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Registration for the 2016 edition of the Advanced Camp is now open!

Elite Camp Brochure

  • Registration for the Advanced Camp is now open.  If you have a PARA account, registration may be completed online by clicking here.  Alternatively, you may visit Tuscaloosa County PARA Office to complete registration in person. Please contact 205.562.3200 with any questions or for more information.

The Advanced Camp, designed for the advanced players, offers instruction in complex soccer skills.  The Advanced Camp curriculum will emphasize both technical skill refinement and tactical decision making and application in game like situations.

Dates: June 27-30th
Times: 6:00-8:00pm
LocationSokol North Complex
Age Group: U9-U18 (Age as of August 1st, 2015)
Camp Cost: $100 (includes camp t-shirt)
What to Bring: soccer ball, cleats, tennis shoes, shin guards, tennis shoes, sunscreen, water bottle
Camp Staff: 


Joel Person

  • Tuscaloosa United Director of Coaching
  • Head Coach Birmingham Hammers
  • USSF “A” Coaching License
  • NSCAA National Youth Coaching License
  • Former Elite Clubs National League Director (BUSA)
  • Former Collegiate Head Soccer Coach
  • Collegiate Playing Experience 



  • TUSC Academy Director – Bobby Miller
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
  • USSF National Youth Coaching License
  • Professional Playing Experience
  • Former Collegiate and Current Hillcrest Boys High School Head Soccer Coach
  • Ph.D. in Sport Pedagogy

Zac Crawford

  • Technical Director- Alabama Soccer Association
  • Oversees the Olympic Development Program, Coaching Education program, and Outreach programs, as well as all facets of player/coach development.
  • USSF “A”  Coaching License
  • USSF National Youth Coaching License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • NSCAA Regional Goalkeeping Diploma
  • Collegiate Playing Experience