AC Milan Camp Coming to Atlanta, Partnering with Soccer in the Streets

June 13-17 at Atlanta Silverbacks Park

Atlanta, GA- June 1, 2011 AC Milan is one of the world’s most recognized and decorated clubs. During the week of June 13-17, the Italian club will be holding a camp in Atlanta at Atlanta Silverbacks Park. The camp is open to the public and registration is currently open for the event.

Scholarships will be provided by AC Milan for a few selected players from Soccer in the Streets. Those chosen will have a once in a lifetime opportunity. In addition to a week of training from some of the best coaches in Europe, there will be a few players selected to take their talents to Milan, Italyand train at the world famous Milanello Facility. It is revered as one of the finest training facilities in the world. The players will also attend a game while in Milan and get exclusive behind the scenes opportunities.

“I am so excited to provide the city of Atlanta with this opportunity and especially for some the tremendous young talent at Soccer in the Streets here in Metro Atlanta. They have an amazing program here and we really hope to take this relationship even further in the upcoming years,” said Chip Russell, Business Development of AC Milan USA.

“The opportunity to expose our kids to one of the biggest clubs in the world is incredible. We’re excited to be a part of the camp in Atlanta and look forward to continuing to work with AC Milan in the future,” said Jason Longshore, Deputy Director of Soccer in the Streets.

The camp will feature two Technical Directors from AC Milan’s Academy in Italy and each camper will have a chance to see what it is really like to train at one the biggest clubs in the world. The campers will also receive a full AC Milan Academy kit (1 jersey, 1 pair of shorts, and socks). The cost of the week long camp is $310.00. Check out Milan Junior Camp. You can also email Chip Russell atmilanplayerdev@aol.com, or call 678.613.3098 to register.

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About:

Soccer in the Streets

Soccer in the Streets, a non-profit organization based in Atlanta, GA, empowers kids who lack opportunity by using soccer as a medium to make them employable adults. Founded in 1989, the organization links life skills with soccer skills and helps at-risk kids thrive at school and at home through out-of-school programs, mentoring relationships, academic support and hands on experience. Our programs develop the next generation of leaders who will eventually cultivate change and progress in their communities. For more information, please visit www.soccerstreets.org.

AC Milan Summer Camps

Camp duration is Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. The camp will be hosted by at least two AC Milan certified coaches coming directly from Milan, Italy. The camp curriculum has been specially designed for each age group by AC Milan’s expert coaches and doctors.

Soccer In The Streets

Jason Longshore
678.993.2113
AC Milan North America

Chip Russell
678.613.3098

 

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