Soccer High School Team Camps 1 & 2

Camp 1: July 18-20 & Camp 2: July 29-31, 2014
Grades 9-12

Registration: Each team must include at least twelve members and a coach (coach will receive complimentary housing and board); all registrations should be submitted by the coach at one time.

Full Resident: $275

Commuter: $175

Application deadline: July 12, 2014 for 1st camp & July 21, 2014 for 2nd camp
Printable Registration Form

For the Coach or Team Representative
Step-by-Step Team Camp Registration Instructions

NOTE: Campers MUST have proof of health insurance (copy of insurance card) provided to Luther college before check-in in order to participate in our camps. 

Additional camp information: Registration, check-in and check-out information, camp regulations, refund policy, and what to bring to camp

The Luther College High School Team Camp is designed to prepare the high school team for their upcoming season.  The team camp exposes each team to high-level collegiate training sessions in preparation for the fast-paced high school game. The camp will also include training sessions, full-sided games, running activities, and team building exercises to enhance the technical ability, the overall fitness, and chemistry of your team.


Chris Garcia-PratsChris Garcia-Prats, Luther College Head Men’s Soccer Coach

  • Entering 7th year as head coach.
  • Garcia-Prats has led Luther to a 42-13-7 overall record in the last three seasons including 2 Iowa Conference Championships, 2 NCAA National Tournament appearances, and 2 NSCAA top 25 National Rankings.
  • 2011 Iowa Conference Coach of the Year & NSCAA Regional Coach of the Year
  • 2002 graduate of Trinity University
  • Prior to Luther, he served as the assistant men's soccer coach and recruiting coordinator at Trinity University. During this stretch Trinity University made six NCAA Tournament appearances and three semifinal appearances, winning the national championship in 2003, and finishing second in 2007.

Russ SchouweilerRuss Schouweiler,  Luther College Head Women’s Soccer Coach

  • Entering 5th Year as Head Coach.
  • 2005 Graduate of Luther College.
  • 2013 Iowa Conference Coach of the Year.
  • Four-year letter winner while at Luther who played on two conference championship and two national tournament teams, including an Elite 8 appearance in 2001.
  • Takes over Norse program after two years as an assistant women's coach at Macalester College.
  • Prior to his duties at Macalester, he was the girls head coach at Simley High School from 2005-08, where his teams were consistently ranked in the top-10 in Class 3A and 4A.
  • He is has also been a senior coach for the St. Croix Soccer Club since 2002, the last four as the head girls coach, reaching the State Cup Finals in 2007 and 2009 and the semifinals in 2008 as well as three straight indoor league championships from 2007-09.
  • From 2004-05 he was the Decorah High School head boys coach and led the Vikings to a 15-5 record and a fourth place finish at the state tournament.

Julie ShockeyJulie Shockey, Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

  • 2000 Graduate of Luther College.
  • Begins 12th year as an assistant coach.
  • Four-year letter winner for the Norse.
  • Also serves as the Public Information Office assistant.
  • For the past seven seasons has been the Head Coach of the Decorah Vikings girls soccer team.

Christina SowardChristina Soward, Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

  • Begins 5th year as assistant coach.
  • 2009 graduate of Luther College - Athletic Training Major.
  • Four-year letter winner for the Norse.
  • Played in 42 matches during her career.
  • Ranks sixth on Luther's all-time career list with a goals-against-average of 1.44.

Additional camp staff will be composed of college and Olympic Development coaches along with collegiate/professional players. Goalkeeping coaches will also be on site for individual training

Daily Routine

Day 1

12:00-1:30 p.m. Check-in
1:30-2:00 p.m. Opening and introduction of staff
2:00-2:30 p.m. Fitness Session 1
2:30-4:30 p.m. Training Session 1
4:30-6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:15-8:15 p.m. Match Play I
8:15-10:15 p.m. Team Building Exercise 1
10:30-11:00 p.m. Lights out

Day 2

7:40-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00-10:00 a.m. Team Building Exercise 2
10:00-11:30 a.m. Training Session 2
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:30 p.m. Rest and Recovery
3:00-4:30 p.m. Training Session 3
4:30-6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:15-8:15 pm Match Play II
8:15-10:15 pm Team Building Exercise 3
10:30-11:00 pm Lights out

Day 3

7:45-8:30 am Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Training Session 4
10:00-11:30 am Match Play 3
11:30 am-12:30 pm Closing Ceremony/Check-out


Housing and Meals

Campers live in a comfortable, air-conditioned residence hall on the Luther campus and eat in the Dahl Centennial Union dining hall. College athletes serve as camps counselors and provide full supervision and help direct all camp activities. Medical services for campers are available through local clinics, as well as the emergency room at the Winneshiek Medical Center. Individual campers are responsible for any medication, and hospital and physician fees.

Luther College Sports Facilities

Regents Center indoor facilities include six tennis courts; a six-lane, 200-meter track; six full-sized basketball courts; 25-yard, eight-lane swimming pool; locker, training, and equipment rooms. The Legends Fitness for Life Center offers a strength and fitness facility with its own climbing wall. The outdoor facilities include 12 tennis courts, a cross country race course, fitness trails, and an all-weather track, which was installed in the fall of 2009.

For more information, please contact:

Coach Garcia-Prats—phone (563) 387-1443 or email