@FGCU_WSoccer Announces Camp Dates
Thursday, March 06, 2014 | by Matt Moretti III (@Moretts13)
Photo Courtesy: Linwood Ferguson
Photo Courtesy: Linwood Ferguson

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Winners of four-straight regular season and two Atlantic Sun Tournament titles, head coach Jim Blankenship, the 2012 and 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Coach of the Year, and the FGCU women’s soccer staff announced the dates for their annual Elite Soccer Camp for the summer 2014.

Day Camp - June 16th - 20th, 2014
The day camp is designed for players wanting to learn the fundamental skills of soccer. Individual instruction emphasizes the use of correct techniques.

Elite Jr. Soccer Camp - June 16th - 19th, 2014
The Jr. Elite residential camp focuses mainly on the technical education and development of players age 10-13. Tactical ideas will be introduced as well. The goal is to get young players to the next level as they prepare for all of their future successes in the game.

Elite Camp - July 30th - August 2, 2014
The Elite College Showcase residential camp is designed to improve the skill level and tactical understanding of players 14-18. Practice sessions will be intense and very competitive to challenge at every level of the player's ability. This camp is staffed exclusively with NCAA Division I and II collegiate coaches.

FGCU is the four-time defending A-Sun regular season champions and won back-to-back A-Sun Tournament titles (2011, 2012) resulting in NCAA Tournament appearances in its first two years of eligibility. FGCU went 13-3-4 in 2013 and are now 84-32-17 in seven seasons under Blankenship. Over its current four-year run as A-Sun regular season champs FGCU has posted an impressive 31-2-6 record in league play.

All three camps are currently accepting applications. A $100 non-refundable deposit as well as a medical release must accompany the application. The remaining balance is due before the first day of camp. Mail all three to:

Florida Gulf Coast University
Attn: Jim Blankenship
10501 FGCU Blvd South
Ft. Myers, FL 33965

Check can be made out to Blankenship Elite Soccer. Prices are as follows: Elite Camp and Jr. Elite Camp are $525 for Overnight Campers and $425 for Day Campers. The Day camp is $225 for a Full-Day Campers (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) and $100 for a Half-Day Campers (9 a.m. – 11 a.m.). Teams or groups of 11 or more who send in their applications and deposits together are eligible for a $25 discount per camper. FGCU employees are eligible for a $25 discount and siblings will receive $10 per camper discount (only one discount per camper).

Any questions please contact Jim Blankenship at jblanken@fgcu.edu.