Coaching Soccer: Goalkeeper Trainingby Giovanni Pacini
Want to have an advantage over the other teams in your youth soccer league? Focus on an area of the game that is commonly overlooked by other coaches.
Goalkeepers are among the game’s most important players, but sometimes they’re almost forgotten in youth soccer. This series delivers over 35 information-packed drills to develop your young goalkeepers’ skills. Everything from save techniques to reaction drills are covered in this comprehensive approach to what young players need to master the goalkeeper position.
Giovanni Pacini has coached the Division III Lasell College (Newton, Mass.) men's soccer program since 1998 and has 28 years of coaching experience. He has led two teams to North Atlantic Conference championships, while earning its conference coach of the year honors in 2000, 2002 and 2006. He serves the National Soccer Coaches Association as the Mass. State Technical Coordinator and is a noted coach of goalkeepers.