Island Rec and Friday Harbor FC partnered over the July 4 holiday with Western Washington University's women's and men's soccer to host the first ever WWU soccer camp here in Friday Harbor. More than 75 players ranging in ages 6-18 came out to John O. Linde Community fields to participate.
WWU women's head coach, Travis Connell and men's head coach Greg Brisbon along with assistant coaches worked with players on technical and tactical game skills in a fun competitive environment. Many parents were impressed by the instruction and level of engagement of all the players. In addition to the players camp, the coaches also hosted a coaching clinic for our local volunteer soccer coaches. It was a fun camp for all involved.
A big shout out and thank you to local businesses that helped sponsor the event by donating food and/or activities for the coaches and families: Bakery San Juan, Discovery Sea Kayaks, and Western Prince Whale & Wildlife Tours. Additionally, thank you to Coach Van for helping make it possible.
Island Rec staff