Champions Start Here!

WKU competes on a national stage in NCAA Division I Athletics.  Specifically, the WKU Soccer program boasts 15 of 17 winning seasons, 3 conference championship appearances, 2 conference championships, 5 conference players of the year, 3 coaches of the year, and 2 professional players.  Academically, the program claims 9 academic performance titles, 7 Academic All-Americans, 6 WKU scholar-athletes of the year, and a 3.6 cumulative Team GPA.

Hilltopper Soccer Academy

Welcome to Hilltopper Soccer Academy! Our camps and clinics focus on the development and improvement of your skills as a soccer player. Our camps are highly instructional and will serve all ages and skill sets. Thank you for your interest in Hilltopper Soccer Academy and we look forward to working with you!

 

Our girls and boys soccer camps range in age and we should have a program to fit your needs. Each of our camp sessions are open to any and all individuals restricted only by age and gender. If you do not see a date that works for you at this time please check back to the site as we add new sessions often.

 

Our soccer camps and prospect events in Bowling Green are a great opportunity to take your game to the next level. Each camp is hosted by our college staff here at WKU.

 


February 2019

HSA Girls High School Winter ID Camp

02/15/2019 - 02/16/2019 ~ Friday - Saturday Registration Ends: 02/15/2019$120.00 | Western Kentucky University 1605 Avenue of Champions, Bowling Green, KY 42101

Females Grades 9-12


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This ID Camp is designed to introduce advanced high school-aged players to Western Kentucky University, as well as a preview to our summer camp line-up. This two day camp will be highly competitive for all field players and goalkeepers with a curriculum focusing almost exclusively on small-sided and full-sided games. Campers will have the opportunity to work with the WKU coaching staff and players in a college environment while spending time on WKU's campus. Camp activities will conclude around 3:00 pm on the last day. The camp is open to high school females in grades 9 through 12. The registration fee includes three training sessions, one lunch, and a camp T-shirt. Housing is not provided for this camp, so campers who need overnight accommodations should make their own arrangements.

 

Discounts: Online pricing reflects the early registration fee, which is available until 21 days prior to the camp. All other Hilltopper Soccer Academy discounts are NOT available for this particular camp.

 

Camp Schedule:

The camp schedule will be sent to all participating campers approximately 5 days before camp.  A complete schedule of events will also be available at your camp registration.

 

Directions
The 2019 Hilltopper Soccer Academy will take place on the scenic campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Please click here for directions to the WKU campus.

The specific location and time varies for each camp's registration. Please make sure that you are looking at the correct check-in information below for the specific camp that you are attending.

 

Check-In

Registration will take place from 4:15 to 4:45 pm at a location to be announced.  Detailed registration information will be sent by email to all registered campers about 5 days before camp.  Please click here for a campus map that identifies important camp locations. Parents are welcome to drop their daughter off or stay to watch. As a reminder, WKU is on Central Standard Time.

 

Link to Campus Map: Click here!

 

Academy Staff

The WKU coaching staff organizes and conducts the sessions for this camp. Current and former WKU soccer players will serve as assistant coaches, group leaders and mentors. A certified athletic trainer will be on hand to supervise campers during all activities.

 

What to bring
Please remember to pack a soccer ball, soccer shoes, shin guards, casual shoes, indoor shoes or tennis shoes (in case of inclement weather), an extra pair of socks, and sunscreen and warm-up/rain suit if necessary. Please clearly label your personal items.

 

Facilities: Training facilities include the Lady Topper's own stadium - the cozy 800-seat WKU Soccer Complex - as well as Houchens Industries- L.T. Smith Stadium, home of the Hilltopper football program.

 

Medical Staff
Medical staff will be on hand to care for any situation that might arise during camp. In the event of injury, a Certified Athletic Trainer will assess on-site and determine the appropriate care. If additional care is needed (emergency care, x-ray, etc.), your child will be taken to the nearest facility, and you will be notified as soon as possible.

 

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Due to the minimal cost of this camp, we do NOT offer Cancellation Protection for this camp session. If you must cancel for any reason, please give us at least 72 hours advance notice and you will be refunded half of the registration fee.

 

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.

 

Since NCAA rules are strict about returning phone calls, please be sure to identify yourself as a camper so that we are permitted to call you back.

 

Meals

Each participant will be provided lunch at this camp at the Downing Student Union Fresh Food Company. Please make arrangements for breakfast and dinner on your own.

 

Accommodations

This is not an overnight camp. Players traveling from out of town will be responsible for securing their own accommodations.

 

Merchandise

Hilltopper soccer merchandise will be available for purchase at this event. 

April 2019

HSA Spring Holiday Camp

04/02/2019 - 04/04/2019 ~ Tuesday - Thursday Registration Ends: 04/02/2019$80.00 | Western Kentucky University 1605 Avenue of Champions, Bowling Green, KY 42101

Male & Females Ages 5-12 | Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 11:30am


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This day camp (9:00 am until 11:30 am) is designed for both boys and girls of all abilities. Campers are grouped by age and skill level. Daily activities include instructional practices and games in a fun and challenging environment with emphasis on individual soccer technique, team-building, and sportsmanship values. HSA's experienced staff are all positive role models with a contagious passion for the game.

 

Registration for this camp will be on Tuesday, April 2 between 8:30-9:00 a.m. Please check your email for updates on the location of our camp registration and each subsequent session, since the location will be based on daily weather. This camps runs from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each morning. Please feel free to drop your child off for the morning or stay to watch!

 

Directions: The 2019 Hilltopper Soccer Academy will take place on the scenic campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

 

What to bring: Please remember to pack a soccer ball, soccer shoes, shin guards, casual shoes, flat-soled shoes for indoor use, sunscreen, warm-up/rain suit, and a water bottle. Please clearly label your personal items.

 

Facilities: Training facilities include Houchen's Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, the WKU Soccer Complex, and indoor facilities across campus.

 

Academy Staff
The WKU coaching staff organizes and conducts the sessions for this camp. Current and former WKU soccer players will serve as assistant coaches, group leaders and mentors. Certified athletic trainers and staff will supervise campers.

 

Medical Staff
Medical staff will be on hand to care for any situation that might arise during camp. In the event of injury, a Certified Athletic Trainer will assess on-site and determine the appropriate care. If additional care is needed (emergency care, x-ray, etc.), your child will be taken to the nearest facility, and you will be notified as soon as possible.

 

Refund/Cancellation Policy
Due to the minimal cost of this camp, we do NOT offer Cancellation Protection for this camp session. If you must cancel for any reason, please give us at least 72 hours advance notice and you will be refunded half of the registration fee.

 

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.

 

Meals

No meals will be provided for this camp.

 

Accommodations

This is not an "overnight" camp. Players traveling from out of town will be responsible for securing their own hotel accommodations.

 

Merchandise

Hilltopper soccer merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.

 

Since NCAA rules are strict about returning phone calls, please be sure to identify yourself as a camper so that we are permitted to call you back.

July 2019

HSA Elite Individual and Goalkeeper Camp

07/08/2019 - 07/10/2019 ~ Monday - Wednesday Registration Ends: 07/08/2019$295.00 - $325.00 | Western Kentucky University 1605 Avenue of Champions, Bowling Green, KY 42101

Females Grades 7-12


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This is a great camp for aspiring goalkeepers and ALL field players who want to improve their overall soccer techniques. Our staff-to-player ratio of 5-to-1, one of the lowest in the camp industry, will ensure that each player receives valuable personalized instruction.

 
The focus at the Individual & Goalkeeper Camp will be on advanced training and small-sided games to improve the technical aspects of your play. Goalkeepers will experience advanced individual training to improve footwork, angles, shot-stopping ability, diving, distribution, and defensive organization.

 

Additional activities may include sessions on team-building, leadership, strength & conditioning, injury prevention, soccer nutrition, college recruiting, or panels about college life.

 

Discounts

Current pricing already reflects the early-bird discount which is valid until 5/31/2019. HSA offers 2 discounts on our camps in addition to the early-bird registration. We offer a sibling discount of $40 off per camper or a multi-camp discount of $100 for participants registered in both the Elite and Team camps. You may apply only ONE of these discounts. Please use discount code WKUS for the sibling discount. Please contact us directly for the multi-camp discount code.

 

Directions: The 2019 Hilltopper Soccer Academy will take place on the scenic campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Please click here for directions to the WKU campus.

 

The specific location and time varies for each camp's registration. Please make sure that you are looking at the correct check-in information below for the specific camp that you are attending.

 

Camp Check-In  
Registration for the Elite Individual & Goalkeeper Camp will take place between 12:00 and 1:00 pm on Monday, July 8th at a residence hall to be announced. A campus map can be found  http://www.wku.edu/campusmap.php. WKU is on Central Standard Time. You will receive an email at least 5 days prior to camp with all of the essential registration details.

 

Facilities
Training facilities include the homes of the Hilltopper Football and Soccer programs - Houchen's Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium and the cozy 800-seat WKU Soccer Complex. Conveniently located right in the middle of campus, the DSU South Lawn will also be utilized for the camp. Indoor facilities across campus will be available in the event of inclement weather.

 

Academy Staff
HSA carefully selects instructors based on their knowledge, expertise, and passion for the game. We have assembled an outstanding staff of college coaches from across the country. Current and former WKU soccer players will serve as assistant coaches, group leaders and mentors. Certified athletic trainers and staff will be available to campers 24 hours a day.

 

Medical Staff
Medical staff will be on hand to care for any situation that might arise during camp. In the event of injury, a Certified Athletic Trainer will assess on-site and determine the appropriate care. If additional care is needed (emergency care, x-ray, etc.), your child will be taken to the nearest facility, and you will be notified as soon as possible.

 

Refund/Cancellation Policy 
We offer Cancellation Protection for an additional $30 fee per camper to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. Due at the time of registration in addition to any deposit, Cancellation Protection covers you for a full refund of your base registration fee should you cancel 10 or more days prior to the start of camp. If you cancel within 10 days, the Cancellation Protection entitles you to a transferable camp credit that is valid for up to 2 years from your original camp date.

 

We strongly encourage the purchase of Cancellation Protection. If you are NOT covered by our Cancellation Protection, all cancellations will incur a processing fee of $100 except Half Day Camp participants who will be refunded half of their registration fee. Camp refunds will be processed at the end of the camp season in August.

 

What to bring
Please remember to pack a soccer ball, soccer shoes, shin guards, casual shoes, flat-soled shoes for indoor use, sunscreen, warm-up/rain suit, and a water bottle. Overnight campers will also need plenty of practice gear and socks, a pillow, twin-sized bed linens/blanket, towels, toiletries, alarm clock, and laundry bag. Please clearly label your personal items.

 

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.

 

Meals

Participants in this camp will be provided breakfast, lunch, and dinner beginning with dinner on the first day of camp and ending with breakfast on the final day of camp.

 

Merchandise

Hilltopper soccer merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.

 

HSA Girls Competition Camp

07/10/2019 ~ Wednesday Registration Ends: 07/10/2019$120.00 | Western Kentucky University 1605 Avenue of Champions, Bowling Green, KY 42101

Females Grades 7-12


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This one-day camp focused exclusively on competition is designed to prepare high school and club teams and individual players for the upcoming season. The camp day consists of small-sided 7v7 tournaments in a fast-paced championship format. Teams will play a minimum of 4 games and will be grouped based on age and ability in order to provide the most competitive environment. Teams must have a minimum of 9 players, who each must register for the tournament individually through our online system. All participants registered for our Elite Camp (July 8-10) or Team Camp (July 10-14) are automatically registered for this great event as a free add-on to their camp experience.

 

General Information

Discounts: There are no discounts for this camp. Players registered for the Elite or Team Camp also get the Competition Camp for no additional charge.

 

Directions: The 2019 Hilltopper Soccer Academy Competition Camp will take place on the scenic campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

The specific location and time varies for each camp's registration. Please make sure that you are looking at the correct check-in information below for the specific camp that you are attending.

 

Camp Check-In: Registration for the Girl's Competition Camp will begin at 9:00 am on Wednesday, July 10th at a location to be announced by email in early July.

 

As a reminder, WKU is on Central Standard Time. Tournament schedules will be available at your camp registration.

 

What to bring
Each team must provide five quality game balls inflated to the proper level. Teams must also have a light and dark jersey. Individual campers should have soccer shoes, shin guards, casual shoes, sunscreen, warm-up/rain suit, and a water bottle. Please clearly label your personal items.

 

Facilities: This camp will take place in the heart of the WKU campus utilizing Smith Stadium, the DSU South Lawn, and the WKU Soccer Complex.

 

Academy Staff: HSA staff will be on hand to coordinate and supervisor the competitions. Certified athletic trainers will be on-site for the duration of the camp.

 

Medical Staff
Medical staff will be on hand to care for any situation that might arise during camp. In the event of injury, a Certified Athletic Trainer will assess on-site and determine the appropriate care. If additional care is needed (emergency care, x-ray, etc.), your child will be taken to the nearest facility, and you will be notified as soon as possible.

 

Refund/Cancellation Policy 
We do NOT offer Cancellation Protection for this camp session. If you must cancel for any reason, please give us at least 72 hours advance notice and you will be refunded half of the registration fee. Camp refunds will be processed at the end of the camp season in August.

 

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.

 

Meals

No meals are provided for this camp. We recommend packing a picnic lunch for your team. As an alternative, the Fresh Food Company inside Downing Student Union will be open and accessible to participating teams.

 

Accommodations

This is not an overnight camp. Players and teams traveling from out of town will be responsible for securing their own accommodations.

 

Merchandise

Hilltopper soccer merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.

 

HSA Girls Team Camp

07/10/2019 - 07/14/2019 ~ Wednesday - Sunday Registration Ends: 07/06/2019$345.00 - $425.00 | Western Kentucky University 1605 Avenue of Champions, Bowling Green, KY 42101

Females Grades 7-12 (Deposit option available) 


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

 

Description

This camp is designed to prepare high school and club teams and individual players for the upcoming season. HSA staff coaches will work personally with each coach to implement tactics that highlight team strengths. Players will improve field awareness through a series of instructional sessions designed to develop skills, as well as a better understanding of the game. Goalkeepers will receive individual instruction from our qualified goalkeeper staff. Each team will compete in a championship tournament, and independent campers will join an appropriate team based on age and ability. Additional activities may include team-building, leadership lectures, strength & conditioning, injury prevention, soccer nutrition, college recruiting discussion, or panels about college life. HSA will provide room & board, free of charge, for a coach or manager from each team.

 

Payments:  If paying a deposit ONLY, the balance is due at camp check in on Wednesday, July 10th.  Only cash or checks will be accepted.

 

Discounts
Current pricing already reflects the early-bird discount which is valid until 5/31/2019. HSA offers 2 discounts on our camps in addition to the early-bird registration. We offer a sibling discount of $40 off per camper or a multi-camp discount of $100 for participants registered in both the Elite and Team camps. You may apply only ONE of these discounts. Please use discount code WKUS for the sibling discount. Please contact us directly for the multi-camp discount code.

 

Directions: The 2019 Hilltopper Soccer Academy will take place on the scenic campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Please click here for directions to the WKU campus.

 

The specific location and time varies for each camp's registration. Please make sure that you are looking at the correct check-in information below for the specific camp that you are attending.

 

Check-In  

Team Camp registration will take place on Wednesday, July 10 at a location to be announced. As a reminder, WKU is on Central Standard Time.  A campus map can be found at http://www.wku.edu/campusmap.php.  You will receive an email about 5 days before camp with all of your detailed registration information. 

 

Facilities
Training facilities include the homes of the Hilltopper Football and Soccer programs - Houchen's Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium and the cozy 800-seat WKU Soccer Complex. Conveniently located right in the middle of campus, the DSU South Lawn will also be utilized for the camp. Indoor facilities across campus will be available in the event of inclement weather.

 

Academy Staff
HSA carefully selects instructors based on their knowledge, expertise, and passion for the game. We have assembled an outstanding staff of college coaches from across the country. Current and former WKU soccer players will serve as assistant coaches, group leaders and mentors. Certified athletic trainers and staff will be available to campers 24 hours a day.

 

Medical Staff
Medical staff will be on hand to care for any situation that might arise during camp. In the event of injury, a Certified Athletic Trainer will assess on-site and determine the appropriate care. If additional care is needed (emergency care, x-ray, etc.), your child will be taken to the nearest facility, and you will be notified as soon as possible.

 

Refund/Cancellation Policy 
We offer Cancellation Protection for an additional $30 fee per camper to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. Due at the time of registration in addition to any deposit, Cancellation Protection covers you for a full refund of your base registration fee should you cancel 10 or more days prior to the start of camp. If you cancel within 10 days, the Cancellation Protection entitles you to a transferable camp credit that is valid for up to 2 years from your original camp date.

 

We strongly encourage the purchase of Cancellation Protection. If you are NOT covered by our Cancellation Protection, all cancellations will incur a processing fee of $100 except Half Day Camp participants who will be refunded half of their registration fee. Camp refunds will be processed at the end of the camp season in August.

 

What to bring
Please remember to pack a soccer ball, soccer shoes, shin guards, casual shoes, flat-soled shoes for indoor use, sunscreen, warm-up/rain suit, and a water bottle. Overnight campers will also need plenty of practice gear and socks, a pillow, twin-sized bed linens/blanket, towels, toiletries, alarm clock, and laundry bag. Please clearly label your personal items.

 

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.

 

Meals

Participants in this camp will be provided breakfast, lunch, and dinner beginning with dinner on the first day of camp and ending with breakfast on the final day of camp.

 

Merchandise

Hilltopper soccer merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.

 

HSA Half Day Camp (Commuter Only)

07/16/2019 - 07/19/2019 ~ Tuesday - Friday Registration Ends: 07/16/2019$115.00 | Western Kentucky University 1797 Creason St. Bowling Green, KY 42101

Male & Females Ages 5-12 | Starts: 8:30am / Ends: 11:30am


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This day camp (8:30 am until 11:30 am) is designed for both boys and girls of all abilities. Campers are grouped by age and skill level. Daily activities include instructional practices and games in a fun and challenging environment with emphasis on individual soccer technique, team-building, and sportsmanship values. HSA's experienced staff are all positive role models with a contagious passion for the game.

 

Discounts Early bird discount is available until 5/31/2019. All other Hilltopper Soccer Academy discounts are NOT available for this particular camp. Our sibling and multi-camp discounts exclude the Half Day Camp.

 

Camp Check-In: The specific location and time varies for each camp's registration. Please make sure that you are looking at the correct check-in information below for the specific camp that you are attending.

 

Registration for the Half Day Camp will be on Tuesday, July 16th at a location to be announced.  You will receive an email 5 days prior to camp with all of the essential registration details. Day camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each morning. Please feel free to drop your child off for the morning or stay to watch!

 

Directions: The 2019 Hilltopper Soccer Academy will take place on the scenic campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

 

What to bring: Please remember to pack a soccer ball, soccer shoes, shin guards, casual shoes, flat-soled shoes for indoor use, sunscreen, warm-up/rain suit, and a water bottle. Please clearly label your personal items.

 

Facilities: Training facilities for this camp include the WKU Soccer Complex, Houchen's Industries- L.T. Smith Stadium, and indoor facilities across campus.

 

Academy Staff
HSA carefully selects instructors based on their knowledge, expertise, and passion for the game. We have assembled an outstanding staff of college coaches from across the country. Current and former WKU soccer players will serve as assistant coaches, group leaders and mentors. A qualified athletic trainer will be on-site to supervise campers.

 

Medical Staff
Medical staff will be on hand to care for any situation that might arise during camp. In the event of injury, a Certified Athletic Trainer will assess on-site and determine the appropriate care. If additional care is needed (emergency care, x-ray, etc.), your child will be taken to the nearest facility, and you will be notified as soon as possible.

 

Cancellation Protection
Due to the minimal cost of this camp, we do NOT offer Cancellation Protection for this camp session. If you must cancel for any reason, please give us at least 72 hours advance notice and you will be refunded half of the registration fee. Camp refunds will be processed at the end of the camp season in August.

 

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.

 

Meals

No meals will be provided for this camp.

 

Accommodations

This is not an "overnight" camp. Players traveling from out of town will be responsible for securing their own hotel accommodations.

 

Merchandise

Hilltopper soccer merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.