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Summer Sports Camp for Boys & Girls


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Director of Soccer

Rick Warren

Coach Rick Warren brings vast knowledge and expertise to the AC Team as our Director of Soccer. With an extensive collegiate and prep school coaching background, Rick also holds his National Soccer Coaches Association of America Premier Diploma and a USSF Coaching License. In addition to his coaching achievements, Rick is also a former member of the Jamaican Youth National Team.

At Suffield Academy, Rick’s resume speaks for itself. He has amassed nearly 150 career wins and numerous accolades, including being named Connecticut’s Large Preparatory High School Coach of the Year. Rick also serves as the President of the New England Prep School Soccer Association (NEPSAC).

Rick’s passion, enthusiasm, and love of the game are unmatched, making him the perfect person to lead The Academy Camps Soccer Program.

Rick and his wife Liz, Suffield Academy’s Cultural Diversity Director, are the proud parents of four boys.

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Academy Camps offers an alternative to the typical summer youth soccer experience of tournaments that focuses primarily on games and minimal skill development.

At Academy Camps, skill progression is at the forefront of what we do. Our campers improve and refine all facets of their soccer game in a positive, progressive and challenging environment. Every day.

Our high-performance coaching staff lead individual and group sessions, position-specific skill work, competitive scenarios and various forms of game-play that cover every position on the field.

Among the skills your child will develop and hone within Academy Camps Soccer are:

  • Dribbling
  • Shooting
  • Passing
  • Tackling
  • Trapping
  • Touch
  • Individual & Team Defending
  • Field Spacing
  • Decision Making
  • Game IQ
  • Speed & Agility
  • Team Building
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David Holmes Field

Academy Camps Soccer takes place on the state-of-the-art David Holmes Field and is suplemented by our upper-turf field and over 7 natural grass fields. Our athletes will also have access to the 30,000 squart-foot Tisch Field House during inclement weather.

2023 Sessions

Session Length Dates Fee
Session 1 Two Weeks Sunday, June 25 - Friday, July 7 $4,250
One Week Sunday, June 25 - Friday, June 30 $2,500
Session 2 Two Weeks Sunday, July 9 - Friday, July 21 $4,250
One Week Sunday, July 9 - Friday, July 14 $2,500
Session 3 Two Weeks Sunday, July 23 - Friday, August 4 $4,250
One Week Sunday, July 23 - Friday, July 28 $2,500

Prior to March 1, a $750 deposit is due upon enrollment. After March 1, 50% of tuition is due upon enrollment. The balance is due on May 1.

Additional charges include a $175 “AC Gear Pack” fee and camp transportation based on origin/destination.