Celtic FC International Partnership

Elkhorn Soccer Club has been a member of Celtic FC's Soccer Academy International Partnership program since 2016.

Opportunities have included:

  • Coaches exchange program
    • Elkhorn SC coaches receive regular invitations to visit and attend training sessions and coaching clinics at Celtic FC's facilities in Glasgow, Scotland.
    • Celtic FC Academy coaches regularly run camps Elkhorn, NE.


Elkhorn SC Coaching Staff with Celtic FC Academy Staff at Celtic facilities in Glasgow

Celtic FC Academy coaches with Elkhorn SC players at the '16 Winter Soccer Academy

  • Invitations for Elkhorn SC Players to attend Celtic FC Elite Player Camp
    • Top players from all of Celtic FC's US partner clubs are invited
    • Standout players receive invitations to train in Glasgow with Celtic FC Academy teams


Celtic FC staff with Elkhorn SC players at the '16 Winter Soccer Academy

Full details of the partnership and a list of partner clubs can be read on Celtic FC's website.

For information on Summer Camps, please visit our "Camps & Clinics" page.

Coerver® Partnership

Elkhorn SC is a Coerver® Partner Club.

This means we incorporate the Coerver® Curriculum into our club curriculum. All of our staff coaches are knowledgable about the Coerver® philosophy and equipped with regular Coerver® training sessions and activities to use to develop Elkhorn SC's soccer players.


The Coerver® Pyramid of Player Development that drives their methodology

The Coerver® Method is the most proven soccer training methodology in the world. It focuses on individual skill development and small group play. It is endorsed by the world's top soccer federations and soccer clubs including, but not limited to:

  • France Football Federation (Men's World Cup winners, '98; Euro '16 finalist)
  • Japanese Football Federation (Women's World Cup winners, '11; Olympic and Women's World Cup finalist, '12 and '15)
  • Bayern Munich 
  • Arsenal FC