Coaches, please consider going that extra distance, no matter how
small it is, to give the goalkeepers the attention I think they deserve.
They'll thank you for it, one way or another!
-- Tony Waiters,
Coaching the Goalkeeper
These links are provided for those who want more information
about soccer goalkeeping and soccer or coaching in general.
It is not intended to
be a comprehensive list; it's just a collection of useful links I've
come across. I have no affiliation with any of the sites unless
explicitly stated. Please
let me know if any of these links
gets out of date or if you would like to have a link added.
Drills and coaching advice - check out the Goalkeeping Newsletter archives.
- George Lasher's Goalkeeper Manual under the "Keeper" link, plus more.
- North Alabama
Soccer League goalkeeping exercises, moved from the Decatur
- Keeper Skool:
Goalkeeper Science, Nutrition Tips, Strength & Power for
Enhanced Goalkeeper Performance
- Jeff Pill's Online Drills;
- SoccerClub! drills
has a selection of keeper drills.
- The Glove Bag has articles, interviews, blogs and a forum. One of the most active keeper-only sites out there.
- Rody Hoegee's
Goalkeeper's Portal: Huge selection of info and links to sites on
soccer keeper training, camps & instruction, sites on world goalkeepers,
equipment, books & videos and more! Great to browse even if you don't
- World of Soccer provides
coaching resources and customized digital publishing of Tony Waiters'
book Coaching the Goalkeeper and other books.
- KeeperStop.com provides keeper equipment and education from around the world.
Has a section on goalkeeping camps and trainers around the United
- ProGoalkeeper.co.uk is
dedicated to goalkeeping. Info for coaches and players, the latest
press, and more.
- Goalkeeper 101: Goalkeeper drills and advice, a free resource for training, tips and techniques.
- Goalkeeping ABC is a goalkeeping information site run by Dutch keeper coach Twan Centen (site is mostly in Dutch).
- Archives of the SOCCER-COACH-L mailing list:
Can be searched online. Subscribe today!
- And-Again has drills and
games and an interactive coaching forum.
Youth soccer coaching drills, games, practice plans, downloads, articles
plus free advice from an English FA coach. Especially useful for new soccer
- My Soccer Links: - Human
edited directory of great soccer websites.
- Soccer Clinics Europe
has 100's of realistically animated soccer coaching drills. Thousands
of pages of soccer information!
- Soccer Coaching
International is run by Paul Van Veen, formerly of SoccerCoaching.net and
SoccerCoachingForum.com. Free newsletter and discussion board, and paid
membership for other parts of the site.
- The World's Game is a
soccer coaching discussion board.
- Basic Coaching Manual
from the SOCCER-COACH-L list.
- Soccer Tip of the Day.
- North Alabama Soccer League soccer drills and links to even more soccer coaching sites.
- ExpertFootball.com has
news, famous soccer players, gossip, training and free drills.
- Grassroots Coach
is a free monthly
online soccer coaching magazine aimed at creating a flexible electronic tool
kit for coaches and organizations at the grassroots level.
- The Virtual Library of Sport provides global links to key resources in all sports
with a strong section on soccer training.
- Coaching Soccer 101 has soccer coaching tips, youth soccer drills, micro soccer info and more. Great for new coaches.
- The Soccer Helper is a great resource for players, coach, parents and anyone who wants to improve their skills and understanding of soccer.
- Star Goalkeeper Academy
is an internationally recognized soccer coaching organization
specializing in the education of Goalkeepers. Each year under the
guidance of founder and International goal coach Dan Gaspar the Academy
conducts camps and clinics around the United States.
- Net Edge Training, your
source for quality goalkeeper training in New Jersey.
- All Soccer Training is
dedicated to the advancement of soccer training on Long Island.
- BigSoccer: The biggest site for soccer news, discussion forums and more.
Click here for BigSoccer!
- Virtual Sports Injuries
Offers a 'Virtual Diagnosis' and information on over 100 sports
injuries with rehabilitation, sports massage, strapping & taping and more.
- SoccerConnection: Post resumes and search for jobs for soccer professionals.
- College Soccer
Scholarships. A recruiting and resume service for high school
soccer players who want to compete at the college level in the USA. Initial
help and advice is free.
- 4 Specialty Soccer.
Soccer novelties and gifts for you and your soccer friends.
- FIFA Laws of the Game:
the official source for the Laws of the game of soccer.
- USSF web site, look under "referees",
then "Resources and Materials" for Law information, including Advice to
US Soccer Federation compilation of guidelines pertaining to the LOTG.
- LOTG FAQ:
Extremely detailed FAQ on the Laws, compiled by members of the
SOCCER-COACH-L mailing list.
KeeperStop.com: Need goalkeeper gloves, a goalie jersey, and protective keeper training gear? Keeperstop.com is your one stop for goalkeeper equipment and education.
- Between the Sticks :
The USA's best shop for premium goalkeeper equipment! Customers can rely on knowledgeable and credible service from people that play the position.
- Eurosport has a large selection
of gear for goalkeepers, field players, coaches and fans.
- Soccer Learning Systems:
Coaching videos and books.
- Reedswain soccer videos and books.
- Code Four Athletics Soccer Uniforms offers their own brand of soccer uniforms, jerseys, warm-ups, shorts and soccer gear directly to teams and clubs.
- Soccer International has
special deals on discontinued goalkeeper jersies.
- Epic Soccer has great prices
on all the equipment you need, from goals to pinnies.
- Fold-A-Goal carries goal
(portable to full-size), nets, field & coaching equipment and more.