WSA DIRECTOR OF GOALKEEPING:
MIKE SCHWARZ joins WSA from Oral Roberts University where he has been the Goalkeeper trainer for the Golden Eagles the past 3 years. Mike currently holds his Goalkeeper Level 1 & 2 certificates, and his Director of Coaching Certificate. Coach Schwarz has quickly instituted a wholistic training program which includes both "integrated" sessions in which players receive technical training before being integrated into their team session, and age specific "progressive" sessions which build from foundational to dynamic, and simple to complex tactically, technically, and physically. Coach Schwarz manages the rest of the WSA Goalkeeper Training Staff assigning staff to ensure proper trainer:player ratio, and proper annualized periodization.
WSA GK SENIOR STAFF:
CHASE WOOTEN: Brings a wealth of experience to the Side's goalkeeper ranks as the Director of Goalkeeping. Coach Wooten has been the USSF Region III head goalkeeper instructor, is currently the head women's coach at NSU in Tahlequah (recently leading them to their most successful 5 year run in program history 2013-2017), and formerly played goalkeeper in college where he helped lead his college team to an NAIA Final Four. Coach Chase holds a USSF B license and the NSCAA Advanced National Diploma. He will lead the intermediate and competive sessions for Goalkeepers throughout Fall, Winter, and Spring, and will lead sessions at WSA partner and affiliate locations (OKC, Ft Gibson, Tahlequah, Claremore, Skiatook) to expand the WSA GK curriculum in each of The Side's communities outside of the Tulsa area.
WSA GK TECHNICAL STAFF
CORIE FRAZER joins WSA from the Bahama Football Federation, where Corie was the Director of Goalkeeper for their FA. Corie trained the gaolkeepers on the National Team staff for the Bahamas. Corie will take charge of alternate day training sessions to help insure that all WSA Goalkeepers have opportunity to attend a session weekly.
NADER SHAKER joins WSA from the local Tulsa ranks having played goalkeeper for Tulsa Nationals '93. Nader will specialize in leading the Youth Goalkeeper Academy for The Side by offering introductory lessons, teaching fundamentals, and introducing the position through innovative sessions for the goalkeepers aged 7-11.