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Derek L., Bridgewater, NJ Soccer Coach

Derek L.

Soccer

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Professional soccer player. American college of sports medicine certified personal trainer. View all coaching experience

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  1. Bridgewater, NJ

Coach is willing to travel up to 10 miles

Packages

Trial Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Derek. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$65 1 session + one-time fee

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Standard Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Derek. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$300 5 sessions ($60/ea) + one-time fee

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Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Derek. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$195 3 sessions ($65/ea) + one-time fee

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Group Training
In-Person Training for up to 5 athletes

Group Training focused on Speed and Agility / Technical Skills (5 players)

Session Length: 1 hour

$300 1 session + one-time fee

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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Derek. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$650 10 sessions ($65/ea) + one-time fee

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  • Monmouth University (NJ)

  • 9 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Midfield, Forward, Defense

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

Credentials

  • Monmouth University (NJ)

  • 9 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Midfield, Forward, Defense

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

More About Coach Derek

I have coached individual and group sessions for athletes of all ages. I have been an assistant coach for a U10 boys team in the past and have coached 4 years in a row at Monmouth University's soccer camp while in college (ages ranged from 8-16 during those camps). I have a bachelors of science in health studies from Monmouth University and specialized in classes such as fitness measurement, weight lifting, and speed and agility. I have recently received my certification in personal training from the American College of Sports Medicine.

I am currently in my third season as a professional soccer player. I have most recently played for FC Cincinnati (MLS) and Rio Grande Valley FC (Houston Dynamo affiliate). I graduated from Monmouth University in January 2016 and played soccer for their division 1 program from 2011-2015. At my time at Monmouth, I achieved honors such as first team all conference (MAAC), All-MAAC tournament team and led my team in assists both junior and senior year. While attending Monmouth, I won 2 conference tournaments, 2 regular season championships and have made the NCAA tournament 2 different times. I was also named team captain for my junior and senior seasons.

As a coach, I like to focus on helping an athlete develop the skills needed to be successful on the field. I like to coach drills that emphasize footwork and coordination because I feel to succeed at a high level of competition a player needs more than just athleticism. When I coach, I like to combine speed and agility and footwork drills that complement each other so they will have the player ready for game-like situations. I am always open to specific requests that the client would like to work on.

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Client Reviews

Coach Derek was fantastic....he put together an excellent workout with creative drills that were challenging both mentally and physically in a perfect way for my son...He really enjoyed it.... Thanks Coach Derek!

Coach Derek is an amazing guy, really knows what he is doing and he really helped me improve my soccer skills after my first session with him. I highly recommend him.

Derek is great. He has a great attitude and very patient with my 11 year old daughter. The sessions are fun and I really like that he is focusing on getting the technique right!! Already see an improvement in my daughter's confidence and skill. Look forward to more sessions.

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Derek was really good with my daughter Lauren. He taught her new drills and helped her to improve. She really enjoyed training with him!! She was excited to practice with an FCC player and now she can't wait for more trainings. He helped build up her confidence and really believed in her and it made her feel unstoppable and like she could achieve her goals. And she also likes that he talked with her in between training.

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My son really enjoyed working with coach Derek and is anxious to continue working with him. He has been doing his homework and is looking forward to it.

Amazing guy to work with! Great attitude and a very well rounded individual! Cheers!

Great guy, great technical advice. Challenged my son during the training and gave him fantastic feedback afterwards. Highly recommend Coach Derek.

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