Women's Soccer Camps at Hiram College
Women's Soccer "11 Lead" Training and Competition Camps
June 22-24, 2013
|Ages:||13 - 18 (must be entering high school in the fall)|
|Times:||Check-In: 8:30 a.m.
Check-Out: 9 p.m.
"11 Lead" engages EVERY participant in an NCAA-endorsed leadership development education training that will allow them to discover their unique behavioral leadership style through a formal assessment and practice that participants will be able to take with them and apply to all aspects of their life as a student-athlete.
Drive-In & Compete: Teams can "drive" in to compete against the other teams over the two days. Competitions will be in the afternoon and evenings. The cost per team (18 player max) will be $350.00 for a minimum of four matches over two days.
Train & Compete: Teams can "drive" in and participate in four training sessions over the two days that are conducted by the collegiate training staff AND play in the competitions. The cost per team (18 player max) to include lunch and dinner for the players each day will be $1,000.00
Train, Stay & Compete: Individual players and teams can "drive" in and "park" overnight to get full service....four training sessions conducted by our collegiate staff, specially-facilitated team building exercises and our exclusive "11 Lead" NCAA-endorsed leadership trining, AND play in the competitions. THe cost per team (18 player max) to include all of the above accommodations, plus breakfast on the second day (five meals) is $1,850.00...individual player registration is $125.00.
The athletic training room is readily available and Robinson Memorial Hospital is only 20 minutes from campus. Every camper must complete the Hiram College Emergency Medical Form.
What to Bring
Campers should bring a ball, a water bottle, all types of outdoor soccer boots and a pair of shoes that can be worn for indoor training, fitness, agility and cross training. It is highly recommended that campers wear soccer boots that are already comfortable and broken in and not to use camp as a place to try out new boots. Please bring plenty of extra socks, rain gear, warm gear, training supplies (tape, pre-tape, ace wraps, braces, etc.), a sleeping bag and/or bed linens, towels, and a fan for the room. Towels and bed linens are NOT provided.
Parents are welcome to attend all sessions.
In addition to the leadership provided by Coach Dean, the Hiram College "11 Lead" Women's Soccer Camp feature some of the most successful soccer educators in this region and nationally, including:
- Carl Capellas, Hiram College Head Men's Soccer Coach
- Irenna Lawrence, Hiram College Women's Soccer Assistant Coach
- Mike Payne, Hiram College Goalkeeper Coach
- Fred Meindl, Sereno SC (Arizona) GK Coach Director
- Bob Armentrout, Leadership Training Specialist & Select Soccer Club Coach
- James Furth, former Hudson High Schoool Girl's coach
Intensity & Professionalism
The Hiram College "11 Lead" Women's Soccer Camp is an extremely intense physical, psychological, and emotional training camp. It is designed to be a unique and different experience for every participant. Players need to come prepared to be pushed. Our approach will be highly professional, business-like, direct, and fun!
Every camper will recceive a Hiram College "11 Lead" Women's Soccer t-shirt
Bob Dean is in his 10th year as the Head Women's Soccer Coach at Hiram College as the longest-tenured and most successful coach in program history. In addition to his coaching duties, Dean also serves as the Director of Student-Athlete Affairs and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee programs. He currently is on the NCAA Student-Athlete Affairs Advisory Committee, is a trained NCAA Leadership Development facilitator and serves on teh NCAA Division III Substance Abuse Prevention Programming Committee.
Over the last three seasons, Hiram has played 17 programs that have been either regionally or nationally ranked. The Terriers have won more matches in the past five seasons then in the previous 10 seasons combined. These five years have also seen Hiram produce the first four-time All-NCAC player, the first three-time All-NCAC player, and the most All-Conference selections in program history.
During his tenure with the Terriers, Dean has led eight-consecutive teams that have been recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) with their "Team Academic Achievement Award" of having a team grade point average of 3.0 and above. In all, the Hiram Women's Soccer program has won that recognition now for 13 consecutive academic years.
Prior to coming to Hiram, Dean spent 12 years as the head girls' soccer coach at nearby Hudson High School, where he led his squad to the Division I "Final Four" on five occasions and captured the Ohio Division I State Championship in 2000. Hudson finished as the runners up in 1995, 1999, and 2001. Dean posted a 181-39-30 record at Hudson and led the team to seven national rankings. He was an 11-time conference Coach of the Year and received Coach of the Year accolades from the Plain Dealer (2000), the Beacon Journal (1994-95), the Akron Touchdown Club (six times), and was a two-time recipient from the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. In, 2001, he was a finalist for the National Federation of High School Coaches national coach of the year award. Most importantly, in 2000, Dean was honored with the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Ethics and Sportsmanship Award. While at Hudson, Dean produced 40 Academic All-Ohio players, 15 All-Ohio players, five All-Americans, six All-Midwest Regional players. More than 40 of his players went on to compete at the collegiate level. Dean has been a professional coach since 1982, having founded the high school program at his alma mater, Aurora High School (OH) in 1981.
Dean currently serves as the program director for the NEO United Soccer Academy in Hudson, Ohio and also as a staff Olympic Development Program (ODP) coach for the Ohio Youth Soccer Association North. Dean also directed all elements of the girls' program for the Hudson United Soccer Club from 1993 through 2003 and helped to found the girls' program for the Everest Soccer Club in 1992. While at Hudson United, he coached three Bothwell State Cup Championship teams in 1996, 1999, and 2003. He has traveled extensively on the international level, directing tour operations and coaching programs for East-West Team Travel & Ambassadors in Aurora, Ohio. He holds two national coaching certifications from the United States Soccer Federation as well as certification from the Royal Dutch Football Federation (KNVB) and is a 25-year member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Dean is a 1986 graduate of Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism/public relations. In addition to his coaching duties, Dean served the Hudson City Schools by administering the district's substance abuse prevention and intervention programming. He is an Ohio & Internationally-Certified Prevention Specialist-Level II and was one of the first 50 individuals in Ohio to be granted this certification in 1989. Dean was inducted into the Aurora High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame in 2002 for his leadership as an athlete, for founding the Aurora High School soccer program, and for his service to youth and families as a professional and volunteer. He is a nationally-recognized speaker and trainer on the topics of leadership, substance abuse, and athletics. Dean is active in his church as a volunteer, mentor, group leader and worship usher. In addition, he has been a long-time supporter of Young Life of the Western Reserve and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
He resides in Kent with his wife, Sally, and their two children, Abby (15) and Ryan (12).
Hiram College Women's Soccer
P.O. Box 1777
Hiram, Ohio 44234