Alexandria Soccer

Summer Advanced Day Camp

Advanced Day Camp (Ages 8-12)


Advanced Day Camp provides an opportunity for the motivated and dedicated players to be in an advanced training environment to develop their individual skill, game understanding and love for the sport. Players will be challenged in individualized and team setting.


We're thrilled to announce that Dafydd Evans, current Swansea City Academy and University of Swansea head coach, will be joining us for Advanced Day Camp this summer. Dafydd, a former D.C. United U23 and DeMatha HS head coach, has a wealth of coaching experience and currently coaches in the English Premier League (EPL) academy system. The Advanced Camp will be a great opportunity for players to take advantage of Dafydd's expertise and immense coaching education.

Summer 2017

Date: July 10 - 14 (for ages 8-12)

Location:  Fort Ward (4401 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, Va 22304)
Time: 9am-3:30pm
Cost: $295

Typical Day Schedule:

9:00-9:30am - Camp welcome, dynamic age group warm-ups and individual training
9:30-11:00am - Skill stations with a focus on repition surrounding dribbling, passing and shooting
11:00-12:00pm - Small group play competitions, games and tournaments
12:00-1:00pm - Break for lunch
1:00-2:00pm - Team and large group activities
2:00-3:00pm - Team and large group technical and tactical training 
3:00-3:30pm - Team games and tournaments

Advanced Day Camp Coaching Staff 

Feature Coach: Dafydd Evans

Dafydd Evans: Current Swansea City Academy and University of Swansea head coach. Past positions and education include: UEFA "A" License, Masters in Coaching from Cardiff University, DC United U20/23 head coach, DeMatha high school head coach.

Will Hanna          Grigor Boychev          Peja Ilic


Will Hanna (Camp Director): Girls Age Group Head Coach. U12 Girls Age Group Head Coach. U11 Girls Girls Age Group Head Coach. Recently completed the USSF "B" course and holds the NSCAA National Diploma. Served as Director of Summer and Winter Programs at Jackson Futbol Club in Tennessee and was named 2012 NSCAA Tennessee State High School Girls Coach of the Year.

Grigor Boychev: U7 & U8 Academy Director, U11 Boys Age Group Head Coach, U12 Boys Age Group Head Coach. Holds the USSF "B" License and National Youth License. VYSA ODP District Coach and ASA Coach of the Year in 2014.

Peja Ilic: U9 Girls Age Group Head Coach, U10 Girls Age Group Head Coach. USSF "D" License. Has been involved with coaching in ASA training programs, summer camps and the futsal program the past 2 years. 



Questions? Contact Will Hanna, Director of Camps
Email: | Phone: (703) 684-5425
ASA Office: Lee Center (1st Floor), 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA 22314 (Mon-Fri 9AM-3PM)

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