PROJECT WINTER CAMP FOUNDER
Coach Dean Lothian
Project Winter Camp was founded by Dean Lothian, a Chicago-based parent, coach and former semi-professional soccer player.
Dean is NSCAA-certified and has been a Master Soccer Coach with America SCORES Chicago for over 12 years, working work with at-risk youth and providing coaching education to over 100 coaches each year. He is one of the pioneer coaches for the US soccer Foundation Soccer 4 Success coach-training program and piloted the first urban soccer certification.
A native of Jamaica, Dean knows what it is to play soccer barefoot on dirt fields, sometimes even with soccer ball. He also knows how positive soccer can be in the lives of children.