bachelor’s degree in marketing and logistics graduate from John Carroll University. He is also a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) “A” coaching license holder. Finally, Ger Coppinger is the goalkeeping coach.

ID Camp for Soccer
Service Type
ID Camp for Soccer
Provider Name
University of Akron,
Akron, OH
Join the University of Akron Zips Men's Soccer Residential and Commuter Camp. It is a four-day training program that will run from July 19 until July 22. This training program is inviting all and any boys 10 to 18 years old who are interested to play college soccer. The training program will take place at the scenic University of Akron campus.

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