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Schalke U8 - U18 Summer Camp

Open to Boys and Girls both in the club and from outside of the Westchester Flames

Westchester Flames F.C. Announces F.C. Schalke 04 Training Camp May 10, 2019- Westchester Flames F.C. (WF) has partnered with F.C. Schalke 04 (S04) to host a Soccer Training Camp July 23-26, 2019. The camp will feature academy coaches from the legendary Schalke Knappenschmiede.  
 
Founded in 1904, Schalke 04 has won 7 German Championships, 5 DFB-Pokals, 1 DFL-Supercup, and 1 UEFA Cup. In the 2017-18 season Schalke finished 2nd in the Bundesliga to qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Schalke’s famous youth academy, known as “Knappenschmiede,” is widely regarded as one of the best developmental programs in the world, with graduates such as US National team star Weston McKennie as well as a plethora of stars across Europe such as Mesut Özil, Manuel Neuer, Julian Draxler, and Leroy Sané. 
 
This 4-Day Camp will provide participants with:

★ Exposure to the S04 training methodologies and philosophies
★ Technical and small-sided sessions  
★ 15 players/ 1 coach ratio
★ Coaching education opportunities for WF coaches
★ Official F.C. Schalke 04 Umbro Training Shirt
★ Best players will receive an exclusive invitation to the 2019 F.C. Schalke 04 National Camp 
 
“Having the opportunity to bring over coaches from one of the top youth developers in the world is an amazing opportunity for Westchester Flames and our soccer community as a whole. Especially a club that has already shown they value the talent here in the US. I’m excited to see the players challenged and pushed beyond their comfort zone and come away having learned something new and an appreciation for what Schalke expect of their players.” - Troy Bilyeu, Westchester Flames Club Manager. 

To register for the camp go to ​www.bit.ly/wffc19

Westchester Flames are very excited to host this S04 Training Camp, and are looking forward to doing more together in the future with F.C. Schalke 04.. For more information contact Joe Davis at joseph@globalimagesports.com or Troy Bilyeu at troy@westchesterflames.com