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Soccer Development Program

Soccer Development Program (SDP) @ TURFF CLUB

What people are saying about SDP:  "Just wanted to let you know that Anthony has learned more in four classes at LVU than in the last four years of travel soccer thanks to coach Robinson, he takes the time to stop and show Anthony what he’s doing wrong and how to do it right, we can’t thank LVU enough."  KST

This innovative & professionalized program will cover all of your individual soccer development needs. Programs will run on the days and times listed below. Some programs are offered multiple times, however players only attend for the time at which they have registered.  All programs are for ages 7-14 unless otherwise noted. Programs are open to ALL players, regardless of club affiliation. All programs will be run indoors at the Turff Club.   Rolling admission for classes that are not filled.  QUESTIONS?  E-mail nstefanides@lehighvalleyunited.com
 
 
                 SPRING CLASS SCHEDULE                         

                                                                                                                       SUMMER CLASS SCHEDULE                                                                                

 

Fridays: (One 7 Week Session $140)   

April 4, 11, NO 18, 25

          May 2, 9, 16, NO 23, 30         

Program descriptions, times and registration links are listed below.                                                                                                                                    

Tuesdays and/or Thursdays: (One 6 Week Session $120)

July: 15/17, 22/24, 29/31

August 5/7, 12/14, 19/21

Program descriptions, times and registration links are listed below. 

SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION CLICK HERE

SDP PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

1 on 1 or Small Group training: Monday-Friday - 3:00-5:00 PM @ Turff Club, Saturday/Sunday - Flexible hours

Cost: (includes Field Rental, Coaching, Homework Assignments, and Evaluation)

1 Player - $50 per hour ($10 each additional player)

SDP PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

1 on 1 or Small Group training: Monday-Friday - 3:00-5:00 PM @ Turff Club, Saturday/Sunday - Flexible hours

Cost: (includes Field Rental, Coaching, Homework Assignments, and Evaluation)

1 Player - $50 per hour ($10 each additional player)

 
CLASS OFFERED REGISTRATION LINKS

SDP PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING: AGES 7-14 

Lehigh Valley United provides 1v1 or small group training for boys and girls ages 7-14 who are interested in improving or learning soccer skills.  LVU Staff Coaches will identify individual player needs and mold a program based upon player age, skills, and goals.  All training will take place at the Turff Club. 

nstefanides@lehighvalleyunited.com
**NEW THIS SUMMER!!**     SoccerNastics: AGES 9-14  

 

Lehigh Valley United provides a program for boys and girls involving motor skills and coordination through jumps, rolls, and hand support. These skills are pertinent to the overall development of all soccer players’ at any age and skill. 

SUMMER: TUESDAYS 11:00-12:00PM

**NEW THIS SUMMER!!**     LVU STREET SOCCER: AGES 9-14

Lehigh Valley United provides a soccer camp for boys and girls where street soccer is the focus. We believe the game is the best coach for all players. We will organize all players in pinnies and teams. We will have tournaments, small sided games, and a highly competitive atmosphere where players will learn and have fun.

SUMMER: THURSDAYS 11:00-12:00PM

**NEW THIS SUMMER!!**  LA LIGA : AGES 5-8

Lehigh Valley United provides a program for boys and girls for ages five through eight who are interested in continuing to develop their soccer skills, while also being placed in a more structured and competitive environment never witnessed before to them.  The program goals are to continue enhancing their fine motor skills and develop confidence and skill on the ball.

SUMMER: TUESDAYS 10:00-11:00AM

SDP FOOTSKILLS: AGES 7-14  

Lehigh Valley United provides a program that is geared for boys and girls ages 7-14 who are interested in enhancing their mastery and manipulation of the ball. Players will train to improve first touch, foot speed, improvisation, coordination, and separation from defenders. These skills are fundamental for all players regardless of age or playing position. Players will be grouped by age and ability by LVU Staff.

    SPRING: FRIDAYS 5:30-6:30PM SOLD OUT

SUMMER: THURSDAYS 9:00-10:00AM

 

LITTLE STARS: AGES 3-4, 5-6 

Lehigh Valley United for boys and girls ages 3-6 who are interested in soccer development in a fun, safe, and exciting environment. This SDP Class will focus on individual, age appropriate skills with professional LVU Staffing.  The program goals are to build soccer skills, confidence, and social skills while improving overall motor skills in a positive teaching environment.

      SPRING: FRIDAYS 5:30-6:15PM SOLD OUT 

     SUMMER: TUESDAYS 9:00-9:45AM

ACADEMY TRAINING, FEATURING SPEED & AGILITY: AGES 7-14 

Lehigh Valley United provides a program that is geared toward players for boys and girls 7-14 who are seeking technical and tactical training with a specific emphasis on dribbling, passing, receiving, finishing, heading, 1v1 attacking, and possession. Players will be grouped by age and ability by LVU Staff.

    SPRING: FRIDAYS 6:30-7:30PM

     NO SUMMER PROGRAMMING 

GOALKEEPING: AGES 7-14 

Lehigh Valley United provides a program that is geared for boys and girls ages 7-14 who are interested in learning the basic skills and techniques any young keeper must master, such as shot stopping, footwork, reactions, diving.

    SPRING: FRIDAYS 6:30-7:30PM

SUMMER: THURSDAYS 10:00-11:00AM

FINISHING SCHOOL: AGES 7-14

Lehigh Valley United provides a program that is geared for boys and girls ages 7-14 who are interested in a training program for any young attacking player. This program will cover all aspects of finishing, including: close and long range finishing, finishing crosses, finishing after a diagonal run.

     SPRING: FRIDAYS 6:30-7:30PM

SUMMER: THURSDAYS 10:00-11:00AM

SDP Staff:              

SDP Director, Greg Ramos - Coach Ramos will be overseeing all aspects of the SDP program including training and curriculum design. Coach Ramos holds a UEFA A Coaching Diploma, is a Philadelphia Union Juniors staff coach, and serves as Executive Director of Soccer Operations at FC LVU.
 
 SDP Assistant Director, Niko Stefanides- Coach Stefanides will be involved in all aspects of the SDP program including training and curriculum design. Coach Stefanides holds a NSCAA Premier License and a NSCAA Directors of Coaching License. A Former Player and Graduate of LVU and Elizabethtown College will serve as a Staff Coach at FC LVU.
 
SDP Assistant Director, Dave Robinson - Coach Robinson will be involved in all aspects of the SDP program including training and curriculum design.  Coach Robinson holds a USSF A License, and was a former Eastern PA and Region I ODP Head Coach.  At FC LVU, Coach Robinson serves as a Head Coach and Facilities Director.
 
SDP Footskill & Technical Staff Coach, Alberto Chavez - Coach Chavez will be involved in SDP Footskill and technical training programs. A former LVU player, Coach Chavez played with incredible skill, latin flair, and creativity.  He seamlessly transfers his technical ability into his Footskill and technical sessions with young players.  Coach Chavez took the LVU 01 Boys to a State Cup Finalist, and serves as a technical specialist at FC LVU. 

SDP Instructor, Fernando Carrizo – Coach Carrizo holds a USSF National Youth and “C” Diploma, as well as NSCAA Advanced National and Director of Coaching Diplomas.  He is the Head Coach for the 96’ Gold & 05’ Boys team with involvement with our u5/u6 In-House program.  A native from Chile, Fernando played semi-pro in New York with Chilean United and serves as a Staff Coach at FC LVU.

SDP Goalkeeping Staff Coach, Matthew Deming- Coach Deming will be involved in the SDP goalkeeper program including training and curriculum design. Coach Deming holds his NSCAA Advance National License and National Goalkeeping License.  Deming is currently the Goalkeeper Coach for Lehigh University.  Prior to Lehigh Deming served as the Graduate Assistant for Men’s Soccer at Lock Haven University.  He completed his Master’s Degree in Sports Administration.  Deming is a former goalkeeper for Lock Haven University and has also served as a staff coach for Arsenal Football Club of PA in Pittsburgh.