Celtic FC International Partnership

Celtic Soccer Academy International Partnership

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

What this means is that Elkhorn Soccer Club players have a pathway to the professionals. 

Additional 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 visit Elkhorn, NE.


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

  • Soccer Academies
    • Celtic FC Academy coaches visit and run academies in Elkhorn
    • Past academies have included 2016 Winter Soccer Academy
    • Future academies include 2017 Summer Soccer Academy


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
    • Camp is held at prestigious IMG Academy in Bradenton Florida
    • Top players from all of Celtic FC's US partner clubs are invited
    • Standout players may 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.

2017 Fall Soccer Academy

Come learn to play 'The Celtic Way' this summer!

Coaches from the Celtic Soccer Academy will travel to Elkhorn and deliver a week long camp based around the ‘Celtic Way’ in coaching young soccer players.

These camps are for boys and girls of all ages and abilities and are designed so that the players attending will experience what it is like to be coached in the methods of Celtic Football Club. The coaching delivered will be focused on technical development which will include:

  • The ‘Celtic Turns’
  • Ball Mastery
  • Receiving the ball
  • 1v1 (Attacking & Defending)
  • Passing & Moving
  • Awareness
  • Control
  • Finishing
  • Small Sided Games

These are just some of the topics which will be covered from Celtic FC's coaching curriculum but most of all the players will have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends in a safe and welcoming environment created by top Celtic Soccer Academy coaches.

Where: Elkhorn Training Camp (indoors)

Cost: $95

Dates: November 6th - 9th

Age Groups & Time:
2009-2006 5:30-6:45pm

2005-2000 7:00-8:15pm