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Soccer Camps and ID Clinics

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featuring
UMD Head Coach

Ray Leone

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   Training with
former pro player

UMD Assistant Coach
    Manya Makoski

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Goalkeeper
training with
former UMD and
ACC All-Tourney
Goalkeeper

UMD Assistant Coach
Yewande Balogun

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Guest Coaching
by former U.S.
Olympic Coach
and National
Team Player

Tracey Leone

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ID Clinics

The Terps ID clinic is designed to give high school age players, who aspire to compete at the highest collegiate level, an understanding of the expectations and demands of today’s elite Division I athlete through an inside look at one of the nation’s top college soccer programs.

Directed by University of Maryland Head Coach Ray Leone, the ID clinic will give technical and tactical instruction and provide an opportunity to play with and against other top players.

This ID clinic is open to players entering their freshman year of high school and older. It will be a great opportunity for prospects to train and learn the game like the players at University of Maryland as well as be evaluated by the entire coaching staff.

This ID Clinic is limited to the first 40 players to register.

  • Technical, Tactical, and Functional Training
  • Goalkeeper Training
  • Match Play
  • Instruction from the UMD Coaching Staff
  • Under Armour Maryland Soccer Shirt
Fall 2016
Saturday, September 10

Winter 2016-2017
TBA

Spring 2017
TBA

8:30 am: Check-in starts at UMD Varsity Teamhouse
9:00 am – 10:30 am: Training Session #1
10:30 am – 11:30 am: Training Session #2
11:30am – 12:00pm: Break
12:00 – 1:00 pm: Training Session #3
1:00 pm: Conclusion Meeting

*All training sessions will be held on the turf field outside of the Varsity Team House or on the grass practice field. Please check out the directions and UMD Campus map for more information about location and parking.*

Overnight Camp

Check back for more information on our 2017 camp!

The Maryland Terps Soccer Camp is open to all players going in to 7th grade up until 12th grade. The camp is the perfect venue for players aspiring to play at the collegiate level. Players will get an up close and personal look at the UMD women’s soccer staff and team – which may be a glimpse of their future.

Our goal is to have each player improve her soccer skills, techniques, strategies, and tactics through individual training and challenging game competition. Emphasis will also be placed on developing a winning attitude, enjoying the sport and making new friends.

Our philosophy is for each player to have fun doing whatever it is that she desires to accomplish in soccer. Learning the game one step at a time, while emphasizing the fundamentals, will prepare each camper to reach her potential.

There will be goalkeeper training by assistant coach Yewande Balogun. Each morning and afternoon players will train and learn methods and strategies of goalkeeping. We coach the most important topics that are seen in the game including breakaways, crosses, highballs, tipping, distribution, shot stopping, angle play and more.

Wednesday, July 6
12:00 – 2:00 pm: Check-in at UMD Varsity Teamhouse
2:30 pm: Evaluation Training Session
4:30 – 6:00 pm: Dinner
7:00 pm: Technical Session
9:15 pm: Full-Sided Games
11:00 pm: Lights out!

Thursday, July 7 and Friday, July 8
8:00 – 9:30 am: Breakfast
10:00 am: Technical Training Session
11:00 am: Small Sided Games
11:30 am – 1:00 pm: Lunch Break
1:15 pm: Staff Demonstration
1:30 pm: Tactical Session
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Dinner
6:30 pm: Full-Sided Games
9:15 pm: Staff/All-Star Game
11:00 pm: Lights out!

Saturday, July 9
8:00 – 9:30am: Breakfast
10:00 am: Team Competitions
11:00 am: Full-Sided Games
11:30 am: Closing Ceremony
12:00 pm – 2:00pm: Check-out

  • Instruction from UMD staff and players
  • Oral evaluations are available upon request
  • Each player is assigned to a camp team based on age and ability
  • Opportunity for each player to get to know current and former Maryland players
  • Under Armour UMD Soccer Camp t-shirt included with registration
  • Daily staff skill demonstrations
  • Specialized goalkeeper training
  • Sleep in air conditioned campus dorms
  • Limited amount of Under Armour soccer balls are available for purchase during check-in time
  • Camp staff have a background check
$200 non-refundable deposit due at registration

$595 per Overnight player

$495 per Commuter player

$25 discount per player for teams that come with 8 or more on the same team*

Limited amount of Under Armour soccer balls are available for purchase available during check-in for $25

*Contact us for the discount payment link *

Staff

Ray Leone
UMD Head Coach

A native of Severna Park, Md., Leone carries a wealth of experience with over 20 years as a collegiate head coach. He has accumulated 282 wins, which ranks 21st among active Division I head coaches. He has been named a conference coach of the year twice; in the ACC at Clemson in 2000 and in 2014 at Harvard.

Leone’s nine-year tenure at Harvard was highlighted by five appearances in the NCAA Tournament and five Ivy League Championships. Three Crimson players were honored as Ivy League Player of the Year under Leone with four earning Ivy League Rookie of the Year honors.

He coached 22 first-team All-Ivy League selections along with 16 second team all-league players. Leone also developed 12 NSCAA All-Region selections,

Academically, Leone’s teams have performed well, with two Academic All-Americans and 11 Ivy All-Academic selections during his tenure.

Leone came to Harvard after six successful seasons at Arizona State, where he posted 60 wins The Sun Devils made a pair of appearances in the NCAA Tournament and achieved a school record No. 9 national ranking in 2004. Leone coached nine All-Pac 12 honorees with his squad annually achieving the school’s highest grade point average among its 22 varsity programs. The Sun Devils placed a school record 11 student-athletes on the Academic All-Pac 12 team in 2005.

Prior to his time in Tempe, Leone was a coach at Clemson from 1994-to-2000, serving as an assistant for five years before becoming the head coach in 2000 after serving as the co-head coach in 1999. That season saw the Tigers win a school record 19 games en route to an ACC regular season championship. Leone’s squad broke North Carolina’s 37-game ACC winning streak and started the season with 12 straight wins.

In his seven years at Clemson, the Tigers finished among the nation’s top-15 teams each year and produced 20 All-ACC selections.

Leone came to Clemson from Creighton, where he started the varsity program in 1989 and within five years guided the Bluejays to a top-five regional ranking. He led Creighton to a 14-3-2 record in his final season.

His coaching career began at Berry College (Ga.) in 1986 and he became the only coach to take a first-year program to a national championship game in college soccer history. The following season, Leone’s squad won the NAIA national championship and he earned national coach of the year honors.

As a player, Leone starred from Charlotte and was a three-time all-conference selection at three different positions. He earned a BA in sociology at Charlotte before receiving a masters in sports sciences from the United State Sports Academy in 1990.

Yewande Balogun
UMD Assistant Coach

The former Maryland goalkeeper is in her first season as an assistant coach under head coach Ray Leone. Balogun previously served as an assistant at American University.

In her lone season at American, Balogun oversaw senior goalkeeper Charlene Belanger, who saw improvements in goals against average, shutouts and save percentage from the previous year. American also performed in the classroom during Balogun’s tenure with 14 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selections.

One of the most decorated goalkeepers in Maryland history, Balogun helped the Terps reach the Sweet 16 in 2009 and 2011. She was a 2010 All-ACC Academic Team and All-Tournament selection. As a freshman in 2007, Balogun was named a SoccerBuzz Freshman All-American and was selected to the ACC All-Freshman team. She was also a captain during her time in College Park.

Balogun made her mark in the Maryland record book as the all-time school leader in goals against average (0.93). She is third in goalie game started (64), sixth in saves (242) and t-2 in shutout (19). She defeated seven ranked teams, including four wins over top-10 teams, during her career.

As a prep, Balogun was one of the top goalkeeping recruits in the country out of Roosevelt High School, helping lead the Raiders to a 4A class state championship. She was involved in the US National Team as a 2007 U-20 National Camp invitee and U-14 and U-17 national team pool member. She was a two-time NSCAA/Adidas Youth All-American and 2006 high school All-American.

The Bowie, Md., native holds a USSF “E” License and NSCAA Goalkeeping Level III Diploma. She is completing her master’s degree in business administration at Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. She graduated from Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

Manya Makoski
UMD Assistant Coach

Decorated professional and national team player Manya Makoski is entering her first season on head coach Ray Leone’s staff after being hired in April of 2016.

Makoski boasts a spectacular resume at the national and professional level, including playing at one time with 13 of the 23 players that made up the roster of the United States’ 2015 World Cup champions. Makoski has played with two FIFA World Players of the Year (Marta, Carli Lloyd), and helped the US capture the 2002 FIFA U-19 World Cup title.

The Bridgeport, Conn., native was a national team stalwart at a variety of age groups from 2002-to-2008. Makoski was a member of a pair of U-21 national teams that won back-to-back Nordic Cups in 2004 and 2005. She then won the same championship as a player on the U-23 national team in 2007 and was a member of the full national team pool in 2008.

For those youth national teams, Makoski joined up with notable US standouts such as Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe, Heather O’Reilly, Lauren Holiday and Amy Rodriguez.

Makoski played alongside Marta, the five-team FIFA World Player of Year, as a member of the Los Angeles Sol of Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS). The Sol won the WPS Regular Season title in 2009 and advanced to the WPS Playoff finals. Other notable players on that Sol roster included Japanese World Cup Champion Ali Miayama, French international stalwart Camille Abily and World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist Shannon Boxx.

The following season, Makoski moved on to play for the WPS’ Atlanta Beat, where she played alongside World Cup and Olympic champion Tobin Heath. Makoski transitioned her career to Iceland for Thor/KA in 2011 and helped lead the squad to a fourth-place league finish and the first round of the UEFA Champions League while being voted to the league’s first-half Best XI.

Makoski continued her time in Europe for Aland United in Finland and was voted Naisten Liiga Player of the Year after breaking the league record for goals. She also served as a team captain.

She moved back to the United States to play for Sky Blue FC in 2013 and guided the team to a National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) semifinal appearance. After a brief stint back with Aland United in 2014, where she played in the UEFA Champions League qualifying rounds, Makoski retired from professional soccer.

Makoski had a decorated college career at Arizona State from 2002-to-2006, including being named a Freshman All-American in 2002. Makoski also flourished in the classroom, earning NSCAA Academic All-American honors in 2004 and being named an ASU Sparky Female Scholar of the Year award recipient. Makoski graduated with bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Arizona State in 2006 before earning a master’s degree at the University of New Haven in business administration in 2008.

As a coach, Makoski has served in various roles in clubs throughout Connecticut, including as a staff coach at USSF training centers in the state. She is also an accomplished writer, penning columns and blogging for websites including ussoccer.com, nbcolympics.com and the WPS’ website; womensprosoccer.com.

Tracey Leone
Staff Coach

Former U.S. Olympic Women’s National Soccer Team coach, U.S. National Team player and World Cup Champion, Tracey Leone has a decorated coaching career at numerous universities, including Northeastern, Harvard, Arizona State and Clemson.

Tracey Leone just completed her sixth season at the helm of the Northeastern University program in 2015. Leone led the Red & Black to 11 wins in 2015 and helped the squad reach the CAA playoffs for the fifth consecutive season.

Under Leone’s guidance, the 2014 Huskies set single-season program records with 15 wins and 17 shutouts, and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament for the second time in program history. Northeastern also captured its second straight CAA championship and placed six players on CAA All-Conference teams, four players on NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Regional teams, and six players on NEWISA All-New England teams. Leone was also named the 2014 CAA Coach of the Year and the NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year.

In six years with the Huskies, Leone has helped transform Northeastern into a regional contender and a force in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). Leone led the Red and Black to back-to-back CAA championships in 2013-14 and has groomed 31 All-Conference and All-Rookie selections since 2010.

A three-time national champion as a player at North Carolina, Leone is no stranger to success and owns a .618 winning percentage in 12 seasons as an NCAA Division-I head coach.

Prior to coming to Northeastern, Leone spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Harvard, where she teamed up with her husband and head coach, Ray Leone, to help lead the Crimson to back-to-back Ivy League championships in 2008 and ’09. Harvard went 29-16-7 (.625 winning percentage) while Leone was in Cambridge.

Including the stint at Harvard, Leone spent 13 seasons coaching with her husband at multiple institutions. She was an assistant coach for Ray at Arizona State from 2005-06 and at Creighton from 1991-92. Leone left Creighton in 1993 to start the Clemson women’s soccer program as head coach, and Ray joined her as assistant coach a year later. In the program’s first season, 1994, Leone guided the Tigers to an incredible 15-4-1 record, an NCAA Tournament appearance and a No. 13 final ranking in the NSCAA national poll. For her efforts, she was named the NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year.

Leone went on to lead Clemson to six consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, including trips to the quarterfinals in 1997 and ’99. In total, she was 89-39-4 at Clemson, including four NCAA Tournament victories. Her Tigers were in the national rankings for 57 consecutive weeks from 1994 to 1999.

Between collegiate coaching positions, Leone brought her expertise to the international level, serving as the head coach for the United States Soccer Federation Under-19 women’s national team from 2000-03 and then serving as an assistant coach to the U.S. women’s soccer national team during the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. With the Under-19 team, Leone brought home a world championship in 2002, becoming the first American to win a world championship as both a player and as a head coach. She had won a world championship with the U.S. national team in 1991, her fourth and final year with the squad.

With the U.S. national team in 2004, Leone served under head coach April Heinrichs, and the duo helped the United States go 2-1 in pool play, then defeat Japan, Germany and Brazil en route to the gold medal.

Leone’s playing career at North Carolina was nothing short of remarkable. A four-year letterwinner as a midfielder under legendary head coach Anson Dorrance, Leone helped lead the Tar Heels to national championships in 1986, ’87 and ’89 with a runner-up finish in 1985. Her record as a Tar Heel was 89-2-4. She was a three-time NSCAA All-America second team selection and was also an All-College Cup honoree in 1987 and ’89, taking Defensive MVP honors in ’89. She scored the game-winning goal in UNC’s 1986 national championship win over Colorado College. Leone’s incredible play earned her a spot on the ACC’s Top 50 players of all-time.

Leone, who originally hails from Dallas, Texas, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Education from North Carolina in 1989. A licensed USSF “A” and NSCAA National coach, Leone served as an Olympic Development coach at the state and regional level and was the head coach of the Region III Girls Olympic Development program.

Directions

Parking For ID Clinic

The ID clinic will be held on the turf field next to the UMD Varsity Teamhouse. Some parking restrictions are lifted on the weekends but players need to be aware of where they park. Players can park in Lot 1, Regents Drive garage, Lot B or Lot RR. Please check out the UMD Campus map to see the parking lots where players can park.

Parking For Overnight Camp

Upon arrival onto the UMD Campus, please look for Soccer Camp directional signs. Drivers will be greeted by UMD Camp Parking Attendants that will give you a yellow hang tag parking permit and let you know where to park your vehicle and register for camp.

All vehicles must be parked in a numbered lot, metered space or in a cashier attended area. In order to park in a numbered lot (1, 2, 4, 6, 9 and 11) you must display the yellow hang tag parking permit you were given upon arrival on the UMD Campus.

*If you do not have a yellow hang tag permit, you can park in one of the four cashier attended lots on campus: Stadium Drive Garage, Union Lane Garage, Paint Branch and Colonnade Dr. Rates are posted at the entrance to each facility.

Players will receive their dorm assignments during check-in.

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FAQs

All camps are for both goalkeepers and field players. For goalkeepers we offer specialized goalkeeper training with the UMD Goalkeeper Coach, Yewande Balogun. There will be goalkeeper training in the morning. In the afternoon, goalkeepers will be integrated with their team for small sided games. In the evening goalkeepers will play full sided games with their teams.
Yes, each player must bring their soccer ball. We do not supply soccer balls. Each player will need one for the clinic and camp.

We will sell a limited amount of UnderArmour balls during the check-in time for $25.

When you register, be sure to put down who you want to be your roommate. Be specific and we will do our best to accommodate.
It’s great that the whole team wants to come and we’ll do our best to accommodate them. We can keep them together for everything so long as they don’t completely dominate the other teams.

If you have a group coming, make sure you CONTACT US to get a group code to enter at the online registration so you get a discount!

It is a good idea to bring a little bit of spending money. All of the meals are paid for as part of your camp fee, but many players like to order a pizza at night with their friends or grab a snack throughout the day.
Campers are housed in the North Campus Dormitories. Specific locations will be known closer to the camp dates.

There are two separate rest rooms located on either end of the floor. These facilities are open for players’ use at any time they are in the dorms. The dorms also contain a lounge area with a TV that the
campers may use during their free time.

Upon check in, each camper will receive a meal card, which gives them swipe access to the dorms and dining hall as well as a key, which allows them to lock and unlock their dorm room. Each camper will be held responsible for their own
swipe card and key and will be charged if lost!

There is wifi all over campus. Campers will need a login and password to sign onto the internet.

Parents are NOT allowed to enter the dorm floor to see their children due to liability reasons. If your parent(s) need to see you for any reason, you must notify a counselor and that counselor can bring you to the lobby to meet your parent(s).
You will be taken to the athletic trainer, who will assess the illness or injury. NO over the counter medication will be given to you by the athletic trainer.
The dining hall is buffet style and has multiple options for each meal. For breakfast you will have the option of a hot breakfast, which changes daily, fresh fruit, bagels, cereal, toast and other options. For lunch each day, there will be a hot option, a salad bar, sandwiches, and fruit among other things. Dinner
also has a hot option that changes daily, a salad bar, sandwiches as well as desserts.
For the ID Clinic, any time prior to June 10th upon written notice of cancellation, the payment is refundable. After June 10th, the full payment is NON-REFUNDABLE.

For the Overnight Camp, there is a $200.00 non-refundable deposit due upon registration. Any time prior to June 25th upon written notice of cancellation, the payment, (LESS the $200.00 deposit), is refundable. After June 25th, the full payment is NON-REFUNDABLE.

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