Since 2003, I have been a trainer and coach with Lake Placid Soccer Centre (LPSC) which runs player and team camps through St. Lawrence University. LPSC is partly owned by Co-Founder and International Director of Coerver Coaching, Alfred (Alf) Galustian. In 2010, I completed my Coerver Youth Diploma with Alf and continue to believe strongly in the Coerver mission and method.
Here's a little information about Coerver Coaching and it's goals:
Coerver Coaching is a global soccer coaching program inspired by the teachings of Wiel Coerver and created in 1984 by Alfred Galustian and Chelsea great, Charlie Cooke.
Coerver Coaching is:
The ultimate goal of the Coerver Coaching Method is to:
We will be working with Coerver skill development during many of our technical training sessions. In particular, I will focus on an aspect of Coerver skill development called Mirror Moves. These are complimentary attacking moves that allow players to either beat a defender 1v1 or change-of-direction moves to divert play away from pressure. These are components of 1v1 Attack & Defense in the Player Development Pyramid above.