Warm up this spring with a girls-only morning of soccer!
This clinic will feature DUSC Academy coaching staff and special guest female coaches from outside the club. Open to players of all levels and experience.
Who: Girls born 2006-2012
Location: Pier 40
Date: March 9th
Time: 10:00-12:00 pm
Cost: $25 (financial aid available upon request)
Joining the Spring Kick-Off Clinic as a special guest is Kayleigh Fournier, the head strength and conditioning coach at NYU. Fournier, a native of Millbury, Mass., previously worked at both Dartmouth College and Yale. She earned a Bachelor's degree in human performance at Florida Gulf Coast University and a Master's degree in physical education (emphasis on strength and conditioning) from Bridgewater State University.
DUSC Coaching Staff:
Sarah Dwyer-Shick, who is in her second year with DUSC, is the Goalkeeping Technical Director for the girls academy program and Special Projects Coordinator for Girls Development Initiatives. She is also currently in her fourth year as the Assistant Men's Coach at Dutchess Community College.
Prior to joining DUSC, Sarah coached at each of the three NCAA divisions including time at the University of Northern Colorado, South Dakota State University, Stony Brook University, Marist College and Pace University. At the youth level she served as the director of the Eastern NY Girls North Olympic Development Program for five years and worked with NY Rush/Patriots for eight. A multiple-sport athlete in college, she graduated from Smith College and later earned a Master's degree in Sports Management from the University of Denver. Her certifications include the U.S. Soccer Youth Licence, NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeping and Director of Coaching Diplomas. She is also an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
In 2017, she founded The Sports Bra Project, a nonprofit organization that works to remove barriers and increase access to sports opportunities for girls and women.
Leanne Campbell, a native of Liverpool, England, is in her first year working in an operations and coaching capacity for DUSC. Campbell most recently worked as head coach and operations manager for Everton America in Connecticut. She also served as academy director at Southington Soccer Club and as a head coach at FC Somers. Campbell played for the Everton youth academy and for Liverpool Ladies FC. She earned her national diploma (UK) in Sports Coaching and Education, holds the FA Level 1 and 2 license.
Nicole Carroll is in her second season with DUSC and is the head women's coach at Monroe College, a program she helped to launch on the school's Bronx Campus in 2017. A native of Bayside, Queens, Carroll was a three-time All CUNYAC goalkeeper for the City College of New York. She currently coaches the DUSC '08 girls team and also works with the club's goalkeepers.
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