AWS Elite Soccer Academy
AWS Elite Soccer Academy at Amherst College
We are not offering our residential AWS Elite Soccer Academy in2022. We are only offering our one-day AWS Clinics.
WHO: For girls, grades 9+
TUITION: $595 (Instead of requiring payment in full during registration, we are requiring a $40 non-refundable deposit). The remaining balance will be due in June.
The AWS Elite Soccer Academy is a three-day residential academy that offers girls in grades 9+, who aspire to play college soccer, a unique opportunity to be instructed and evaluated by an entire staff of NCAA DI and DIII college coaches. The staff is comprised of both NCAA DI and DIII college coaches, and each player will have the opportunity to work with each coach. In addition to the Amherst College coaching staff, former staff includes coaches from Bates College, BostonCollege, Bowdoin College, Colgate University, Dartmouth College, Dickinson College, Hamilton College, and Middlebury College.
The staff is comprised of talented and accomplished coaches devoted to individual player development through technical and tactical instruction and small-sided and full-field games. Instruction is provided in the following areas:
- Technical instruction: Coervers, 1v1 attacking, 1v1 defending
- Tactical instruction: zonal defending, play in thirds of the field, switching the point of attack, speed of play
- Preparation and injury prevention: proper warm-up and stretching, speed and agility
- Specialized goalkeeper instruction
In addition to the three-day residential Academy, we offer one-day clinics that offer girls in grades 9-12, who aspire to play college soccer, an opportunity to be instructed and evaluated by the Amherst College coaching staff. For more information about AWS Clinics, click here.