Fightin' Irish Soccer Academy

Dates: Boys - June 16-20; Girls - June 23-27, July 14-18 (futsal)
Time: 9 am3 pm
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $300/session by the "Early Bird" deadline (April 17, 2014); 
$350/session after April 17, 2014;
Girls Soccer Two Session Price: $550 "Early Bird", $650 after April 17
lunch included

Fightin' Irish Soccer Academy will offer instruction for players from beginner to elite levels. Athletes will be placed in groups with participants of similar age, size, and ability to ensure a beneficial learning environment. Throughout the daily sessions the coaching staff will cover various topics ranging from skill development to tactical organization, field awareness, and positional play.

Academy Directors:
Jeff Wilson – Boys Soccer
Jeff Wilson has been the head coach of the SHC’s Men’s Soccer Program for the last 14 years where he has led the Fightin’ Irish to four CCS appearances including the Division III finals in 2010 and their 1st CCS Title in 2011. That same year he was named CCS Honor Coach for the 2009-10 season. Coach Wilson has an extensive playing background, which includes collegiate soccer at San Francisco State and has since continued playing for several semi-pro teams throughout the Bay Area. Additionally he is a California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA) coaching instructor, a head coach for the Northern California Olympic Development State Team and the Olympic Club Men’s Teams, San Francisco Vikings Soccer Club Director of Coaching and holds the FIFA-recognized United States Soccer Federation (USSF) National “A” and Youth Licenses.

Chris King – Girls Soccer
King has 13 years of experience coaching soccer, including a total of six years in two stints at SHC. King is the head coach for the SHC girls’ team in addition to coaching at City College of San Francisco, where the women’s team was ranked 4th and 11th in the past two years. He has also been the head coach for several successful San Francisco Vikings Soccer Club teams on both the boys and girls side. King has a United States Soccer Federation National "B" License, a National Soccer Coaches Association of America National Diploma, and a National Soccer Coaches Association of America Regional Goalkeeping Diploma. King is pursuing his United States Soccer Federation National "A" License, summer 2014.

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