At the PRO-GK Academy, we aim to promote and instill the following skills and ideas in the goalkeepers we work with:

  • Confidence
  • Self-awareness
  • Adaptation to new surroundings
  • Concentration
  • Control
  • Open-minded approach
  • Winning mentality

We work from a yearly 42 week training macrocycle, which is broken down into 6 week mesocycles. Each week’s theme is a microcycle. Topics include:

  • Footwork & Handling.
  • Footwork & Diving Shape.
  • Central & Angled shot stopping.
  • Reaction saves.
  • 1v1s.
  • Highballs & Distribution.

Our Venues

Carlisle

£32.00 per month

Monthly fee includes weekly training session & discount code for the PRO-GK shop.

Harraby Astro,
Edgehill Road,
Carlisle,
CA1 3PP

Wednesdays
U7s – U10s: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
U11s – U16s: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Workington

£32.00 per month

Monthly fee includes weekly training session & discount code for the PRO-GK shop.

Leisure Centre Astro,
Griffin Street,
Workington,
CA14 2DX

Mondays
U7s – U10s: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
U11s – U16s: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Carlisle & Workington

£45.00 per month

Monthly fee includes weekly training session & discount code for the PRO-GK shop.

Workington
Mondays
U7s – U10s: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
U11s – U16s: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Carlisle
Wednesdays
U7s – U10s: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
U11s – U16s: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Dundee United GK Development Centre (U7s – U10s)

£32.00 per month

Monthly fee includes weekly training session & discount code for the PRO-GK shop.

Regional Performance Centre,
Mains Loan,
Dundee,
DDX 9BX

Tuesdays
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Dundee United GK Development Centre (U11s – U16s)

£32.00 per month

Monthly fee includes weekly training session & discount code for the PRO-GK shop.

Regional Performance Centre,
Mains Loan,
Dundee,
DDX 9BX

Wednesdays
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Manchester

TBC

Jersey

TBC

Essex

TBC

Our Coaches

Tony Caig

Director of Goalkeeping Tony is a former Pro Player in the UK and North America (1992 – 2011) playing in the EPL , EFL , SPL , MLS & USL, making close to 500 career first team appearances for 10 different clubs and current Head of Goalkeeping at Dundee United FC.

UEFA GK Course Tutor, UEFA A GK Diploma, UEFA B Licence, SFA GK Licence.

FA Youth Award, NLP Associate Practitioner, S&C Fundamentals Coach, SBI ‘Football Marketing & Management’

Roman Caig

Roman Caig is the Head Goalkeeping Coach at PRO-GK Academy Cumbria, running both Carlisle and Workington venues. Roman has over three years of coaching experience coaching with PRO-GK Academy Cumbria, learning & developing from and working with Tony Caig, Director of Goalkeeping at PRO-GK Academy Cumbria.

Roman is currently Academy Goalkeeping Coach at Carlisle United and has previous coaching experience includes Annan Athletic Youth Goalkeeping Coach, Workington Reds In The Community Youth Goalkeeping Coach and Kendal Town FC Head Goalkeeping Coach. Coaching qualifications include FA Goalkeeping Award Level 1 award and SFA Goalkeeping Coaching Award Level 1.3

Dan Hoban

Current Elgin City goalkeeper Dan will lead the design and delivery of our and Goalkeeping Programme, alongside Head of Goalkeeping Tony Caig and Academy Goalkeeping Coach Wayne Henderson, as well as leading our Dundee United Development Centres.

Glen Johnson

A UEFA ‘A’ GK Licence Coach, Glen is currently Head of Goalkeeping at Queen’s Park Football Club, the oldest football club in Scotland.

Glen has worked with goalkeepers at all levels of the game, all over the world, from grass roots goalkeepers to international goalkeepers in the professional ranks, in both the Men’s game & Women’s game.

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