Just 4 Keepers Camp Director – Roy Howell, Ontario, Canada
After enjoying our 2017 camp in Gig Harbor, Roy is returning to our 2018 staff in Bainbridge Island. He has extensive playing and coaching resume: Growing up on Long Island, Roy played in the highly competitive Long Island Junior Soccer League along with winning the Class C League title with Seaford High School in undefeated fashion in 1987. Roy also represented the U.S. at the U17 level from 1987-88, paying in tournaments such as the Dana Cup (Denmark); Gothia Cup (Sweden); and Holland Cup (Netherlands). During the tour, he also trained at Ajax Academy and CSKA Moscow Academy. After moving to Ontario in 1998, Roy played for Newmarket Athletics from 99-06 before moving onto the coaching side both domestically and internationally.
US Deaf National Team (keeper coach) 2013-present Gold Medal winner 2013 Deaf Olympics, Sophia Bulgaria
US National Amputee Team (Head Coach) 2012-2014
Milltown FC 2011-Present 2 (Keeper Coach/ First Assistant) 2 Time PHSL League Cup Winner 2012 2014
Mustang School of Soccer Excellence 2013- Present (Director of Keeper Development)
Seneca College 2011-2012 #3 in OCAA 2011 (ranked #1 nationally for 5 weeks Sept-Oct 2011)
USC Academy 2008-2010
YRSL League Champion 2007
Newmarket Athletics 2006-2009
J4K coaches will use an age-specific training curriculum that consists of the Technical, Tactical, Mental and Physical aspects of the game.
The Just 4 Keepers Curriculum and Evaluation System includes:
Correct Catching Technique
Basic Diving Techniques (Low; Mid Height Shots)
Deflecting and Parrying
Dealing With Crossed Balls
Distribution – Punting/Drop Kicks/Goal Kicks/Throwing
Fast Reactions; Dealing with Un-catchable balls
Advanced Diving Techniques (High Shots)
Communication; Organization of Set Plays (Free Kicks/Corner Kicks/Long Throw Ins; Penalty Kicks
Just 4 Keepers of Washington State – The Premier Goalkeeper Academy.
J4K is the leading and largest goalkeeper academy globally currently operating in 30 countries and with over 10,000 goalkeepers and parents trusting J4K for their weekly development. We are also very proud to say no other goalkeeper schools in history even comes close to the proven success that J4K has had for our students since 1999 in terms of helping them become either professional or gain college scholarships.
Proud to be Washington’s Premier Goalkeeping Academy
J4K is Washington’s Premier provider for GK Training, Clinics, Camps and Gloves in Seattle, Tacoma, and WA for Keepers of all ages and abilities.
Venue: Battle Point Park
Please Note: Times are 9am (So get their for about 8.30am) till 1pm. On last Day there is a closing ceremony at 1230pm.
The camps will consist of 3, 5-hour sessions; Beginners to advanced for ages 9 – 17.
Our gloves are the fastest growing brand on the market today and our massive strides have been noticed by many of our competitors. However we have still maintained our ‘Keepers Come First’ approach and although the standard of our gloves has increased or prices have not!
Important – Please make sure you read FAQ when yo register.
ATTENTION! – Your booking link will say “Vancouver, WA” However, this is the correct link for Tacoma/Gig Harbor
If this is the first time you have read this, you are probably thinking this is a con. Howvere J4K is nowin its 5th year with our J4K Goalkeeper Glove Sponsorship program. We have been running this across Europe since 2010 and now we have launched in USA. So check the link below and watch
J4K has been running our goalkeeper camps and academy now since 1999 and we are very proud that we are not a baby sitting soccer service. These camps play their part and if your player who just want to get off the streets in the school holidays, well this type of coaching will suit you.
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The J4K summer camps are here again. Since 1999 J4K has been leading the way in coaching and developing goalkeeper young and old all around the globe. Now in 28 countries and across 15 states throughout the USA, J4K has the biggest presence in the US and we continue to look forward to developing the next