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Penn State University

Men's Soccer Camps 


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2019 BOYS SOCCER CAMP AND CLINIC DATES


July 8-11, 2019 

Middle School Player Development Camp

This camp is designed to cultivate youth players technical and tactical development across all positions. In a challenging but fun atmosphere, campers will be coached with some of the most modern techniques available. Players will receive both specific technical instruction along with principles of play that will help them improve quickly.


July 12-15, 2019 

Advanced Training ID Camp

Penn State University Head Coach and his assistant coaches will provide insight into what it takes to make it at the next level of play. Designed for campers entering into High School looking to improve individually as well as be exposed and evaluated by several college coaches.


July 27-29 , 2019 

High School Team Camp

The Penn State Boys Soccer Team Prep Camp is open to high school varsity, junior varsity and club teams. Team Prep Camp is designed to provide a fun, competitive and instructive environment for players and coaches to develop their abilities. Players & Coaches will have the opportunity to develop their technical, tactical, lifestyle and physical skills as well as observe and interact with the Penn State Men’s Soccer staff.


August 4, 2019 

ID Camp

Penn State University Head Coach and his assistant coaches will provide insight into what it takes to make it at the next level of play. Designed for campers entering into High School looking to improve individually as well as be exposed and evaluated by several college coaches.


Jeff Cook

Head Coach

"We strive to have the most comprehensive, instructional and fun camp for your son to experience. 

Our philosophy centers around a commitment to individual development combined with an emphasis on understanding the game of soccer at a higher level."

MEET THE STAFF

Greg Dalby, Assistant Coach

Greg Dalby enters his second season as a men's soccer assistant coach after being hired by head coach Jeff Cook on Feb. 19, 2018.

As the lead assistant at Davidson College, Dalby was responsible for recruiting and talent development among a wide-range of other duties. Prior to his time at Davidson, Daly served as the assistant coach at the University of Notre Dame where he helped the squad to a 2013 NCAA Championship as well as a 2012 BIG EAST Tournament Championship, and back-to-back ACC regular season championships in 2013 and 2014.  

Ayotunde Ogunbiyi, Assistant Coach

Ayotunde Ogunbiyi enters his second season as an assistant coach for the men's soccer team after being hired by head coach Jeff Cook on Feb. 19, 2018.

Ogunbiyi most recently was an assistant coach at Drexel University. In addition to his role at Drexel, he also served as a goalkeeper coach for the Philadelphia Union Academy. Prior to this, Ogunbiyi was the assistant coach at UC Riverside, helping the Highlanders to a Big West Tournament berth and the team’s first nine-win season in three years. 

Ogunbiyi was also the director of goalkeeping at Arsenal FC Academy for two seasons, where he instructed keepers for the USSF Developmental Academy teams, and spent one season as the LA Premier Club Coach in 2016.

Camp Information & Fees

About the Resident Camps

Penn State's resident soccer camps are structured to give serious players an opportunity to improve their technical and tactical abilities in practice and game situations. 

All Penn State Sport Camps are conducted on Penn State's University Park campus in University Park, Pa.

For all questions, please email msoc@athletics.psu.edu

A LETTER FROM PSU HEAD COACH JEFF COOK

DEAR PARENTS AND CAMPERS,  

Thank you for considering our Penn State Soccer Camps. We strive to have the most comprehensive, instructional and fun camp for your son to experience. Our philosophy centers around a commitment to individual development combined with an emphasis on understanding the game of soccer at a higher level. Each camper will have an enjoyable experience that we hope will deepen their love of the sport and motivate them to continue to improve regardless of where they are currently. Parents should know that the camper's safety and welfare are our top priority and that your child will receive professional instruction from a team of outstanding coaches in a safe and inspirational environment.  

The Penn State coaching staff is excited for the opportunity to help you improve your performance and achieve your goals. You will have the opportunity to work with the Penn State coaching staff to learn new skills in a fun and competitive environment. Our camp curriculum is based on the same principles of play and many of the same exercises that our Penn State players are exposed to at the NCAA Division I level.  

Warm regards,  

Jeff Cook Head Soccer Coach

"Penn State Middle School Soccer Camp was the most fun my son and his friends had last summer"

- FC Delco U13 Mom

"The Penn State ID Camp was fun, competitive and a great way to be seen by the Penn State coaches and several other DI, DII, and DIII coaches in attendance."

- Former ID Camp Attendee

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