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Elite Goalkeeper Academy - 10 Week Training

 Registration Open!

Elite Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Elite Socker to encourage each athlete to strive for excellence. Our goal is to promote and foster an atmosphere that is conducive to the intellectual, personal and physical development of each individual. Developing a strong relationship with each athlete is critical in motivating him/her to realize his/her potential. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all athletes and contributing to the total educational experience. Our primary objectives are to teach the Science based core principals of nutrition, strength and conditioning, and all the technical and tactical abilities in order to improve athletic performance, and reduce the risk of injury.


    This 10 week training program is designed to get goalkeeper the need reps, technical, and tactical training  going into the Spring after a long winter break.


                                                                                                           Training Location                                                                                                        


Mary's Health and Fitness 

981 Bullfrog Valley Rd., Hummelstown PA 17036

                                                                                                             Program Duration


1 hour - 10 Weeks


March 10th

March 17th

March 24th

March 31st - OFF for Easter 

April 7th

April 14th

April 21st

April 28th

Sessions #9 and #10 will be a different date in March or April due to May tournament weekends.

Any sessions missed will be offered a make up date after program concludes.



                                                                                                       Age Groups Available

                                                                                     Elite Pre-College GK Academy ages 10-14

                                                                                         Elite College GK Academy ages 15-18

                                                      (Players both Boys and Girls will be adjusted within age group depending on ability levels) 













Program Outline


Program Design / Course Instruction

Director of Program Development, Operation, and Instruction is John Gregg.  John is a member of the United Soccer Coaches National Goalkeeping Staff, Former Head Goalkeeper Coach for East Region ODP, Past USYS National ODP Select Team Goalkeeper Coach, Current Head Coach for USYS East Region 2001 Girls Team and Owner Operator of Elite Socker, LLC.  He currently holds certification from US Soccer, US Youth Soccer, United Soccer Coaches and  teaches goalkeeping coaching course and licenses soccer coaches of all levels.  John has been a staff coach for US Youth Soccer working with the East Region 1 Olympic Development Program (ODP) for the last 20years. John has traveled to numerous states and countries, such as: Costa Rica and Italy with US Youth Soccer and Youth teams.  John is also the Goalkeeper Director for FC Europa and Sporting PA Soccer Clubs.  When needed , John  brings in qualified coaches to help team in the program that have developed through the Elite program, ODP, and College Coaches, if needed.

About the Program

In an effort to maximize the potential in young players and increase their knowledge of the goalkeeping position, the Elite Goalkeeper Academy training program was developed. The academy is designed to establish a solid foundation on which a player can continually build through training techniques, tactics, and other essential pieces needed to play this position. The program will offer goalkeepers the opportunity to get together on a regular basis to train, discuss issues in their play, view video, meet with guest speakers and players and plan for their future in the sport. 

Curriculum and Duration 

The academy program will run 10 weeks with training sessions being held weekly. The sessions will run in one hour duration. During these months of training, the academy goalkeepers will have the opportunity to work on a number of goalkeeping techniques and tactics coupled with a strength and conditioning activities to help develop the proper strengths need for the position.  

Program Cost and Discounts


($55 per session) 

Payment Plans with Discounts


Plan #1 - $550

Payment in FULL at time of registration ($50 off) 

Plan #2 - $550

Payment #1 $350 due at registration Payment #2 $200 due at halfway point



“The program that John Gregg has devised follows the player development philosophy held by US Youth Soccer.  The opportunity for the players to receive weekly guidance to improve their game will be invaluable.  Coach Gregg has designed a professional developmental plan that will no doubt benefit many young American players.”


Sam Snow, Director of Coaching Education - US Youth Soccer

"I have known John Gregg for over twenty years and I have been very impressed with the goalkeepers that have trained with him. Many players are now technical goalkeepers thanks to John, and he has helped to improve all aspects of their game, including decision-making, positioning and their overall understanding of the tactical role the goalkeeper plays. His training methods improve the overall quality of the whole athlete, giving them the tools to be confident and prepared every time they step on the field." 

Terry Underkoffler, Former East Region  ODP Head Goalkeeper Coach

 Elite Girls Academy Team Goalkeepers

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