GOLDEN GLOVES KEEPER TRAINING

Coach Don Smith
EYSA Keeper Coach

REGULAR REGISTRATION FOR PRE-SEASON TRAINING IS NOW CLOSED.

YOU CAN STILL REGISTER BY CONTACTING EASTSIDE SOCCER REGISTRAR DEAN STANZEL AT OFFICE@EASTSIDESOCCER.CA

Golden Gloves is an EDC program for athletes that are committed to the development of the five pillars specifically to the role of a keeper. The program is led by EYSA Head Goalkeeper Coach Don Smith.

Description of Program Components

  • Technical: footwork, handling, diving, high balls, positioning, distribution, and communication.
  • Physical: Balance, coordination, speed, agility, endurance, strength and flexibility.
  • Mental: increase personal effectiveness under pressure; dealing effectively with mistakes, setbacks and criticism; maintaining self-confidence; effective decision making; bravery, concentration; motivation and discipline.
  • Tactical: developing a better understanding of the game; initiating attacks; commanding the penalty area; preparing for set pieces; development of outfield skills and overall tactical awareness.
Golden Gloves classroom session

PROGRAM DETAILS

TRAINING PRESEASON:

Dates: April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18
Session Times: 5:45 to 6:45 pm and 6:45 to 7:45 pm
Location: SaskTel Sports Centre
Cost: $75 or $90 for non-Eastside member

TRAINING DURING THE SEASON:

Dates: TBD
Session Times: TBD
Location: TBD
Cost: $200 or $240 for non-Eastside member

EASTSIDE DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

The Eastside Development Centre (EDC) creates an environment for an athlete focused on developing the five pillars of excellence in sport – Technical, Tactical, Physical, Psychological, and Social. The EDC asks every enrolled athletes to commit to a philosophy of Excellence | Determination | Confidence.

Eastside Soccer offers additional training opportunities within our academy Eastside Development Centre (EDC). Programs offered complement the regular training programs offered by Eastside within players team enviroment.

EXCELLENCE | DETERMINATION | CONFIDENCE