2023 IGCC Schedule


The IGCC23 Schedule will not be released until May. We will email and post an update when the schedule is released.

Below is last year’s schedule to give you an idea on the timing of events. 

2022 International Goalkeeper Coaches Conference Schedule

Note: There may be some slight changes before June 10th. Revised 5/18/22

1:30pm to 2:15pm – Arrivals

2:15pm to 2:30pm – Welcome and Introductions

2:30pm to 3:30pmPhilip Poole – USWNT – Classroom Session – TOPIC: GK Profiles – What is a GK Profile & Why is it important?

4:00pm to 5:15pmPhilip Poole –  Field Session – TOPIC: Controlling the Box

5:30pm to 6:45pmAndrew Sparkes – Southampton FC –  Field – TOPIC: Defending the area

7:00pm to 7:45pm – Dinner (provided)

8:00pm to 9:00pmAndrew Sparkes – Southampton FC –  Classroom Session – TOPIC: Defending the Area

8:00am to 8:50amBreakfast – (Provided)

9:00am to 9:10amIntroductions and Daily Schedule Review

9:15am to 10:15amMichael Stowell – Leicester City – Classroom Session – TOPIC: Dealing with the early serve and cutbacks

10:40am to 11:45am – Michael Stowell – Leicester City – Field Session – TOPIC: Dealing with the early serve and cutbacks

12:00pm to 12:45pmPhil Wheddon – IGCC Director – Field Session – TOPIC: Developing Decision Making

1:00pm to 2:15pm – Lunch (Provided)

2:15pm to 2:45pm Special Topic  – Nutritional benefits for coaches in sport – Klean Athlete

2:45pm to 3:45pm John Achterberg – Liverpool FC – Classroom Session – TOPIC: The Role of the Goalkeeper Coach

4:00pm to 5:15pm John Achterberg – Liverpool FC – Field Session – TOPIC: Preparing Your Goalkeeper to Play

6:00pm to 8:00pmIGCC 22 Social – SPONSORED BY: BPG Sports
Wilma’s – Wilmington, DE

7:30am to 8:00am – Breakfast – PROVIDED

8:00am to 8:15am – Daily Recap and Introductions

8:15am to 9:15amJose Sambade – Former Spanish MNT – Classroom Session – TOPIC: Technique in Goalkeeping 

9:45am to 10:50amJose Sambade – Former Spanish MNT –  Field Session – TOPIC: Technique in Goalkeeping

10:50am-11:00am – Photo Opportunity

11:00am-12:15pm Fernando Ferreira – S.L. Benfica – Field Session – TOPIC: Dealing with shots inside the goal area

12:45pm – 1:45pm Fernando Ferreira – S.L. Benfica –  Classroom Session – TOPIC: Maximizing your training time

1:45pm – 2:15pm – Closing ceremony and Departures


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