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.

July 2018

HSA Elite Individual and Goalkeeper Camp

07/08/2018 - 07/10/2018 ~ Sunday - Tuesday Registration Ends: 07/10/2018$295.00 - $325.00 | Western Kentucky University 1605 Avenue of Champions, Bowling Green, KY 42101



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.


Current pricing already reflects the early-bird discount which is valid until 6/4/2018. 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 2018 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 Sunday, July 8th at a residence hall to be announced. As a reminder, WKU is on Central Standard Time.  A campus map can be found at You will receive an email about 5 days before camp with all of your detailed registration information.


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.



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.



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