Coach Whitehead has been the Minnesota Director of Coerver Coaching for the past 19 years and has coached youth soccer in Minnesota since 1986. In that time, he has conducted thousands of soccer camps and clinics for coaches and players alike. He has been heavily involved in the development of club soccer in the state and has coached high school. In 2005 he was named the Girls AA State Coach of the Year and in 2008 his high school team was undefeated in regular season play. He is well aware of the needs of the American Youth player and has initiated a development system utilizing Wiel Coerver’s revolutionary methods.
Ella Masar is a professional soccer player currently signed for the Chicago Red Stars. Previously, Ella has played club soccer with Paris St. Germain, Washington Freedom, MagicJack, and the Vancouver Whitecaps. Internationally, she has represented the United States at the U-21, U-23, and senior levels, making her full international debut against Germany in October 2009. Ella was hugely popular in her 2012 visit to the CRUSH Camp, and this year we are excited to announce that she has committed to coach the full two weeks.
Coerver CRUSH returns to the lush, natural grass fields of St. Olaf College, located 35 miles south of the Twin Cities on Interstate 35 in Northfield, Minnesota
Superskills Camp - June 15-19 for ages 10-13 – Coerver CRUSH Superskills Camp places an emphasis on creative footskills, scoring, and small-sided games. Fee: $499
Prep Camp - June 22-26 for ages 14-18 – CRUSH Prep Camp emphasizes skill development, tactical awareness, and 11v11 play. Fee: $499 REGISTER NOW
Tom Kleczewski from KEEPER KONNECTION and Jon Lowry (Head Mens Coach at College of St. Thomas) will be handling the Goalies at both Camps. The CRUSH CAMP will be the OFFICIAL residential camp of KEEPER KONNECTION for 2013!
Intensive Footskills: Ball Mastery, Speed Running, And Coerver 1v1 Moves Small-Sided Drills With A Focus On Maximum Touches, Creative Footskills, And Quick Passing Competitive Games In A World Cup Tournament Format And Contests In The Evening
GROUP PLAY: Exercises and games that improve small group play with an emphasis on fast-break attacks
FINISHING: Exercises and games that improve technique and instinctive play around goal
SPEED: Exercises and games that improve agility, acceleration, and power with and without the ball
1v1 ATTACK & DEFENSE: Exercises and games that teach game-winning individual moves and create space
PASSING & RECEIVING: Exercises and games that improve !rst touch and encourage accurate passing
BALL MASTERY: Repititious ball control exercises with both feet, one player and one ball