The Registration form is available on the main Summer Camps web page
June 24-28, 2013 - 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Director: Cesar Plasencia
Session Two: July 22-26, 2013 - 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Director: Ron Preble
Cost: $105.00 per camper, $50.00 additional siblings.
Boys and Girls 4-17 years old
Located at Fields 4 and 5
About the Camp:
A summer of fun with the Hawks!
Come join us for an exciting summer filled with soccer. This camp will give your child the opportunity to share a soccer experience that gives them the most comprehensive youth soccer camps available in Sacramento. Coaches and players working with your children are chosen for their teaching ability, as well as former and current players from the CRC and Sacramento Knights soccer organizations.
This will be CRC Soccer Camps 30th year! Kick your season off to a great start by bringing your whole team to our camp! We will put your team through one of our programs or a specially designed program of your choice. The session includes skill instruction, skill games, small-sided games and scrimmage.
The camp session is one week in length - 3 hours a day, for a total of 15 hours of instruction for the week.
Camp session includes basic skills training, contests, games, and scrimmages.
Choosing the Right Camp
As a parent or player it is very important and difficult to choose the correct camp. The CRC Soccer Camp Staff has a proven track record of directing quality camps and coaching excellent teams. They have coached many youth players who have become select, competitive, high school, and collegiate coaches. The camp philosophy is to encourage players to have fun, teach them soccer, and provide them the environment to achieve their personal goals.
The staff is the single most important ingredient of any soccer clinic. Our staff consists of professional, college, high school and youth coaches. Who are chosen for their teaching ability, as well as former and current players from the CRC and Knights soccer organizations.
Established in 1983, as the Soccer School, the camp offered a community-oriented place for conducting youth clinics in rural Elk Grove. Each year since it’s opening, the Soccer School has offered top-notch soccer camps. Additionally, the Soccer School has hosted college classes, college tournament games, adult co-ed league games and other activities. Today the camps are offered only at the Cosumnes River College campus and are operated by the Cosumnes River College Soccer Program. Several alumni of the camps are now in the Olympic Development Program (ODP), high school, and college rosters. CRC’s track record of helping to produce quality players and coaches is unparalleled in the Sacramento area.
About the Directors
Both Directors are CRC alumni.
Cesar Plasencia- Director
Cesar Plasencia, Cosumnes River College's Head Women's Soccer Coach, is a fully bilingual (English/Spanish) Sacramento native who graduated from Christian Brothers High School, where he was an "All City" Soccer standout and attended and played soccer at Cosumnes River College (CRC).
As a player at CRC Cesar scored 38 goals and is the second leading point scorer in school history. He lead the CRC Soccer team to a State Championship game in 1982 while earning "ALL NORCAL" honors. He also played at Sacramento State where he was an "ALL CONFERENCE" performer and was recently inducted into Sacramento State's Soccer Hall of Fame. He also played professionally for six years.
In 2009 Coach Plasencia was named Community College National Coach of the Year while leading his team to a 16-5-4 overall record and a stellar number two ranking in the state polls. Plasencia also guided his team to a number three national ranking, staking his claim as a coach of national renown. Currently, he is also the Director of Coaching of the Futbol Club of Elk Grove.
Whether as a soccer coach, camp director, or a teacher, Cesar has over 28 years of professional experience working with young people in soccer and/or education-related programs. Soccer and teaching are his passion. Cesar is a member of the California Community College Soccer Coaches Association (CCCSCA), United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and the National Soccer Coaches Association of American (NSCAA).
Ron Preble -Director
Ron was a standout student-athlete at CRC and CSU, Sacramento. He was the captain of each squad he played for during his entire college career chosen by the coaches. While at CRC he achieved accolades such as All Conference, All Nor-Cal, Pepsi Scholar Athlete, Most Outstanding Student Athlete, and Team MVP Overall. He transferred to CSUS with honors and a 3.75 GPA. At CSUS he achieved All Far-West Classic Tournament selections in 1985 and 1987. During his senior year at CSUS he the team was ranked 7th in the nation for most of the season and finished ranked 11th in the nation. He was nominated in his junior and senior years for All-American honors as an Athlete in an Independent Soccer Program.
Ron earned his Bachelors in Physical Education in 1991 from CSUS. After college he had a short stint with the Sacramento Senators in the Western Soccer League from 1988-1990, where he served first as an administrator for the team and then as a player before having a season ending injury. Ron returned to CRC in the fall of 1997 as an assistant to Head Soccer Coach Travis Parker. In the spring of 1999, Ron served as Interim head coach and general manager of the Sacramento Geckos in the A-League, the Professional Division of the United Soccer Leagues.
Ron completed his Masters Degree in Physical Education- Sports Management in 2000, and was hired full-time as Head Men's Soccer Coach at CRC. In 2003, Ron's CRC team was a State Finalist, #3 in the Nation, #1 in the State, #1 in Nor-Cal and a Conference Championship. Coach Preble was honored with BVC- Coach of the Year as well as Nor-Cal Coach of the Year. He was also Coach of the Year in 2006, and many of his players have gone on to Division I college soccer programs.
In addition to being head coach of the CRC Men's soccer team, Coach Preble currently also coaches the U16 Boys team of the Futbol Club of Elk Grove.