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AYSO Region 183 - Chicago - Peterson Park


AYSO is proud to announce our Spring session Beginner Goalkeeper Clinic: Foundations of Goalkeeping 

The training will be led by AYSO Professional goalkeeper C.J. and AYSO Advanced Coach Frank Merlan

If you are interested in registering your child for this extra training, please email Frank Merlan at [email protected] so we can appropriately plan/coordinate the training.


Hollywood Park (corner of Peterson and Jersey)  3312 W Thorndale Ave, Chicago, IL 60659

Who can attend?

AYSO Peterson Park 183 registrar players for Fall season 2023 Spring 2024

10U Boys & Girls, 12U Boys & Girls & 14U Boys & Girls


Friday April 19 will be the first goalkeeper season clinic.

Schedule for the spring session:

  • April 19 at 6:00PM to 7: 00pm [10U - 14U]
  • April 26 at 6:00PM to7:00pm [10U -14U]
  • May 3 at 6:00PM to 7:00pm [10U -14U]
  • May 10 at 6 :00Pm to 7:00pm [10U - 14U]
  • May 17 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm [10U - 14U]
  • May 31 at 6:00 PM to 7:00pm [10U -14U]
  • Jun 7 at 6:00pm to 7:00 pm [10U -14U]

Topics covered:

  • Warm-up Exercises
  • Good fundamental warm-ups and dynamic warm-ups
  • Catches
  • The contour catch (both the “W” and the Diamond” catch technique) the side- contour, the High-contour, the basket catch.
  • Distributions
  • The Bowl throw, the sling throw, the Overhand sling throw, Goal kick, volleys, Half- volleys, sling- volleys,
  • And quick goal kick restarts
  • Communicating
  • Keeper challenges
If you do register, please ensure that your child brings goalkeeper gloves, a soccer ball, and a water bottle to the training.

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PO Box 59472 
Chicago, Illinois 60659

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 773-231-7941
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