DNA Soccer Skills & Tactics Camp (Ages 12-16)- Starts November 14th!
Every soccer player works on their skills but the next level player develops their tactical awareness! Tactical awareness refers to a soccer player having the ability to make effective decisions during a soccer game. This program will cover soccer skills and tactics by using group drills that work on skills and force players to make decisions quickly in game-like situations.
The program will be led by Drew Poling, one of the area’s leading varsity high school head coaches and club coaches.
- USSF National “D” License
- NSCAA High School Diploma
- NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma
- SBAAC National Division Coach of the Year 2013-2014
- Batavia High School Girls Varsity coach 2012 – present
- 10+ years of coaching experience at youth club and high school levels
Ages: 12 – 18
Price: $169 for 11 Sessions
Time: Tuesday & Thursday from 7:00pm – 8:00pm starting November 14th thru December 21, 2017
DNA Soccer Skills Camp (Ages 8-11) – Starts November 15th!
This program will cover soccer skills with a focus on footwork and first touch. Stay sharp before winter league begin! The program will be led by Conner Clark, former Cincinnati area high school soccer stand out and collegiate player.
Price: $79 for 6 Sessions
Time: Wednesdays from 7:00pm – 8:00pm starting November 15th thru December 20, 2017
Speed & Agility Training Combination– Add eight (8) Speed Classes for only $129!
One time offer for Soccer Players who register for the camps and who are interested in adding Speed & Agility training. Classes are offered 6 days per week and prior to above Soccer Program – 6p-7p. Improve your acceleration to the ball, change of direction and top speed in the nation’s premier Speed & Agility Program! Must enroll in camp to be eligible for special price.
Ages: 8-11 & 12 – 18
Price: $129 for 8 Sessions
Time: Attend ANY class! Classes offered six days per week
Soccer Strength Program – Add eight (8) Strength Strength Classes for only $99
Soccer specific strength program to improve overall body strength and leg strength for a multitude of advantages on the field. Many soccer athletes are playing soccer for more and more months out of the year and over-use without proper strength training can lead to ACL tears and other knee injuries. Help reduce your players’ risk of injury and gain a competitive advantage in shooting speed and running speed. Programs managed by a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Ages: 11 – 18
Price: $99 for 8 Sessions
Time: Classes offered Monday – Thursday at 5:00p and Saturday at 11:00am.
DNA Soccer Private & Group Lessons
At DNA Sports Center, we believe the foundation of every good athlete is speed and agility. Once an athlete has attained those attributes, sports specific training is the next step toward truly excelling at their game. By combining soccer skills instruction with strength, speed, and agility training that focus on muscle groups and movements that soccer players use most, players will reach their highest level of performance. Our Soccer Instruction Focuses on:
- Basic Footwork
- Turns, Cuts, Fakes
- Ball Control
- Ball Striking, Receiving, and Heading
- Soccer Skills While Under Defensive Pressure
- Combination Plays
- Injury Prevention
- Soccer Specific Speed, Strength, and Agility
DNA’s experienced soccer instructors work with athletes of all ages to improve upon their technique and understanding of the game. Great focus is given to the player’s physical and mental conditioning, along with proper body mechanics. With our youngest athletes, age 8 and up, we use fun, age appropriate instruction to introduce them to the game of soccer. Once a general understanding of the game is learned, we work to help them improve their soccer skills. Our Soccer Program Includes:
- Individual Instruction
- Group Lessons
Conner played soccer at Milford High School where he received all city and all state awards. He was a 4 year collegiate player for Transylvania University where his team qualified for the NCAA tournament 3 times. Conner has coached U16 boys team for 2 years at LFC in Lexington, KY and has multiple years experience working skills camps at Transylvania university for local high school as well as being a personal trainer for 2 years.
Conner’s specialties include but are not limited to defensive abilities, foot skills, agility and speed, shooting technique, scoring, tactical and technical skills, passing, good touches, field awareness, and confidence on the ball.
Recognized as a successful youth player in Louisville, Kentucky, Greg continued playing at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. He became a leader of the soccer program as a captain and earned the school’s highest honor in sports, “Male Athlete of the Year”, in 1994. Beginning in 1998, he became the assistant coach of Wheaton College and coached club soccer in Boston. After two years, Greg earned his B-license with the USSF and his advanced national diploma with the NSCAA and became the assistant coach of the University of Cincinnati, where he was able to help develop professional soccer players as well as future college and professional coaches. While in the Cincinnati area, Greg directed camps and became deeply involved in the soccer community as a youth trainer and director at the club level. In 2009, Greg became the assistant coach at Thomas More College. For the next three years, Thomas More had their most successful seasons, winning three conference titles and making three NCAA tournament appearances. Greg is currently a high school assistant coach.