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Spring Break Soccer Camps

ABYSA Spring Break Soccer Camp - April 11-15

@ JBL for children ages 4-14 

FUNdamentals Camp Description:
ABYSA’s FUNdamentals Soccer Camp offers a games-centered teaching approach to soccer education, creating an exciting and entertaining environment designed to boost player learning. The FUNdamentals teaching method is designed to enrich players’ passion for soccer while teaching them the proper techniques for future soccer success. The camp will employ games designed to build technical foundations for dribbling, passing, receiving, shielding, and shooting. Older age groups will also be exposed to individual and small group tactical implications of the game.  

Group Formation:
Campers will be placed in proper age groups and skill levels to ensure all players benefit from developmentally appropriate activities, teaching, and competition. 

FUNdamentals Camp Staff include former collegiate and professional players each of whom coach locally in the ABYSA Classic Division (HFC). All staff leaders hold the prestigious United States Soccer Federation (USSF) National Youth License, licensing them to educate young soccer players in a safe, developmentally appropriate teaching environment. 

How to Register:
Click here for instructions on how to register

Camp Options and Cost

Half-Day: Available for players born 2017-2014 - $135.00
Full-day: Available for players born 2013-2007- $235.00

(players born in 2017-2014)
9:00 - 10:30 -Technical Training Games
10:30 - 11:00 - Snack / Rest break
11:00-11:50 - Technical/ 3v3 games
Pick-up @ field - 12 Noon

What Half-Day Players Need to Bring
Water bottle
Shin guards
Cleats or Tennis Shoes


(players born in 2015-2007)
9:00 - 10:30 - Technical Training
10:30 - 11:00 -Snack time / Rest break
11:00 - 12:00 - Technical/Tactical/Free Play
12:15 - 1:15 - Lunch
1:15 - 2:30 - Scrimmage Games
2:30-3:45 Movie / Fun Field Activity PM
4:00 PM - Pick-Up @ Field

What Full Day Players Need to Bring
Water bottle
Shin Guards
Cleats and Tennis Shoes recommended
Extra change of clothes if needed (rainy days)


Camp Directors:

Shane Weems, 
ABYSA / HFC Director of Coaching and Player Development (2004 - Present)
FUNdamentals Soccer Camp, Director (2004 - Present)
Soccer In the Schools, Director (2005 - Present)

  • USSF National "A" Coaching License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • USSF National Youth License
  • WPSL - Associate Head Coach,  ACSC Women's team - 2019
  • Played professionally for the Charleston Battery (94 and 95 seasons), Hampton Road Mariners (1996) before an injury ended his playing career. 
  • Former NCAA Div. I player and 2-year team captain at the College of Charleston (1990-94)  receiving All-South and All-Conference honors while playing central midfield for the Cougars under legendary coach Ralph Lundy. 
  • Former Volunteer Assistant Coach, Men's Soccer at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, UNCA (2010-2015)
  • NC ODP Staff Coach (2005-2014)

Paul Buckley, Assistant Camp Director & BCS Physical Education Teacher (Weaverville Elementary/Primary)

  • USSF National Youth License
  • USSF "D" Coaching License
  • 4 year player for NCAA Division 2 Mars Hill College
  • Former USL player for the West Virginia Chaos and the New Orleans Jesters
  • Arena Soccer League player for Performance FC
  • FUNdamentals camp staff (2006-Present)
  • HFC Staff coach (2004-Present)
  • NCYSA U18 State Championship coach with HFC 95 Red team

Other Camp Staff coaches include former collegiate and professional players most of whom coach teams in the Highland Football Club (HFC).

  • The United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) national youth license.
  • Certified by American Red Cross in CPR and First Aid.

For more information about the camp, please call 828.299.7277 Ext 305.


  • Cancellations must be made 10 days prior to the first day of camp to receive a full refund minus a $10 administrative fee.
  • Cancellations made less than 10 days before the first day of camp will receive a 50% refund minus a $10.00  administrative fee.
  • Full refund minus $10.00 fee will be given in the event of family relocation or medical reasons documented by a physician if requested 5 days prior to the first date of camp.  If made later than 5 days prior to camp then we will issue a 50% refund minus a $10 administrative fee.

Helpful Links

JBL Field Sponsor

Contact Us

Will Voss - ABYSA Recreation and Travel Programs, Administrator
FUNdamentals Soccer Camp Administrator
[email protected]

Shane Weems - ABYSA Recreation Director of Coaching & Player Development
FUNdamentals Camp Director
[email protected]

Recreation Program Overview

Click here for a detailed overview of our Recreation Program

Contact Us:

Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association, Inc.

ABYSA/HFC PO Box 895 Asheville NC 28802-0895 

[email protected]

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