U11-19 Competitive Players

Summer Goalkeeper Camp

June 20-24, 2022 
Our Goalkeeper camps work with players on goalkeeper-specific training and specific speed and agility training keepers need. This camp also includes fun position specific games.

Camp Details

Ages & Levels

U11-U19 Competitive

There are two separate camps for ages U11-U15 and High Schoolers (boys & girls).

Coaching Staff

About Dave Meyer:

Dave Meyer is a local born and raised here in Colorado Springs. He is currently the DOC of Goalkeepers throughout Pride and has been since 2018. Dave grew up playing Pride soccer his entire youth career. He was also a State Champion as a player for Club (Pride Predators 96’s) and 5A Highschool State Champion at Pine Creek. In his senior year of high school, he was a 1st team All-American, Gatorade Player of the Year, and Colorado’s State Player of the Year. He was also recently inducted as the first-ever athlete at Pine Creek into the athletic hall of fame. After high school, he spent his collegiate career at UCCS, where he was a 4-year starter at the NCAA DII level. Some of his collegiate achievements were: Rookie of the Year for ALL athletics at UCCS, RMAC Goalkeeper of the year 3x, All-RMAC 1st team selection 3x, and broke the all-time goals-against average and shut out records for all time. Dave has also had training and playing experience at the professional level with Switchback’s FC (USL Championship). He recorded a couple of pre-season shutouts and was with the team for over four seasons. Now, Dave has been focusing his time and energy on developing players. Dave has had coaching experience with Pride, Air Force (Camps), DU (Camps), and UCCS (Men’s & Women’s sides). He currently holds his United Soccer Coaches Level 1, 2, 3 and is one of very few who have achieved their Advanced National Goalkeeper Professional Coach Diploma. Those are the highest available Goalkeeper diplomas available in the United States.

Questions?
dmeyer@pridesoccer.com

Dates & Times

June 20-24, 2022
8:00am -10:00am

Fees

$325

* The camp price is $325 and comes with a Pride training camp shirt

* For the players who need financial assistance, please reach out to Dave Meyer at dmeyer@pridesoccer.com (it’s extremely important to Dave and his staff that every player has the opportunity to attend this camp.)

Locations

Pride Soccer Complex

8700 E Woodmen Rd

Colorado Springs, CO 80908

719-597-6700

Common Questions

What is the focus of the camp?

Goalkeeping Technical Focus:

* Footwork

* Diving Techniques (Low, Medium, and High)

* 3 Dimensional Angle Play

* Dealing with Crosses and Tipping Over the Bar

* Distribution from Throwing, Kicking, and Punting

* Breakaway (1v1) Techniques & Tactics

* Interval & Pressure Training Drills

* Reading the game and Playing Off Our Line!

* Shot Stopping Techniques

What is included in the camp?

There are two separate camps for ages U11-U15 and High Schoolers (boys & girls). These camps will have 10 hours of goalkeeper-specific training. We will also include goalkeeper speed and agility training specific to what our keepers will need in games. We also will have fun games such as goalkeeper wars and handball to make each day exciting for the campers as well!

What is the camp like?

These camps will have 10 hours of goalkeeper-specific training. We will also include goalkeeper speed and agility training specific to what our keepers will need in games. We also will have fun games such as goalkeeper wars and handball to make each day exciting for the campers as well!

What is the mission of the camp?

Our mission is to help every player improve throughout our camp. We want to create a fun and creative learning environment that is supportive to each level of player. We also are driven to help players achieve their goals of playing at the next level, which is why we want to share our knowledge and help as much as possible.

What is the camp philosophy?

Our philosophy is that every player has different talents and strengths, but there is always room for improvement. We will focus on specific aspects of the game and technical pieces for all players but break down the focus of these to fit each player’s needs.

Who are the coaches?

About Dave Meyer:

Dave Meyer is a local born and raised here in Colorado Springs. He is currently the DOC of Goalkeepers throughout Pride and has been since 2018. Dave grew up playing Pride soccer his entire youth career. He was also a State Champion as a player for Club (Pride Predators 96’s) and 5A Highschool State Champion at Pine Creek. In his senior year of high school, he was a 1st team All-American, Gatorade Player of the Year, and Colorado’s State Player of the Year. He was also recently inducted as the first-ever athlete at Pine Creek into the athletic hall of fame. After high school, he spent his collegiate career at UCCS, where he was a 4-year starter at the NCAA DII level. Some of his collegiate achievements were: Rookie of the Year for ALL athletics at UCCS, RMAC Goalkeeper of the year 3x, All-RMAC 1st team selection 3x, and broke the all-time goals-against average and shut out records for all time. Dave has also had training and playing experience at the professional level with Switchback’s FC (USL Championship). He recorded a couple of pre-season shutouts and was with the team for over four seasons. Now, Dave has been focusing his time and energy on developing players. Dave has had coaching experience with Pride, Air Force (Camps), DU (Camps), and UCCS (Men’s & Women’s sides). He currently holds his United Soccer Coaches Level 1, 2, 3 and is one of very few who have achieved their Advanced National Goalkeeper Professional Coach Diploma. Those are the highest available Goalkeeper diplomas available in the United States.

Questions?
dmeyer@pridesoccer.com

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please send us an email or give us a call.

Dave Meyer

DIRECTOR OF GOALKEEPING

Phone: 719 597-6700 x211

Camp Changes Everything

Our mission is to help every player improve throughout our camp. We want to create a fun and creative learning environment that is supportive to each level of player. We also are driven to help players achieve their goals of playing at the next level, which is why we want to share our knowledge and help as much as possible.

Laura Y, Pride Soccer Parent

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