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Darlington School – College Prep Camp – June 16, 2024 – June 22, 2024 Session 1

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College Prep Camp
Ages 14 to 18, Boys and Girls
Residential: Early Bird $1099, $1199 after May 1, 2024


Soccer Camp Details

The Darlington School
1014 Cave Spring Rd
Rome, GA 30161

Stretching for more than 400 acres, Darlington’s campus is nestled around a small lake in the foothills of the Lookout Mountain Range in Rome, Georgia, an hour away from Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

No 1 Soccer Campers are housed in two of Darlington’s six student houses and play on four impeccable soccer fields of Bermuda grass in a run by Darlington Soccer Academy Director, Chad Liddle and his staff. In addition, the A J Huffman Memorial Athletic Center provides for an all-weather indoor training center, swimming pool, weight training room and various multi-purpose courts. The dormitories are air conditioned and all meals are served on campus at the dining hall.

The goal of the No.1 College Prep Performance Academy is to provide an incredible environment where serious soccer players will be exposed to the highest level of instruction in anticipation of playing at the highest level possible. The No.1 Soccer Camps College Prep Performance Academy is available for individuals looking to be challenged in a highly competitive soccer environment, while being assessed by guest collegiate coaches as well as our No.1 Senior Staff Coaches. Our goal is to improve individual play through demanding field sessions, and insightful seminars about playing at the highest level. High Performance Seminars will be led by trusted experts in their field and will include: Sports Nutrition, Soccer Specific Conditioning, ACT/SAT Preparation and Sport Psychology. Goalkeepers and field players will be exposed to an intensive training environment for those who are serious about fulfilling their potential. Due to the uniqueness of this specialty program enrollment will be limited, and will only be offered at Select No.1 Soccer Camp Sites. This camp is available to serious soccer players aged 15 and older.
At select No. 1 Soccer Camp sites where we will also host a No. 1 College Showcase ID event, your enrollment in the College Prep Performance Academy will also include, at no additional cost, enrollment into the College Showcase ID Camp. Additional details regarding both events will be sent to you upon receipt of your registration.


  • Competitive Shooting Exercises
  • Finishing in the Box Drills
  • When in Doubt…Shoot
  • Complex Training Drills
  • Individual Forward Training
  • Mental Toughness Development Playing
  • Defensive Role of the Striker
  • Attacking out of the Back
  • Group Tactics Leading to 11-A-Side
  • Beating an Offside Trap
  • Vision in the 11-A-Side Game
  • Training the Playmaker
  • Changing Point of Attack
  • Beating the Offside Trap
  • Beating a Sweeper
  • Against a Flat Back Three or Four
  • Playing as a Target Player
  • Laws of the Game for Strikers
  • Match Analysis
  • High Performance Seminars


  • Plyometrics & Advanced Footwork
  • Role of the Sweeper/Keeper
  • Vision in the 11-A-Side Game
  • Group Tactics Leading to 11-A-Side
  • Defending Restarts
  • Laws of the Game for Goalkeepers
  • High Performance Seminars
  • Interval & Pressure Training
  • Mental Toughness Development
  • Attacking out of the Back
  • Playing Behind a Flat Back Three or Four
  • Complex Shoot/Save Training Exercises
  • Goalkeeper Circuit Training

Due to the uniqueness of this specialty program, enrollment will be limited and offered only at select No.1 Soccer Camp sites.