PDA trainings are ideal for players wanting to advance their game, whether it is a beginner working on fundamentals or a professional wanting to refine and improve their game. Our schedule consists of Summer Camps, Clinics/Trainings (June-July-August), Year-Round Small Group Technical Trainings, Winter Clinics (Dec/Jan) and we offer custom clinics, player/coach events and training programs all over the world inquire about our coaches availability here
We've been teaching high level material and developing players globally Since 1990. PDA derived from World Soccer Inc., a camps and coaching company which was owned 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 PDA clinics/camps and small groups, as well as guest coaches special training events
Our staff has many years of experience coaching all ages and levels in various countries. Our coaches provide high level visual demonstrations and detailed instruction on exercises and techniques that are a critical element of our teaching and essential for development of fundamental skills and building a strong foundation. They have played at pro, semi-pro, national and collegiate levels and have European A licenses, United Soccer Coaches National Diplomas, USSF B license. They include former Australian, USA & Canada Women's National Team coach and New Zealand Women's National Team coach Tommy Sermanni & former Liverpool F.C Academy Asst. Director & England youth team coach and Doublepass auditor John Owens.
Our players have played in: UEFA Champions League; FIFA World Cup; Olympics; National & Youth National Teams for USA, Mexico, Canada; NWSL & WUSA women's pro leagues; Pro leagues in England, Czech Republic, Mexico, various European countries; NCAA National Champions & Final 4; NCAA Div I/II/III commitment; High School Parade All-Americans; USSF National Training Center, ODP & PDP/id2 selections; Surf Cup, Dallas Cup and multiple youth tournaments