May 28, 2013

Owens Women’s Soccer Announces Express Summer Youth Camp, June 24-28

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Owens Community College will offer area soccer players the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of the sport as women’s soccer hosts an Express Soccer Youth Camp, June 24-28.

The Express women’s soccer program will offer a Premier Camp starting on Monday, June 24. The five-day Premier Camp is designed for experienced players and will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. The camp will conclude on Friday, June 28.

Youth ages 6-13 will be divided by age groups and abilities and receive individual instruction on various soccer technical and tactical skills. Camp instructors will include the Owens Express women’s soccer coaching staff and student-athletes as well as area high school and college coaches. Each individual will receive a camp T-shirt and a certificate of participation.

Parents and coaches are invited to attend the camp to listen and observe at no additional charge. Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate soccer clothing, shin guards and footwear for the camp. Additionally, attendees should bring their own soccer ball and a beverage.

The camp will take place in the College’s soccer complex on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.

Owens women’s soccer completed its second season as an intercollegiate program in 2012. Led by Head Coach Mary Whisler, the Express finished with a 13-2-3 overall record and in first place (9-1-2 record) in the NJCAA Region XII women’s soccer regular season standings.

The cost for the Premier Camp is $85 per player. For more information, call (574) 215-5042 or e-mail mary_whisler@owens.edu. Individuals can also visit the College’s website at www.owensexpress.com/camps.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.