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Redbirds / Haitian Initiative Soccer Camp

By Heather Carlson, 02/08/18, 9:30AM CST


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For boys and girls going into 1st through 12th grade    

Location:  Alexandria Area High School Soccer Fields

Dates:  Monday July 23, 2018 through Friday July 27, 2018

(Grades indicate the START of the 2018 - 2019 school year.)


Elementary: $65

Middle School: $85

High School: $100

Refunds:  No refunds will be issued after the 2nd session except under special circumstances with board approval.

Camp Director:  Tom Roos – Head coach, Cardinal Girls Soccer; NSCAA national coaching license

Assistant Coaches

Cahill Collins - Head Coach, Cardinal Boys Soccer

Thomas Smith - Assistant Coach, Cardinal Girls Soccer

Brandon Johnson - Assistant Coach, Cardinal Boys Soccer

Amy Korynta - Former D-1 Collegiate Player, Former Head Coach & Current Assistant Coach, Cardinal Girls Soccer

This camp is a proud partner of Haitian Initiative. After expenses are paid, all profits of the camp go to the Jack Schneider Memorial Fund for Haitian Initiative. This fund provides an ongoing team sponsorship of a U-11 boys team in Haitian Initiative. The team sponsorship allows 20 boys to attend school, participate in daily soccer programming, & receive clean drinking water as well as a daily meal (for most this is their only meal of the day) for a full year.

This Year's Guest Coaches Include:

Tony Sanneh - Guest Speaker: 

Tony's resume as a professional soccer player includes:

  • US National Team - playing every minute of the USA's games in the 2002 World Cup.
  • DC United & LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer - two-time winner of MLS Cup
  • German Bundesliga - Starter with FC Nuremberg & Hertha

Geison Moura: Former professional player from Brazil. Pro career includes play with MN United & Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

Gerard Lagos: Former professional player whose career includes playing with the MN Thunder as well as teams in Spain & France.

Todd Dusosky: 10-year professional career including play in the NASL and MISL (Major Indoor Soccer League). Played for US National Team in FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Krystle Seidel: Krystle is in her 10th year on the MN Gophers coaching staff & 3rd season as Associate Head Coach. As a player, Krystle was a starting defender for the Gophers. Krystle comes from a decorated MN soccer family (Kallman maiden name) with 2 brothers & a sister with pro careers (brother Brent currently playing for MN United) & another sister who also played for the Gophers.

Andy Seidel: Former college player & coach at Augsburg College. Currently coaching with MN United, heading up the MN United Reserve Team & Developmental Program.

John Curtis: MYSA Director of Coaching & Player Development. In his current position with MYSA, John collaborates with the United Soccer Federation (USSF) & National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) to provide training to soccer coaches across the country. He is also a former Head Coach at Macalester College.

Andy Coutts: Currently serves as MYSA's Director of Education. He was formerly the Head Coach at Hamline University.

Simon Whitehead: Former Midwest Director of Coerver Coaching (International Soccer Camps).

John Haws: 17 years as Head Coach of St. John's University Men's Soccer. He has National Coaching Licenses from USSF & NSCAA.

Becky McCabe: Former D-1 All Conference player at Creighton University. Becky is a longtime Head Coach at St Cloud State University. She is currently living & coaching in South Dakota.

Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center is a partner of the camp. Guest coaches & their families stay at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center while working at the camp.

Schedule (Grades are for the 2018-2019 School Year)

Elementary AAHS Daily Middle School AAHS Daily High School AAHS Daily
1st Grade Boys & Girls 9 am - 10 am 6th - 8th Grade Boys 9 am - 12 pm 9th - 12th Grade Girls 9 am - 12 pm
2nd - 3rd Grade Boys & Girls 10 am -11 am 6th - 8th Grade Girls 9 am - 12 pm 9th - 12th Grade Boys 9 am - 12 pm
4th - 5th Grade Boys & Girls 10:45 am -12 pm

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