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Coach Tim Lenahan


Tim Lenahan is a legend in Big Ten and college coaching circles and the only coach in Big Ten history to accumulate 300 wins and to coach 20 years in the Big Ten. After taking over a winless Northwestern University program in 2001, Coach Lenahan built the Wildcats into a national power, winning three Big Ten Championships while taking Northwestern to two Elite Eights and four Sweet Sixteen appearances. In his career, his teams went to 15 NCAA Tournaments. Coach Lenahan is a 10-time Coach of the Year recipient and has his USSF “A” License and United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma. He stepped down from Northwestern in 2021 as the all-time winningest coach in school history. Coach Lenahan successfully built successful soccer programs at Lafayette College and his alma mater, Richard Stockton College, prior to joining Northwestern and has been the Camp Director for now his 22nd year.

Watch the documentary which showcases Coach Lenahan’s amazing career at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzLZ3woAolo.

Coach Ovidio Felcaro


Coach Felcaro completed 19 seasons with the Northwestern coaching staff, serving mainly as the Goalkeeper Trainer and having mentored four different Wildcat goalkeepers to All-B1G distinction, including 2014 All-American Tyler Miller. He is a former Assistant Coach for Argentina Juniors of the Argentine 1st Division and was the Assistant Coach for the 1994 Saudi Arabian World Cup Team. Coach Felcaro played professionally in his homeland of Argentina as a goalkeeper for Rosario Central and Renato Cesarini.



Coach Jose Dell Valle
Assistant Director
(Former Player Real Madrid Youth Academy, NORTHWESTER UNIVERSITY/NJIT)

Jose Dell Valle joins us this year as our Assistant Director after completing his Bachelor's Degree at Northwestern and his Master's Degree at New Jersey Institute of Technology.  Jose spent 12 years in the Real Madrid Academy System where he was the leading scorer throughout his career.  He was one of the leading scorers at Northwestern and ended his college career as the leading scorer at fellow Division I university New Jersey Tech.  



Coach Jim Connor (JC)
Assistant Director
(Former Professional Player, College All-American, Stockton University Hall of Fame)

Jim Connor (JC) is now in his 18th year of working our camp.  A former professional player and All-American in college, JC brings a wealth of youth and college coaching to our camps.   With almost unlimited energy and passion for coaching, JC is in charge of our curriculum and training director at the camps.  His experience and energy helps to make the camp fun while helping campers develop technical and tactical skills.