Winter Academy

Winter Academy is designed for the Elite Player and Goalkeeper. Ten different 90-minutes sessions provide instructions from University of Nebraska Soccer coaches and current/former Nebraska Soccer players. The emphasis is on advanced skills to develop you into a dynamic, risk-taking, all-out skillful attacking soccer player. We will do this by challenging you in settings that will increase your skill level in a highly competitive environment. You can expect an emphasis on technical skill development in the following areas:

Field Players
  • Finishing
  • 1 v 1 Moves
  • Individual Defending
  • Volleying
  • Advanced Passing Techniques
  • Heading
  • Turning
  • Small Group tactics
  • Speed of Play
  • Breakaways
  • Shot Stopping
  • Crosses
  • Distribution
  • Organization
  • Communication

The camp will involve ten instructional sessions on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., all inside the state-of-the-art, climate controlled Hawks Championship Center indoor practice facility on the University of Nebraska’s campus in Lincoln. Players receive a Nebraska Big Red Soccer Camp t-shirt and instructional DVD.

Dates for 2017:  
Winter Academy has been cancelled for all scheduled sessions in 2017.

January 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 2017
February 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 2017

Location: Hawks Championship Center
Hawks Championship Center, 1111 Salt Creek Roadway, Lincoln, NE 68508

Waiver/Medical Forms:
All waiver/medical forms must be received in our office at least one week prior to the start of camp. Forms will not be accepted at Check-in.

All registrations must be paid in full at least one week prior to the start of camp. Payment for registrations will not be accepted at Check-In.

What To Bring:
Cleats, Shin Guards, Water Bottle.

Parking Passes:
Parking passes can be purchased on-line during registration or are available for purchase at Check-in. The cost is $30 to park in the lot adjacent to Hawks Championship Center for all ten sessions. All University lots require a permit. Big Red Soccer Camp is not responsible for parking tickets. Make checks payable to Big Red Soccer. If you ordered a permit through the registration process, it will be available to pick up at Check-in.

Athletic Trainer:
A trainer will be on site throughout camp. Water and Gatorade will be available each day.

Observing Camp:
Camp activities may only be observed from the 2nd floor balcony of Hawks. Observation will not be allowed on 1st floor.