Saturday, March 27, 2010

March 27, 2010- Saturday

On our way to Gronau, Germany to play 2 games - one with the younger group and one with the older group.
Friday was a great day spent I'm Amsterdam. Canal cruise, shopping and sightseeing in downtown Amsterdam.
We then went to Ajax for tour of the ArenA, Museum and the gift. (fan) shop. While at Ajax, we watched youth training there. We had Avery nice dinner at Humphrry's in. Nijmegen.

Typical Dutch weather day - cloudy, rain off and on, and colder .

Thursday, March 25, 2010

2010 Dutchtouch arrives in Holland

Under clear, sunny skies and warm temperatures, the group arrived after a smooth flight with no problems. Luggage arrived and connections were made on time --
after arriving at the Zeven Heuleven Resort, we had a taswty brunch enjoyed. A light training sessioin (stretching) followed and then it was time to rest before a walk to and throiugh the village of Groesbeek. A tasty dinner in trhe village and a return to the Resort.

Friday will be a day in Amsterdam -- part5ly at Ajax and part dowmtown with a canal cruise and shopping.

The first was a huge success.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Camp ends


Camp has ended, but not without many memories. It was a great week from the weather to the enthusiasm of the players to the quality of the coaching. You really could not have asked for more. I want to sincerely thank all the coaches and helpers for their effort and the quality they brought to the Camp. To Jan, who had been grounded by his doctor, many thanks for a great program to folloe each day of the week. All the players benefitted from the experience and the interaction with the coaches.

We ended Camp with the Awards ceremony and Sam Scoles and Gudo Van Dronkelaar were awarde the Wooden Shoe Award as the Camp's MVP in their respective groups. During the week we awarded the Player of the Day and we made 9 presentations of that award.

We hope that everyone leaves with a better understanding of the Dutch Vision of soccer and in some way, hopefully, a better player. Thanks to all who attended the Camp and we wish you all the best in soccer future. we hope to see many of you back in Camp next summer.

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Thursday, July 23

We are now approaching the end of the Camp and it really seemed to fly by.

Today, Thursday was a good day,. a light rain in the morning session, warmr in the afternoon session and a lightning delay fo the evening session. We managed to get everything in without any problems.

Friday we have a morning session with 2 technical training sessions - 2 contests (Pk and Juggle) - 2 All Star games ( 1 with the 2 younger aged groups and 1 Staff vs 2 older groups) -- followed by lunch and the Awards ceremony.

We ad a fantatstic week with the weather cooperating wonderfully -- everyone met new people and made some new friends and had the opportunity to learn from some of the best coaches possible and to experience the Dutch Vision of soccer.

It will be sad to close Camp on Friday, but we hope that the experience was one that will last longer than the week of Camp. We look forward to seeing many of the payers returning next summer to Camp and we will invite some to join us on our Spring trip to Holland.