Aris Alpian, Nutley, NJ Soccer Coach

Aris Alpian



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I strive to help soccer players develop their technical ability as well as their overall understanding and knowledge of the game within the team concept. View all coaching experience

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Training Locations
  • Hofstra University (NY)

  • 15 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Midfield, Defense, Forward, Goalkeeper

  • Throw-Ins, Shooting, Passing, One-Touch, Heading, First Touch, Dribbling, Penalty Kicks, One-on-Ones, Goal Kicks, Free Kicks, Crossing, Corner Kicks, Agility


  • Hofstra University (NY)

  • 15 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course


  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Midfield, Defense, Forward, Goalkeeper

  • Throw-Ins, Shooting, Passing, One-Touch, Heading, First Touch, Dribbling, Penalty Kicks, One-on-Ones, Goal Kicks, Free Kicks, Crossing, Corner Kicks, Agility

More About Coach Aris

Head Coach of Women's Soccer Program at Felician University as well as Goalkeeper Coach of Felician University Men's Soccer Program. Currently serve as Director of Goalkeeping at Morris Elite SC and was Director of Goalkeeping at the Brooklyn Italians SC. NSCAA-Advanced National Diploma and US SOCCER C-License.

Former D1 Goalkeeper at Hofstra University and played PDL and USL for NY Freedoms and Long Island Rough Riders U23.
1994 All-NYC First Team and Queens Player of the Year (PSAL) and member of U17 NY-ODP Team and Region 1 Player Pool.

One on One sessions run for 60 minutes. 10 minute technical warmup followed by 45 minutes spent on session's main topic, with last 5 minutes explaining how to incorporate what was learned into the player's game.

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Client Reviews

Coach Aris has a lot of patience and knows how to manage your stamina. Super session

Coach Aris quickly evaluated my son and identified areas of opportunity for growth and improvement. While we came to the coach with a pretty clear sense of the things we wanted to work on, after the evaluation, he shared his own view on the things that if improved it would make my some a formidable player. His assessment was spot on and we’ll be doing more sessions with him. He has a great demeanor and spent time talking to my son explaining things which was very helpful for him.

Coach Aris is simply amazing. My son worked with him and he did such a fantastic job with technical and game skills and building confidence! We will definetly train with him again!

Great coach. Fantastic experience for my 8 yo player. Very knowledgeable and strong teacher with this age, encouraging and positive with skills and patient! Very happy to have found Aris!

Coach Aris is awesome. My son is usually not good with one on one sessions. He always loves to be in a group class setting but to my surprise he totally enjoys his sessions with coach Aris and at the same time tries to incorporate what he learns in his sessions. Coach Aris is very encouraging. Hoping to see improvement in my son’s game performance in the coming season as he continues to be coached by coach Aris.

Coach Aris is fantastic! He is knowledgeable, fun, and great with kids. My daughter loved her sessions.

Fri morning works! Any chance you could do it from 8 to 9? Thanks!

excellent private coach
knows how to work with individual and ready for games and tryouts.
Good insight, compassion, friendly

Sessions have been great and my daughter really enjoys coach’s direction. I am excited to see what’s upcoming in future sessions

My daughter has vastly improved with coach Aris and loves his training techniques!! Awesome coach, happy we found him!

Coach Aris is awesome! He is creative and thoughtful with his instruction and knows how to push my son to his next level. He also gives really informative feedback. We enjoy working with Coach Aris and look forward to future sessions!

What can I say. Coach Aris has been great. We are seeing great improvements in only our second week and did a full hour in the rain today. Yeah. ! . Thank you coach. My son jack looks forward to the sessions with coach Aris. He has a plan !! I have a video I will try and submit. 👍

Great coach! Worked very well with my 10 year old! He definitely knows what he is doing. I am confident that with his help my son will get all the help he needs ! I would highly recommend coach Aris!!

Coach Aris is an Excellent coach I had seen a lot improvement with my Son GianPaul during this time and I am planning to continue with his service highky recommend him yo others.

It was a pleasure training with Coach Aris. He is very professional and extremely knowledgeable in his field! He helped my 15 year old son through some tough times and his training sessions always brought a major confidence boost to my son. I’m very happy I found Coach Aris and I would recommend him to anyone looking for professional soccer training. He definitely knows his craft!

Aris works on the details, the technique. He’ll slow down to make sure the player gets it before moving on to something else. This is very important and helps build confidence in the player which is key to optimizing on field performance. Great trainer!

Coach Aris is great. After one session I already feel like a better player.
He clearly has a lot of experience and had some really good drills and tips to improve my game.

Coach Aris is great communicating with the kids, his drills are very well prepared. He is a great coach to have your kids train with him. My twin boys loves working with him since day 1, he challanges them with his drills in such a way that boys’ give their %100 every time. I highly recommend Coach Aris.

Coach Aris has been great for my kids who are 12 and 10 years old. We have done three sessions and the kids look forward to their time with him. He is prompt and responsive with scheduling and my kids (who play travel) are learning technique and skill. He is a great coach and we are very happy.

Coach Aris was very honest when it came to what I needed to work on. He was very patient and set up exercises that were just right for my level. He let me know my strengths and weaknesses and gave me an idea of future sessions that would help me improve. Had a great session. Looking forward to future sessions with coach Aris.

My boys, ages 5 & 7, had their first session with Coach Aris yesterday & they can't wait for the 2nd! As a parent, I am beyond thrilled to have found an all-around excellent coach. He just set the bar high. Thank you Coach Aris!

I have seen and had many training sessions, camps..clubs....This is not just your regular passing and drills and juggling nonsense..... Coach Aris is a real coach you see developing a younger player and bring them into focus and not just pushing them out of the comfort zone but also using the skills they already have but to make them stronger and useful, using them correctly and when...in different game situations. In addition to that coach makes the player know his mistakes but the way he speaks to the player makes the player feel comfortable especially when they are at a higher level of game play. We will continue our sessions with coach Aris. This is what a player needs if you want next level coaching !!! Thank You

Coach assessment of Lucas was right on he immediately identified where he needs improvement and what the plan of attack is going forward , very satisfied

He was excellent with my daughter. Completely accurately assessed her skills and laid out the proper plan. five stars for sure.

First training session for my 15-yr old son who has been playing DA level soccer and he’s immediately hooked asking for more lessons. That to me speaks volumes about Coach Aris approach, motivational and interpersonal skills. Highly recommend!

Great session !

Coach Aris was great with my daughter. He has a positive encouraging way of giving feedback that works very well with her. She and I were so happy with her first session that we went straight home and booked more.

Great coach! Works well with my son and seeing an improvement after only a few sessions.

Recommend Coach to anyone. He is very nice too.

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Coach Arias has been my 11-year old son's goalkeeping coach since Spring 2018. Coach Arias is extremely patient and works very well with kids. He keeps the sessions upbeat and fun. He communicates the technical aspects of goalkeeping in a manner that is easily understood and relatable. My son enjoys the fact that Coach Arias actively participates in the drills and keeps him fully engaged and motivated throughout the practice. The sessions usually end with a fun drill such as goalie wars. We highly recommend him.

My name is Joe Sartori and I am currently a goalie at Felician University. Aris Alpian is the goalkeeper coach for the team and has tremendously helped me as a goalkeeper and as a person. Coach Aris has helped me refine my skills to make me a much better keeper and prepare me for a high level of play. We have worked on various drills to focus on my footwork, hand skills, diving, and kicking skills. Not only has Coach Aris helped me better myself as a soccer player, but he has also helped better me as a man. He is able to train me in a way that gets me prepared for the games, but also teaches me lessons about life and being an adult. His direction in my soccer life has translated into my personal life and made me a much better person. Coach Aris Alpian is a fantastic coach and a great mentor who I know will always be around for me.
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