About Us

 

Dave Masur Soccer Camps are entering their 25th year of operation in Queens, NY. With a history of providing fun, safe, and engaging camps the Dave Masur Soccer Camp experience is second to none.

 

Day CampersThis summer Dave Masur Soccer Camps will offer two options: the popular Day Camp and our new Elite Mini Camp, both on the campus of St. John’s University.

 

At the Dave Masur Soccer Day Camps, participants will improve their soccer skills in a friendly and fun filled environment. All the game skills such as dribbling, passing, control, shooting and heading are covered. Each day includes small sided games, practices and game tactics. The day schedule also includes water slip-n-slide, movies during lunch in air-conditioned lunch rooms. Lunch rooms are also used in case of extreme heat or bad weather. Photos are available to campers during week for purchase. The camp is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Campers should bring a change of clothing for Slip n Slide and shin guards. Lunch can be purchased morning of camp.

 

The Senior Elite Elite Mini-Camp (Boys 15-18) and the Junior Elite Mini Camp (Boys 11-14) are exciting opportunities for Campers to play and train with Coach Masur and the St. John's University Soccer Staff. The Elite Mini-Camp at St. John's University will follow the same coaching format used by one of the best programs in the country. Campers will benefit from the opportunity to work with Coach Masur, his handpicked staff and top level college players.

 

Day CampersAt St. John's, campers will have the use of Belson Stadium, air-conditioned dorms and lecture halls, as well as the university's cardio and weight training facility.

Campers will receive detailed information; through lectures, videos and hands on demonstrations about what it takes to be a part of a top college soccer program including:

 

NUTRITION – How to make healthy choices in order to maximize your body’s potential.


AGILITY & SPEED
Use of NIKE SPARQ drills to improve agility and speed.


STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
Demonstrations of strength and conditioning exercises and protocol to maximize potential at each age.


ACADEMIC COUNSELING
Advice and guidance on how to get through high school, and then how to be successful in college.


LIFE SKILLS Overview of the organizational and time management skills needed to be successful at both the high school and college levels.


SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY
Learn how the St. John’s men’s soccer team mentally prepares to practice and play games.


COLLEGE SEARCH PROCESS
How to identify schools of best fit, and an overview of the college recruiting process broken down by year.

About St. John’s Soccer

  • 324-102-59 in 22 seasons
  • Six time northeast region coach of the year (91, 93, 96, 01, 03, 08)
  • Two-time national coach of the year (96, 01)
  • Four college cup appearances (96, 01, 03, 08)
  • 1996 National champions
  • 7 BIG EAST Tournament championships
  • 6 BIG EAST regular season championships