Goalkeeper Academy

 

Paul O’Connor

Meet The Trainer

Runs: POGA Goalkeeping

Born: in Easington, County Durham, England

Played professionally: for Leicester City, Hartlepool United, Blyth Spartans, and Bedlington Terriers

Coached: at all levels in MN Soccer

  • MN Thunder Goalkeeper Coach
  • MNUFC Goalkkeeper Coach
  • Hamline University Men’s Soccer and Macalester College Men’s Soccer
  • Benilde St-Margaret, Bloomington Jefferson High Schoo, Edina High School, Hopkins High School
  • Maplebrook Soccer Association
  • With EPSC since 2018 as Goalkeeper Trainer

Possesses:

  • National Youth License, National C License, National B License
  • Goalkeeper National Diploma (Distinguished Pass), Goalkeeper Advanced National Certificate.

Schedule

Goalkeeper Training in the Fall will be for 11U-14U players only.

Goalkeeper Training Dates will be posted closer to start of the Fall Season.

Training will start at the end of August and run through early October

GKA Training will be held at Franlo Park

Goalkeeper Training Dates will be posted closer to start of Winter 1 Training.

GKA will start in the first week in November

GKA Training will be held at the EPHS Dome

Goalkeeper Training Dates will be posted closer to start of Winter 2 Training.

GKA will start in the first week of January

GKA Training will be held at the EPHS Dome