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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)

Training By Professional Coaches With Top Credentials

Our staff consists of over 50 coaches, each of whom have many years of high level experience and are highly trained in understanding how to work with, motivate, and develop youth soccer players.

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.

Our 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.

  • 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- Supervised Freeplay
  • 1:00- Tactical Session
  • 3:00- Departure

World Class Experience

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

School Break Camp Details

Teachers Convention Camp: 11/7 & 11/8

Location: Star Sports Complex

Location Address: 1100 Rt 17 North, Ramsey NJ

1 day rate: $75

2 day rate: $140

CLICK HERE FOR NEW FAMILY REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION FOR RETURNING FAMILIES

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

Who We’ve Developed

World Class Soccer has developed more professional & collegiate players emerging from Northern NJ than any other organization over the last 30 years. Local players who developed through the World Class Soccer training system include:

Alecko Eskandarian

MLS Cup MVP with DC United, Gatorade HS Player of the Year, U.S. Collegiate Player of the Year (2004), U.S. Olympic Team

Jason Hernandez

U.S. National Team Member (2009), Red Bulls (MLS), Most Valuable Defender and Captain – San Jose Earthquakes, NYCFC, Toronto FC (Won MLS Championship)

Yael Averbuch

2 time National Champion, ACC Player of the Year, and All American at University of North Carolina, U.S. National Team, Sky Blue (Won WPS Championship)

Danny Szetela

US Olympic Team (2008 Beijing Olympics), Captain U.S. U17 and U19 National Teams, Cosmos (NASL), DC United & Columbus Crew (MLS)

Nikki Kryzsik

All American at University of Virginia, Played for U17, U20, and U23 National Teams

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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.

Our 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.

  • 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- Supervised Freeplay
  • 1:00- Tactical Session
  • 3:00- Departure
School Break Camp Details

Teachers Convention Camp: 11/7 & 11/8

Location: Star Sports Complex

Location Address: 1100 Rt 17 North, Ramsey NJ

1 day rate: $75

2 day rate: $140

CLICK HERE FOR NEW FAMILY REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION FOR RETURNING FAMILIES