DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer program has announced a list of tentative coaches for its girls’ summer camp that will run from July 26-30. The camp is approaching full capacity, but a limited number of spaces are still available.
For more information and to register online, visit www.unhwildcats.com and click on the “Summer Camps” link on the right side of the page. If you have questions or to register by mail, please contact Melanie Brown by phone at (603) 862-4148 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The overnight camp, which is open to female athletes entering grades 6-12, will feature individual player development, small- and full-sided games, team concepts of offense and defense, divisions of competition according to grade and specialized goalkeeper instruction.
The camp’s director is current UNH women’s soccer head coach, Mike Jackson. The program’s assistant coaches, Kelly Martin and Carly Draper, complete the administrative staff. Other collegiate coaches joining the staff are Sheri Huckleberry, former Marist College women’s soccer head coach, Erin Kwiatkowski, former Connecticut College women’s soccer assistant coach, former UNH women’s soccer assistant John Conlon and current UNH men’s soccer assistant coach Ewan Seabrook.
Huckleberry, who also served as an assistant on the University of Iowa coaching staff, as well as on the Region II ODP staff, is a former player for both the University of Connecticut and the Indiana Blaze.
Kwiatkowski, who finished her second season as assistant coach for the Camels last fall, graduated in 2007 from Aurora University, where as a captain in 2006, she led the squad to one of their most successful seasons, including a regular season record of 17-3-2, a conference championship, and an NCAA tournament bid.
Conlon was an assistant under Jackson for four years, helping to lead the Wildcats to four America East tournament appearances, including the first title game the ‘Cats have ever hosted in Durham.
Also on the staff are former UNH players, including three-time America East Second Team honoree, team captain and assistant coach Deb Newman (’06), captains Kelly Collins (’07) and Julie O’Shaughnessy (’09), and UNH women’s soccer Gold Medal Award winner Lindsey Smagula (’06). Rounding out the coaching staff are premier club and varsity high school coaches from Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Minnesota, as well as current UNH and other female collegiate players as counseling staff.
Camp tuition is $525 and covers five days of soccer instruction, a camp T-shirt and ball, three daily meals and on-campus lodging in a UNH dormitory. Camp is limited only by number, age, grade level and gender.