March 20, 2013

Coker Women’s Soccer to Host Youth Clinic

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker College women's soccer team will host a youth clinic for the Upward sports program from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 at the Coker soccer fields.

The clinic is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 13 and is free for all participants. It will be centered on fundamentals of the game.

Coker College head women's soccer coach Dan Muns and assistant coaches Mark Stewart and Hillary Cockrell will serve as instructors for the clinic. The entire Coker women's soccer team will also be on hand for additional support.

Upward Sports is the world's largest Christian sports league for children. It partners with around 2,600 local churches to provide first-class, organized and welcoming kids basketball, soccer, flag football and cheerleading leagues and camps. The local Upward program is administered through Kelleytown Baptist Church in Hartsville.

For more information, contact Chris Dougherty, manager of athletics media relations and marketing, at 843-383-8018 or cdougherty@coker.edu.

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Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

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