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Team Chicago Staff Announcement!

Posted by Team Chicago Soccer Club at Jul 24, 2018 1:09PM PDT

Team Chicago is pleased to announce the following staff for the 2018-19 Season!

Martin Harris
Martin Harris comes to us most recently from Chicago Rush where he coached multiple age groups between 2014 and 2018. He has experience with Challenger Sports and has also been a high school coach at Oswego High School. Martin will be working with our 2009/10 Girls and our 2010 Boys teams. We are very excited to have Martin join Team Chicago!

Jim Winslow
Jim Winslow joins the Team Chicago staff this fall and will be coaching the 2002/3 high school boys. Jim is an extremely experienced coach with Division 1 college experience as well as extensive high school and club experience. Jim is currently the Girls Head Coach at St. Francis High School where he led the Spartans to the Illinois High School 2A State Championship in June, 2018. Jim also has an extensive background in strength and conditioning and we are pleased to have him join Team Chicago!

Troy Edwards
Team Chicago is pleased that Troy Edwards will be coaching the Team Chicago Academy-2006 Elite Boys team in addition to the Team Chicago Academy-2006 Elite Girls. Coach Edwards has been a college coach for the past 20+ years, concluding a very successful run as the Head Coach at Aurora University this past spring. Troy also has a great deal of experience in youth and club soccer as a director and coach at clubs in Illinois, Texas and Vancouver, B.C. We are happy that Troy will be joining us in an expanded role this season!

The Team Chicago Junior Elite Development Camp is an intensive four-day camp designed to help prepare players for the season. Team Chicago Technical Director Dave Lovercheck and Boys Director Kevin Gowrie will utilize on-field, classroom, and video-analysis sessions to challenge players tactically, technically, physically, and mentally.

Space in this camp is limited. Interested players must go through an application process and qualified players will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. This camp is for players looking for serious instruction in a serious environment.

This camp Features:
-Tactical training, and technical application (the difference between technique and skill)
-Functional/positional training
- Video Analysis –(individual and team
- Advanced Skills, Techniques and Moves
-Improve Soccer Specific Strength, Speed and Agility using brand new innovative training equipment
- 9v9 games each day

This camp is open to boys and girls playing U12 and U11 for the Fall 2018 season (younger players will be considered as well on an individual basis). This camp is open to Team Chicago players and players from other clubs.

Details are:
Dates: July 30-Aug 2
Time: 10:30-1:30pm
Location: Gentile Field, 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora, IL 60502
Cost: $225/player (payment must be made in full after acceptance is sent. Players joining after program start must pay full fee).
Register here: https://clubs.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=294807

The Team Chicago Elite Development Camp is an intensive four-day camp designed to help prepare players for the season and prepare for college soccer. Based on more than two decades of college-coaching experience Team Chicago Technical Director Dave Lovercheck, Girls Director Chris Brown and Boys Director Kevin Gowrie will utilize on-field, classroom, and video-analysis sessions to challenge players tactically, technically, physically, and mentally.

Space in this camp is limited. Interested players must go through an application process and qualified players will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. This camp is for the Elite player looking for serious instruction in a serious environment.

Camp Features:
– Tactical training
- Technical application (the difference between technique and skill)
- Functional/positional training
- Video Analysis – individual and team
- 11v11 games each day
- Growth Mindset training
- College Search-Process training session
- GK training
- Athletic Trainer on-site
- Individual Player Development Plan (additional fee applies).

Details:
Dates: July 23-26
Time: 4-8pm
Location: Gentile Field, 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora, IL 60502
Cost: $300/player (payment must be made in full. Players joining after program start must pay full fee).

Katelyn Nardulli Commits to Xavier!

Posted by Team Chicago Soccer Club at Jul 16, 2018 5:19AM PDT
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Team Chicago Academy-2002 Elite standout Katelyn Nardulli has accepted a great scholarship offer to continue her soccer career at Xavier University. Katelyn – who plays her prep soccer for head coach Joe Moreau at Neuqua High School – will be a part of Xavier head coach Nate Lie’s 2021 recruiting class.
The Musketeers are part of the NCAA Division I Big East conference, and are preparing for coach Lie’s second year at the helm following their best season in program history.

The Team Chicago Junior Elite Development Camp is an intensive four-day camp designed to help prepare players for the season. Team Chicago Technical Director Dave Lovercheck and Boys Director Kevin Gowrie will utilize on-field, classroom, and video-analysis sessions to challenge players tactically, technically, physically, and mentally.

Space in this camp is limited. Interested players must go through an application process and qualified players will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. This camp is for players looking for serious instruction in a serious environment.

This camp Features:
-Tactical training, and technical application (the difference between technique and skill)
-Functional/positional training
- Video Analysis –(individual and team
- Advanced Skills, Techniques and Moves
-Improve Soccer Specific Strength, Speed and Agility using brand new innovative training equipment
- 9v9 games each day

This camp is open to boys and girls playing U12 and U11 for the Fall 2018 season (younger players will be considered as well on an individual basis). This camp is open to Team Chicago players and players from other clubs.

Details are:
Dates: July 30-Aug 2
Time: 10:30-1:30pm
Location: Gentile Field, 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora, IL 60502
Cost: $225/player (payment must be made in full after acceptance is sent. Players joining after program start must pay full fee).
Register here: https://clubs.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=294807