Pacesetter Soccer Club is pleased to announce that the 9th annual EPL Soccer Camps will take place again in the summer of 2017.
Camp Coaching Staff will include some of the following:
Jimmy Walker (Camp Director)
Jimmy originates from England where he represented the Academy Team at Aston Villa F.C. He was a first Team Collegiate All American and went on to play professionally in Cleveland and Michigan after college. Jimmy Coached at the collegiate level at Penn State , Duquesne, Tiffin University and BGSU. Jimmy now serves as the Director of coaching at Pacesetter Soccer Club.
Danny Fisher (Camp Director)
Danny originates from England where he served as an Academy Coach with Wolves of the English Premier League, Walsall F.C. and Shrewsbury Town. Upon his arrival in the USA he worked for MLS Camps and served as an Assistant at Duquesne University. Danny played in the league of Wales and now serves as Director of Coaching for the Girl’s at Pacesetter Soccer Club.
Ella Walsh (Guest Instructor/Clinician)
Ella Walsh played for Swansea City of the English Premier League for a number of years. Ella also played for the Welsh National Team earning numerous caps and represented Wales in the European Championships. Ella played in the UEFA Champions League for Swansea F.C. of the English Premier League.
Jim Walker SR (Guest Instructor/Clinician)
Jim won the English Premier League with Derby County in 1972 as a professional player before moving into coaching. Jim spent two years on the first team Coaching Staff at Blackburn Rovers and 15 years at Aston Villa F.C. in the English Premier League. During his time at Aston Villa they finished 2nd in the English Premier League, won the league Cup twice, finished runners up in the FA Cup final and competed in the UEFA Cup.
Rudy currently serves as the Head Coach at NCAA Top 25 Tiffin University. He has received numerous regional and National Coach of the Year honors and is regarded as one of the Top College Coaches in the Country. Rudy played professionally for Cleveland Caps of the USL and also spent time over in the U.K. with Aston Villa.
Dennis Bailey (Guest Instructor/Clinician)
Dennis played for a number of clubs in the English Premier League which included Fulham, Birmingham City, Crystal Palace, Charlton and QPR. Dennis is still to this day the only player ever to score a hat-trick against Manchester United at Old Trafford in the English Premier League. Dennis is heavily involved in soccer player development with players in Birmingham. Dennis is working on his UEFA B License
Mike Hamouda spent his younger years as a player at the world famous Liverpool F.C. Academy of the English Premier League. Mike has played and coached with a number of top players and has recently been hired as our new full time Girls Youth Director of Coaching at Pacesetter Soccer Club.
Many of these coaches have played and or coached at the highest level. Jimmy Walker, Executive Director of Coaching for Pacesetter said, “Its an honor to have such great coaches come out and work the camp, they are some of the best coaches around and have played and coached at the highest level. Its a great opportunity for our kids in Northwest Ohio to get exposure to some of the best coaches in Soccer. Over the past two years, a few of our players have done well enough at Camp that they have been invited to train with Everton, Liverpool, and Aston Villa from the English Premier League.”