JUNE 2022 youth clinics
Session 1: APRIL closed
session 2: May CLOSED
SESSION 3: JuneS
all sessions are on tuesdays 4:15pm - 5:30pm
323 Wall Street, Kingstson, NY
Session 3: $60 for all 4 sessions ($20 drop-in per session)
Players aged 5 -15
New Location: La Finca's indoor mini-pitch park in uptown Kingston (323 Wall Street)
Our clinics covers NINE key topics in youth development:
1. Possession in small spaces 2. Possession to break lines. 3. Speed of Play
4. Transition to attack 5. Attacking in the final third. 6. Going to Goal & Finishing
7. Transition to defense 8. Defending 1v1/2v2/3v3. 9. Defending outnumbered
Alan O’Keefe: Alan is native of Cork, Ireland with over 15 years experience coaching youth soccer. After serving as the coaching director of NCE for 6 years, in 2020, Alan formed Players First, a player-centered, supplemental training program fine-tuned to the top level players’ needs beyond the regular club/training environment.
Alan’s professional experience includes Club Soccer and the Pro game. He has completed multiple high level coaching licenses from professional organizations including FAI, USSF and UEFA. He is currently working on his UEFA A license.
Liam witham: Liam has coached soccer since 2012. He graduated with a major in Sports Fitness and Coaching and has earned the FA Level 1 and 2 badges and the UEFA B license. Liam Started coaching soccer at the age of 16 after a short spell as a player with premier league team, Arsenal. From there he continued, playing for QPR in the second tier of English football, and then moved on to play semi-professional football in the National League, the fifth highest tier of the English soccer pyramid.
Liam grew up in London and started playing organized soccer at 6 years old for his local club, Barnet Youth F.C. He currently resides in Shelton, Connecticut with his wife, Brooke and son, Archie. And he is recently playing again, for Hartford City, F.C.
Elite supplemental clinics for all levels of dedicated players. We provide intensive, level-appropriate training in small-group formats. Whether you already play for a competitive team, or you are just looking to develop your skills quickly, our clinics are right for you.
Sessions are divided into age groups 5-8, 8-11, and 11-15. Players will be suggested appropriate sessions based on coach evaluations during the first week and can move during the season.