Our qualified and experienced goalkeeper coaches work with goalkeepers that have played/coached at a high level. Academy coaches will take part in coaching development themselves and will either have or be on a pathway to coaching diplomas.
Eric Steele – Chief Consultant
Frank Dileonardi – Academy Director
Nick Over – DMV Gunners – McDaniel College
Lauren Mondor – Misericordia University
Alison Halstead – Stevenson University
Keegan Caffrey – Salisbury University
Eric “the Guru” Steele
Eric Steele is the former Manchester United GK Coach who worked with David DeGea, Peter Schmeichel, and Edwin Van Der Sar. Steele has also worked with clubs such as Aston Villa, Manchester City, and Derby County. Steele is currently working with the English FA and GK Nexus.
Steele has coached with Sir Alex Furguson and has been involved with the English National Team for over 11 years. He has also won 11 major trophies with Manchester United.
Frank Dileonardi is Level 5 Athletics’ GK Director and Stevenson University Women’s Soccer’s goalkeeper coach. He has previously coached at Towson University (D1) and McDaniel College (D3), as well as former GK Coach at DC United and the Washington Spirit Academy (Virginia).