Lee Soccer Field


The Lee Soccer Field was constructed in 1989 and serves as the home pitch for both the men’s and women’s soccer programs. The facility was renovated in 2011 with the addition of new locker rooms and meeting areas for both the Flames and Lady Flames. Read More

Potteiger Soccer Academy


The Potteiger Soccer Academy with its programs held at Lee University is dedicated to providing a soccer experience that is a combination of instructional and fun, all in a safe and positive atmosphere.

The coaching staff here at Lee University prides itself on teaching the game of soccer to players of all ages and ability levels. All camps are taught by our coaching staff and players. The mechanics and drills that are taught at our camps are used with our players. We are determined to provide the best possible learning experience for our campers.

July 2019

Lee Soccer Residential ID Camp

07/07/2019 - 07/10/2019 ~ Sunday - Wednesday Registration Ends: 07/03/2019$245.00 - $295.00 | Lee Univ Soccer Game Field 1120 North Ocoee St. Cleveland, TN

Boys: Grades 9th and Above | Residential ($295.00) ... Commuter ($245.00)



The Lee Residential ID Camp is designed for players in grades 9th and above who have an interest in high quality training and competition and potentially want to pursue a soccer career at the collegiate level. 


The morning training are specific teaching session focused mostly on the technical side of the game, with some progression into tactical (decision making) areas as well.


The afternoon sessions are our popular ladder games which combine the technical piece we trained that morning with quick, intense competitive games. 


Each evening we play our 8 v 8 league games which lead to our playoff games the final day of camp.


Our staff members are either college coaches or current/former players of the Lee Soccer program. Our coach-to-player ratio is about 1:9, and all staff must be committed to high moral and ethical standards.


Commuter Option: We offer the ability to commute from home and receive a $50 discount. The day runs from 9:00 am until 8:40 pm and includes lunch and dinner. If interested, you will have the option of choosing the Commuter option in the Registration Process.


Goalkeeper Training: We offer an excellent goalkeeper training option as part of our Residential Camp. They train exclusively as goalkeepers for the entire morning session each day and then are assigned a team for the afternoon and evening sessions.  Be sure to choose to your son's appropriate grade and "Goalkeeper" when you register.



Initial Check-In

Check-In will be held from 11:30-1:00 p.m. the first day of camp. The opening camp meeting will begin soon thereafter with the first on-field session to follow.


General first day schedule:

11:30am-01:00pm        Check-In

01:45pm-02:15pm        Orientation / Team organization

02:45pm-04:00pm        Training Session

04:45pm-05:15pm        Dinner

06:45pm-08:30pm        League Play

08:40pm-08:45pm        Commuters Picked up

08:45pm-09:15pm        Camp Meeting

09:45pm-10:15pm        Pizza

11:00pm                       Lights Out


Full Day Schedule

07:00am-08:00am        Breakfast

09:00am-11:25am        Morning Session

11:45am-12:30am        Lunch

12:30pm-02:00pm        Video

02:30pm-04:15pm        Afternoon Session (Ladder Games)

04:45pm-05:15pm        Dinner

06:30pm-08:30pm        Evening Session (League Games)

08:30pm-08:40pm        Commuters Picked Up at Soccer Field

09:45pm-10:15pm        Pizza Available for Purchase

10:30pm-10:45pm        Must be on own floor

10:45pm-11:00pm        In Own Room/Room Checks by Coaches

11:00pm                       Lights Out and Quiet


Final Day Check Out/Closing:

07:00am-08:00am        Breakfast

09:00am-11:25am        Final League Games: Semi-final, Final

11:30am-12:00pm        Closing Ceremony


We encourage parents to come and watch the league playoffs starting as well as the closing ceremonies held on the Lee Soccer Field.


What to Bring:

Bring a water bottle to take to field sessions. We provide water, but not cups.

Footwear: Molded cleats, sneakers, flip flops, and turf shoes (if desired)


Bring enough shorts, shirts, and socks for the week.

Bring a soccer ball

Bring a towel, sheets, pillow, and a blanket.

An extra blanket is helpful for those rooms that get cool at night.

A backpack or small athletic bag to carry items between field sessions and the dorm, dining room, etc.


Athletic Training:

There will be a Certified Athletic Trainer present at all field sessions for the camp. The trainer will be available to meet with you at Check-in if you have any questions or pre-existing injuries.



Commuters are to be dropped off before 9:00 a.m. each morning at the Lee Soccer field. They should be picked up at the same place at 8:45 p.m. each evening.

During free time commuters are able to hang out in the lounge or in a dorm room of one of their friends or teammates.


Team Training:

Our Resident Camp can be used as team camp. We typically do have some specific groups, club teams, or high school teams train together at camp.



Breakfast, lunch, and dinner is provided by Dining Services here on campus.

The first meal provided will be dinner Sunday evening and the last meal provided will be breakfast Wednesday morning.

Campers will be able to purchase pizza, Gatorade, and other snacks before and after sessions.

The Dining Staff at Lee are familiar with food allergies and have been able to meet the request of campers. Please let me know if your son has a food allergy by emailing dpotteiger@leeuniversity.edu.



All campers will stay in air conditioned dorms. 


Please list roommate preferences on your registration form.  We will make every effort to match these requests but cannot guarantee placement with the requested roommate(s).

If you do not have a roommate request, its no problem as you will be matched up with another player/players who also did not request a roommate.


Waiver Information:

All campers are required to complete the camp waiver form and remit ahead of time dpotteiger@leeuniversity.edu


What if I have to cancel a camp? 

If in the event you are unable to attend camp, you will receive a refund as defined below. Please understand that this policy is not intended to be an aggravation or nuisance, but is necessary in order for us to provide a high level camp experience.  When possible refunds will be placed back on the original credit card used to register. 


Cancellation notice must be submitted in writing via e-mail to dpotteiger@leeuniversity.edu

Cancellations made 30 days or more prior to the start of camp will be awarded a full refund minus the nonrefundable deposit*.

Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the start of camp will not be refunded but issued camp credit towards a future year of camp. If the cancellation is due to injury, we will require a physician's written verification. Upon receipt of verification, we will issue a full refund minus the non-refundable deposit*.

No refunds will be provided for expulsion from camp.

*There is a $25.00 Nonrefundable Deposit


Can I print off a Registration Form and pay with a check?

Yes. If you are not interested in taking advantage of the convenience of online registration, you can print off a hard copy of the registration form and mail it in.  Please email dpotteiger@leeuniversity.edu to request a paper registration form. The check should be made payable to Lee Soccer Camp with the campers name in the memo.

Forms should be mailed to Lee Mens Soccer Summer Camps, 1120 North Ocoee St, Cleveland, TN 37312. 


Contact Information: 

For more information contact Camp Coordinator Derek Potteiger at 423.614.8158 or dpotteiger@leeuniversity.edu.


*Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way to 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 registered for camp.

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