Winter Skills Academy

Welcome to Victor Soccer Clubs Winter Skills Academy!

Winter Skills Director
Shawn Griffin

Winter Skills Registrations

Registrations are currently closed. Please check back in October for registration details.

Winter Skills Academy

The Winter Skills Academy is a 7 week Technical Development skills only program that will focus on proper teaching methods to reinforce the mechanics and execution of important skills used in the game of soccer.

The Academy is lead by Shawn Griffin, Director of Coaching for the Victor Soccer Club. Shawn is also the Head Soccer Coach at Hobart College and has over 20 years of head coaching experience at the collegiate level.

Similar academy programs are popping up all over the United States throughout all the top clubs and it is our goal to continue to bring the very best opportunity to our players so that they will benefit directly from the expertise and coaching we will provide.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Location: TBD

NEW! U8-U11 Ball Mastery Skills Sessions

The program uses creative teaching methods such as music to add rhythm to the training, smaller sized soccer balls for certain skills and expert advice to help make these sessions fun yet educational and productive. Please select the Registration button for specific times and cost. Registrations will be opening very soon!

NEW!! U12-U15 Finishing/Scoring Sessions

This program will focus specifically on finishing (scoring) exercises and goal keeping. For the first 30 minutes of each session. Coaches will work with the strikers on shooting the ball with various surfaces while Coach Joe Sabbour, a highly trained goalkeeper coach, will train the goalies. The remainder of the time will be run entirely to goal with finishing exercises and games to goal. This new program will immediately impact the attacking and scoring mentality of players.

SPECIAL NOTES

  • Space will be limited to the first 30 players per age groups
  • Coed Sessions Open to all Victor Soccer Members (Travel & Recreation)
  • Do not wait until the last minute!
  • Players must bring their own soccer ball and water bottles.

Winter Goalkeeper Academy 

Please encourage any players who have an interest in goalkeeping to participate in our goalkeeping sessions.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Location TBD

The Victor Soccer Club Specialty Goalkeeping Clinics are led by Joe Sabbour, current Varsity Assistant Coach and Goalkeeper Coach at Canandaigua Academy. Coach Sabbour holds an NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma. He worked directly with Tyler Serafine, current starting goalkeeper and 2014/2015 All Liberty League selection at Hobart College as well as other collegiate level goalkeepers throughout his career. In addition, Joe has coached several goalkeeping camps and clinics for other area clubs.

Our goalkeeping program will consist of 7 comprehensive goalkeeping sessions, covering the basic fundamentals of shot-stopping, positioning, footwork, handling, distributing, crosses, and breakaways in addition to several shot stopping and shooting exercises to maximize the learning opportunity. This is a great opportunity to learn the fundamentals of goalkeeping from one of the premier goal keeper trainers in the greater Rochester area.

SPECIAL NOTES

  • Space will be limited to the first 25 players per age groups
  • Coed Sessions Open to all Victor Soccer Members (Travel & Recreation)
  • Do not wait until the last minute!
  • Players must bring their own soccer ball and water bottles.

Questions?

Please send us an email, text or call. We will be happy to answer any question you may have.