July 2018

2018 Plaid Premier Mens Soccer Residential ID Camp II

07/15/2018 - 07/17/2018 ~ Sunday - Tuesday Registration Ends: 07/17/2018$460.00 - $540.00 | Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15217


Carnegie Mellon University mens soccer residential ID camp offers high school aged players an opportunity to train with the current CMU soccer coaching staff and learn more about the overall experience as a Division III student-athlete.


Our camp features training sessions designed to simulate the environment our players' experience throughout the CMU season. Sessions will include technical training, small sided games, and 11 v 11 matches with tactical challenges. 


Campers will also experience campus life while staying in our dorms, eating at CMU dining halls and touring campus. 


Camp Staff

Brandon Bowman (Camp Director) Head Mens Soccer Coach, Carnegie Mellon University

Jonathan Velotta (Co-Director) Assistant Mens Soccer Coach, Carnegie Mellon University

Scott Backus Mens Soccer Goalkeeper Coach, Carnegie Mellon University

*Other staff members will include current mens soccer player from Carnegie Mellon University team
*For more information on the camp staff, please click  THIS LINK


$540.00 ... Residential (Cost includes lodging in dorms, 5 meals, and a shirt)
$460.00 ... Commuter (Cost includes 5 meals and a shirt)

*Payments made by credit card or check (made out to Plaid Premier, LLC) and mailed to the following address: 5000 Forbes Ave Skibo Gym Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Attention Jonathan Velotta  



A 10% is available for all CMU employees.  Please email jvelotta@andrew.cmu.edu with your CMU employee email account for your discount code to use at checkout.


Tentative Schedule


Day 1

02:00pm ... Check In

03:15pm ... Introductions/Open Meeting

03:45pm ... Training Session

05:30pm ... Dinner

07:00pm ... Small Sided Games

10:30pm ... Lights Out


Day 2

08:30am ... Breakfast

09:30am ... Training Session

12:00pm ... Lunch

02:00pm ... Tour

03:00pm ... College Talk

04:00pm ... Small Sided Games

05:30pm ... Dinner

07:00pm ... Full Sided Game 

10:30pm ... Lights Out


Day 3

08:00am ... Breakfast 

09:00am ... Full Sided Game

11:00am ... Closing Remarks

12:00pm ... All Campers Check Out



All campers should check-in at Resnick Hall between 2 PM and 3 PM on the first day. Parking is available at the campus garage off Forbes Ave or street parking on Margaret Morrison Street/Tech Street. Camp staff will be around campus helping campers get to the check in point.

*All campers staying on campus will reside at the West Wing Dormitory, which is the same location of check-in


Waiver Information

Please be sure to fill it out, have a parent or guardian sign it, and bring the form with you to registration. You are not allowed to participate without the completed medical form. If you prefer to send it in early, just sign and email it to me or fax it to 412.268.3099, Attention Jonathan Velotta. Download Waiver



Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217



Lodging for Parents Staying in the Area


500 Mansfield Avenue - Pittsburgh, PA 15205




3315 Hamlet St - Pittsburgh, PA 15213



Airport Pick-up / Drop-off Information

If campers are flying to Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh International is the nearest. It is approximately 30 minutes from campus. The camp does not provide transportation to and from the airport. However, a city bus runs directly from the airport to campus (as well as return). Below is the link with additional information about the bus (28X Airport Flyer). 



Miscellaneous Information

Refund Policy

Cancellations 14 days or more days prior to camp will be eligible for a full refund. Cancellations within 14 days of camp will be charged a $100 processing fee for upfront costs incurred by the camp. All refunds will be processed after the conclusion of camp.


Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.