The Bethesda Soccer Club aims to provide the highest quality of professional training that mirrors many of the top Youth Academies in the world. We have designed the Senior Boys Programs to continue our players’ development for the next level - College and Professional play. The programs in this age group include the following: College Prep Training Series, Summer College Prep Camp, and College Counseling/Liaison and Professional Counseling.
College Prep Training Series
Bethesda Soccer club will offer four quarterly College Prep (Technical-Tactical Physical Skills) Training sessions during the year. BSC will bring in top, well-known College Coaches from Div I, II, & III to train our U15-U18 players, who will receive first hand experience to the demands of competitive play at the collegiate level. This College Prep Training Series is Free to our BSC Senior Boys Players.
Summer College Prep Camp
This camp is designed for our players that have the passion, determination, and ability to play college soccer. This intense college prep camp is designed to prepare and expose our players to the type of training, the speed of play, and the technical skills requirements at the collegiate level. The staff of coaches will include 4-5 Top Div I, II, & III coaches and 4-5 BSC staff coaches. This Summer College Prep Camp is free to our Senior Boys Players U15-U18.
Competitive Playing Environment
Bethesda Soccer Club also has designed a schedule to further each player’s development via engaging our Senior Boys Teams into the top Showcases/Tournaments in the country, and the newly formed Atlantic Soccer League’s Showcases. In the last few years our teams have competed equitably in the nation’s top showcases: Disney Showcase, San Diego Surf Cup, Jefferson Cup, Bethesda Tournament, PDA Showcase, Dallas Cup, & CASL Showcase. Playing in these top showcases have provided our players exposure to an abundance of college coaches, as well as the opportunity to play at the highest level.
College & Professional Counseling/Liaison Program
- Pete Mehlert
Coach Pete Mehlert is an ‘A’ Licensed coach who coached 20 years at American University , NCAA Division I. While coaching at American University , his teams reached the NCAA Finals, Quarterfinals & the Sweet 16. He brings a wealth of experience and resources to the recruiting process and the preparation for play at that level. In the last five years Pete has been able to help place most of his players into a wide range of schools to include colleges and universities in the following leagues/conferences: the “Little Three”, the Ivy League, ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Patriot League, CAA, America East, Atlantic 10, etc. Pete is accessible all year round to the BSC Senior Boys Players, beginning January of the player’s sophomore year.
Pete Mehlert can be reached @ [email protected] or 240-731-7295