Premier And Junior Premier Soccer Academy in Berkeley California
Train like a Cal Bear at Cal Soccer Camps
Coach Grimes believes in providing the opportunity for players to reach their greatest potential by challenging them technically and tactically, in a fun and encouraging environment. The California Soccer Academy and Camps’ curriculum has been developed to offer modern and successful training methods used throughout the United States and Europe. Be part of a tradition of excellence!
- Junior ID Academy specifically designed for players 10-13
- Premier ID Academy specifically designed for players ages 14-18
- Specialized goalkeeping training
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Cal Head Men's Soccer Coach - Kevin Grimes
Head coach Kevin Grimes is entering his 19th season as the leader of the California men's soccer program after multiple recent years of great success including an unprecedented five Pac-12 Coach of the Year awards (2002, 2005-07 and 2010).View Kevin's Bio
Cal Men's Head Assistant Soccer Coach Jake Wilson
Jacob is the Cal Men's Head Assistant Soccer Coach. He was born and raised in the Bay Area (Fremont) where he started playing soccer at the age of 4 and has been involved in the sport ever since.View Jacob's Bio
Goalkeeper Coach Henry Foulk
Henry Foulk, a nationally regarded goalkeeper at California from 1981-83, returns to his alma mater for a 19th season as the goalkeeper coach.View Henry's Bio
State of the art facilities
Junior Premier Academy - Ages: 10-13
Premier Academy - Ages: 14-18
Session 1: June 26-29
Session 2: July 8-11
This summer, Cal Soccer will be offering two weeks of Junior Premier & Premier Academy. Our goal at these academies is the same as it has been for the past ten years and is designed for advanced level individual players and teams! We offer a rigorous training regimen designed to identify, evaluate, and prepare players seeking to compete at the elite level in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere. Technical development with the ball is a major focus of the camp to ensure all of our players leave at the end of the week as more refined and developed players. Specific Goalkeeper Training is offered to all interested players.
A detailed registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
Per NCAA rules, Cal Soccer Academy & Camps are open to any and all entrants. Enrollment in our camps is limited only by age, gender, and capacity restrictions as specified by each camp
Check-in will take place between 12:00-1:30pm at Foothill Residence Hall.
Awards Presentation at Witter Field at 11:15am. Parents are invited! Check out is at 12:00pm from the dorms.
Coaches Attending in 2019
(in addition to the Cal Men's Soccer Staff)
Cal State Fullerton - DI
Missouri State - DI
Pomona-Pitzer College - DIII
Whitman College - DIII
Occidental College - DIII
Coaches That Attended in 2018
(in addition to the Cal Men's Soccer Staff)
Harvard University - DI (sessions 1 & 2)
University of Pacific - DI (sessions 1 & 2)
UC Davis- DI (session 1)
Cal State East Bay - DII (sessions 1 & 2)
Cal State Monterey Bay - DII (sessions 1 & 2)
Humboldt State - DII (session 2)
Pomona College - DIII (sessions 1 & 2)
Washington University - DIII (session 1)
Occidental College - DIII (session 1)
Whitworth University - DIII (session 2)
Dominican University - DIII (session 2)
*Coaches from these universities are scheduled to attend at least one session.
• Soccer Ball • Cleats • Turfs/sneakers • Water bottle • Health Forms • Optional: $ for camp store
Housing & Roommates
Overnight Campers reside at the Foothill Residence Hall located a few blocks down from Witter Field.
Dorm: Foothill Residence Hall
Linens: Please bring your own linens, pillow and towel
Toiletries: Guests should bring their own toiletries
Air Conditioning: No
Meals: All meals will be provided in the Crossroads Dining Hall
Suggested spending money: $40
Key Deposit: Not required
Lost Keys: For lost keys you will be responsible for a $50 charge for regular rooms/$75 for suites
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during all field sessions
Due to University and NCAA Policies, we are not allowed to offer any transportation to and from camps. The airport closest to the Berkeley campus is Oakland International Airport; San Francisco International Airport is also within a reasonable distance. There are several options that we suggest.
There are a few shuttle services that offer transportation to and from Oakland & San Francisco International Airports. Reservations must be made at least a few days in advance, you can make reservations over the phone or online.
Phone: 1-877-467-1800 (Local, Bay Area) 1-415-467-1800 (Long Distance, Outside Bay Area)
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate) To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $25.00 (One Way) To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $29.00 (One Way)
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate) To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $32.00 (One Way) To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $35.00 (One Way)
Youth Day Camp dates are also listed at the bottom of this page. For a full description of that camp, visit http://www.calsportscamps.com/soccer/camps/soccer-day-camps
Premier And Junior Premier Soccer Academy
210 Stadium Rim Way
2227 Piedmont Ave
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