2019 Soccer Camp/Academy  

Rockhurst is the home of the 1998, 1999,  2007, 2008, 2010, 2013 & 2017 Missouri State 4A Soccer Champions

PLEASE NOTE: Online registrations for Session IV Soccer Camp and Academy are now closed, HOWEVER, walkups will be accepted on Monday morning from 8:30 to 9 AM inside the stadium.

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CLICK: 2019 BROCHURE  to download a detailed information sheet.

Open to Boys and Girls grades Kindergarten through 9th Grade

Players are grouped based on skill and grade level (as of Fall 2019) for instructional purposes.

All sessions will be held at The Rockhurst High School Stadium

9301 State Line Road, Kansas City,  MO.

 


Camp & Academy Sessions  & Times

 

Date

Grades

Time For All Sessions

Session 1

June 3-6, 2019

K-9

Camp 9 a.m. - Noon
Academy 9 a.m. - 3p.m.

Session 2

June 10-13, 2019

K-9

Camp 9 a.m. - Noon
Academy 9 a.m. - 3p.m.

Session 3

June 17-20, 2019

K-9

Camp 9 a.m. - Noon
Academy 9 a.m. - 3p.m.

Session 4

June 24-27, 2019

K-9

Camp 9 a.m. - Noon
Academy 9 a.m. - 3p.m.

  • Camp Sessions (K - 9th) focus primarily on technique and tactics. They conclude with short-sided games.
  • Academy Sessions (3rd - 9th) include all of the teaching of the camp sessions but allows more time for repetitions, emphasizes the transfer of techniques, skills and tactics under game-like conditions and prepares players by utilizing regular scrimmages.
  • The Strikers and Goalkeepers Academy places an emphasis on finishing activities and specific goalkeeping techniques and tactics listed below. Many of the areas top Keepers have started here and attend regularly.

Campers are divided up into Beginners, Advanced and Premier based on skill and grade level

 

The Hawklet Camp, Striker & Goalkeepers Academy will feature:

Shooting Fundamentals

1v1 finishing games

1v1 skills

Angle reduction for Keepers

Setting up the Wall for Keepers

Footwork for Keepers

Goalkeeping Techniques

Short sided games

Possession games

Breakaway Saves

Diving & Power Diving

Saving Penalty Kicks

Match competition to challenge skills

Various shooting techniques and games

Individual and team tactics

Collecting and timing of Crosses

Deflecting techniques for saves

Distribution

 


Hawklet Camp and Academy Director Chris Lawson

Head Soccer Coach for Rockhurst High School and former St. Teresa's Academy Head Coach.  A USSF 'C' licensed coach, Coach Lawson has helped lead Rockhurst to 12 consecutive Final Fours, and 21 overall Final Four appearances in his 25 years, having won seven state titles in 1998, 1999, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2013 & 2017.  He led St. Teresa's to Final Four and Championship matches in 1998, 1999, and 2000.  Coach Lawson has coached over 100 Division I players, seven All-American, five MLS players and has coached nine Kansas City Metro Players of the Year.  He has coached and trained 27 KC All-Metro Goalkeepers in his 25 years of coaching.  Coach Lawson trains over 200 Keepers a year in the Metropolitan Kansas City area.  He has been a three-time Metro Coach of the Year.  He was the 1998, 1999, 2008, 2010, 2013 and 2017 Missouri State Coach of the Year, four-time NSCAA Regional Coach of the Year and the 2007, 2008, 2013 and 2017 Missouri State High School Soccer Coaches Association (MSHSSCA) Coach of the Year.

Serving as assistant directors will include members of the Hawklet staff: Dirk Lawson, Dan Shaver, Scott Huber and Jon Feder.

THIS YEAR'S SOCCER CAMP & ACADEMY WILL BE HELD AT THE ROCKHURST HIGH SCHOOL STADIUM

9301 State Line Road, Kansas City,  MO

 

Camp Fee................. $200 or $390 for two sessions

Academy Fee........... $275 or $525 for two sessions

Family Discount..... $5.00 for every extra family member

Family Discount..... $10.00 for every extra family member

Team Discount........ $5.00 for each member for 7 or more

Team Discount....... $10.00 for each member for 7 or more

***All discounts will be handled individually by Coach Lawson

Camp and Academy fees include professional training, insurance, autographs and a camp T-shirt.

Lunch and a drink will be include for all ACADEMY participants,

ACADEMY and CAMP participants need to bring their own water bottle, and soccer ball.

Rockhurst Hawklet Soccer   A Jesuit Tradition of Excellence

Missouri State Champion 1998, 1999, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2013 & 2017

Missouri State Semi-Finalist, 1988, 1989, 2002, 2004 & 2016

Missouri State Third Place 1987, 1991, 1994, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2015 & 2018

Missouri State Fourth Place 1997, 2000, 2012 & 2014

For reservations, mail this form to Chris Lawson Hawklet Soccer Camp, 9301 State Line Rd., Kansas City, MO  64114-3299.  Make checks payable to Hawklet Soccer Camp.  For questions e-mail me at clawson@rockhursths.edu  or call me at (816) 392-5158.  Due to limited enrollment and T-shirt orders, enrollment forms should be received one week prior to session.  Late or on site registration will be an additional $20.00 per player.

Primary Contact
Chris Lawson
9301 State Line Road
Kansas CityMO 64114
816-363-2036 x255
clawson@rockhursths.edu
Secondary Contact
Matt Darby
9301 State Line Road
Kansas CityMO 64114
816-363-2036 x527
mdarby@rockhursths.edu

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