Women's Soccer Prospect Camp for 2021
Alfred University typically offers many sports camps during the summer, both residential and day. For 2021, and with coronavirus safety precautions in mind, we are pleased to announce that several camps will be available on-campus for in-person instruction in a day camp, non-residential format. And while all proper safety protocols will be maintained, there's little doubt your camper will be thrilled with being active and learning alongside their peers once again!
Saturday, August 7th
Application Deadline: July 1st
8:45 - 9:15 Check-In (Connors Family Pavilion)
9:30 - 11:00 Training Session with Coaching Staff
11:15 - 12:00 Campus Tour with Womens Soccer Players
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (provided by AU)
1:15 - 2:45 Scrimmage
3:00 - 3:15 Q+A with Plays & Coaching Staff
3:15 - 3:30 Pick Up
This clinic will be held on Merrill Field on the Alfred University campus. This camp is for rising Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. Players and teams will be supervised and coached by Alfred University coaches.
This day camp is for female high school student athletes who wish to train at a high level of soccer by growing their game and having fun. It's designed to enhance the technical aspects of your positional skills, grow your knowledge of the game with fundamentals and system based drills and get you ready to compete at the college level.
Coach: Craig Yanni (Head Women’s Soccer Coach)
Craig has been with Alfred since 2012 where he served as an assistant in charge of coaching goalkeepers from 2012-2017 and transitioned into the Head Coach position in the fall of 2017. In his first season as head coach he led the team to a 7-9-3 overall record and 3-3-2 record Empire 8 play, earning the teams’ first berth to the Empire 8 Championships. Four Saxons earned a spot on the Empire 8 All-Conference team, a program record since joining the Empire 8 Conference. Coach Yanni has extensive coaching experience at the collegiate and high school levels. He was head coach at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY, for the 2011 season. He was also assistant at Medaille for four years (2007-2010), serving as goalkeepers coach for three of those four seasons.
Yanni is a 2007 graduate of Medaille College where he played on the men’s soccer team before earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration. At Medaille, he earned several honors including Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) First Team All-Conference; AMCC Academic All-Conference; and NSCAA/Adidas All-East regional academic honors. In 2009, he earned a master’s degree in business administration, also from Medaille.
Further information, including a detailed camp schedule, dress and attire, supplies and other requirements will be sent upon acceptance.
The cost is $90. A $45 deposit is required.
How To Apply:
We are partnering with CampDoc (an online registration program) to better serve our campers and staff. CampDoc offers online registration and an electronic record system for campers. The CampDoc site is secure, encrypted and password protected. Only Alfred University Summer Health Staff will have access to camper information.
To gain access to our online application, please use the following link (we support the current and previous major releases of Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Safari):
Acceptance Next Steps:
The program director will evaluate all applications and determine who will be accepted. Acceptance and non-acceptance notifications will be sent via email. Once campers are accepted, they will be directed to pay the camp tuition and will be provided with the official schedule and online platform information. Any questions should be directed to Craig Yanni or Matt Lake.
Alfred University is located in the peaceful village of Alfred in western New York State, where summer days are warm and nights are cool and comfortable. Surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful meadows and valleys, Alfred University is the perfect place to spend an enjoyable week learning more about a favorite subject and meeting other students who share your interests.
The campus, a 6-hour drive from New York City, 2 hours from Buffalo and 1 1/4 hours from Rochester, is easily accessible by car or bus from all directions and is located just five miles south of Interstate 86. The nearest major airport is the Rochester International Airport (about 65 miles north).
Whether considering candidates for admission or financial aid, applicants for employment or the management of its policies and school-administered programs, Alfred University does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or disability. Alfred University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.