Summer Clinics With Coach John LaRocca

John LaRocca is currently the Co-Coach/Team Trainer of the ASC 05B Academy Warriors who are currently ranked #1 in the Nation. Coach LaRocca is in his second season with the Olympic Development Program as the Coach of the U-17 Maryland State Boy’s Team. In his first season with the 2005 age group, LaRocca led the team to an undefeated record and Eastern Regional Champions beating Team Virginia 3-0. LaRocca’s current 2006 Maryland State Team remains undefeated at 5-0.
From 2016-2021 Coach LaRocca led the Frederick Community College Men’s soccer team to a 56-18-3 overall record. In his first season as Head Coach of the men's soccer program, Coach LaRocca led the Cougars to the best season in school history and their first Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference title. Additionally, LaRocca was named Maryland Junior College Association of Athletics Co-Coach of the Year for the stellar season.
Under LaRocca's tenure FCC held many top 15 Division I National Rankings and in his final season with the Cougars, LaRocca led his squad to the school’s first Division I Region XX title in school history. LaRocca has helped many of his student-athletes at Frederick move on to NCAA Division I, II and III schools, many of them earning All-Conference honors and scholarships.
Coach LaRocca had a successful playing career as a three-year starter at McDaniel College.  While at McDaniel, he earned his bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. LaRocca holds a master’s degree in Sport Coaching Education from the University of Southern Mississippi as well as a United States Soccer Federation C-License.
Coach LaRocca is returning for his third year at ASC's training camps.

Alliance Soccer Club hosts clinics at LOUYAA PARK in beautiful New Market, MD and serves Carroll, Frederick, Howard and Montgomery counties. Located right off route 70 and nestled in a neighborhood just off Main Street. 


Build a Summer Training Clinic Pass that meets your needs!

This purchase option is available to both 6th-8th Graders and 9th-12th Graders.
• Choose from 1, 3, 5, or 10 sessions and then come to the clinic dates that work best for your schedule during this 2023 summer training season (see all dates listed under each type of clinic).
• Mix and match different clinic types to your choosing from the 23 Middle School and 15 High School Clinics offered in Passing, Finishing, Dribbling, and Defending.
• The more clinic sessions that you purchase in your own personal Summer Training Clinic Pass, the less each individual session costs.
  - Buy a 1 Day Pass for $60
  - Buy a 3 Day Pass for $165 ($55 a Session)
  - Buy a 5 Day Pass for $250 ($50 a Session)
  - Buy a 10 Day Pass for $450 ($45 a Session)
• Summer Training Clinic Pass cannot be applied to days in the Middle School Camp or the High School Camp.
Once your Summer Training Clinic Pass is purchased you will be added to the Summer Training Clinic Pass TeamSnap Account and you will select your dates prior to the session date to allow Coach LaRocca to plan for that session accordingly.

Passing Clinic

6th-8th Grade & 9th-12th Grade Players

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These sessions will focus on passing accuracy and different ways of passing the ball such as (chipping, curving, driving, short passing ect.). We will also focus on off-the-ball movement so the players are comfortable creating space for their teammates in game situations using dynamic movement.

6th-8th Grade Clinic Dates

6/12/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

6/21/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

7/18/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

7/24/23- 9:00am-10:30am

8/7/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

8/14/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

9th-12th Grade Clinic Dates

6/12/23- 7:00pm-8:30pm

6/21/23- 3:30pm-5:00pm

7/18/23- 3:30pm-5:00pm

7/24/23- 10:30am-12:00pm

Finishing Clinic

6th-8th Grade & 9th-12th Grade Players

These sessions will create opportunities for the players to work on improving their goal scoring ability. We will focus on finishing with a variety of different surfaces (laces, inside, outside, instep, head). The players will also work on finishing in different situations such as volleying, 1v1’s with keeper, receiving crosses ect.

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6th-8th Grade Clinic Dates

6/14/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

7/19/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

7/26/23- 9:00am-10:30am

8/8/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

8/15/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

9th-12th Grade Clinic Dates

6/14/23- 7:00pm-8:30pm

7/19/23- 3:30pm-5:00pm

7/26/23- 10:30am-12:00pm

Dribbling/Ball Control Clinic

6th-8th Grade & 9th-12th Grade Players

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These sessions will be focusing on a variety of different dribbling/ball control topics. Each session will have a different focus, we will introduce 1v1 moves/turns that will help players be successful at any level (high school, college and beyond). We will work on dribbling with speed as well as dribbling in tight spaces. These sessions will also focus on ball control & skills.

6th-8th Grade Clinic Dates

6/16/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

6/27/23- 9:00am-10:30am

7/20/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

7/25/23- 9:00am-10:30am

8/9/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

8/16/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

9th-12th Grade Clinic Dates

6/16/23- 7:00pm-8:30pm

6/27/23- 10:30am-12:00pm

7/20/23- 3:30pm-5:00pm

7/25/23- 10:30am-12:00pm

Defending Clinic

6th-8th Grade & 9th-12th Grade Players

These sessions will be focusing on defensive concepts (1v1 defending, team defending (pressure, cover, balance) as well as the technical skills of defending such as footwork, slide tackling, heading ect. The players will be put in a variety of different situations to apply the concepts taught for the day.

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6th-8th Grade Clinic Dates

6/19/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

6/28/23- 9:00am-10:30am

7/21/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

8/10/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

8/17/23- 5:15pm-6:45pm

9th-12th Grade Clinic Dates

6/19/23- 3:30pm-5:00pm

6/28/23- 10:30am-12:00pm

7/21/23- 3:30pm-5:00pm