MEET THE PRESENTERS

2021 PRESENTERS

WEEKEND 1 – June 5-6, 2021

Eric Steele

Eric Steele

Former Manchester United Goalkeeper Coach

Also former Goalkeeper Coach at Manchester City, Derby County, Middlesbrough, Aston Villa and current England FA Coach educator.

John Achterberg

John Achterberg

Liverpool FC 1st Team Goalkeeper Coach

Andrew Sparkes

Andrew Sparkes

Southampton FC 1st Team Goalkeeper Coach

Former 1st team Goalkeeper Coach of Orlando Pirates. Andrew also spent 6 years as the Head of Academy Goalkeeping of Swansea City Football Club.

Phil Wheddon

Phil Wheddon

1st Team Goalkeeper Coach at Philadelphia Union

Former GK Coach for US Men’s & Women’s National Teams. Phil is also the Founder and Director of the IGCC.

Marco Knoop

Marco Knoop

1st Team Goalkeeper Coach at Fenerbahce SK

Formerly the U19 Borussia Dortmund Goalkeeper Coach from 2016-2019.

Jason Grubb

Jason Grubb

Head of Academy Goalkeeping at Houston Dynamo

Former Youth National Team Goalkeeper Coach for the u18 & u20 Women’s teams.

WEEKEND 2 – June 12-13, 2021

Frans Hoek

Frans Hoek

UEFA Goalkeeper Expert / World-Renowned Goalkeeper Coach

Coach Frans Hoek’s coaching experience includes Ajax Amsterdam, FC Barcelona, Manchester United, the Dutch and Polish National Teams, just to name a few. He’s the instructor and developer of instructional material and instructor for coaches and goalkeeper coaches KNVB/UEFA/FIFA.

Thomas Schlieck

Thomas Schlieck

Global Head of Goalkeeping for Red Bull Franchise

Former Head of Goalkeeping Development at Borussia Dortmund 

Jillian Loyden

Jillian Loyden

Director of the Keeper Institute

Former USWNT and Sky Blue FC goalkeeper.

Fernando Ferriera

Fernando Ferriera

1st Team Goalkeeper Coach at SL Benfica

Coach Ferreira has a degree in sports science, 17 years as a coach including 7 years in Sporting Lisbon youth and 7 in Benfica youth.

Tim Dittmer

Tim Dittmer

Head of Goalkeeping at The Football Association

Surprise Speaker

To Be Announced Soon!!!

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