Eclipse Elite Camp

Eclipse Elite Camp

Dates:  Monday, July 1st – Wednesday, July 3rd (3 Day Camp)

Time:  9am – 12pm

Location:  Vista Hermosa Sports Park | San Clemente

Price:  $120 ($100 if you register by May 17th)


This is a Competitive Camp for LHSC Players Only (ages U8-U14) who want to learn from the best, take their game to the next level, and be better prepared for the fall season!
Daily Curriculum to Include:  Master of dribbling, turning and passing skills along with addressing the techniques and tactics of high level attacking and defending.  The daily balance of TECHNICAL SKILL GUIDANCE and information of the TACTICAL GAME APPLICATION will allow each player to enhance their skills to the highest potential. There will be scrimmage games at the end of each day so that players can show off what they’ve learned!

  • Each day will be headlined by some of the best Coaches in the Women’s game!  In addition, the camp will include an all-star male and female staff of clinicians with collegiate and professional experience!
  • NEW THIS YEAR:  Q&A session with “Women in the Game” with our Special Guest Speaker and panel of Women Players.
  • Giveaways for Daily Contest and Achievement Recognitions!



Abner Rogers

Technical Director & President, Laguna Hills Eclipse Soccer Club
Professional Experience:
•    Football Association Full Badge Lillishall England 1984
•    USSF ‘A’ National Coaching License
•    UEFA ‘A’ License
•    Former Head Coach, Los Angeles Sol (WPS League Champs & WPS Finalists)
•    Former Head Coach for the OC Waves (WPSL National Champions)
Coaching Highlights:

•    Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) All-Star Coach 2009
•    WPS Coach of the Year 2009
•    National Championship OC Waves/WPSL 2011
•    WPSL Coach of the Year 2011
•    USASA-National Hall of Fame September, 2010
•    USASA-Region IV Hall of Fame January, 2009
•    Won Two National Club Championships in 2002 & 2005 with Laguna Hills Soccer Club Eclipse.
•    SOCCER AMERICA ranks LHSC Eclipse as Top 20 Girls Soccer Club for 4th Year Running. 2004-2007.
•    Coached International games against Mexico, Australia, and USA, as well as several U20 National Teams
•    California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA) Coach of the Year 1995 and 2005
•    Guided 13 players to the professional ranks, 31 players to Regional teams, 22 players to National Teams, and 5 players to World Cup competition
•    Groomed Amy Rodriguez to become 2005 Gatorade National High School Player of the Year. Women’s USA National World Cup and Olympic Teams.
Anson Dorrance, University of North Carolina, USA World Cup 1991 Champions and Winner of 23 Div 1 National NCAA Championships:
“The things I appreciate about Abner the most, are his standards for soccer excellence. All the teams I’ve watched him work with play a very sophisticated level of the game without losing sight of playing to win the whole time. Abner is one of our top coaches in the USA, and will take all the players to another level”
Jerry Smith, Santa Clara University. Div 1 NCAA National Champions 2001:
“Abner sets himself apart from other coaches as he blends individual’s technical abilities, tactical awareness and psychological development within a team setting.”

Neil Powell

Director of Coaching, Laguna Hills Eclipse Soccer Club
Professional Experience:
•    Semi professional teams including St. Leonards, Banstead Athletic, Molesey and Hamble Aerostructures
•    Former Assistant Coach, Los Angeles Sol (WPS League Champs & WPS Finalists)
Coaching Highlights
•    Wimbledon FC (English Premier League) – Staff Coach and Director (part-time)
•    Wimbledon FC – Head goalkeeper coach for U10-U16 teams
•    Charterhouse School (Guildford, Surrey, England) – Trainer
•    English Football Association Regional team (South-East) goalkeeper coach for U15 and U16 teams
•    Claremont Prep School – Coach – 2 years undefeated for 1st and 2nd times in School history
•    UK international Soccer Camps (CA) Camp Director
•    Santa Barbara High School Boy’s Assistant Coach
•    UC Santa Barbara Men’s & Women’s Goalkeeper Coach
•    Futbol Club of Santa Barbara – Technical Director
•    Olympic Development Program (ODP) volunteer coach for B’88 teams

Colette Swensen

College: Florida State University, Bachelor’s Degree
•    Florida State University Women’s Soccer Team (Captain)
•    3 NCAA Final Four Appearances
•    Finishing Up Master’s Degree from Concordia University in Coaching & Athletic Administration
Professional Experience:
•    WPSL Central Delaware Soccer Association (Team Captain)

•    WPSL OC Waves (WPSL National Champions)

•    Women’s Finnish Professional Soccer League
Coaching Experience:
•    Current Assistant Coach Women’s Soccer at the University of California, Irvine (3rd Season)
•    Mark Krikorian Soccer Academy
•    West Boca Raton High School
•    Team Boca Soccer Club
•    Youth Development Coach for the Philadelphia Independence WPSL Club

Jenny Hammond

College: Clemson University, Bachelor’s Degree
•    Clemson University Women’s Soccer Team (Captain)
•    Freshman All-American (2001)
•    Twice Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll & Clemson University  Dean’s List
•    Master’s Degree from University of Kansas in Sports Management

Professional Experience:
•    WPS Western New York Flash
•    WPS Sky Blue FC
•    WPSL OC Waves
Coaching Experience:
•    Current Director of Coaches, Girls Program for Chelsea Soccer Club
•    University of Kansas, Director of Operations for Women’s Soccer Program
•    Coach at the Kansas Soccer Club
•    Former Assistant Coach for Eastern Illinois University Women’s Soccer Team (NCAA Div. 1, Ohio Valley Conference)
*Notably Jenny is also Mission Viejo Native, where she was a member of both Regional and National ODP camps as a youth player. She attended Santa Margarita High School and lead her team to 3 CIF Championships.


Dan Richards
BA Honors Degree in Sports Studies from the University of Wolverhampton, England
Coaching Qualifications:
•    USSF National B License
•    NCSAA National Goalkeeper Diploma
•    English FA National Coaching Badge
•    Cal South Goalkeeper License
•    English FA Psychology for Soccer Level 1
•    English FA Fitness for Soccer Level 1
•    NFHS (National Federation of State High Schools) Certified
•    LA Orthopedic Hospital Sports Medicine and Injury Prevention Certified
•    NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Integrated SAQ Training Certified

Craig Bull
Laguna Hills Eclipse Academy Director, Head Coach
Dearne Valley, Higher National Diploma in Leisure Management & BTEC National Diploma in Science (Sports Studies)

Professional Training:
•    Junior Team Managers Award (Level 1 in England)
•    FA Coaching License (Level 2 in England)
•    FA First Aid Level 1
•    Sports Management & Treatment of Injury Award
•    USSF National C License
•    National Youth Coaching License (USSF)


Greg Aviles
•    Loyola Marymount University:  Sports Psychology
•    California State University Fullerton, Bachelor’s of Science: Kinesiology w/ Emphasis’ in Coaching & Sports Psychology
•    Concordia University: Masters in Coaching & Athletic Administration
•    USSF National “B” License
•    Adult CPR Certified

For More Information, contact Greg Aviles by clicking HERE.