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Bryan Gerard
Co-Director of Goalkeeping

STAFF BIO:

Bryan's Legacy coahcing career started in 2008. He has coached many teams in the Excel and Legacy programs over the years and has been one of our long time Director's of Goalkeeping. Bryan has a long career of playing soccer in Arizona and as being one of the top Goalkeepers in the state. In 2008 Bryan joined the national Soccer Plus goalkeeping staff with Ben Pinkerton (SPGS National Director), Ziggy Zigante (Goalkeeper Coach for the Croatian National Team, Ithica University, and the MLS), Tony DiCicco (Head Coach of the United States women’s national soccer team, winning the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1999.) Bryan travels coast to coast doing residential camps with SPGS, training some of the best GKers in the country.

TEAMS: 02B White, 04B White, Director of Goalkeeping - Legacy U7-18
EDUCATION:
  • NSCAA National Advanced Goalkeeper Diploma (2014) Distinction Pass
  • NSCAA National Diploma (2014)
  • NSCAA GKing Diploma - Level 1 & 2 (2014)
  • USSF D National License (2012)
  • USSF E License (2012)
  • Kansas Wesleyan University
CLUB COACHING EXPERIENCE:
  • Legacy, Director of Goalkeeping, U7-U18 Boys and Girls (2008-present)
  • Legacy, 04 Boys White, Head Coach (2013-present)
  • Legacy, 02 Boys White, Head Coach (2013-present)
  • San Tan Excel, U11 Boys, Head Coach (2014 Spring)
  • San Tan Excel, U7 Boys, Head Coach (2013 Spring)
  • San Tan Excel, U7 Boys, Head Coach (2013 Winter)
  • San Tan Legacy, 02 Boys Blue, Head Coach (2012-13)
  • San Tan Excel, U8 Boys, Head Coach (2012 Fall)
  • San Tan Excel, U12 Boys, Head Coach (2011-12 Winter-Spring)
  • San Tan Goalkeeper Camp, Director (2008-present)
  • Valparaiso United Futbol Club, Goalkeeper Coach (2010-11)
  • Soccer Plus Goalkeeper School, National Training Center (2008-Present)
  • Private Trainer for Goalkeepers (2008-Present)
  • Trained under Drew Mazzeo (Director and Staff Coach with Soccer Plus GKer School since 2001) 2008-2010
HIGH SCHOOL COACHING EXPERIENCE:
  • Hamilton HS, Goalkeeper Coach, Boys (2011-present)
COLLEGE COACHING EXPERIENCE:
  • Scottsdale Community College - Men’s Soccer - GKer Coach (2011)
  • Mesa Communiity College - Men’s Soccer - Gker Coach (2012)
PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
  • Kansas Wesleyan University
  • SUASL Mens Division 1, Elite FC League Runners-Up 2010
  • Rio Salado and EVSL, Men’s league
  • San Tan SC, Gilbert, AZFC, Youth leagues
  • Hamilton HS & Mt Pointe HS (several records including least goals allowed in a season, most saves in a game, and longest clean sleet record.)