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Utah Utes Soccer Camp
Winter Training Academy 2019 DETAILS

Registration Open Until 03/29/2019
Event Starts 01/11/2019
Hours 4:30- 6:00 PM
Age Range Girls 12-18
Registration Fee for Price $250.00
Summary of Camp


Winter Training Academy with Rich Manning, Scott Halasz & Gabe Smart

          In Addition, Goalkeeper Training by our Very Own Goalkeepers!

Winter Training Academy are for those players serious about soccer and want to take their game to the next level.  Join University of Utah head coach, Rich Manning and assistant coaches Scott Halasz and Gabe Smart during the winter off-season for a supplemental training program that allows top-performing female athletes to focus on improving their core technical and tactical soccer skills. The Winter Training Academy (WTA) meets the developmental needs of girls who are 12 -18 years old and provides high-quality, highly focused exercises and training, appropriate for this critical time in a player’s soccer career.


The goal of the WTA is to prepare athletes to play at the most competitive levels and to maintain the focus and mental conditioning required to reach their maximum potential every time they step out on the field. This high-energy academy will run from Jan. – April and include 10 sessions.


Spots are limited and secured on a first come first serve basis.

Dates: January 11th - April 5th, 2019 
* Time: 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Who: U13-U18
Cost: $250

University of Utah Employee Discount: Campers whose parent(s) are employed at the University of Utah qualify for the Employee Discount. Include parent’s Staff/Faculty ID number with online registration.  
Discounted rates - $230 

Where: University of Utah:
Spence Eccles Field House -- 650 South Guardsman Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

*Specific Times & Locations
All Times are 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Fridays: January 11th - April 5th 
January 11
January 18
January 25
February 1
February 8
February 22
March 1
March 8
March 22
March 29
April 5

The goal of the WTA is to help players:

  • Improve overall technical skills
  • Increase the power of their shot
  • Become more confident and comfortable on the ball
  • Gain a better understanding of the game & awareness on the field
  • Increase speed of play & move more effectively with the ball
  • Sharpen decision making in front of the goal to improve finishing
  • Defend more efficiently and learn to break down attacks
  • Play with more energy, intensity & consistency to become a stronger competitive threat.

WTA Training & Exercises will focus on:

  • Footwork, dribbling at speed with control, and acceleration
  • Possession with purpose
  • Passing and receiving under pressure
  • Defending and attacking in the final third
  • 1v1 attacking and defending
  • Increasing speed of play
  • Shooting with power and precision
  • Small-sided scrimmages


This camp is open to any and all entrants based on the restrictions of female only, ages 13-18, and the first 100 to sign up.

Coach Contact
Mckel Gurney
Camp Director
Call or Text
What to Bring

Soccer ball, shirt, shorts, cleats, socks, shin guards, water bottle (no energy drinks or food allowed in Eccles Indoor facility), light jacket.

Parking/Dropoff/Pickup Info

Spence Eccles Field House -- 650 Guardsman Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Please park in the 2 hour parking available on the street. The lots across the street from Eccles are not open to park in as the school is in session and they will be ticketing, same as the lot to the west of the Eccles building.  

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