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JULY 28th, 2019

Southwest Boys Academic 50 ID Camp

EXACT Academic 50 ID Camp gives athletes personal interaction & exposure to 50+ college coaches from top academic NCAA programs

EVENT DETAILS

Camp: Jul 29 - Jul 30

Virtual Prep Day: Jul 28

8th - 12th grade athletes

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Unfortunately, the Southwest Boys Academic 50 ID Camp is sold out. We have started a preferred waiting list for athletes who want to attend. When you join the preferred waiting list, you will automatically be added to the camp's roster if a spot opens up. If no spots open up before camp, then you will be issued a full refund (48 hours before the start of camp).

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Event Overview

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Confirmed College Coaches

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Goalkeeper Training

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Goalkeeper ID Camp + Video Program

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Reviews

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Rated #1 College Training Camp

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Event Schedule

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Travel & Accommodations

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Event Overview

EXACT’s ID Camp prepares athletes for the next level through a focus on four pillars:
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Guaranteed Exposure

Ever wonder if college coaches are watching you play? We cut out the guessing game. Meet with college coaches from the moment you arrive. EXACT attracts coaches from the top programs in the USA, making this the best way to get on the college radar.

Intensive Training

Put yourself to the test in a competitive environment. College coaches coach you during training and gameplay. See how you stack up with a 1-on-1 college evaluation.

The Mental Edge

EXACT works with hundreds of pro and college teams on the mental side of the game. A winning mentality is essential for your future success. Get our toolkit and unlock your mental edge.

College Recruitment Education

Is the college recruiting process designed to be confusing? Maybe. Whether you are just starting or in the advanced stages, our education seminars guide you on the process from start to finish. Parents will want to make sure to stick around for this one.

What else you'll get

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In-Person College
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Online Evaluation &
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Performance T-Shirt

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Access to All
Coaches Attending

College Coaches Confirmed

Coaches listed below are confirmed to participate in camp. Due to NCAA dead period restrictions, D1 coaches are allowed camp interaction starting August 1, 2020.

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50 Coaches Guaranteed

Xavier (OH) | Division 1

Noel Orozco

Wisconsin | Division 1

Tim Boruff

West Virginia | Division 1

Nick Noble

Maryland | Division 1

Miles Vaughn

Dartmouth | Division 1

Stewart Flaherty

Houston Baptist | Division 1

Lucas Paulini

Oral Roberts | Division 1

Brian McCurdy

Tulsa | Division 1

Daniel Cherbonnier

Incarnate Word | Division 1

Ludvig Rhodin

Missouri State | Division 1

Phil Woods

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville | Division 1

Ian Henry

Belmont | Division 1

Jordan Grant

Air Force | Division 1

Kevin Doyle

Eastern Illinois | Division 1

Carlos Sendin Castelao

Illinois-Chicago | Division 1

Sean Phillips

Jacksonville (FL) | Division 1

Thomas Buckner

Colgate | Division 1

Rick Brown

Massachusetts-Lowell | Division 1

Josh Schirmer

Massachusetts-Lowell | Division 1

Joshua Schirmer

Northeastern | Division 1

Charlton Muhlauri

Denison | Division 3

Rob Russo

Cal Tech | Division 3

Paul Hennessey

Dallas Baptist | Division 2

Kody Dale

Dallas Baptist | Division 2

Jimmy Garcia

Texas-Dallas | Division 3

Kevin White

Texas-Dallas | Division 3

Zak Downes

Texas-Tyler | Division 3

Joey Petrich

Mary Hardin-Baylor | Division 3

Ben Allen

Midwestern State | Division 2

Marcelo Campolina

Midwestern State | Division 2

Chase Robertson

East Texas Baptist | Division 3

Chad Cox

Howard Payne | Division 3

Collin Salyers

Hardin-Simmons | Division 3

Matt Pitcock

McMurry | Division 3

Natalie Rigney

Centenary (LA) | Division 3

Kyle Symczak

Texas Lutheran | Division 3

Bryan Wilson

Schreiner | Division 3

Garrett Kull

Ouachita Baptist | Division 2

Wilson Jones

St. Mary's (TX) | Division 2

Grant Mobley

Ozarks | Division 3

Aaron Brueckner

Ozarks | Division 3

Michael Lambeck

West Texas A&M | Division 2

Butch Lauffer

West Texas A&M | Division 2

James Crowder

Florida Southern | Division 2

Ashley Holmes

Cal State-Los Angeles | Division 2

Dallas Jaussi

Richland | Junior College

Raul Herrera

Arlington Baptist | NCAA

Jesus Vazquez

Hill | Junior College

Paul Davenport

Texas College | NAIA

Marco Mthembu

Paris JC | Junior College

Zach Zellmer

Northeast Texas CC | Junior College

Leah Stringer

Northeast Texas CC | Junior College

Dean Johnson

Angelina | Junior College

Fergus O'Connor

Eastern Oklahoma State | Junior College

Jonathan Evan

Oklahoma City U. | NAIA

Nathan Doll

Rich Mountain | Junior College

Brian Byrd

Southern Nazarene (OK) | NAIA

Trevor Harmon

Southern Nazarene (OK) | NAIA

Vladimir Kalajdzic

St. Thomas (TX) | NAIA

Nick Cook

Johnson & Wales (CO) | Division D3

Andy Kohel

Video Available

Due to NCAA rules, video will be available to you for review, use and share with any coaches. ( icon next to their school logo).

More Coaches Coming Soon!

Soccer Showcase

The website will be updated weekly with new attendees, the event will feature multiple confirmed college coaches. EXACT has the largest college network in the country, as over 1,000 college coaches from top DI, DII, DIII, and NAIA programs around the country have participated in EXACT's events. Our goal is to give athletes maximum exposure to a broad range of collegiate programs.

50 Coaches Guaranteed

Our "Academic 50" ID Camp is an intensive 3-day non-residential college training camp for rising 8th – 12th graders. The event is geared toward high-achieving student-athletes (3.0+) looking to play college soccer at a strong academic school. As the name "Academic 50" suggests, the camp will feature a coaching staff of 50 college coaches from top academic college programs all over the country.

Over the course of the three days:

Players are equipped with the skills and resources needed, on and off the field, to achieve success on the next level. Personal interaction with college coaches is emphasized from start to finish. Players work with college coaches in training and gameplay, as well as in small group workshops off the field, and they’ll even spend time interacting informally during lunch.

Players also learn from EXACT’s mental training curriculum to develop the mental approach needed for the next level. Off the field, players will participate in sessions on the college recruiting process to learn how the recruiting process works and how to get themselves recruited.

Each player receives a one-on-one evaluation from a college coach at the conclusion of camp, as well as a personal Development Plan to continue growth after camp. Overall, this event is a really great opportunity to build relationships with a ton of coaches, develop your skills as a player, and understand what it is going to take to play at that higher level.

Goalkeeper Training

EXACT partners with college goalkeeper coaches to prioritize a premium experience for goalkeepers.

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All GKs participate in individual keeper-specific training led by college GK coaches

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Training focuses on all GK skills including footwork, shot stopping, crossing, and more; GKs receive a 1-on-1 evaluation based on their performance

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In addition position-specific work, GKs also face live action observed by all college coaches

Goalkeeper ID Camp + Video Program

EXACT partners with college GK coaches to provide a customized experience for keepers.

The Goalkeeper Experience Includes:

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A Goalkeeper Showcase- all 50+ college coaches in attendance observe a showcase exclusively for GKs

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Multiple private position-specific training sessions with a team of college coaches

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A keeper-specific session on the recruiting process to cover unique aspects of the position

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Live-action in tournament gameplay, observed by all college coaches

Goalkeeper Video Program (Optional):

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Add a professionally filmed and edited video to your camp experience

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Highlights are captured during workouts at camp and edited to show you at your best

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Your video will be edited after camp and delivered on a personalized Highlight Video webpage

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Pre-order your Goalkeeper Video during registration for 195 (35% savings)

Reviews

See what people are saying about EXACT!

Review by Paris Royo

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I brought my son to this camp not really knowing what to expect and was concerned about how young he was for the camp, since it appears designed around high school level players. I was surprised by the in-depth amount of information that EXACT provided us regarding how to prepare for the college recruitment process. Without a doubt, we would have missed out on the opportunity to know how the process works and the information you provided was insightful and we have confidence moving forward as our son moves into high school and college beyond.

Great job and we look forward to attending more EXACT camps, as well as introduce my younger son to the camps when the time is right. Thank you!

Review by Gretchen Knoblock

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The numerous pieces of advice for student athletes was really good. This camp was a confidence builder for my son, and also empowering. Thanks for a well organized and educational camp.

Review by Parker McDonald

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I had an amazing experience at EXACT Camp. I enjoyed the opportunity to talk face-to-face with so many coaches from around the country. I also enjoyed the opportunity to train with new coaches. I am looking forward to visiting coaches that I met at their schools and getting to take a closer look at their programs. It was also cool to meet so many fellow athletes from other places and make new friends. Thank you so much for everything!! Thank you!!!

Review by Chris Wraback

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Through this one day camp, EXACT Soccer has made me realize that my dream is so possible to reach. It's the only camp I've been to, but I was able to meet so many new people who share the same passion as me. I also learned how to elevate my recruiting game to reach my goal much easier.

Review by Brenden  Bryan

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This was a wonderful opportunity to meet coaches and other players in a completely different format. There is a chance to show individual skills that may not be seen in a regular soccer tournament environment. The interaction with coaches is outstanding and I really feel that I was able to get exposure from EXACT that I would not have anywhere else. Thanks for a great session and options to see so many coaches. I can't wait to see where this opportunity leads me!

Review by Jacob Nelson

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EXACT Sports Camp is a key component to being recruited as an athlete. The camp provides you with an opportunity to meet, interact, and train with college coaches from different schools around the nation from different levels. EXACT Sports provides you with insights into improving your chance of being seen and recruited by college coaches. It was one of the best decisions I made in my recruiting process.

Review by Sean  O'Callaghan

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This is the first ID Camp that I have attended and it was a positive experience in every way. The camp was very well organized leading up to the camp with very informative emails and preparation work for the camp. On the day of the camp, registration was well organized and the EXACT team was there to help for every step of the way. Chris was an excellent leader and motivated me from the very beginning. It was amazing to be exposed to real college coaches and to be coached both on and off the field. Getting feedback on the day was very rewarding. I am looking forward to attending EXACT Soccer Academic 50 ID Camp in June/July.

Review by Joe Moore

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I attended the camp with my son. The information that the EXACT personnel provided was excellent. We are now much more informed regarding the college recruiting and scholarship qualification's. The coaches that mentored the boys were also very knowledgeable, devoted, and fun. The rating that was provided after the camp was very helpful to help guide my son with his future training. The camp helped to boost my son's confidence and love for the game. I cannot say enough about the camp. You guys are the best ! Thanks for your efforts!

Review by Benjamin Sumners

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I was surprised to see so many coaches, and having them available to talk to. I wish I would have known about EXACT Sports Elite Camp my junior year. I left feeling like I had personal attention from coaches, and got a better grip on how to navigate the college sports recruitment process.

Great experience meeting coaches, and having the discussion panel with coaches and parents. The games were fun and challenging, which I really enjoyed. Thanks EXACT!

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Facts about EXACT SOCCER

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Largest college coaching staff of any organization -- camp, tournament or club (bringing in 1000 amazing college coaches every year!)

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Hugely successful supporters of high school athletes -- 70.2% of participants have gone on to play NCAA or NAIA college athletics.

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Only training camp organization that has received funding from the NCAA.

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Official behavioral training partner of US Soccer.

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The only camp staff that has expertise in developing athletes from high school to college to pro (we also work with over 60 pro teams)

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The only exposure organization that blends the 4 pillars of development through our mental training expertise (EXACT is funded by the National Institutes of Health).

Event Schedule

This is a sample schedule. Registered athletes will receive a final schedule prior to camp.

Travel & Accommodations

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Family Members Traveling with Athletes

Athletes Traveling Alone

Traveling far to get to EXACT? Campers have the option to participate in the residential, overnight program. Typically, 20-40% of campers participate in this optional program. Those interested in lodging can add on during registration. Campers stay in EXACT-supervised accommodations with 1-3 fellow participating players. Friendship requests can be made after enrollment. Included in the EXACT residency option are two nights lodging, dinners, breakfasts and shuttle between the camp facility and the overnight accommodations (plus all the fun you can handle!).

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In addition to a GPS location, we provide specific directions to all participants in pre-camp materials so you know exactly where to go and when to be there!

The following airport options are most convenient for the event location:

KDAL - Dallas Love Field: About 18 miles from facility.
KDFW - Dallas Fort Worth International Airport: About 21 miles from facility.

If family member(s) would like to stay at our recommended hotel, we often organize a discounted rate (Click Here). Family members are welcome to observe & participate at camp. We have a few sessions designed for family participation including the parent workshop and the recruiting panel However, it is totally optional -- only person that should be there is the athlete!

Players are welcome to travel to the EXACT camp without an accompanying family member. Players have the option to take our airport transit from the recommended airports listed above. This transit will take the athlete from airport to camp (and back to airport after camp ends). Try to book your flight to arrive at airport by 11am and departing flight after 8pm. If you need take earlier/later flights, just let us know -- we always accommodate!

Frequently Asked Questions

When will confirmed coaches be announced?

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We are in the process of selecting and confirming coaches now. The confirmed list will be added to the website in the next couple weeks.
This event will feature coaches from some of the top regional institutions. EXACT has the largest college network in the country, as over 1,000 college coaches from top DI, DII, DIII, and NAIA programs around the country have participated in EXACT’s events. Our goal is give athletes maximum exposure to a broad range of college soccer options.
You can see the coaches we had at our most recent events in the region on this event page by selecting the “EXACT’s College Network” tab which is the second option on the left-side menu on the event page.

Are all college coaches listed on the coaching staff actually going to be there?

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Yes - EXACT Sports hires all coaches to be on the field instructing and evaluating athletes throughout camp. All coaches listed on the coaching staff are confirmed to participate, instruct, evaluate and get to personally know the players.

Will players have an opportunity to get feedback from college coaches on the coaching staff?

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YES! Players begin interacting with college coaches from the moment they arrive at camp. Building personal relationships between players and college coaches is our specialty. One-on-one interaction is emphasized, as college coaches lead all training and game sessions. There is opportunity for feedback during training sessions, gameplay, lunch, and post camp. Each player will also meet 1-on-1 with a college coach for a formal evaluation at the conclusion of camp.

Are meals provided at a residential camp?

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Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, we will be unable to offer any residential accommodations for Summer 2020. Family members who are traveling with athletes are encouraged to take advantage of the local hotel discounts provided in the Travel & Accommodations section of this page.

For players who select the residential option, EXACT provides all meals starting with dinner on Day 1 and ending with lunch on Day 3. Lunch is provided for all campers on Day 2 & 3. Snacks and drinks are provided for all campers on all three days. All players are encouraged to bring additional snacks as needed and a water bottle.

Is there training for Goalkeepers? (Academic 50 Soccer)

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Yes – the EXACT Academic 50 ID Camp has a special goalkeeper specific curriculum. The coaching staff always includes college goalkeeper coaches. In addition to gameplay, goalkeepers will participate in keeper-specific training sessions designed and led by college goalkeeper coaches, a keeper-specific recruiting panel, and a skills showcase observed by all 50+ college coaches in attendance. Finally, goalkeepers will have the option of adding a Goalkeeper Highlight Video to their registration (option available during registration).

How can I sign up for the Goalkeeper Video Program?

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We offer a Video Program is an add-on available for purchase by goalkeepers attending an EXACT ID Camp. Purchase can be made during registration (at a significantly discounted pre-order rate) or at camp (at full price). Details about the video can be found under the sidebar “Goalkeeper ID Camp + Video Program”.

Is there a trainer on-site at camp?

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Yes – there is an Athletic Trainer on-site during all gameplay & training. Your well-being is a priority!

What do players need to bring to camp?

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Soccer equipment to bring includes soccer clothes, cleats, shin guards, ball, water bottle, socks, goalkeeper gloves*, and GYM SHOES/FLATS.

Can parents watch?

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While parents are traditionally welcomed to attend and observe all portions of EXACT's camps, we have to prioritize the safety of athletes and coaches. As part of our effort to follow local guidelines for Covid-19, spectators will be limited in certain settings (particularly indoors). We are doing our best to still give parents an avenue to watch while maintaining control of group sizes. Specific guidelines for your camp will be shared with all parents prior to camp. Additionally, EXACT continues to be the only camp provider to offer digital interaction through our Camp Dashboard, which is accessible to parents.

Parents are more than welcome to attend any of the sessions throughout the day. This includes, training, afternoon game-play, and informational meetings (parent meeting and recruiting informational session).

What is EXACT's Cancellation Policy?

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Because our camps have a limited capacity, we cannot offer refunds to campers who cancel for any reason. However, during registration you may purchase "No Questions Asked" (NQA) cancellation insurance that will allow you to receive a refund in the event that you are unable to attend the camp.

For those that do not purchase NQA cancellation insurance, we are only able to offer you a transfer of your registration fee less a credit transfer fee to cover EXACT's incurred event costs. Transfer fee is 20% (when notified 14+ days out) or 35% (when notified 1-14 days out from camp). The credit will be stored on your email address and can be applied to any open EXACT camp within 12 months. There is no credit provided to no-shows at the camp, so please notify us early!

If you are already registered and need to cancel, please go to https://mycamp.exactsports.com/. Click here to learn about our weather policy. For additional information email director@exactsports.com.

NCAA Compliance

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Yes, EXACT takes great care in ensuring compliance with NCAA rules, as college coaches are interacting and training with players on the field. In accordance with NCAA rules, EXACT camps are open to any and all that would like to attend, but may limit attendance based on several factors, such as age, number and grade level. however, camp attendance at EXACT is never restricted by a camper's skill level or competitive experience. More information on NCAA compliance can be found here: https://exactsports.com/ncaa-compliant/

Open Enrollment Camp (NCAA)

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Yes, all EXACT events are open enrollment, complying with NCAA bylaws, allowing any and all athletes to participate.  To read more about EXACT's approach to NCAA compliance and how we manage a positive training experience, click here: https://exactsports.com/ncaa-compliant/    

My question is not covered here. Is there someone I can speak to at EXACT Sports?

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Yes, the best way to reach us is to email us at Director@exactsports.com. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 2 business days (but it is usually much quicker!).

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