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Fessenden Sports Camps Aug 18-22

FESSENDEN SOCCER CAMP (Aug. 18-22 – 9a.m. – 3p.m.)

Whether your son or daughter is just starting to learn the game of soccer, or playing travel or club soccer, the Fessenden Soccer Camp is uniquely qualified to handle a wide range of ages (6-15) and abilities. A few of the highlights of the Fessenden Soccer Camp include:

  • Ability appropriate instruction
  • Individualized instruction at each position (including goalies)
  • Instruction in individual soccer techniques and team tactics
  • Video training and coaches’ presentations daily
  • Lunchtime activities include, swimming, watching instructional soccer videos / movies or playing on the playground
  • Snacks (fruit & popsicles) will be provided during morning and afternoon breaks. Each camper may choose to bring their own lunch which will be refrigerated until lunchtime or they may purchase lunch. Hamburgers ($3), hot dogs ($2), chips ($1) and drinks ($1 or $2) will be for sale during lunchtime.

Director:

Caleb Thomson ‘79 began his soccer career as a student at the Fessenden School in the late 70’s. He played collegiate soccer at Ohio Wesleyan University after being selected to the All State team while playing at Suffield Academy. Caleb is currently Fessenden’s Varsity Soccer coach and has been a coach at the Soccer Camp since 1992. Caleb has also been coaching at the U14 level in the Newton Girls Soccer (NGS) program for the past four years, winning the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions (MTOC) in 2011. This fall, Caleb enters his fourth season as head coach of the newly established Newton U14 Academy team. Caleb has assembled an excellent lineup of experienced “school” soccer coaches from the Boston area who specialize in coaching both boys and girls in this particular age group.

Soccer balls can be purchased for $25

FESSENDEN AFTERNOON/EVENING FOOTBALL CLINIC (Aug. 25-28 – 4-7 p.m.)

The coaching staff uses advanced football training techniques for both offense and defense with a limited contact approach. Participants (ages 10-15) will train each day, work hard, improve, make new friends, and have fun. Each athlete is encouraged to develop new skills and achieve a new level of play and self-confidence. All aspects of offense, defense and special teams will be covered to help develop their skills and enhance their interest in the game. A few of the highlights of the Fessenden Football Clinic include:

  • Superior football instruction in age and ability groupings
  • Special focus on nutrition, injury prevention, cross training and sportsmanship
  • Daily training to develop speed, strength and agility with a qualified staff
  • Timing and testing in a variety of drills
  • Exposure to secondary school coaches

Steve Cincotta, Director of the Fessenden Afternoon/Evening Football Clinic, is a successful Fessenden football coach with over 30 years of experience. His program prides itself in preparing young men for a great secondary school football career.

STAFF:

Todd Eveleth: Fessenden football coach

Brett Sarno: Fessenden football coach

John Farnsworth:Fessenden football coach

PHILOSOPHY:

While still making each football practice fun, our coaching staff will step it up with this age group using more advanced football training techniques for both offenses and defense in a LIMITED CONTACT approach. All participants will have the opportunity to train each day, work hard, improve, make new friends, and have fun. Each athlete is encouraged to develop new skills and achieve a new level of play and self-confidence. All aspects of offense, defense and special teams will be covered to help develop their skills and enhance their interest in the game of football.

LOCATION:

The Fessenden School varsity football field by Albemarle Road. The field is next to the Pallotta Athletic Center.

EQUIPMENT:

While this is NOT a full contact clinic, helmets and shoulder pads are required.

COST:

Cost of the 4-day clinic is $315.

Follow the links below for applications and more information:

Soccer

Football

Denise Flanagan

The Fessenden School

250 Waltham Street

West Newton, MA 02465

sportscamps@fessenden.org

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