Sheffield Wednesday

North American Academy

Camp FAQs

What makes Sheffield Wednesday North American Academy Player ID Camps different from other soccer camps?

-The Sheffield Wednesday Academy has a proven reputation of producing some of the best soccer players in the world.  Our camps utilize the same drills and coaching philosophies used at the Academy.  Our coaches are highly experienced and meet the impeccable standards of the Sheffield Wednesday Academy.  The competitive and progressive nature of the Player ID Camps, National Camps, and the Sheffield Wednesday Academy Experience in England, adds a dynamic not found in any other soccer camp experience.

Why are the sessions shorter than other camps and divided over 3 days?

-Keeping the session length between 90 and 100 minutes emphasizes quality over quantity, as we attempt to match as closely as possible the character of the Sheffield Wednesday Academy in England. 

How does the camp progression work?

-The Sheffield Wednesday North American Academy hosts Player ID Camps around the world.  At each camp, the best players are invited to attend a residential National Camp.  The best players from the National Camps are invited to the Sheffield Wednesday Academy Experience in England, where they will spend 8-10 days training at the Sheffield Wednesday Academy.

When and where are the Player ID Camps, and How do I register for a Player ID Camp?

-You may find a listing of all of the dates and locations of our Player ID Camps on our Camps page.  Each camp will have a link to its own registration and information page.

What should I bring to a Player ID Camp?

-Please bring cleats, shin guards, socks that cover your shin guards, weather-appropriate comfortable athletic clothes, a soccer ball, a water bottle, a light snack, and sunscreen.

How will I know if I have been invited to attend a National Camp?

-Email notifications will be sent to all players within 7 days of the conclusion of the Player ID camp.  Please ensure that you have your email set up to receive messages from the Sheffield Wednesday North American Academy (, so that your message will not be reported as spam.