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Jack Hermans' Spring 2020 Soccer Academy

Registration opens Saturday, February 22nd for one of GSSA's most popular programs coming soon to Pioneer Park.  Sign up your 5-10 year old now for this Academy which includes seven, one hour long training sessions with Jack Hermans.  The Spring Academy will be held on the following Sunday evenings: 

    March 29
    April 5
SKIP Easter Week
    April 19
    April 26
    May 3
    May 10
    May 17

The kids will play rain or shine.  (Of course, thunder and/or lightning cancels the session).

Session I - 5-7 year olds from 5:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Session 2 - 8-10 year olds from 6:00-7:00 P.M.

Fee is $70

ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE on a first come first served basis!

Each session has a 30 player MAXIMUM, so register soon to reserve your spot!

All players will need to complete online registration and bring a completed GSSA Medical Release form to the first session (form can be found on the GSSA website under MISC tab and forms)

Please email your questions to Michelle Snider at [email protected]

Soccer Training Camps

Jack Hermans' 2020 Spring Soccer Academy!

Register online from your GSSA account
(it will show as an available program next to your child's name once you log in).

DON'T WAIT- this popular program sells out quickly.

Sign up your child for an hour of skill building and fun with Coach Jack.

Where: Pioneer Park

When: July 27-31, 2020 from 9am to 12pm.

Cost: $89

What to bring:GSSA Medical Release (on website), soccer ball, water, shin guards & soccer cleats

Camp Director: Jack Hermans
Jack Hermans, Director of OSYSA/Soccer Unlimited is an ex-professional player from Holland. After an injury forced him to cut short his playing career, Jack turned his attention to coaching youth teams (ages 12-19) in Holland. He has been coaching all ages in the USA for 32 years and is currently with the GSSA special training coaching staff and Director of Training with various clubs in Cincinnati. He is also the Assistant Coach for the Dutch Lions Pro Team.Jack was the head coach at Xavier University from 1990-2004. He has worked with the Ohio South Olympic Development Program and trains various soccer clubs in Greater Cincinnati. He was voted “Coach of the Year” in 1985 by the Cincinnati Enquirer while coaching at Anderson High School. In 1994 Jack led his college team to a Midwestern Collegiate Conference Title. He was voted “MCC Coach of the Year” in 1992 and “OCSA Coach of the Year” in 2002. He was inducted into the “Ohio Hall of Fame” for soccer in 2007. Jack holds the prestigious Dutch Full badge and USSF A-license. Each year Jack works with more than 1200 youth soccer players.
Any questions - Please direct them to Michelle Snider [email protected]

Challenger International Soccer Camp

Challenger International Soccer Camps will be coming your way this summer!
Week 1: June 10, 2019 Register
Week 2: June 17, 2019 Register
Weller Park 

If your child enjoyed our British or TetraBrazil camps, they will love our new International Camp! We have taken our most popular elements from our previous camp programs and have woven them into a new curriculum which will now include some of the most effective practices from around the world!
USA - Small-sided
France - Possession
Brazil - Creativity
Britain - Speed, Power & Fitness
Spain - Passing & Moving

The Challenger International Soccer Camp will offer programs for each age/ability level.
The TinyTykes Program will provide 3-5-year-olds with fundamental soccer activities, games, and stories, designed to enhance technical skills along with physical and social development.

The Half-day Camp for players ages 6-16 is our most popular program and will provide 3 hours of skill development, challenges, games, and the camp world cup each day. Full-day Programs and Team Camps are also available at selected locations.

Register for Tiny Tykes

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11414 Deerfield Road 
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

Email Us: [email protected]
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