To improve the Goalkeeper, we must first improve the coach

Eric Steele

Ex Man Utd Goalkeeper Coach under Sir Alex Ferguson. Also ex Man City, Derby County, Middlesbrough, Aston Villa and current England FA Coach educator.

The man who signed David De Gea for Man Utd, appropriately nicknamed the ‘Guru’ by the #Gkunion, due to his knowledge & experience in the Goalkeeping profession. 

Thomas Schlieck

Current Borussia Dortmund Head of Goalkeeping Development and former Goalkeeping coach at Bundesliga sides RB Leipzig and Schalke 04.

Thomas has worked within the Bundesliga for 9 seasons and has been responsible in developing youth Goalkeepers at European giants, Borussia Dortmund, since 2015.

Phil Wheddon

Ex USA National Men & Women’s Gk Coach, with Gk Coaching experience at FIFA World Cup’s, the Olympics and MLS. We know, pretty impressive, right?

Having worked with Goalkeepers such as Tim Howard, Kasey Keller & Hope Solo, we simply could have no one better to head up our GkNexus USA expansion.


Tony Elliott

Birmingham City Women Goalkeeper Coach/Head of Academy & author of ‘A modern approach to Goalkeeping’. Ex Man City & Liverpool Goalkeeper coach.

Experienced across 6 formats of football, including: Mens, women’s, cerebral palsy, blind & futsal. Forever sprinkling his infamous Goalkeeping ‘gold dust’.

Latest GkNexus news

The GkNexus Xperience- 1 day events for both Goalkeepers and coaches

You asked for it and we are now delighted to announce the wait is finally over. The GkNexus Goalkeeper Xperience events are now coming your way.

A first of it’s kind event in the Uk and we’re delighted to lead the way in creating environments for all lovers of the Goalkeeping position, to develop with like minded individuals in our fun, challenging and rewarding events.

Kicking off in Glasgow with GkNexus and Borussia Dortmund Goalkeeper Coach, Thomas Schlieck, on Sunday August 4th, 2019, Goalkeepers and coaches participate in our unique event program, with one of Europe’s leading Goalkeeper coach educators. For more information, click ‘here‘.

Rene Stam interview- Ajax Head of youth Goalkeeping & coordinator

Whilst at the International Goalkeeper Coaches Conference at IMG Academy, we sat down with Rene Stam, to discuss all things Goalkeeping related at Ajax. Rene is Head of youth Goalkeeping & coordinator within the Ajax Academy. 

We discuss the Goalkeeping philosophy at the club, along with first team goalkeeper, Andre Onana, and how 19 year old club captain, Matthijs de Ligt, is an inspiration to all young players within the Academy.

We will be posting more footage from this incredible event very, very soon. For more Goalkeeper videos, click ‘here‘.

Welcome to GkNexus

We are an online Goalkeeper Coach resource, creating unique content with our team of world renowned and UEFA A Licensed Goalkeeper Coaches, to improve Goalkeeper Coaches, outfield Coaches and Goalkeepers, all over the world.

GkNexus is not just for Coaches or Goalkeepers that are beginning their journey in between the sticks, it’s not just for those at the top elite level either, GkNexus is for anyone who want’s to develop their knowledge and understanding of the Goalkeeping position.

From grassroots, to academy and professional level…our content caters for all.

Members Area

Our team of UEFA A Licensed Goalkeeper Coaches create outcome-driven content and mentor you within your specific Goalkeeping environment.

Join 100’s of others in our Members Area and enjoy coaching sessions, presentations, session plans, private Facebook group and much, much more.

Education Workshops

You can attend an event filled with practical and theory presentations on Goalkeeping, by our highly experienced and knowledgeable team of coaches. 

And, we will even host the event for you too, which means you can sit back and relax the entire time and enjoy the full GkNexus experience.

Video Content

Our media team sure get around, you can usually find them taking in a Goalkeeper coaching session or interviewing a top level coach somewhere.

Our video content will keep you up to date with the latest Goalkeeper trends, as well as give you tips on how to improve your game.

Fancy 2 x FREE match-day warm up session plans

Struggling for a weekly match-day warm up routine for your Goalkeeper? Don’t worry, we have you covered.

The match-day warm up is the most important time of the week, in which you work with your Goalkeeper. The Goalkeeper should leave their warm up feeling confident and ready to go.

With these 2 session plans, created by our GkNexus Coach, your Goalkeeper will be one step ahead of the opposition.

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