We organize and manage a variety of activities, experiences and events focused on: player training, development & identification and coach education and development. 

Special Events

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Speaker series and appearances, coaching clinics, player development sessions, promotional events, international tours & travel

Player Development (SB-PDA)

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Soccerbook Player Development Academy (SB-PDA) provides training, coaching, educational events, and camps & clinics for players of all ages and levels.

Coach Development

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Coaching education and development; clinics; speaker events; tours & experiences

Identification & Recruiting

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Scouting, identification and recruiting for players of all ages and levels.

College

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Consultation and identification opportunities and special events for prospective college players.

Talent Agency

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Representation for players and coaches seeking placement and employment.

Player Development Academy (SB-PDA)

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What is SB-PDA?

SB-PDA trainings and clinics are ideal for players wanting to advance their game to the next level, whether it is a beginner wanting to learn fundamentals or a professional wanting to refine and improve their game at the highest levels. 


The 2019-2020 Soccerbook Player Development Academy (SB-PDA) schedule consists of Summer Trainings (June-July), Year-Round Small Group Technical Trainings (August-May), and Winter Clinics (December). We also offer custom clinics, player/coach events, training programs.

History

Our staff has been teaching high level material and developing players for many years. SB-PDA was derived from World Soccer Inc., a camps and coaching company which was owned and operated by Gary Ireland and Simon Ireland. Later, Gary, Simon and Carine Ireland co-founded competitive youth soccer academy PSV Union FC, enjoying much success at the club and team level. We now provide a variety of player development opportunities through Soccerbook Consulting, with SB-PDA clinics/camps and small groups, as well as special training events with guest coaches. 

Staff

Our staff are highly qualified, with European A licenses, United Soccer Coaches National Diplomas, USSF B license, and many years of experience coaching all ages and levels and in a variety of countries. Our coaches have played at pro, semi-pro, national and collegiate levels, and provide high level visual demonstrations and detailed instruction on exercises and techniques that are a critical element of our curriculum and are essential for development of fundamental skills and building a strong foundation in the game.


Our coaching staff also includes former Australian, USA & Canada Womens National Team coach Tommy Sermanni & former Liverpool FC Academy & England youth team coach and Doublepass auditor John Owens.

Player Achievements

Our players have featured and achieved success at these levels/competitions:

UEFA Champions League; FIFA World Cup; Olympics; National and Youth National Teams for USA, Mexico, Canada; NWSL and WUSA women's pro leagues; Pro leagues in England, Czech Republic, Mexico, various European countries; NCAA National Champions & Final Four; NCAA Div I/II/III commitment; High School Parade All-Americans; USSF National Training Center, ODP and PDP/id2 selections; Surf Cup and Dallas Cup and various youth tournaments. 

How to Register for SB-PDA

Inquire

Contact us to inquire about signing up for a camp/clinic, small group training, individual training or if you are interested in having us run a custom training program or event.

Registration Form

Complete, sign & email a registration form to info@soccerbookconsulting.com

Payment

Once your spot is confirmed, we will provide payment instructions (via PayPal or check).