Goalkeeper Union

At Sporting Delaware, we believe our keepers deserve the same premier training the field players experience.  Our staff includes some of the state's most influential goalkeeper coaches of the past two decades.  The program offers keeper specific training as well as training with your team on a weekly basis.

Benefits of Goalkeeper Union

Program Offerings

  • Professional coaching and instruction for all levels
  • Weekly goalkeeper training
  • Training provided during scheduled team sessions
  • Sporting Delaware Goalkeepers U11-U19 will receive 45 minutes of technical training during their scheduled practice time
Goalkeeper making a diving save.
Goalie Training on the Chase Fields in Wilmington, DE.


  • Game evaluation for all first team keepers
  • Educational opportunities for coaches, parents and players
  • Coaching focused on Handling, Footwork, Shot-stopping, Crosses, Distribution, & Communication

Goalkeeper Union Staff

Goalkeeping Director
Chad Balback

Goalkeeper Coach
Phil Wheddon

Goalkeeper Coach
Dan Frick

Upcoming Training & Clinics