CAMP REACT - CALIFORNIA Residential - June 26th to June 28th, 2024

CAMP REACT - CALIFORNIA Residential - June 26th to June 28th, 2024

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CAMP REACT California  @ University of LaVerne1950 Third Street

La Verne, California 91750

JUNE 26-28, 2024

Directed by: NEIL THOMPSON 

 ***Price increase March 15***

2024 is Camp React is coming to California!

Over 200+ Goalkeepers have moved on and played in the college game, including Ivy League schools and top Division 1 colleges. We have had participants who have represented the US, Canadian, and Mexican National Team.

We also have several players, male and female, who have continued to play professionally, both in the US and Europe. 

Big Cat Goalkeeping alumni & current participants include:

  • MLS #2 Overall Draft Pick, Roman Celentano. 
  • Scottish Premier League Goalkeeper Brian Schwake. 
  • Former Portsmouth Goalkeeper Duncan Turnbull.
  • US Youth National Team Goalkeepers: Dylan Auffret (07), Morgan Farnham(07), Molly Vapensky (07).
  • Former US Women U20 and current professional Goalkeeper, Phallon Tullis-Joyce
  • Mexico Youth National Team Goalkeepers: James Romero (08)
  • Former Canadian Women's U20 National Team Goalkeeper, Lysianne Proulx 
  • Former US U19 Goalkeeper Alex Budnik

"We are the best goalkeeper camp in the nation. The work never stops; we teach the players the necessary tools and inform them of the pathway needed to get from one stage in their career to the next. We are proud of our player's achievements" - Neil Thompson - Director of Coaching.


CAMP REACT Payment Options 

We are glad to offer several payment options for your booking.

  1. BUY NOW, PAY LATER with Quadpay - 4 Easy Payment Installments over 6 weeks
  2. If you need a more extended payment arrangement, we gladly offer one. An additional fee of $25.00 is added to the CAMP REACT cost. If required, please email to make payment arrangements longer than six weeks.  These payments will be accepted over Venmo.
  3. For Two or More goalkeeper registrations, please email if necessary for payment plans.


Residential Campers (2006 - 2014):

  • Morning, afternoon, and evening training sessions (9 am Check-in & 4 pm camp closure & Check-out)
  • Early morning / Late night body recovery sessions
  • Room and board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Nutrition seminar
  • Q&A with Staff
  • Pro analysis seminar (Video session)
  • College recruitment seminar
  • Personal development meeting
  • Training shirt


Day Campers (2006 - 2014):

  • Morning and Afternoon training sessions (9.30 am & Check-in and 4 pm Check-out) 
  • Lunch
  • Personal development meeting
  • Pro Analysis Seminar (Video Session)
  • College Recruitment Seminar
  • Training shirt
  • No Residential Stay

There will be time spent viewing demonstrations and participating in question and answer sessions during camp. As Big Cat Goalkeeping believes in becoming more effective in goal, there will be time allocated to goalkeeping specific functional performance training, ensuring all of our goalkeepers are ready for the season ahead.




Coach Neil has a wealth of experience:

  • Coached US U19 National Team
  • Coached US U15 National Team (Concacaf Championships)
  • Coached US Sub Regional Centers
  • Coached US Training Centers Illinois and California
  • LAFC Head Academy Goalkeeper Coach
  • Coached and Consulted for ODP Region II
  • Coached at NCAA DI Level
  • 16 years of working professionally in soccer
  • Has played soccer at college and the professional level
  • Has UEFA Cup experience

Goalkeepers Coached:

    • Brian Schwake – Livingstone FC – Scottish Premier League (Coached at Big Cat Goalkeeping)
    • Roman Calentano – FC Cincinnati, MLS and #2 Overall SuperDraft Pick (Coached at Big Cat Goalkeeping)
    • Duncan Turnbull – Portsmouth FC, UK – Notre Dame Alum, NCAA D1 (Coached at Big Cat Goalkeeping)
    • Kevin Silva – Toronto, MLS, US U19 National Team (Coached at u19 National Team Camp)
    • Brady Scott – Austin FC, MLS & US U20 National Team – (Coached at u19 National Team Camp)
    • Tim Dobrowolski – Louisville City, USL – (Coached at Loyola University)
    • Donavan Palomares – LAFC & U15 Mexican National Team (Coached at LAFC)
    • Damian Lass – Fulham & US U17 National Team – (Coached at US Training Centers)
    • Brandon Barnes – Richmond Kickers, USL (Coached at Club level at Big Cat Goalkeeping)
    • Alex Budnik – Dartmouth College, US U19 National Team (Coached at Big Cat Goalkeeping)
    • Ian Turnbull – Philadelphia Union u17 (Coached at Big Cat Goalkeeping)
    • Lysianne Proulx – Canadian u20 National Team (Coached at the Canadian Soccer Expo & Big Cat Goalkeeping)
    • Damien Alguera– US u17 National Team & Sporting Kansas City (Coached at CONCACAF)
    • Chris Brady – US u17 National Team & Chicago Fire (Coached at CONCACAF)
    • Diego Martinez – LAFC Academy U14 & Generation Adidas Golden Gloves winner
    • Anthony Campbell – LAFC Academy u13 & Generation Adidas Golden Gloves winner
    • Dylan Auffret - LAFC Academy & US Youth National Team (Coached at Big Cat)
    • Molly Vapensky - US Youth National Team (Coached at Big Cat)
    • Morgan Farnham - US Youth National Team (Coached at Big Cat)


Any questions or need more additional info, please email


Also, please review our Refund Policy if you need to cancel your attendance, booking, reservation.