Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

June 17, 2013

Montz Pro Soccer Camp set July 22-26 at CCHS


CROSSVILLE — The Jared Montz Pro Soccer Camps hosted by the CCHS boosters will be July 22-26 at Cumberland County High School.

Jared Montz, retired pro soccer player and founder of, is hosting a soccer camp for players of all skill levels. He played professional soccer for four years, mostly with the Chicago Fire (MLS) and then the Puerto Rico Islanders (USL). This is his eighth year of soccer camps.

This camp will feature mini ball training. Campers will have special sessions and inistructions using the mini ball. These sessions will focus on improving campers concentration, touch on the ball, foot skill and confidence.

Camp is designed to teach players how to improve individually as well as in a team setting. Players learn skills, techniques, strategies and soccer smarts he knows now that he wishes he knew at their age.

The mission of camp is to inspire players that if they "Believe In It" and back that up with hard work anything in life is possible.

There will be two camps — a middle school camp from 6 to 8 p.m. (Monday through Friday) for grades fourth through seventh and a high school camp for girls in eighth to 12th grade from 8 to 10 a.m. (Monday through Friday) and boys in eighth to 12th grade from 10 a.m. to noon (Monday through Friday). Players will be grouped by appropriate ages and skill levels.

The fee is $150, which includes an autographed picture, question and answer session, prize giveaway, camper action pictures (via email) and "Believe In It" bracelet. Fees must be paid by July 22.

Campers provide water, soccer ball, cleats, shin guards and sunscreen.