every parent wants to know."
following are areas most parents ask questions
- Our building is secluded from the rest of the
resort and outside guests are limited to other
buildings on site. Private
security guards monitor and video surveillance are a
standard part of resort safety. Besides
our own SasvariWay staff who are on site 24 hours a
day, the Mission Inn Resort takes a special interest
in our group with additional support from resort
- Both female and male staff members will be on site
24 hours during the entire academy week. We do
room checks on a regular basis every day and players
are constantly challenged to demonstrate proper
character as part of the academy environment.
SCHEDULE - there is a very
aggressive schedule which keeps players busy the
entire time. All meals are eaten as a group. Players
are transported by resort bus to the field which is
one mile off site. Learn
WAKE UP CALLS - players all receive a
wake up call and the younger players are
personally visited with and meet together to go to
BED CHECKS - there are multiple bed
checks with all players required to be in rooms by
9:30pm and appropriate staff check on students
multiple times until 11pm or after if necessary.
All rooms have name tags on the outside of rooms
on the door and staff rooms are clearly marked
identifying who is in which room.
PARENTS - all parents are free to visit
or stay on site during the camp. There is a
special room rate for parents which also includes
golf, tennis, and SPA packages. Regardless parents
are free to watch academy activities. We do have
parents who every year take advantage of the
Mission Inn Resort and it's luxurious amenities.
Parent rooms are located in a separate building
usually overlooking the pool, tennis, or golf
ACADEMY RULES - players go through an
orientation after check in outlining both resort
and academy rules. Emphasis is placed on safety,
supervision, and disciplined behavior. Players are
considered in academy mode at all times - even
when not on field - and must govern themselves
Rooms do not have availability of movies or phones
except for in-house calls or to receive outside
calls. Rooms are modified for academy purposes for
safety and to reduce potential for damages (I.e
coffee pots and glass items are removed).
makes this program for Advanced players?"
Every player is challenged beyond the normal skill
of these age groups. The focus is on getting
every player out of their comfort zone and to
execute advanced skills under pressure and at a
higher speed. Players must be willing to accept
those challenges and be self-motivated to
succeed. The coaching staff is selected based
on their ability to inspire players to exceed their
2) "Can my son/daughter be placed with
his/her friends or teammates?" With
only 40 players total in attendance, everyone will
have opportunities to get to see their friends.
Players can choose to room with their friends or
teammates. Once on the field, players will be
grouped by ability level and are evaluated daily for
proper placement. Players will be moved
accordingly in order to adjust the challenge and
level of success. It is also not unusual for
players to shift groups depending on the activity.
3) "How will this camp compare to other residential
camps?" The atmosphere of
this academy will be unlike no other camp and
the intensity of the learning environment will
exceed even the best residential camps. Each
player will receive academy uniforms and a soccer ball. Players will take part in daily
classroom sessions learning the importance of goals
and character. The staff will work to make
learning fun including small sided games and
tournaments. Coaches will work daily to
motivate/challenge players, adjust the curriculum,
and create the most inspirational atmosphere
4) "How do I know if my son/daughter is
an advanced player." This special week
is dedicated to these age groups so they can have an
opportunity to compete with and against the best
players. Advanced players in these age groups
compete in Region Cup (U11-U12) and State Cup (U13
and above) with their respective club teams.
They regularly reach the finals of
tournaments. They expect more from themselves
and thrive on competition while enjoying the spirit
that comes with playing soccer.
5) "What about the heat, safety, and the
length of the camp?" We provide
tent shade during water breaks and indoor areas
during classroom sessions . We take water breaks every
depending on heat factor and the intensity of the
exercises. Extra water is
provided for those that run out. We remind kids to
use sunscreen daily. The curriculum is designed to
be both inspirational and entertaining with frequent
changes in activities in order to keep the players
focused. Coaches are trained to be motivational.
6) "What about supervision?"
Each player will be put up in a deluxe room with
accommodations for 3-4 players each. All
SasvariWay academy students and staff will be housed
in their own separate wing of the resort.
Players will train at Hickory point located 3 miles
from the Mission Inn Resort and will be transported
via Mission Inn shuttle for each session daily. .
7) "Is there internet, telephone, and
There is internet
access available in each room for those that bring a
laptop. Students are encouraged to check in
during the camp with their parents. Rooms are
equipped with telephones that receive calls but will
not be set up for outbound calls. SasvariWay
staff will assist any students that need to contact
parents or family. Televisions are in every
room but "on demand movies" are NOT