As the end of the school year approaches, I thought I would take a few minutes of your time as promised to announce our summer soccer camp staff for this year.
It truly is a wonderful staff!
As usual, the camps will have the entire University of Arkansas Soccer Staff;
Gordon Henderson (Head Coach – USSF ‘A’ License, Scottish National Coaching Badge)
Steve Oliver (Assistant Coach – UEFA ‘A’ License)
Anna Sanders (Assistant Coach – USSF – ‘B’ License)
In addition, I am very proud to announce the following guest coaches;
Terry Foley (UEFA ‘A’ License, Director of Coaching – FC Virginia)
- Former Director of Coaching (Youth Academy) for DC United of the MLS
- Region One ODP Staff
- Has coached over 100 players who have received a soccer scholarship at Division One institutions nationwide
- Has won over 25 state Cup titles
Stephan Defour (USSF ‘A’ License)
- Technical Advisor – Les Bois Soccer Club
- Idaho ODP Head Coach
- Idaho Youth Soccer Coach of the Year – 2007
- Former National Team member – Trinidad & Tobago
Rick Burns (USSF License)
- Former Head Men’s Coach at St. Mary’s University (MN) and Mercyhurst College (PA)
- Former Head women’s Coach at Central College (IA), Gordon College (MA) and Drury University (MO)
- Over 25 years as a college Head coach with a record of 277-177-26
- Published over 50 soccer articles in national publications (NCAA News, Soccer Journal, Soccer News, Soccer America, etc)
- Retired from college coaching – 2007
Kristina Henry (USSF ‘C’ License)
- Bentonville High School Head Girls Coach
- 2007 State Champions, 2008 State Finalists
- 2007 High School Coach of the Year
In addition, we have some of the brightest local coaches and current players from the University of Arkansas to assist with our camp.
I’m sure you will agree that our staff is something special and one I am very proud of!
It should be a wonderful learning environment with coaches from Scotland, England, Trinidad and the USA.
See you all very soon……..Go Hogs!