Goalkeeper Training

Everton America provides specialized coaching for goalkeepers throughout the club and to others wishing to improve in the position of goalkeeper.


The Everton Goalkeeper Program is run by Full Time Goalkeeping Director, Leon Othen and provides Technical, Tactical, Physical & Psychological appropriate sessions for each age group. Goalkeepers receive specialist training as well as their team practices. Goalkeepers also receive evaluations, match analysis and Goalkeeping specific fitness. The aim of the program is to share the knowledge & education of the position so that every goalkeeper can become their own teacher.

Goalkeeping Academy -

Norwalk, CT

This five week Goalkeeping Academy will take place at Everton's training facility at All-Saints School.

The sessions will take place throughout the Spring season with the aim of providing great goalkeeping knowledge and practice to be used throughout the Spring season and have goalkeepers best prepared for any tournaments & try-outs.

 

Every Friday - Starting April 21st

6pm - 7:30pm

During This Five Week Clinic We Will Cover:

  • Shot stopping & diving techniques
  • Saving angled shots
  • Collecting high balls and crosses
  • Dealing with one on ones
  • Dealing with the imperfect world of goalkeeping

Open to goalkeepers born in 2006, 2005 & 2004. 


2017 Goalie Wars Tournament

Fast action game with goals only yards apart. This exciting tournament based goalkeeping game celebrates goalkeeping at it's best.

This tournament returns after last being played in 2014 when the tournament was covered by local news.

Teams of four or five required and players do not have to be goalkeepers. Male & Female players welcome.

9am - 10am - Players born in 2006, 2005 & 2004

10am - 11am - Players born in 2003, 2002 & 2001

June 24th

9am - 11 am

Goalkeeping Camp -

Norwalk, CT

This week long goalkeeping program is held 9am - 12 noon totaling 15 hours of intense goalkeeping. 

  • Held at Everton's training facility with use of classroom
  • Low coach to GK ratio

Mixture of technical & tactical elements of the game with the opportunity to join in small sided games in conjunction of the Everton outfield camp taking place at the same time.

June 26th - 30th

9am - 12 noon

During This Week Long Camp You Will Learn:

  • Technical elements of the game; Handling & footwork, shot stopping, angles & positioning, high balls & crosses, diving at feet / one on one situations and how to set up attacks.
  • Tactical sessions on when to come out of the box, penalties and other set pieces
  • Pre season fitness preperation

To ensure the very highest quality of coaching and to keep coach to player ratio's lwe are offing limited availability to the following age groups.

Goalkeepers born 2009 - 2007 ( 6 places available )

Goalkeepers born 2006 - 2004 ( 8 places available )

Goalkeepers born 2003 and older are recommended to attend Everton America's Residential Goalkeeping Camp.

Residential Goalkeeping Camp - Loomis Chaffee School - Windsor, CT

The ultimate goalkeeping experience. This intense Sleep- over camp allows goalkeepers to emerse themselves in the position with this Sunday - Thursday, three times a day camp.

July 10th - 14th


During This Exciting Residential Camp You Will Receive:

  • More advance elements of a goalkeeper's technical game; Handling & footwork, shot stopping, angles & positioning, high balls & crosses, diving at feet / one on one situations and how to set up attacks.
  • Classroom theory work and video examples of good / bad practice
  • Fitness work including pool time
  • Goalkeeping evaluation at the end of camp
  • Opportunity to play games with age appropriate teams at camp
  • Special offers on goalkeeping gloves to use on camp

To ensure the very highest quality of coaching and to keep coach to player ratio's we are offing limited availability to the following age groups.

Goalkeepers born 2007 - 2006 ( 6 places available )

Goalkeepers born 2005 - 2004 ( 8 places available )

Goalkeepers born 2003 - 2001 ( 8 places available )  

Goalkeepers aged 2000 and older should e-mail lothen@evertonamericact.com for camp options

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