Goalkeeping Development

The position of Goalkeeper is taken on by an individual who is committed.  It is an important part of the spine of a team. This requires specialized training and development to play the position.

For a young goalkeeper, they must prioritize the development of the 4 pillars of goalkeeping, technical, tactical, psychological, and physical. Developing technical and tactical foundations are the most important to gain confidence as they gain experience that will help build on the psychological and physical part of the game. Our Club and Goalkeeping Development Programs are committed to building the 4 pillars to help the Goalkeepers achieve their goals in the game.

We have comprehensive Goalkeeping Programs designed “To Make You A Better Goalkeeper.”

Angus Brown

  • “B” License Out-Field Coach / BC Soccer Certified Goalkeeping Instructor

  • Women’s University Goalkeeping Coach

  • BCSPL/HP Boys Goalkeeper Coach (Burnaby FC)

  • Developed several Vancouver Whitecaps Rex/Residency goalkeepers

Dino Alberti

  • Represented British Columbia at U16 and U18 and played internationally with Canadian Youth and Olympic teams
  • Played professionally for the New York Cosmos of the NASL, 2 NASL Championships (1980, 1982)
  • Developed several Vancouver Whitecaps Residency goalkeepers
  • Longtime goalkeeper coach with Cliff Avenue United FC

GK DEVELOPMENT (2006-2013 OPEN TO ALL)

BOYS – Sundays 12:00 – 1:30 pm

January 14 – March 17 (10 sessions)*

Location: Wesburn Grass

GIRLS – Saturdays 9:30 – 11:00 am

January 13 – March 16 (10 sessions)*

Location: Burnaby North High School Turf

*No sessions February 17 and 18

Fee: $250

Registration is limited to 12 goalkeepers; two groups will be formed.

GK DEVELOPMENT (BFC GK ONLY)

Metro / Div 1 (2010-2013)

BOYS AND GIRLS – Mondays 4:45 – 6:00 pm
Location: Burnaby Lake West Turf Field #4

 
Metro / Div 1 (2006-2009)

BOYS AND GIRLS – Mondays 6:15 – 7:30 pm

January 8 – March 11 (10 sessions)**

Location: Burnaby Lake West Turf Field #1

Fee: $225

**No session on February 19 (an extra session will be provided)

GK HOUSE (2014-2016) 

BOYS AND GIRLS: Thursdays, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

January 11 – March 7 (10 sessions)

Location: Burnaby North High School Turf

 

GK DIV 1 (2006-2008) / DIV 2 AND 3 (2009-2013)

BOYS AND GIRLS: Thursdays, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

January 11 – March 7 (10 sessions)

Location: Burnaby North High School Turf

 

Fee: $150