INTENSIVE TECHNICAL SKILLS CLINICS

We will now offer new intensive skill clinics (optional) for players to register for in addition to your regular team training 1x per week.  This will be very focused on the individual to allow players to improve technical skill.

We have created a boys and girls program and there will be two semester registrations - August-December and January-May.

  • Boys - Development Academy (DA) Focus
    • DA Coaching Staff: Eric Arbuzow, Erik Hort, Rene Wagner, Alex Eden, Levent Guler
    • Limited to 18 players per age group
    • 4:45pm-5:45pm session
    • 12 weeks program
    • $250 per player

 

  • Girls - National Training Center (NTC) Focus
    • Head Coach: Steve Burgess, Ty Brewer & Hillary Carney
    • Limited to 12 players per age group
    • 4:45pm-5:45pm session
    • 12 weeks program
    • $250 per player

Semester 1: Fall 2018 • September 17th - December 7th

Technical Skills - what is it?

Please find below a more detailed description of the Technical Skills program we are launching and also a small bio on the coaching staff involved.

Format: The goal of this program is to provide the individual instruction like in a private training session, but for the whole club and also provide the highest level of competition as well. It is individual coaching instruction with 1v1 competition and technical skills development.

  • 2 or 3 coaches for the group to ensure the individual attention that is needed.
  • High intensive training session with repetition and parent feedback. 
  • Private training success, but providing the competitive element of playing against another player.
  • Club based.

Monday: 4:45pm - 5:45pm @ Mirasol

Tuesday: 4:45pm - 5:45pm @ Mirasol

Friday: 5pm - 6pm @ Mirasol

 

 

COACHING STAFF

Girls Technical Training

Girls Technical Training program is based on the curriculum developed by US Soccer and followed at the National Training Centers.  This is an intensive age appropriate program focused on the required technical skills needed for a player to compete at the highest levels. 

 

  • Steve Burgess (USSF B License)

Member of the National Training Center staff and created the specific technical curriculum for this program.  Coach of the 2001 girls defending 2-time state champions, #1 2001 Girls team in Florida.  Technical Director for the Predators Soccer Club.

  • Hillary Carney (USSF D License)

Played collegiate soccer for Christopher Newport University where she was a 4-year starter, 4-time conference champion and was named an All-American. Her jersey was retired in 2007. After graduating, she accepted a coaching position at CNU, where they won two conference championships. She started coaching for the Predators in 2016 and currently is the Benjamin School girls head varsity coach. 

  • Ty Brewer (USSF D License)

Former head men’s college soccer coach at Northwood (now Keiser) University and part of PBG coaching staff for 8 years. Technical driven coach on fundamentals.

Boys Technical Training

Boys Development Academy (DA) technical curriculum developed by US Soccer for the boys program followed around the country.  This is a Pre-DA program and an intensive age appropriate program focused on the required technical skills needed for a future DA player. 

  • Eric Arbuzow (USSF A License)

Current Development Academy (DA) director. Former Assistant Coach for the Tampa Bay Rowdies(NASL) under former US U20 Men’s National Team Head Coach Thomas Rongen and current Rowdies Head Coach Stuart Campbell. Coach of 20 boys and girls players that progressed to the US Youth National Team pool.

  • Alex Eden (USSF C License)

Former PDL and Division 1 college soccer player at Florida Gulf Coast University and the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Current member of Palm Beach Gardens Predators Development Academy program and the boys head varsity soccer coach at West Boca Raton Community High School.

  • Rene Wagner (UEFA B & UEFA Youth Elite Licenses)

Rene grew up in Dresden, Germany, where he attended the Sports Elite High School and graduated with a high school degree with specialization in Soccer. During his time in high school he played for the local top team FV Dresden-Nord, which played in Youth Bundesliga.  Played for several pro teams in Germany, before coming to the US to play college soccer.

  • Levent Guler (coach Levo) (UEFA B & USSF A Licenses)

Played professionally for 12 years in Europe.  8 Years Coaching Experience (PDL, NPSL, USSF DA, High School, Competitive Soccer). Current Technical Director for PBG Predators Development Academy.

  • Erik Hort(USSF A License)

Played for the National ODP Team.  Played professionally with the Chicago Fire of the MLS and Maccabi Tel Aviv FC of the Israeli 1st Division.  Played and gained 3 caps for the US Soccer U-20 Men’s National Team in 2006.  Coached with the Chicago Fire of the MLS, IMG Academy as the U15 National Elite Head Coach and the U14 DA Head Coach.