Girls soccer camp at Downey High starts July 30

DOWNEY - The Downey High School girls' soccer team is hosting a soccer camp from July 30 - August 3 and is designed for girls ages 9-13.It will be held at the Downey High School football stadium and will last from 10 a.m. to noon daily. The cost of the camp is $100 if registered by Friday, July 27, and will cost $125 after July 27. Space is limited to the first 40 girls with paid registration. Camp will be led by Coach Lara, Coach Godfrey, current Downey High School players as well as Downey alumni who are currently playing in college. Student-athletes will be required to bring sunscreen, water, cleats, shin guards and a ball. Please send registration, along with payment, to Coach Carlos Lara, 10806 Hasty Ave., Downey, CA 90241. Make checks payable to "Downey High School." Questions may be directed to Coach Carlos Lara at Downey High School is the current C.I.F. Division V girls' champion in soccer. They have a tradition of winning and consistently field very good teams. Coach Godfrey has been the varsity girls' head coach for six years and has won S.G.V.L. titles in five of those years. The Lady Vikings have reached the C.I.F. Finals three times and won the C.I.F. Division V Title in 2011-12. Coach Godfrey was selected the Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team Coach of the Year in 2010-11 and was the C.I.F. Division V Coach of the Year in 2011-12. Coach Lara has been the J.V. head coach at Downey High School since 2002. He has won league titles in seven of eight years, including seven in a row. Coach Lara is also affiliated with Downey AYSO, where he has been coaching since 1994, and will be coaching the U-11 AYSO Extra team this fall. The Downey High School girls' soccer camp is a great way to get some exercise, enhance your soccer skills and see what high school soccer is all about. The Downey High School girls' coaching staff hopes to see you on the "pitch."

********** Published: July 19, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 14