Goalkeeper Training

2016 sessions begin Friday, August 12th!

Methacton United Soccer Club is pleased to be able to provide specialized training for our goalkeepers. This summers training sessions will be run by our professional trainers Liam Woods and Michael Marks for eight (8) Friday evenings, beginning August 12 and running through the fall season.

The price for these training sessions is only $20 for the eight-week session. Sessions are open to both intramural and travel players.

$20 for 8 weeks! Spots are limited! Sign up today!

Session times have been assigned by age groups as follows. Please note that each session will be capped at a maximum of 40 players (20 per trainer), so please register early.

Dates Location
August 12, 19, 26 Heebner Park
September 16, 23 Redtail Park
October 14, 21, 28 Redtail Park
Age Group Session Time
U8 to U12 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
U13 to U18 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The training curriculum for the eight-week program has been structured to teach both fundamental and advanced techniques, all geared specifically to the unique challenges of each age group. By week:

Session Topic
Week 1 Basic Handling Techniques
Week 2 Shot Stopping
Week 3 Footwork and Coordination
Week 4 Narrowing the Angle
Week 5 Dealing with 1v1 Situations
Week 6 Passing, Receiving, and Distribution
Week 7 Dealing with Crosses
Week 8 Game Week

Questions about the goalkeeping curriculum can be addressed to Andy Wilkes, Director of Coaching at doc@methactonunited.org.