Peak Performance: Player Centered. Performance Driven.
What Is Peak Performance
Peak Performance is a supplementary player development program designed to augment and enhance the club training experience. Peak performance is ideal for players of all ages and skill levels and can be particularly helpful in developing each individual player proceed to high levels and teams. Peak Performance offered a unique way of training young solver players by combining professionally based soccer instruction with soccer specific athletic development.
Peak Performance Age Specific Objectives
REGISTER FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE
2015 Summer Schedule & Registration
1. SUMMER PEAK PERFORMANCE ACADEMY | June 1 - July 30 | REGISTER
The Summer Peak Performance Academy offers a unique way of training young soccer players by combining professionally based soccer instruction with soccer specific athletic development. Dedicated to the serious soccer player, this 8 week summer program is focused on developing the player and the athlete. Each session will utilize specialized testing and training technology, while emphasizing the following:
- Development stage specific athletic skills and game training
- Individualized athletic assessment and development
- Decision making and perceptive skills training
- Small sided and full field gameplay and instruction
- Functional strength, speed and power development
- Breaking down and perfecting strength, power and speed technique
Where: The sessions will meet at the Sky Zone Fitness Center at the WRAL Soccer Center. Half of each session will take place in the fitness center and the other half will take place outside on turf. **Please make sure each player has flats and cleats at each session.**
For dates, times and costs, click on the tabs below for each age group:
Questions? Contact Assistant Director of Peak Performance Michelle Mudge at michelle.mudge@CASLnc.com.
If WRAL is shut down because of rain or cold temperatures, Peak performance is still on.
If WRAL is closed due to poor driving/road conditions (ie. Ice, snow), Peak Performance is also cancelled.
Meet Richard Huxford-Peak Performance Director
Richard Huxford is passionate about player development in soccer and considers athleticism in the modern game a crucial component. He brings a unique blend of professional playing experience, highly relevant academics, and high level coaching qualifications. Huxford played soccer at the higher professional level in England and Scotland between 1985 and 2001, studied to M.Sc. level in the sports sciences and performance coaching domain, and holds the UEFA A license coaching qualification. Huxford continues his professional development observing youth players and teams in the U.S., attending training courses, workshops and professional conferences.
Meet Michelle Mudge-Assistant Peak Performance Director
Michelle Mudge is a highly qualified certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned her degree in Exercise and Sports Science and was a member of the diving team for a couple seasons. Mudge has already worked with CASL when she was a research assistant for a lower extremity injury prevention study, and for the past 3 years, she has been an intern with the UNC Men’s Basketball strength and conditioning coach.