6 Goalkeeper Camps for 2011
By Ryan Wood
Though learning new goalkeeper tips and drills is important, the best goalkeeper training takes place at a position-specific soccer camp. Here are six across the country that will make you an all-star keeper.
Various locations -- June 26-July 28, 2011
Now in its 18th year, this camp offers instruction for several different age groups. Five sessions are in Lancaster, Pa., with others set up in Colorado Springs, Co., and Lake Forest, Ill. Learn More ?
Springfield, Mo. -- Various Dates
Missouri State offers goalkeeper camps for both boys and girls ages 8-18. Keepers train separately from other players, then take part in 11-v-11 scrimmages every day. Learn More ?
Los Angeles, Calif. -- July 15-18, 2011
The Bruins offer a four-day camp for boys and girls ages 11-18. UCLA coaches and current players will be on hand to provide instruction. Learn More ?
Grand Rapids, Mich. -- July 11-13, 2011
Marquette associate head coach Stan Anderson leads the instruction for boys and girls ages 10-18. Keepers are broken up into small groups and receive more than 13 hours of hands-on training. Learn More ?
Columbia, S.C. -- June 17-19; July 22-24, 2011
This camp, for high school-aged keepers, features a demanding schedule including strength work, game situation training, 11-v-11 scrimmaging and seminars on topics such as recruiting. Learn More ?
Waco, Texas -- July 19-23, 2011
The goalkeeper camp runs in conjunction with Baylor's other camps, so keepers can play in team scrimmages along with getting the position-specific instruction from Division I coaches. Learn More ?