The Sports Factory of Northeast Pennsylvania is excited to announce the addition of NEXT LEVEL SOCCER to its family of training services. Headed by Director Scott Bonagura, Next Level Soccer will offer technical and tactical, individual, group and team training, goal-keeper training, striker training, travel team opportunities and tournaments for ages 3 through 18.
Coach Bonagura holds both a National and State Soccer Coaching Diploma from the NSCAA and has his USSF “D” Soccer Coaching License. This fall, he starts his thirteenth season as head coach for the Wallenpaupack Area High School varsity boys program. Previously Coach Bonagura spent seven years coaching boys and girls soccer at Delaware Valley School District at the middle school and high school level. Coach Bonagura has traveled overseas with the People to People Sports Ambassador Program to coach USA youth teams in Europe. He is the director of Buckhorn Soccer Academy, which runs youth soccer camps and clinics and is also the Director of Coaching for the Wallenpaupack Youth Soccer League.
Next Level Soccer’s staff also includes Erin M’Liss Bonagura, Shawn Knash and Katie Schkolenko. Coach Erin M’Liss Bonagura, a former assistant women’s soccer coach at East Stroudsburg University, will be starting her ninth season coaching girls soccer at Wallenpaupack Area Middle School. Coach Knash was a goalkeeper at Kutztown University and is assistant varsity, head junior varsity and goalkeeper coach at Honesdale High School. Coach Schkolenko holds NSCAA Level 1 and Level 2 goalkeeper certifications and is in her ninth year coaching soccer at Wallenpaupack.
Next Level’s first offering at the complex will be a pre-season skills camp August 8-12 (9 am to noon). To register for camp or for information on all Next Level Soccer training options, visit www.nextlevelsoccerofnepa.com or call (570) 493-4623.
The Sports Factory will play host to the following summer camps: Co-ed Multi-Sport Game Camp (June 20-22, ages 8-12), Pro Prospects Softball Camp (June 27-29; 9 am to 12:30 pm), Pro Prospects Baseball Camp (July 11-13, Ages 8-12), Greco Sports Flag Football Game Camp (July 18-20, Ages 8-11, 12-14), Pro Prospects Baseball/Softball Hitting Camp (July 25-27, Ages 8-14), Pro Prospects Pitchers & Catchers Camp for baseball & softball (July 28-29, Ages 8-14) and Pursu!t Field Hockey Pre-Season Tune-Up Camp (August 1-4, 8:30 to 11 am). For more information or to register, visit www.sportsfactorynepa.com or call (570) 352-3801.
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Pro Prospects Training Center is one of the most respected baseball and softball skill development academies in the northeast. Founded in 1997 by former minor league hitting coach Steve Pinto, Pro Prospects is also the exclusive Northeast Pennsylvania and Greater Hudson Valley (NY) hub for Prep Baseball Report, one of the top scouting services nationwide, providing area ballplayers education on the recruiting process and comprehensive national college exposure.
Athletic Symmetry, headed by former Kansas City Royals strength coach Stephen Gamma offers cutting-edge sport-specific strength and conditioning all year long at the complex. Coach Gamma and his staff available for private, small-group speed, agility and quickness groups and team strength & conditioning for athletes of all sports. For More Information about Pro Prospects and Athletic Symmetry, visit www.pro-prospects.com or call 570 352-3800.
Pursuit Field Hockey Club offers year round field hockey training for all skill levels. Clinical skill and drill sessions, tournament play, individual training and commitment-free drop in and play opportunities are available. Pursuit Field Hockey is a USA Field Hockey member club and is exclusive to The Sports Factory of NEPA. Headed by Co-Directors Rebecca Maciejewski and Grace Manzione, Pursuits coaching staff credentials combine to include USA Field Hockey coach certifications, international playing experience, Collegiate Hall of Fame Induction, National 1st Team All-American Player Honors, NCAA National Championship playing experience, All-PSAC Selection, Team MVP Titles, multiple ACE Fitness Certifications and over 30 years combined High School Coaching experience to name a few. For more information on Pursuit Field Hockey and their training programs at The Sports Factory of NEPA please visit www.pursuitfieldhockey.com
Elite Martial Arts Institute, a certified member of the World Tang Soo Do Association (WTSDA), offers classes every Monday at 6:30 PM, including traditional Tang Soo Do Karate, Self Defense. Elite Director Rick Harsche is a WTSDA internationally-certified 5th-Degree Master instructor and an international tournament judge. For more information and class schedules, contact Rick Harsh at (570) 470-1818.
ProCare Physical Therapy, considered the ‘gold standard’ throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania since 2000 for providing cutting edge physical therapy, sports medicine and wellness services in a caring, supportive environment, is headed by facility director and Honesdale native Dr. Kristina Wulff (PT, DPT, OCS, ATC). To learn more about ProCare, visit www.ProCarePhysical.com.
Greco Sports hosts a variety of indoor and outdoor leagues and tournaments at the complex. Director Michael Greco will run youth and adult flag football and adult soccer leagues this winter and outdoor leagues next spring. This alliance gives athletes in and around Northeast Pa. the ability to stay closer to home for league play year-round. For league schedules and registration, details and updates, visit https://www.facebook.com/grecosports.
The Sports Factory of NEPA is located at 8 Riverside Drive in White Mills. For more information, follow The Sports Factory of NEPA on Facebook for updates, visit www.sportsfactorynepa.com or call (570) 352-3801.