GOALKEEPER TRAINING: This week's sessions at Nicholas Ball are as follows: Monday (youngers 5:30, olders begin at 6:15); Tuesday (all ages at 6 PM); Wednesday (all ages at 6 PM). No Thursday session at Nicholas Ball. Friday session is at North Knox Boys and Girls Club at 6 PM.





FC Alliance has an energetic staff of experienced goalkeeper coaches ready to help you take your game to the next level. Our staff now includes five former collegiate goalkeepers and we often offer guest sessions led by college coaches and current / former pro keepers. Please check the website regularly for updates on special sessions.  


There is NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE to attend these sessions for club members; and non-club members can attend for a small fee, with permission from their club director, if applicable (email Hemant for details). 


Topics covered at our sessions will include every aspect of being a successful goalkeeper, including: ready position, catching, breakaways, crosses, footwork, punting, goal kicks, throwing, communication and more. Coaches are now incorporating video analysis into nearly every sessions, as well.


For a brief overview of topics and key points, please consult the training manual PDF located on the left side of the Keeper Page.  This page is updated daily with information about weather and time changes--as well as tips arising from training sessions.  So bookmark this page!!




Goalkeeper Program
Director:  Hemant Sharma


September Schedule

Monday (Nicholas Ball Fields):
5:30 PM, youngers: Carrie / Hemant
6:30 PM, olders: Carrie / Hemant 

Tuesday (Nicholas Ball Fields)
7 PM, any age: Marty / Hemant

Wednesday (Nicholas Ball Fields)
5:30 PM, youngers with finishing: Carrie / RB
6:30 PM, olders with finishing: Carrie /  RB

Thursday (Nicholas Ball Fields)

7 PM: all ages with Marty 

Friday (Boys and Girls Club at 1819 Dry Gap Pike, off Emory Rd)
6 PM: Marty / Hemant