Women's Soccer Camps at Hiram College


Women's Soccer "11 Lead" Training and Competition Camps

[Camp Brochure] [Emergency Medical Waiver]
[Individual Camper Online Registration]
[Team Camp Online Registration]



June 29 - July 1, 2014


"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 $450.00 for a minimum of six matches over three days.



Train & Compete:  Teams can "drive" in and participate in 5-6 training sessions over the three 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 $1,750.00.



Train, Stay & Compete:  Individual players and teams can "drive" in and "park" overnight to get full service....six 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 $250.00 per player.


Medical Treatment

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, former University of Akron Assistant Coach
  • Irenna Lawrence, Hiram College Women's Soccer Assistant Coach
  • Joy Doucette, Hiram College Assistant Coach
  • Brock Kertoy, Hiram College Assistant Soccer & Goalkeeper Coach
  • Mike Payne, Hiram College Goalkeeper Coach
  • Dan Zemanski, Hiram College Head Men's Soccer Coach
  • Philip Major, Hiram College Men's Soccer Assistant Coach
  • 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


Camp Director

Bob Dean is in his 10th year as the Head Women's Soccer Coach at Hiram College as most successful coach in program history. In addition to his coaching duties, Dean also serves as the Director of Student-Athlete Affairs.  He currently is on the NCAA Student-Athlete Affairs Advisory Committee, is a trained NCAA Leadership Development facilitator and serves on the NCAA Division III Substance Abuse Prevention Programming Committee.

In 2013, the Terriers set program records for single-season wins, goals scored and fewest goals allowed.  The team was recognized with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) “Team Ethics Award of Merit” for their on-the field discipline.  And, during his tenure with the Terriers, Dean has now led 10-consecutive teams that have been recognized by the 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 15 consecutive academic years.  In both 2013 and 2012, Hiram College placed four players on the All-North Coast Athletic Conference Team and produced their first Capital One Academic All-Region player.  In addition, Hiram has had All-Collegiate Ohio and multiple Academic All-Collegiate Ohio players on multiple occasions during Dean’s head coaching career.

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.  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 of 27 years, Sally, and their two children, Abby (16) and Ryan (13).


Bob Dean
Hiram College Women's Soccer
P.O. Box 1777
Hiram, Ohio  44234