Goalkeeper Training in the South East
Just4Keepers (J4K) the South – East
Training provided by an International Goalkeeper for Academy & Schoolboy goalkeepers along with GAA goalkeepers
“Goalkeepers is a specialised area where they need to be coached by someone with the insight and empathy to what a goalkeepers life is about. My aim is to provide this for the young goalkeepers of our generation within the South East with and with the support and experience of Ray Newland, Matt Gregg and all the JUST4KEEPERS coaches this can be be achieved”
Coach’s Playing & Coaching Career:
Michael is known for being current deaf internaational goalkeeper for Ireland. At the age of 18 he made his international debut in a 1-1 draw against Scotland. Ever since he has become Irelands current Number 1. Michael is Currently playing Premier Football at Junior level
Michael is also a keen GAA goalkeeper having represented Waterford from U14 right up to U21.He also had a short stint with the Waterford senior Footballers. He is currently plays in goal for Dungarvan Senior Footballers
Michael started his goalkeeping career at the age of 11 and has been involved with goalkeeping ever since.
During is underage years michael played with clubs such as Dungarvan Utd & Waterford Crystal.He also went on to represent Waterford inter counties from U12-U18 (Youths) where he went on to win the all Ireland for two years in row (U15 &U16.)
At Junior level michael played for clubs like Freebooter A.F.C, Dungarvan Utd and St Saviours where he also won honours. Michael also represented Kilkenny District League in the Oscar Traynor.
Michael made is Junior debut at the age of 16 for Dungarvan Utd 1st Team. In the local Cup (Ardagh Cup ) Semi final he was scouted by a deaf representive and was asked to play for the Munster Deaf Football team. Ever since then michael has being involved with Deaf football by becoming Irelands No.1 goalkeeper and representing deaf clubs such as St.Vincents, Belfast Utd, Derby, and most recently Doncastor Rovers who recently reached the European Deaf Champions League final in their debut season which resulted in Michael receiving the honour of European Deaf Champions league goalkeeper of the year.
Now Michael wants to take his goalkeeping experience into coaching and thanks to J4K he has the chance to share his experiences, he is currently an accredited FAI Goalkeeper Coach and have worked with clubs such as Kilkenny United Womens Football Club, Dungarvan Utd & Freebooters A.F.C
Waterford Area Venue:
DUNGARVAN UTD AFC
1 Kilrush Park, Kilrush , Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Kilkenny Area Venue:
The Watershed, Bohernatounish Road, Kilkenny
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Contact Michael on 087-7466-474 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for a FREE Session
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