Competitive & ECNL – Boys and Girls

Goalkeeper Academy – Competitive and ECNL

This Academy is designed to develop goalkeepers of the highest caliber. The program is technically based with the emphasis being on individual development. The design of the program will deliver age group-specific sessions that will introduce and reinforce the mastery of goalkeeping techniques.

Details

Teams and Ages

These sessions are developed for boys and girls in the Competitive and ECNL programs. 

Schedule & Locations

August 8th – October 18th

ECNL & Copa (Girls-Only)

El Pomar (turf field) on Mondays

1. Mondays: 4:30- 5:15 pm (ages 04’s, 05’s, and 06’s)
1. Mondays: 5:15-6:00 pm (ages 07’s, 08’s, 09’s, and 10’s)

Pride Soccer Complex field 2N on Tuesdays

2. Tuesdays: 4:30 pm-5:30 pm (competitive high school ages only)
2. Tuesdays: ​5:30 pm-6:30 pm (competitive middle school ages only)

Pride Soccer Complex on Thursdays

3. Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm for ECNL players only (all ages) at the Pride Complex

Champions League & Centennial League (Boys & Girls)
will be located at the Pride Soccer Complex field 2N Mondays & Tuesdays from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm (competitive ages 07’s, 08’s, 09’s, 10’s, 11’s, 12’s) teams included are Predators, Copa, United, White, Red, Black, and Mundial.

High School Trainings (Girls-Only) will be located at the Pride Soccer Complex field 2N Mondays & Tuesdays from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm (competitive high school ages only) teams included are Predators, Copa, United, White, Red, Black, and Mundial.

 

Coaching Staff

The Goalkeeper Academy is run by our Director of Goalkeeping, Dave Meyer at dmeyer@pridesoccer.com.

Additional Development Opportunities

PRIDE goalkeepers will have a minimum of one age group-based session a week with the opportunity to attend additional sessions. Goalkeepers will have the opportunity to attend higher-level sessions as they show the desire and ability of proficiency in age-level topics.

Common Questions

What is the purpose of the Goalkeeper Academy?

The PRIDE Academy Goalkeeper Program is designed to develop goalkeepers of the highest caliber. The program is technically based with the emphasis being on individual development. The design of the program will deliver age group-specific sessions that will introduce and reinforce the mastery of goalkeeping techniques.

What does the Goalkeeper Academy focus on?

The program will also provide on-field tactical instruction at training sessions to incorporate the team aspect of goalkeeping. The combination of the technical and tactical aspects of goalkeeping will provide our PRIDE goalkeepers with the foundation and the building blocks for goalkeepers to learn and progress within the training and the game itself.

How often does the Goalkeeper Academy meet?

PRIDE goalkeepers will have a minimum of one age group-based session a week with the opportunity to attend additional sessions.  Goalkeepers will have the opportunity to attend higher-level sessions as they show the desire and ability of proficiency in age-level topics.

What other development opportunities are available for my child?

Goalkeepers will have the opportunity to attend higher-level sessions as they show the desire and ability of proficiency in age-level topics.

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

Take Your Game to the Next Level

Join us for a combination of on-field tactical instruction and technical training to becoming a next level goalkeeper.

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