Richie Grant Soccer Camp: Camp Registration

Tuesday, March 27
2012 ID Camp Application
Handout: 2012 ID Camp


Richie Grant - Camp Director

The University of Memphis head men’s soccer coach and a native of Dublin, Ireland, Grant was an All-American on three occasions as a player at Green Mountain College, Vermont. After playing professional soccer for the Minnesota Thunder, Grant became the assistant coach at Bloomsburg University, Pennsylvania before becoming the coach at Lambuth University. During his tenure at Lambuth, Grant was instrumental with the growth of the game in West Tennessee as a director of Jackson Soccer Club, and his influence spread throughout the state. In 1999 he was named the head coach at the University of Memphis, was named the Conference USA coach of the year in 2000, and again in 2004. In 2004 Grant’s team took home the C-USA Championship and a birth in the NCAA tournament. In the last five years, The University of Memphis has placed three players on MLS rosters and has been ranked in the top 25 in the country. Grant is heavily involved with the Tennessee State Olympic Development Program and holds the NSCAA Premier License.

“I believe the success of this camp is influenced by the quality of the coaches we have on staff. We have trained coaches with unmatched enthusiasm for the game, and their passion is reflected in the staff demonstrations.” – Richie Grant


  • Nick Glaser - University of Memphis
  • Robert Sausaman - University of Memphis
  • Paul Conway – Lambuth University
  • Gerry Cleary – Martin Methodist
  • Chris Leonardi – University School of Jackson
  • Simon Duffy - Lambuth University 
  • Francois Dubourdeau - Carson-Newman College
  • Paddy Gallagher – UEFA Coach

The Richie Grant Soccer Camp is well known for its instructional demonstrations which use quality collegiate players from the University of Memphis and other programs to support our lead staff.



2:00 – 4:00                               Registration                 

4:00                                         Camp Introduction (Chapel) & Dinner – Girls

4:15                                         Camp Introduction (Chapel) & Dinner – Boys

5:30                                         Meet at Chapel

5:45 – 8:15                               Demo (football stadium)

Technical work - Boys

Team Training – Girls

Switch at 7:15  

9:30 – 10:30                             Eagles Nest and Gym (Games, Futsal, etc)       

11:00                                       Lights out


Monday – Wednesday

7:15                                         Wake up

7:30                                         Breakfast - Girls

7:45                                         Breakfast - Boys

8:30                                         Meet at Chapel            

8:45                                         Demo

                                                Training Session - Boys

                                    Speed and Agility, Indoor, and world cup live - Girls    

11:30                                       Lunch – Girls

11:45                                       Lunch – Boys

1:00                                         Meet at Chapel

1:15                                         Training Session - Girls

Speed and Agility, Indoor, and world cup live - Boys   

4:15                                         Dinner – Boys

4:45                                         Dinner – Girls

5:45                                         Meet at Chapel

6:00 – 8:00                               Training Session / Matches – Girls

Technical Work – Boys


9:30 – 10:30                             Eagles Nest and Gym

11:00                                       Lights out


9:00 – 11:00                             Stations

11:30 – 12:00                           Closing Ceremonies

 Richie Grant Returns To Lambuth University

Lambuth University is located in Jackson, Tennessee, a growing town of 80,000 people. Lambuth is just 80 miles east of Memphis and 120 miles west of Nashville. Jackson is easily accessible by Highways TN 20, U.S. 45 and 70, and Interstate 40. Stately Georgian buildings connected by shaded walkways and spacious lawns characterize the beautiful 50 acre campus. The campus also features air-conditioned rooms, indoor swimming pool, sand volleyball, and bermuda grass fields.

RESIDENTIAL..........................JUNE 26 - JUNE-30.....................AGES 12-18............................$355
COMMUTER............................JUNE 26 - JUNE-30.....................AGES 12-18............................$295
KIDS CAMP.............................JUNE 27 - JUNE-30.....................AGES 5-11..............................$85

How to Enroll :

Complete application and parental consent form, and mail it along with a check payable to the Richie Grant Soccer Camp. You can find the return address on the application form. Full payment is encouraged but a $150 down payment is accepted as well.  Full payment is due on or before the first day of camp.  We have limited space so we will accept applications on a first come first served basis. Registration deadline is June 10th, 2011 but may close before then if camp is full. We do not take telephone reservations or credit card payments.  Faxed applications will not guarantee a spot until mailed in application is received.

Cancellation/Refund Policy :

Those who register and then cannot attend camp will be refunded all but a $50 handling fee. To receive this refund, the camp office at (901) 678-2598 must be notified 24 hours prior to registration on Sunday.

Frequently Asked Questions :

Q - How much money should I bring?

A - Meals are all-you-can-eat and are included in the cost. In the evenings we have a social room that serves pizza and drinks that requires pocket money.

Q - Are trainers on duty?

A - We have athletic trainers on staff 24 hrs a day.

Q - Is there time to swim?

A - The pool will not be available for our camp.

Q - What size are needed for bed sheets in the dorm rooms?

A - The bed sheets are for a twin XL bed however, many campers use regular twin or full bed sheets.

Check In/Out :

Campers will register between 2:00 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. on Sunday. The first training session is Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Camp ends on the Thursday following the closing ceremony at 11:30am. Check in locations will be added to the website closer to the start date of camp.

Kids Camp :

9am - 11:30am Monday-Thursday.  Campers need to arrive by 8:45 am. Registration will be at 8:45am on Monday, June 27th at the entrance to the football field.

Camp Ball :

Each camper must have a ball at camp. Bring your own ball or purchase a custom-made, hand-stitched ball. The price of this ball is $15. (Please check the appropriate box on the application.)

Camp Insurance :

Camp Insurance: The Richie Grant Soccer Camp provides secondary accidental/medical insurance. Medical staff is on site 24 hours.

Discounts :

  • This year there are no team discounts for the Richie Grant Soccer Camp.  A family discount is available for a $20 discount PER SIBLING for the full day camp (residential and commuter) and a $15 discount PER SIBLING for the 1/2 day Kid's Camp. 

Roommate Policy :

Please only list one child as a roommate.  We will try our best to honor your roommate request on the application.  Only two campers can stay in one dorm room.

Confirmation :

You will be sent an email once payment is received.  Please write your contact email clearly on the application form.  Please verify that you have received this confirmation with a short reply via email.

Goalkeepers :

The Camp will provide highly specialized training for the goalkeepers from Francois Dubourdeau, former professional soccer player and current goalkeeper coach at Carson-Newman College.  Every goalkeeper will be trained in the tactical awareness, proper technique and psychological approach to the position. Please make sure to specify the goalkeeper position on the application form.

Additional Camp Information :

Please check out the camp website for more information.

Thanks to everyone that helps to make the Richie Grant Soccer Camp an annual success !