KAMLOOPS, BC –– The first of four weeks of Soccer Schools offered by the Kamloops Youth Soccer Association in August (KYSA) kicks-off on Monday.
The first week, running from August 8-12, is open to boys and girls of all skill levels in the U5 to U13 age groups and is scheduled to run from 9:00am to Noon daily.
The second school, running from from August 15-19, is for high performance soccer players and features instructors from Stoke City FC of the English Premier League. The camp for girls only in the U10 to U17 age groups is set to run from 9:00am to 11:00am. The camp for boys only in the U10 to U17 age groups is scheduled for 1:00pm to 3:00pm. There will also be specialized goalkeeper training as part of each school.
The third week, running from August 22-26 from 9:00am to Noon, is open to boys and girls of all skill levels in the U5 to U13 age groups and also gives players an option to add a hockey skills camp in the afternoon for 5 to 12 year olds from 1:15pm to 2:30pm .
The fourth and last Soccer School of the summer will take place from August 29-September 2. During this week there is a general camp for boys and girls U5 to U13 plus an advanced goalkeeper camp for players in U9 to U14 as well as an advanced striker camp for high performing players from U10 to U14. All camps for this week also runs from 9:00am to Noon.
All KYSA Soccer Schools are being held on Field #2 at McArthur Island.
The registration fee for all KYSA Soccer Schools is $95.00 per player except for the High Performance Camp featuring the coaches from England which is $170.00 per player. Family discounts are available.
The registration fee for the combined soccer and hockey school (August 22-26) is $220 per player. Anyone wishing to register for the combined camp must do so through the Kamloops Minor Hockey Association.
The KYSA’s Soccer School program falls under the guidance of Technical Director Ciaran McMahon.
The title sponsor of the KYSA Summer Soccer School Program is Hansport––The Soccer Specialists located at 860 8th Street in North Kamloops. Associate sponsors are Umbro Canada, The River and Radio NL, Kamloops This Week and Sure Print and Copy Centre.
Parents can register on-line for any of the KYSA’s soccer camps at www.kysa.net or by calling the association’s office at 250-376-2750.