Premier Player Keeper Academy provides a professional coaching programme for all aspiring goalkeepers aged 4-16 of all abilities from beginners to academy standard gks.
Head of the goalkeeping department is Andy Collett who is a former professional keeper who made over 250 appearances for Middlesbrough, Bristol Rovers and Darlington. Andy has also been First Team Keeper coach at Darlington, Hartlepool, Oldham Athletic, and York City and has over 15 years of experience in coaching goalkeepers.Working alongside Andy is former Middlesbrough Academy gk coach Shane Bland and Steven Gill. All of our coaches are highly qualified ex professional or semi pro goalkeepers who understand the needs and demands of this unique position.Our coaches deliver a specialist, progressive programme, full of high-tempo, structured coaching sessions.
Our unique coaching syllabus incorporates everything the modern day keeper is required and expected to deliver with an emphasis on the individual’s technical ability, physical attributes, tactical understanding and psychological/social skills.
Each session is developed to meet the needs of the goalkeeper’s age and ability level and will focus on one of the following topics:
Sessions run along side the outfield academy player training so goalkeepers will regularly take part in shooting drills and small-sided games to improve their overall game skills and awareness. We aim to coach the goalkeeper in the technical, tactical, physical and psychological aspects of the position of goalkeeper.The position requires a unique mix of mental strength, speed, concentration, bravery,technical ability.
"Goalkeepers are the most important players on the pitch, they can win or lose you games and they should receive the most coaching , not the least".....Andy Collett
If youde like to receive specialist goalkeeper coaching the please goto the Contact Us page and we will be in touch .
OUR GOALKEEPER SESSIONS TAKE PLACE AT ALONGSIDE EVERY OUTFIELD ACADEMY SO PLEASE SEE THE RELEVANT LOCATION TO SUIT YOU, CHECK THE TIME FOR YOUR AGE AND GET IN TOUCH TO BOOK YR 2 FREE TASTER SESSIONS.