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Goalkeeper Coach Diploma


This is a Diploma course produced by Ontario Soccer that combines theoretical and practical components of Goalkeeping Coaching. It is a pre-requisite for Canada Soccer's Youth Goalkeeper Licence.

What do you learn?

Components covered include:

  • Principles of Development
  • Role of the Coach
  • Goalkeeping Psychology
  • Energy systems - Fitness, Agility and Nutrition
  • Attributes of a Goalkeeper Coach

What are the course pre-requisites?


What is the cost?


Application Process

Coaches create an account on Coach Centre if they do not already have an existing account. Applications will only be accepted via E2E Coach Centre. Coach Centre will send an automated email to the coach stating that the application has been submitted.

Dates & Location – Course #1 – Blended Delivery

Collaborative Online Learning:

  • Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 17, 2024 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

In-person Field Learning (Zanchin Automotive Soccer Centre):

  • Friday, April 5, 2024 – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please note: 100% attendance and engagement is required for the duration of the course. Coaches must be in a workspace that allows them to actively participate in the course online with their cameras on.