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Goalkeeping Clinics

 

Academy/Select Goalkeeper Sessions

TYSA Goalkeeper Clinics are designed specifically for training your athlete in proper goalkeeping techniques and improving endurance in the net. Players are physically conditioned using a variety of lateral movement and jumping exercises while improving hand-eye coordination to stop shots during matches. Your budding goalkeeper will also learn how to safely dive for the ball when necessary. Participation is highly encouraged for all aspiring goalies! Each session is 40 minutes long and free of charge for registered Academy players, however you must register your player online for a full season session at TYSA.com. (No walk-ups please) Sessions start 8/7. Choose from the following:

Mondays - 4:45PM , 5:30PM, 6:15PM, or 7:00PM

Tuesdays - 4:45PM

Thursdays - 4:45PM

Fridays - 4:45PM, 5:30PM, 6:15PM, or 7:00PM


Goalkeeper clinics will be lead by Coach Matt Carr.  He is a Georgia native that most recently played for Atlanta Silverbacks FC of the NPSL in 2017.  He spent five years at Division 1 Kennesaw State as well as a year at Division 1 Virginia Commonwealth University where he served as an assistant coach on the women’s staff.

Before his tenure at VCU, Carr spent time with the Atlanta Beat of the Women’s Professional Soccer league. Under the tutelage of former head coach Gareth O’Sullivan, he worked with the Beat’s goalkeepers that featured the talented Hope Solo, Mallory Lofton – Malachi and others.

Carr also spent a stint playing professional soccer in Bessastaðahreppur, Iceland, where he started for Knattspyrna Alftanes from 2008-2010. While in Iceland, Matt worked with both youth and senior goalkeepers for the Icelandic National Teams. On both the men’s and women’s teams.

He was afforded the opportunity after perfecting his skills at the collegiate level, playing scholarship soccer at Reinhardt University. Helping his team earn a NAIA top-10 national ranking in 2003.

A three-year Varsity Letterman and two year team Captain at Milton High School in Alpharetta, Georgia. Carr grew up playing club soccer in both the Premier and Classic leagues in Georgia and Virginia.





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