Skill School Goalie Training

PHASE TWO: Therefore this kicks in on Wednesday June 16 with a return to full squad training but still no scrimmages with other teams. Our indoor venues at BMO and ECV come back into play.

BEN UR GOALKEEPING TRAINING: This summer we have Acadia University title-winning keeper and current Varsity Goalkeeping Coach Ben Ur with us on staff and he will have extra keeper sessions as follows:

WEDNESDAY from June 16:

5.30pm-6.30pm: Girls goalkeepers

6.30pm-7.30pm: Boys goalkeepers

Ben will also work with the Boys keepers at Skills School

United DFC Skills School - Phase II Schedule

PHASE TWO: Kicks off Wednesday, June 16 with a return to full squad training but still no scrimmages with other teams. Our indoor venues at BMO and ECV come back into play.

INTER-SQUAD SCRIMMAGE EXTRA SESSIONS: As we gear up for the season beginning the week of Monday, July 5 we have extra field time at Cole Harbour All Weather.

We will utilize this to give the teams not training on these nights the chance to use half the field to play INTER-SQUAD SCRIMMAGE MATCHES in hour-long added sessions. I will email everyone separately when you have these slots.

TUESDAYS from June 16 at East Cast Varsity:


Skill School U14-U17 Girls

Performance Plus U14-U17 Girls

Performance Plus U12-U13 Girls


Skill School U14-U17 Boys

Performance Plus U14-U17 Boys

Skill School Goalkeeping


Skill School General Information


FOLLOWING on from the success of our first invite-only Skills School Program this winter we are delighted to launch Phase Two - with more added benefits for our dedicated players.

After the excellent reception for the sessions hosted by University coaches, we will now have specialist work with a leading sports psychologist and a nutrition expert.

We will also offer the chance for older players to compile their own highlight reel from game and training footage to help with recruitment in the next steps in their soccer career.   

Selection Process: 


Age Groups: 

U14-U17 (Born 2005-2007)


$250.00 / 14 Sessions


Tuesdays 5:30-7:00pm


East Coast Varsity Dome 


March 29: Registration Opens

April 15: Registration Closes

June 1: Program Begins

Aug 24: Program Ends


ALL players receive United DFC Skills School training shirt & Adidas shorts - included in the registration fee

Program Inclusions:

  • Weekly training in High-Performance environment 

  • Mental Skills / Sport Psychologist Sessions - Dr. Sebastien Harenburg, StFX University 

  • Sports Nutritionist Sessions - Alfredo Angione, SCN2XL, Registered Dietitian, RD, CSSD, IOC DIP Sports Nutrition Strength & Conditioning Coach, CSCS

  • Program Powered by Talent Reel

    • Player Headshot

    • Online Player-Profile on UnitedDFC Website

    • Player Passport with 

    • Discounted access to a Highlight Reel - $50 flat fee + $15 / additional future edits