UVA Junior Elite Prospect ID Camp is designed for campers who are age 10 through rising 9th graders (boys who will attend 9th grade in the fall of 2017). And Elite Prospect ID Camp is for boys in the 10th – 12th grade (boys who will begin the 10th grade in the fall of 2017 through high school seniors).
The Virginia Soccer Camp of Champions is held on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. The camp is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains on the idyllic grounds of Thomas Jefferson’s University of Virginia.
University of Virginia is a public institution that was founded in 1819. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Virginia’s ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 24. University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville. The Cavaliers, known unofficially as Wahoos or ‘Hoos, are members of the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference and are well known for their consistently dominant men’s and women’s lacrosse teams.
UVA’s graduate programs include the highly ranked Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, Curry School of Education, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Law and School of Medicine. UVA houses one of the 25 remaining original copies of the Declaration of Independence, called a Dunlap Broadside, in its Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. The campus is referred to as the “grounds,” the central quad is the “lawn,” and students are either a first, second, third or fourth year. Former U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, journalist Katie Couric and former NFL player Tiki Barber all earned degrees from UVA. Famous writer Edgar Allen Poe was forced to leave the school after losing his tuition money to gambling, but his dorm room on the lawn is still preserved and on display for visitors.
George Gelnovatch recently completed his 20th season as the head coach of the Virginia men’s soccer program. Gelnovatch is the first coach in NCAA Division I men’s soccer history to lead 20 straight teams to the NCAA tournament. He is one of just eight coaches in the Division I men’s soccer annals to take 20 teams to the tournament and one of only four active coaches to do so. Gelnovatch ranks as the 10th-winningest active head coach in Division I college soccer.
Virginia Soccer Camp of Champions has a very experienced staff. Many of this coaches have worked the camp for multiple years. Each year, UVA conduct background checks on all coaches and staff member. The coach/camper ratio is approximately 1 coach to every 12 campers.