Level 5 Camps

Our Philosophy

The Level 5 Athletics Learning & Coaching Philosophy 

Level 5 Athletics sees value in a constructive learning environment that coaches ALL players at ALL levels. Our goal is to build a love for sports.

Level 5’s top priority is overall player development. Our coaches invests time in your game and your skills.  Level 5 staff is composed of professional and college level players/coaches who understand the game and how to get the best out of each individual. 

The design of each camp and clinic is focused on skill mastery. You get better through repetition, verbalization, and intensity. At Level 5, we believe athletes are developed over time and our curriculum is constantly changing and evolving to better each clinic and camp experience.

Level 5 Camps, Clinics & Programs 

Affiliated Programs 

Eric Steele In Person Coaches Clinic

When: Sunday August 21
Where: Fallston, Harford County – 1809 Fallston Rd, Fallston, MD 21047 

Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Cost: $120  per candidate
(Club Discounts Available, contact Frank at level5soccer@gmail.com)

United Soccer Coaches Diploma included upon Completion 

 

Clinic Topics

9.00 am – Introduction

9.45 – 10.15 am Grass “Understanding the basics of Goalkeeping”

10.30 – 11.15 ” Are your sessions Predictable or Unpredictable ?” “Angled Shot Stopping”

11.15 – 12.00 ” Integration of Gk’s with Outfield players in SSG” 

12.15 – Lunch

12.45 pm Review of the Morning.

1.00 pm Classroom Presentation ” Integration of GK’s/GK Coaches with

Outfield players/Coaches” 1.45 pm Q&A Dispersal.

Eric Steele In Person Coaches Clinic

Clinician – Eric Steele

Eric Steele is the former Manchester United GK Coach and at his time at United he has worked with David De Gea, Peter Schmeichel, and Edwin Van Der Sar. Steele has also worked with clubs such as Aston Villa, Manchester City, and Derby County. Steele is currently working with the English FA and GK Nexus. Steele has coached alongside arguably the greatest manager ever Sir Alex Furguson and has been involved with the English National Team for over 10 years. 

Eric went full time in his capacity as a GK Coach in 1996 coaching at Derby County twice, Aston Villa, Manchester City and Manchester United, winning 10 trophies alone at Manchester United working alongside Sir Alex Ferguson.  During his full time career, Eric has coached football greats; Peter Schmeichel, Thomas Sorensen, Joe Hart, Edwin van der Sar, David de Gea, Jack Butland and Jordan Pickford.

 

Guest Clinician – Frank DiLeonardi

Frank Dileonardi is Fallston Soccer’s Technical Director, Level 5 Athletics’ GK Director, and GK coach for Stevenson University Women’s Soccer program. He is the former GK coach at Towson University (D1) and McDaniel College (D3) in addition he is the former GK Coach at DC United and the Washington Spirit Academy (Virginia). Frank holds a GK 1-2-3 and Advanced National GK Diploma with United Soccer Coaches (former NSCAA) as well as a Premier and Director of Coaching Diploma in addition to his FAW – C Certificate and first half of his UEFA B. Frank is also an instructor of the Grassroots and GK diplomas with United Soccer Coaches.

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Eric Steele In Person Coaches Clinic
(L5-ESCC-220821)

Fridays, March 18 –  April 1 (3-sessions)

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

$120 per candidate / Club Discounts Available

Location:
Fallston, Harford County
1809 Fallston Rd, Fallston, MD 21047

 Premier Goal Keeper Camp

Boys & Girls, Ages 9-17

Level 5 Athletics is known for its goalie training and development. We are known for teaching students the most current strategies while working specifically with the skills and goals of each goalie.

This innovative program addresses ball handling, footwork and being able to comfortably work with the ball at one’s feet.

Shot Stopping techniques include: Parry, Blocks, 1v1s, Feet saves

Training also addresses distribution, effectively playing out of the back and dealing with crosses.  Specific attention is given to being positive, game management and set piece management.

Before/After Care
Bus Pick Up Available

Staff

Frank DiLeonardi – Frank is the Fallston Soccer’s Director of Coaching and Level 5 Athletics’ goalie coach. Frank is also the current GK Coach for Stevenson University Women’s soccer program. He is the former goalie coach at McDaniel and Goucher Colleges, DC United and the Washington Spirit Academy (Virginia). Frank holds a GK 1-2-3 and advanced national diploma with United Soccer Coaches (former NSCAA) as well as a Premier and Director of Coaching Diploma and The F.A “C” license.

Additional details coming soon.

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Soccer Stars — Mini’s & Juniors

Introduction & Beginners Soccer for girls & boys
LOADS OF FUN!

Ages 2-7

Our experience uses age-appropriate games and exercises from around the globe to deliver sessions that are healthy, informative, and fun. Our team atmosphere helps develop both social and life skills, even for our youngest soccer players. Our unique method of soccer instruction helps children become familiar with athletics, to properly play the world’s most popular game early on. Our innovative, skills-based curriculum helps teach character building and development while keeping the children on their feet.

Staff

Frank DiLeonardi – Camp Director

Frank DiLeonardi is the head of Level 5 Athletics, Goalie Coach of Washington Spirit US Soccer Development Academy and Fallston Soccer’s Director of Coaching. He was previously an Assistant Coach at both McDaniel and Goucher Colleges. His staff has both college playing and youth coaching experience.

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Soccer Camp

Our Soccer Camp focuses on the range of soccer field  positions.

The camp is staffed by the best local College Coaches.


High School Prep Soccer Camp

Our High School camp is for incoming and existing High School players.

The camp is staffed by the best local College Coaches.

More details coming soon.


Level5 D75 HS Team Preseason Camp

High School Coaches, prepare your team for the Fall season!
(minimum of 16 players to register)
Receive team specific training from a college coach assigned to your team.

Work on a specific focus that could include:

Defensive pressure, creativity in the final third, keeping possession, switching the point of attack, finishing, a topic of your choice.

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Register below.


Level 5 – Discovery 75 College ID Clinic

The Level 5 – Discovery 75 is a college ID clinic for current and rising HS players who are serious about improving their game. Each clinic will provide participants with top level coaching from some of the best college coaches in the region. Participants will have the ability to showcase their talent for the recruiting process, as well as improve their game both technically and tactically in competitive college type sessions.

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Coaching Staff

Tati Korba – Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Stevenson University, Former Head Coach at Goucher College.

Additional coaching Staff to be announced.

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Sacred Heart Pre Season Camp

Girls & boys, ages 6-14

Aug. 8 – 11, 2022 (4-sessions)
6:00 pm to 8:00pm

$160/student-player

Location: TBD

Lacrosse Camp

Girls, Ages 9-17

Level 5’s camp teaches the fundamentals of lacrosse. All coaches have college-level experience, and work to provide key skill building in the areas of cradling, ground balls, shooting and draw controls. Defense, footwork game strategy and goalie drills are also included. The camp focuses on hands-on instruction in a small group setting, with space limited to just 50 campers. Team-based games are also included in every session.

Before/After Care
Bus Pick Up Available

Staff

Muffie Bliss: Former head coach of lacrosse and field hockey at McDaniel College. where she led McDaniel to the Division III ECAC South championship and program-record 14 victories in 2007. In her nine seasons at the helm, Bliss guided the squad to an 83-69 mark. She also coached the CheckHers Elite 2017 Black team. She is currently the head coach of lacrosse and field hockey at St. Timothy’s School.

Beanie Colson: Team Captain for Mount St. Mary’s University’s DIvision I Lacrosse Team, and a starting midfielder for all games during her college career. She was a three-sport athlete at Manchester Valley and part of the squad’s state championship lacrosse team in 2014, 2015 and 2016. She was a member of the Skywalkers 2017 team.

Emily Wilcox: Former coach of CheckHers Elite 2022 Black team and attacker for Gettysburg College’s Division III Lacrosse Team. She was a US Lacrosse Academic All American, a 3-year varsity player for both lacrosse and field hockey, and was part of the state championship lacrosse team at Winters Mill High School in 2011 and 2013. She was member of the CheckHers Elite 2014 Black team. She currently coaches field hockey at Waynesboro High School.

Caroline Wilcox: Assistant goalie coach for the CheckHers Elite Lacrosse Club and currently the goalie for Mount St. Mary’s University’s Division I Lacrosse Team. She was a six-sport athlete at Winters Mill with 10 varsity letters and also ran Cross Country her first two years at the Mount. She was a member of the CheckHers Elite 2017 Black team.

 

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Field Hockey Camp

Girls, Ages: 8-17

This camp is designed to prepare players for the field hockey season, including drills and activities that help players of all levels improve their skills in a fun camp setting. Goalkeepers also receive specialized training and attention. The camp includes concentrated, college-level training for those seeking higher level instruction.

Before/After Care
Bus Pick Up Available

Staff

 

 

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Westminster, MD 21157

Individuals or organizations interested in learning more about our camps, clinics and coaching programs, or becoming a Level 5 Soccer program sponsor, reach out to us. We'd love to have you as part of our team!