WPFC Goalkeeper Training Camp

WPFC will be hosting their second annual goalkeeper training camp geared towards all facets of play of the modern day goalkeeper.  The camp curriculum has been developed by Goalkeeping Director Willy Leiste and Technical Director Jonas Tanzer.  The WPFC Goalkeeper Training Camp focuses to enhance the abilities of goalkeepers of all levels, from beginners to advanced. The camp is open to all interested goalkeepers, both within WPFC and beyond, who are looking to take their skills to the next level.

2018 Camp Logistics

Location: WPFC Complex, located at 5702 44th Street East, Puyallup, WA 98371. Camp will take place on the North Side (turf side).

Dates: July 24-26

Times–See below by age group:

  • U13 – U14: 8:30-10am
  • U10 – U12: 10:30am-12pm
  • U15 – U16: 10:30am-12pm
  • U17 – U19: 1-2:30pm

Costs: $150 for three 90-minute sessions, including a camp t-shirt for all campers

Camp Topics  (the following Technical and Tactical aspects are collective topics for the camp, and may not be addressed in all age groups.

Technical Aspects 

  • Diving Saves
  • Distribution
  • Stance and Set Position
  • Catching & Handling
  • Shot Stopping & Redirecting
  • Tipping & Parrying
  • Crossed Balls

Tactical Aspects 

  • Reading the Game
  • Decision Making
  • Angle Play and Positioning
  • Starting Positions
  • Initiating Attacks

For Goalkeeper Camp specific questions: please contact Camp Director, Willy Leiste

For Registration specific questions: please contact WPFC Registrar, Kelley Jean