Duluth FC Hosts Skills Camp for Young Northland Athletes

Updated: July 11, 2019 10:33 PM

Thursday a few Duluth FC players transformed into coaches for the youth skills camp at Stebner Park in Hermantown.

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The camp is open to young athletes between the ages of 10-17 looking to discover and improve their soccer skills. Goaltender Alberto Ciroi, goaltender and personal coach Pietro Filacorda, and midfielder Soham Kathuria were among the Duluth FC BlueGreens running the camp.

The activities focused on the four main areas of goalkeeping: shot stopping, distribution, high balls, and the all around physical attributes of goalkeeping. However, skills for all positions are taught during the camp. 

"It's just a great opportunity for everybody. For us as a coaches to improve and become a better coach, and to connect with these young players. As well as for them to learn things they didn't know before and improve their skills," said Ciroi.

The next camp is July 23rd at Stebner Park from 8:30-4 P.M.. To register click here.

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