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World Class Soccer has developed more professional & collegiate players emerging from Northern NJ than any other organization over the last 30 years. See what former and current players and coaches have to say:

Manfred Schellsheidt

“I enjoy coaching at World Class every Summer because the camp does truly present the best developmental model for players aiming to move to the top ranks”

(Cologne, Germany) Manfred was the head coach of the USA Olympic Team, USA U14 National Team, USA U19 National Team, and Seton Hall University.

Abraham Garcia

“I have found that World Class is unique in the United States in being able to address the most important developmental issues in an exciting setting for the players”

(Madrid, Spain) – Youth academy coach at Real Madrid and Athletico Madrid. Developed many Spanish National Team players including Fernando Torres and Juan Matta.

Yael Averbuch

“World Class was a gigantic part of my development and I am extremely lucky to have the best soccer in the country right here practically in my backyard”

(Montclair) – 2 time National Champion, ACC Player of the Year, and All American at University of North Carolina, U.S. Women’s National Team, and led Sky Blue to WPS Championship

Danny Szetela

“My experience at World Class over several years was invaluable in allowing me to accomplish my goal of making the national team and becoming a professional player”

(Clifton) – U.S. National player at 2008 Beijing Olympics, Columbus Crew & DC United (MLS), NY Cosmos, (NASL), captain of U.S. U17 and U20 National Teams.

Tanya Kalivas

“World Class was instrumental in giving me a foundation in knowledge and experience which enabled me to develop into a player that was able to make it to the Olympics”

(Franklin Lakes) Princeton University All Ivy League Player, 2004 Greece Olympics (player).

Reno Matterazzo

“World Class gave me the foundation for success in Soccer”

 (Fair Lawn) – All-Ivy League player at Columbia University, professional player and coach for Nuremberg FC of the German National League

Jason Hernandez

“I spent several weeks every summer at World Class and was able to gain a picture of soccer at the highest level which enabled me to succeed at the collegiate and professional level”

 (Englewood) – U.S. National Team Member (2009), Red Bulls, Chivas USA, San Jose Earthquakes (Captain), NYCFC (MLS)

About the Director

Kazbek Tambi

Director of World Class Soccer

USA Women’s National Team – 2019 World Cup Champions

Kazbek Tambi, the director of World Class Soccer Camp, has played a pivotal role in the careers of several US Women’s National Team members who have recently been crowned champions of the 2019 World Cup in France.

As the the former head coach of the US U17 Women’s Team, Tambi did scout, select and coach current US stars:

  • Lindsay Horan
  • Crystal Dunn
  • Sam Mewis
  • Morgan Brian
  • Abby Dahlkemper.

Quote from Kazbek: “I am really proud to have introduced these players to the national level and having helped in their development. “These young ladies had a great focus and passion for the game, were a joy to coach, and I am very proud of the contributions that they made in helping our country win this year’s world cup .”

Playing Bio

  • Player for NY Cosmos (NASL) – World famous club which formerly signed some the world’s greatest players of all time including Pele and Franz Beckenbauer.
  • New Jersey Eagles (ASL)
  • Minnesota Strikers (MISL) 
  • Member of the 1984 USA Olympic Team
  • Team Captain for Columbia University – 4 Time Ivy League Champions and NCAA Final Four

Coaching Bio

  • USA Youth National Team (Woman’s U17) – Finalist at 2008 World Cup & coached several players who are currently on the full National Team.
  • Seton Hall University Men’s and Woman’s Teams
  • NYCFC Girls Academy Director of Coaching
  • USSF “A” License – The highest level for coaching licenses in the United States.
  • New Jersey Stallions of the USL Woman’s Professional League

Camp Overview

We are proud to offer an elite level coaching staff that specializes in developing youth soccer players of all levels. Our coaches have collectively worked with and excelled at virtually every level of the youth soccer coaching spectrum including the club, high school, collegiate, and the youth national team levels. We also have international coaches who have worked with the youth academies of top professional clubs around the world.

Our coaches all possess high level coaching licenses and are adept at working with youth players of all abilities. All training sessions are adapted to the age and skill level of players.  

Our camp’s objective is to help players achieve a higher level of technical proficiency and ball-handling creativity. The camp’s goal is to move every player from their current skill level to the next level of competitive soccer while building confidence and enjoyment for the game.

Click here for: Brief Bio Of Staff Coaches

General Information

General Information

  • Daily Schedule: Campers arrive at 8:45am and depart at 3:00pm
  • Grouping: Campers are grouped according to age and/ or ability (Limited only by number, age, grade level, and or gender). This camp is open to any and all entrants. 
  • Equipment: Required items for all campers: shorts, shinguards, sneakers, soccer cleats, ball, large water bottle.
  • Meals: Campers can either bring their own lunch or purchase pizza daily.
  • Medical: The online registration process includes filling out a medical form which must be complete prior to camp opening.. The camp will not be responsible for administering prescribed medication.
  • Rain: In case of rain, all camp activities may be held in the gymnasium (contingent on facility availability)
  • Extreme Weather: In case of extreme and/or dangerous weather conditions, the camp reserves the right to cancel all activities. The camp will not provide a refund or credit for loss of day; however, the camp will allow the camper to make up day during future weeks.
  • Publicity: Camp reserves the right to use individual or group pictures taken at camp for publicity purpose.
  • Dismissals: Camp reserves the right to dismiss any camper for misconduct.
Tuition Information

Single Week Rate: $310 

Multiple Week Rate: $285

Group Rate: $250

Note: Tuition info for Orangeburg, NY location may vary. Check online registration link for more information. 

For multiple group rate, a minimum of 10 applicants are required. All group members must attend the same session, in the same category, and intend to play together at camp. Applications from the group should be sent together. Any member of the group attending additional camp sessions shall receive the multiple session discount.

Discount Combinations:  Combining multiple types of discounts for any particular week is not allowed.

Enrollment: Application must be completed along with full payment by check or credit card. If camper subsequently cancels an application, a $100 portion of the tuition shall be non-refundable.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Schedule coming soon.

Typical Day at Camp

Over the years, World Class Soccer Camp has developed a creative, engaging program featuring the ideal mix of instruction, hands-on training and enjoyment of the game.

The summer camp focuses on improving the most essential individual technical skills such as ball mastery and finishing, in combination with competitive small unit games to enhance decision making, ultimately producing the most complete players. It is for this reason that most of the top players in the area make World Class their choice every summer.

  • 8:45- Arrival
  • 9:00-11:30 Circuit Series Covered:
  • Circuit 1, Finishing
  • Circuit 2, Ball Mastery
  • Circuit 3, Dribbling 1v1
  • Circuit 4, Agility, Speed and Quickness
  • Circuit 5, Soccer Tennis
  • Circuit 6, Futsal/Small Unit Games
  • 11:30- Lunch
  • 12:15- Film/Audiovisual Instruction
  • 1:00- Tactical Session

Summer Camp For Goalkeepers

Dedicated goalkeepers deserve advanced and position specific training that will help them reach their full potential. Our Summer camp provides specialized goalkeeper training under the direction of Oscar Galvis (Professional player in top league in Columbia) and Andre Bereczky (Professional player in Hungarian National League).

Goalkeeper program includes:

  • Technical Training: footwork, distribution (hands and feet), diving, shot stoping, dealing with crosses,
  • Tactical Training: decision making, 3 dimensional angle play, playing on and off the line, setting a wall, defending free kicks, dealing with breakaways, defensive organization
  • Psychological: Improving concentration, focus, communication, confidence
  • Physical Training: development of hand-eye coordination, agility, balance, speed and power
  • Games: Penalty kick shootouts, free kick competitions, Goalie wars, crossbar challenge, punting challenge, World Cup
Bios of Goalkeeper Coaches

At World Class, we are proud to provide the top quality goalkeeping training and coaches to our goalkeepers. All goalkeeping training is done by top coaches with professional experience.

Oscar Galvis

  • Played in top professional league in Colombia and Peru
  • Holds a USSF National License
  • Served as the goalkeeping coach at St. Thomas Aquinas College and Region 1 ODP program

Andre Bereczky

  • Played as a goalie in the Hungarian National League
  • Served as the youth goalkeeping coach at the Debrecen Professional Club in Hungary

Kinder Soccer Camp

Our Kinder Soccer camp is designed to enable young soccer players the opportunity to learn the game in an enjoyable and safe environment. Our experienced youth coaches will bring high energy and fun to each session, introducing children to the fundamentals of movement and balance along with basic skill that build confidence and enjoyment for the game of soccer.

Kinder Soccer Camp is for ages 5-6 and runs for half a day for a discounted price.

Summer Schedule

Schedule Coming Soon

Play With The Official World Class Ball

Campers have the option to include the official World Class Soccer Camp ball at checkout in online registration for an additional discounted cost of $27, or to bring their own ball. All campers are required to carry a ball during the camp week.

This ball is a high quality match level ball which delivers optimal performance and excellent durability.

Kinder Soccer Camp is for ages 5-6 and runs for half a day for a discounted price.

Watch Camp Video

World Class Coaches

World Class Soccer has developed more professional & collegiate players emerging from Northern NJ than any other organization over the last 30 years. See what former and current players and coaches have to say.

Manny Schellsheidt

“I enjoy coaching at World Class every Summer because the camp does truly present the best developmental model for players aiming to move to the top ranks”

(Cologne, Germany) Manfred was the head coach of the USA Olympic Team, USA U14 National Team, USA U19 National Team, and Seton Hall University.

Abraham Garcia

“I have found that World Class is unique in the United States in being able to address the most important developmental issues in an exciting setting for the players”

(Madrid, Spain) – Youth academy coach at Real Madrid and Athletico Madrid. Developed many Spanish National Team players including Fernando Torres and Juan Matta.

Yael Averbuch

“World Class was a gigantic part of my development and I am extremely lucky to have the best soccer in the country right here practically in my backyard”

(Montclair) – 2 time National Champion, ACC Player of the Year, and All American at University of North Carolina, U.S. Women’s National Team, and led Sky Blue to WPS Championship

Danny Szetela

“My experience at World Class over several years was invaluable in allowing me to accomplish my goal of making the national team and becoming a professional player”

(Clifton) – U.S. National player at 2008 Beijing Olympics, Columbus Crew & DC United (MLS), NY Cosmos, (NASL), captain of U.S. U17 and U20 National Teams.

Tanya Kalivas

“World Class was instrumental in giving me a foundation in knowledge and experience which enabled me to develop into a player that was able to make it to the Olympics”

(Franklin Lakes) Princeton University All Ivy League Player, 2004 Greece Olympics (player).

Reno Matterazzo

“World Class gave me the foundation for success in Soccer”

 (Fair Lawn) – All-Ivy League player at Columbia University, professional player and coach for Nuremberg FC of the German National League

Jason Hernandez

“I spent several weeks every summer at World Class and was able to gain a picture of soccer at the highest level which enabled me to succeed at the collegiate and professional level”

 (Englewood) – U.S. National Team Member (2009), Red Bulls, Chivas USA, San Jose Earthquakes (Captain), NYCFC (MLS)

About the Director

Kazbek Tambi

Director of World Class Soccer

Coaching Bio

  • USA Youth National Team (Woman’s U17) – Finalist at 2008 World Cup & coached several players who are currently on the full National Team.
  • Seton Hall University Men’s and Woman’s Teams
  • NYCFC Girls Academy Director of Coaching
  • USSF “A” License – The highest level for coaching licenses in the United States.
  • New Jersey Stallions of the USL Woman’s Professional League
  • Olympic Development Program

USA Women’s National Team – 2019 World Cup Champions

Kazbek Tambi, the director of World Class Soccer Camp, has played a pivotal role in the careers of several US Women’s National Team members who have recently been crowned champions of the 2019 World Cup in France.

As the the former head coach of the US U17 Women’s Team, Tambi did scout, select and coach current US stars:

  • Lindsay Horan
  • Crystal Dunn
  • Sam Mewis
  • Morgan Brian
  • Abby Dahlkemper.

Quote from Kazbek: “I am really proud to have introduced these players to the national level and having helped in their development. “These young ladies had a great focus and passion for the game, were a joy to coach, and I am very proud of the contributions that they made in helping our country win this year’s world cup .”

Playing Bio

  • Player for NY Cosmos (NASL) – World famous club which formerly signed some the world’s greatest players of all time including Pele and Franz Beckenbauer.
  • New Jersey Eagles (ASL)
  • Minnesota Strikers (MISL) 
  • Member of the 1984 USA Olympic Team
  • Team Captain for Columbia University – 4 Time Ivy League Champions and NCAA Final Four
  • Ridgewood High School

Typical Day at Camp

Over the years, World Class Soccer Camp has developed a creative, engaging program featuring the ideal mix of instruction, hands-on training and enjoyment of the game.

The summer camp focuses on improving the most essential individual technical skills such as ball mastery and finishing, in combination with competitive small unit games to enhance decision making, ultimately producing the most complete players. It is for this reason that most of the top players in the area make World Class their choice every summer.

  • 8:45- Arrival
  • 9:00-11:30 Circuit Series Covered:
  • Circuit 1, Finishing
  • Circuit 2, Ball Mastery
  • Circuit 3, Dribbling 1v1
  • Circuit 4, Agility, Speed and Quickness
  • Circuit 5, Soccer Tennis
  • Circuit 6, Futsal/Small Unit Games
  • 11:30- Lunch
  • 12:15- Film/Audiovisual Instruction
  • 1:00- Tactical Session
General Info

General Information

  • Daily Schedule: Campers arrive at 8:45am and depart at 3:00pm
  • Grouping: Campers are grouped according to age and/ or ability (Limited only by number, age, grade level, and or gender). This camp is open to any and all entrants. 
  • Equipment: Required items for all campers: shorts, shinguards, sneakers, soccer cleats, ball, large water bottle.
  • Meals: Campers can either bring their own lunch or purchase pizza daily.
  • Medical: The online registration process includes filling out a medical form which must be complete prior to camp opening.. The camp will not be responsible for administering prescribed medication.
  • Rain: In case of rain, all camp activities may be held in the gymnasium (contingent on facility availability)
  • Extreme Weather: In case of extreme and/or dangerous weather conditions, the camp reserves the right to cancel all activities. The camp will not provide a refund or credit for loss of day; however, the camp will allow the camper to make up day during future weeks.
  • Publicity: Camp reserves the right to use individual or group pictures taken at camp for publicity purpose.
  • Dismissals: Camp reserves the right to dismiss any camper for misconduct.
Tuition Info

Single Week Rate: $310 

Multiple Week Rate: $285

Group Rate: $250

Note: Tuition info for Orangeburg, NY location may vary. Check online registration link for more information. 

For multiple group rate, a minimum of 10 applicants are required. All group members must attend the same session, in the same category, and intend to play together at camp. Applications from the group should be sent together. Any member of the group attending additional camp sessions shall receive the multiple session discount.

Discount Combinations:  Combining multiple types of discounts for any particular week is not allowed.

Enrollment: Application must be completed along with full payment by check or credit card. If camper subsequently cancels an application, a $100 portion of the tuition shall be non-refundable.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Schedule coming soon.

Goalkeeper Camp

Dedicated goalkeepers deserve advanced and position specific training that will help them reach their full potential. Our Summer camp provides specialized goalkeeper training under the direction of Oscar Galvis (Professional player in top league in Columbia) and Andre Bereczky (Professional player in Hungarian National League).

Goalkeeper program includes:

  • Technical Training: footwork, distribution (hands and feet), diving, shot stoping, dealing with crosses,
  • Tactical Training: decision making, 3 dimensional angle play, playing on and off the line, setting a wall, defending free kicks, dealing with breakaways, defensive organization
  • Psychological: Improving concentration, focus, communication, confidence
  • Physical Training: development of hand-eye coordination, agility, balance, speed and power
  • Games: Penalty kick shootouts, free kick competitions, Goalie wars, crossbar challenge, punting challenge, World Cup
Goalie Coaches

At World Class, we are proud to provide the top quality goalkeeping training and coaches to our goalkeepers. All goalkeeping training is done by top coaches with professional experience.

Oscar Galvis

  • Played in top professional league in Colombia and Peru
  • Holds a USSF National License
  • Served as the goalkeeping coach at St. Thomas Aquinas College and Region 1 ODP program

Andre Bereczky

  • Played as a goalie in the Hungarian National League
  • Served as the youth goalkeeping coach at the Debrecen Professional Club in Hungary

Kinder Soccer Camp

Our Kinder Soccer camp is designed to enable young soccer players the opportunity to learn the game in an enjoyable and safe environment. Our experienced youth coaches will bring high energy and fun to each session, introducing children to the fundamentals of movement and balance along with basic skill that build confidence and enjoyment for the game of soccer.

Kinder Soccer Camp is for ages 5-6 and runs for half a day for a discounted price.

Summer Schedule

Schedule Coming Soon

Play With The Official World Class Soccer Camp Ball

Campers have the option to include the official World Class Soccer Camp ball at checkout in online registration for an additional discounted cost of $27, or to bring their own ball. All campers are required to carry a ball during the camp week.

This ball is a high quality match level ball which delivers optimal performance and excellent durability.

Kinder Soccer Camp is for ages 5-6 and runs for half a day for a discounted price.

Registration For 2020 Summer Camp Coming Soon