PO Box 248, Brainerd, MN 56401

2023 Concordia College Summer Soccer Camp

REGISTRATION CLOSED Thank you for a successful 2023 Concordia Soccer Camp!

The Brainerd Blast is proud to partner with the outstanding Concordia College Cobber soccer programs to bring you a 3 day youth camp.

July 25, 26 and 27, 2023.

Southdale Soccer Fields

U9 to U13 – 8:30 am to 11:30 am each day

U14 to U19 – 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm each day

Registration cost is  ONLY $100 if you register BEFORE May 31st! After May 31st, registration will increase to $125.

There will be technical skill instruction taught through drills, activities, and game play.  All skill levels are welcome!


Coach Biographies



Jon Hedin was hired as the full-time head coach of the Cobber men’s soccer program in the winter of 2023, after serving as the interim head coach for the 2022 season.

Hedin has been a mainstay with the program for the past 12 years. He was the top assistant coach for the team for six of the past eight seasons before being named interim head coach. In addition to his coaching tenure with the Cobbers, Hedin played for Concordia during his college days from 2007-11. 

Hedin has also been a prominent figure in the Fargo-Moorhead club soccer scene where he has been a head coach for the Tri-City organization since his college playing days.

Hedin, originally from Andover, Minn., graduated from Concordia in 2011 while majoring in biology.   

Hedin and his wife Mary-Michael, also a Concordia graduate, live in Fargo with their daughter Alanna.  



Austin Peterson was hired before the start of the 2019 season. He brings an extensive playing background to his position as assistant coach.

Peterson was one of the most decorated defenders during his playing days with the Cobbers from 2016-18. He earned three consecutive MIAC All-Conference honors and went on to play professionally in Germany for SC Hauenstein.