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FUNdamentals Camp Overview
Available for players born 2007-2017

FUNdamentals Camp Developmental Focuses:
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 Dates and Information

WEEKS OFFERED IN 2022 Location
June 6-10 Asheville - JBL 
June 13-17 Asheville - JBL 
June 20-24 Asheville - JBL 
Hendersonville - AAC
June 27-July 1 Asheville - JBL 
 July 11-15Asheville - JBL 
 July 18-22Asheville - JBL 
 July 25-29Asheville - JBL 
Mars Hill - Steen's Field
 Aug 1-5Asheville - JBL 

Camp Options and Cost
Half-Day: Available for players born 2017-2014 - $135.00

Full-day: Available for players born 2015-2007- $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/Free Play
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
12:00 - 12:45 - Lunch
12:45 - 1:45 - Scrimmage Games
2-3:30 PM - Pool
4:00 PM - Pick-Up @ Field

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

  • Cancellations must be made 15 days before the first day of camp to receive a full refund minus a $10 administrative fee.
  • Cancellations made less than 15 days before the first day of camp will receive a 50% refund.
  • Transfers to a different week available.
  • For questions or information about payments, contact Nancy McCord ([email protected]) or Bobby Somerville ([email protected]).
Cancellations made in less than 30 days but due to medical issues must provide a doctor’s note and then will receive a full refund minus an admin fee of $10.00.

Camp Directors

Shane Weems
ABYSA / HFC Director of Coaching and Player Development, Recreation Division (2004 - Present)
FUNdamentals Soccer Camp, Director (2004 - Present)
  • USSF National "A" License - 2014
  • NSCAA / USC - Premier Diploma - 2013
  • USSF National Youth License - 2004
  • Played professionally for the Charleston Battery (94 and 95) and for the Hampton Roads Mariners (1996)
  • Played collegiately and was a captain for NCAA Div. I, College of Charleston (1990-94) receiving All-Conference honors while playing in midfield for the Cougars under legendary coach Ralph Lundy.
  • Former Assistant for Men's Soccer at UNC-Asheville under head coach Matt Kern (2010-2015)
  • As a youth, won 3 Georgia State Championships with the ASA Mustangs 72 under Ga. Hall of Fame coach, Jose Vivanco
  • NC ODP Staff and Coach (2005-2014)
  • WPSL - Associate Head Coach,  Asheville City SC, Women's team - 2019 
  • NCYSA Recreation Council member - Current

Paul Buckley
Assistant Camp Director 
BCS PE Teacher at 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

For more information about the camp, please email [email protected].



Helpful Links

JBL Field Sponsor

Click here for instructions on how to register

Contact Us

Shane Weems  
FUNdamentals Soccer Camps - Director
[email protected]

Will Voss
FUNdamentals Soccer Camps - Administrator

ABYSA Recreation League

Click here for a detailed overview of our Recreation Program

ABYSA FUNdamentals Soccer Camps ABYSA FUNdamentals Soccer Camps

Contact Us:

Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association, Inc.

ABYSA/HFC PO Box 895 Asheville NC 28802-0895 

[email protected]

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