UWA to hold soccer academy

Published 1:37 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2011

LIVINGSTON — The University of West Alabama and head women’s soccer coach Graeme Orr has announced dates for the West Alabama Soccer Academy. The UWA Soccer Academy will begin on June 14 and run through June 17 for girls and boys ages 12 and up.

“We are extremely excited about the first year of our soccer academy at Tiger Stadium,” Orr said. “I am enthusiastic that this will help with the exposure of UWA soccer in the area. We would like to invite the community and the surrounding area children to come take part in the academy and make it a growing success.”

The camp costs $245 for overnight campers who sign up before May 15. The price after the registration deadline is $260. Commuter cost is $200.

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The camp fees include coaching from a university coach, detailed evaluation, catering service provided by camp and housing in the university dorms.

For more information about the academy, please contact Graeme Orr at 205-652-5460 or by e-mail at gorr@uwa.edu.

Coach Orr will also hold two separate camps at the Demopolis Sportsplex. The dates are June 20 through June 24 and July 11 through July 15. For more information about the two camps in Demopolis, Ala., please contact Coach Orr. The camp registration form can be downloaded on the UWA Athletic website.