Goalkeeper Ed Session with Chris Sharpe

Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club are committed to delivering practical and theoretical soccer education for all stakeholders. Our commitment to our membership is driven by our passion to serve our soccer community with a broad range of fun, engaging and educational soccer experiences.

Elite Goalkeeping Session

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Rapids Elite Goalkeeping Session

Rapids Elite Goalkeeping Session will be delivered by Colorado Rapids First Team Assistant & Goalkeeping Coach/Academy Goalkeeping Director, Chris Sharpe. Chris will be supported by our elite goalkeeping staff in delivering a 2-hour goalkeeping masterclass. Aspiring coaches and goalkeeping coaches in attendance will experience a range of activities that provide a base knowledge and understanding of high-performance goalkeeping.

The topics of focus will be:

  • Angle play/positioning – Shot stopping/handling
  • Distribution – Looking for numbers up scenarios and situations, movement off the ball to set the goalkeeper up for successful completion of ball striking.
  • Crosses under pressure – Starting position, movements, decision, end position.

Course Details

Dates and Times: Monday, September 19th, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: DICK’S Sporting Goods Park

  • Classroom Session Details: 5:00 PM – 5:20 PM Eighteen 76 Lounge / Rapids Stadium
  • Field Session Details: 5:25 PM – 7:00 PM DSGP Field #13


For more information regarding this course contact Mark Wilson at [email protected].