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The Gallatin Elite Soccer Camp will run for its 10th year in a row summer of 2024 and is going to run again this year during the last week of June. Camp in 2024 is scheduled to be held 6/24-6/28. Every year the camp continues to grow and get better and better, and this coming year should be no exception. We hope to see you there!


The camp is scheduled to either be held at the Bozeman Sports Park or the Adam Bronken fields in Bozeman.


Monday June 24th - Friday June 28th, 2024


Half Day 9:00-11:30am $275
Full Day 9:00am-11:30am & 12:30pm-3:00pm $325
(Both include a camp shirt and socks)

Please note: for Full Day camp the day is split into 2 sessions. Campers will be supervised for an hour lunch break between the morning and afternoon sessions. We will have water available during the camp, but there will be no food or other drink provided so please ensure they are sent to camp with whatever they need.​


The Gallatin Elite Soccer Camp is an intensive five-day soccer camp for boys and girls that are born on December 31st, 2016, or older, who are playing at a high level and are committed to maximizing their potential.


The Gallatin Elite Soccer Camp will be staffed by a concentrated group of top quality professional coaches, some of which have played or still play soccer professionally, as well as coaches that coach and have coached at some of the highest levels of professional youth and college soccer around the country. The camp will be led by GESC Club Director, Joel Ganey, and will provide a challenging training environment for players with an emphasis on developing, training, and producing strong decision makers along with technically proficient and tactically sound players.

Previous year's camp coaches:

Ignacio "Nacho" Hernandez 

Former Costa Rica and US Men's National Team GK Coach. Former Real Salt Lake Developmental Academy GK Coach. Former LA Galaxy GK Coach. Current Men's Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Assistant Coach.

Jordan O'Brien 

Formerly with the Orlando Pride, current Adidas Tango League MVP and Adidas sponsored athlete, Jordan has played all over the US and in Europe, and she currently plays professionally in with River Plate in Argentina.

Kyle O'Brien

Former pro player in Europe with Hiberians FC and Pembroke Athleta FC. Staff coach with Slammers FC and Pateadores FC in Orange County, CA., Kyle currently plays professionally with Cal United Strikers who won their division title in 2019.

Damion Blackburn

Damion played professionally in Ohio before setting into coaching there where he coached and was a director in the ECNL ranks before moving to Kalispell. He is currently the director of Flathead Valley United (consisting of Flathead Force and Flathead Rapids), is an ODP West Regional head coach as well as MT ODP staff coach, has his USSF B license, and is a licensed US Soccer coaching education instructor.

Dan Ferguson

Dan is currently an ECNL director at the Colorado Pride out of Colorado Springs, CO. Dan has previously been a director at Arlington Youth Soccer, Flathead Soccer, and in Bozeman, and has his USSF A license.

Sarah Campbell

Former pro player in the US for the Seattle Sounders, Chicago Red Stars, and the Colorado Force. Also played internationally with the Taringa Rovers in Australia and Kvarnsveden IK in Sweden. Currently in Georgia pursuing a doctorate where she takes part instructing a lot of US Soccer coaching license courses. 


Hunter Terry

Hunter has coached with Montana ODP for over 10 years, and has previously coached at Butte High School and CMR in Great Falls. Currently the head boys coach at Bozeman High School where they won the state AA championship in 2018 and were runners up in 2019. Hunter has his USSF B license.

Sara Leiby

Sara played collegiately in Division I with the University of Vermont, has been an assistant coach at Black Hills University, MSU Billings, and South Florida, and is a currently an assistant coach at Dartmouth in New Hampshire and was recently named one of the top 40 upcoming female coaches under 40.

Paolo Rizzon

Paolo played professionally in Italy before moving to the US where he coached in Southern California with club, high school, and college, as well as with the Southern California ODP program. He then moved to Montana where he has been coaching for Montana ODP and serves as an instructor of US Soccer's coaching education courses. Paolo has his USSF A license.

Walter Loyola

Played professionally in Argentina, Chile, and Brazil. Coached at the highest levels of US Soccer and was with Cal South ODP and was a part of the US National team staff.

Amanda Tucker

Amanda played at Iowa State where she started coaching. Amanda has previously been a rec director for Iowa Rush before moving to Montana and has coached with GESC in the past. Amanda currently has her USSF C license.

Sean Ganey

Sean played collegiately at Vanguard University in Southern California, and has coached at the highest levels of youth club soccer in the DA, ECNL, and MLS Next leagues at both the Pateadores and Strikers FC. He also heads up the boys soccer program at national sports powerhouse Mater Dei High School in So Cal, and has his USSF A license.

Joel Smith

Joel has played professionally in England and the US. He played college soccer at Concordia University in Irvine where he was a four-time All-American, and before that he was a member of the very prestigious U17 US Soccer National Residency program. He is currently a coach at Developmental Academy club Strikers FC in Southern California.

Celine Valentine

Previously the head girls coach at Belgrade High School and a personal trainer, Celine has a Masters in Exercise Physiology and a doctorate in PT, and is currently working with in Utah with Utah University and a host of other Utah outlets (US Olympic winter team, Utah Royals, etc.) as a PT and trainer.

and more!

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