Marlin Soccer Academy

Camp Director Jeff Bowers, is assisted by nationally licensed coaches and Virginia Wesleyan players selected primarily for their ability to relate with and teach youth players. Emphasis is on individual training as well as teamwork. Each camper will receive a written evaluation at the end of the camp.

Day Camps are available to players ages 6 to 15 at all skill levels and offer a positive overall experience in a fun yet challenging atmosphere. Players will be grouped by age and ability.

Goalkeepers will receive specialized instruction each day.

Meet The Directors
Jeff Bowers

Jeff Bowers

Academy Director / VWU Head Coach

Jeff Bowers, the head women's soccer coach at Virginia Wesleyan University has compiled an overall record of 202-51-27 with the Marlins...



We welcome your feedback and invite you to submit a testimonial for publication on our website.

Each session of the Marlin Soccer Academy is a must do for her!
Stacey Wollerton, Rylie's Mom
This was his third time attending and each year he loves the camp more! He has learned so much regarding goalie, and foot skills.
Jacob's Parents
At 11 years old, she has "made up her mind" that she wants to go to college and play soccer for VA Wesleyan.
Kaiden's Mom
Lennox loves Coach Kerry!
Lennox's Mom

Our Philosophy

Marlin Soccer Academy is committed to fostering the "love of the game" while developing technical, tactical and physical skills that will enable players to respond to the challenges of soccer in a confident and creative manner.


Virginia Wesleyan University is located on a beautiful 300-acre wooded campus. The soccer facilities consist of a Bermuda game field and four practice fields, all exceptionally well maintained. Within 20 minutes are the famous Virginia Beach resort areas and beaches. Open to our campers is the state-of-the-art Batten Student Center which includes:

  • Rock Wall
  • Elevated Indoor Track
  • Basketball Courts
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor Soccer

An Athletic Trainer will be on-site all week.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

If a player is unable to attend camp, please notify us at least 10 days before the start date. Fees will be refunded minus the $50 non-refundable deposit. Once camp registration is full there will be no refunds unless we replace you with a camper from our waiting list.  Once the camp begins, there are no refunds.  There are no camp refunds if camp is cancelled due to inclement weather.