2011 News Articles
Benedictine’s soccer camp aims to aid development, education of players

Benedictine’s soccer camp aims to aid development, education of players
May 25, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094

Lisle, Illinois ~ Boys and girls ages 8 to 15 who want to improve their soccer skills are invited to attend Benedictine University's Summer Soccer Camp from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Monday-Friday, August 1-5 at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex.

The program is designed to meet the needs of and challenge every camper. Players are grouped by age and ability. The 10-to-1 player to coach ratio ensures individual instruction. Small, sided games are used to teach campers to make correct decisions and perform under pressure.

Benedictine soccer coaches Robyn Serge and Rob Kettle conduct the camp. Serge earned a national coaching diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and previously coached at Rockford and Beloit Colleges. Kettle is a former head coach at California University and holds a United States Soccer "A" coaching license.

Campers should bring shorts, T-shirt, water bottle, soccer shoes, shin guards and their own soccer ball. Each item should be labeled. Daily lunch is provided. The fee is $280. Family, team and previous camper discounts are available.

For more information, contact Kettle at (630) 829-6165 or by e-mail at rkettle@ben.edu      


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.