Lakewood Keeper Academy

Lakewood Keeper Academy - U11 and U13 players

*please note that we are working on program information for players U15 and older, and will update soon*

Pictured above, former Lakewood Soccer Academy goalkeeper Angelica Friske at the 2022 Canada Summer Games

The Lakewood Keeper Academy is designed to hone the skills and abilities of aspiring soccer goalkeepers. The Academy offers a unique and immersive experience for goalkeepers of all ages and skill levels. With a dedicated team of experienced coaches and a strong emphasis on individualized instruction, the Lakewood Keeper Academy provides the perfect environment for goalkeepers to elevate their game.

At the Lakewood Keeper Academy, participants can expect a comprehensive curriculum that covers all aspects of goalkeeping. From mastering the fundamentals of shot-stopping and positioning to developing advanced techniques like distribution and commanding the penalty area, our Academy ensures that goalkeepers leave with a well-rounded skill set. The coaches employs innovative training methods and provide constructive feedback to help goalkeepers reach their full potential.

One of the standout features of the Lakewood Keeper Academy is its commitment to fostering a supportive and motivating atmosphere. Keepers not only improve their technical abilities but also develop mental toughness, leadership skills, and teamwork. Whether you’re a novice goalkeeper looking to build a solid foundation or a more experienced player aiming to refine your craft, the Lakewood Soccer Keeper Academy promises an enriching experience that will undoubtedly elevate your performance on the field.

The Lakewood Keeper Academy is open to Keepers from all divisional levels and age groups including U11 and U13. Each Academy grouping will be designed with age specific skill development that is both challenging and fun. All registrants must be registered with Saskatoon Youth Soccer (SYSI) or Saskatchewan Soccer (SSA), or will be asked to pay a $40 Insurance fee.

  • Keepers: All players, Male and Female, U11 to U13
  • Training: 12 sessions, each 1 hour in length. All players will train on Sundays, and will be assigned to Wednesday or Thursday groups for a second training day (based on their league game day)
  • Location: All training to be held at Sid Buckwold Fields, accessible from Degeer St. 
  • Cost: $150

Lakewood Keeper Academy Registration is now open here:

**If you reside outside of the Lakewood Zone Boundaries, in the Division drop-down menu select the appropriate age division (Under 11, Under 13)
Select the "Lakewood Goalkeeper Academy" package**

Academy Session Dates and Times 12 training times - cost $150

All at Sid Buckwold Field on grass

In-Season Training dates:

Sunday May 5th time 10:00am

Wednesday/Thursday May 8/9 time TBA

Wednesday/Thursday May 15/16 time TBA

Wednesday/Thursday May 22/23 time TBA

Sunday May 26th time 10:00am

Wednesday/Thursday May 29/30 time TBA

Sunday June 2nd time 10:00am

Wednesday/Thursday June 5/6 time TBA

Sunday June 9th time 10:00am

Wednesday/Thursday June 12/13 time TBA

Sunday June 16th time 10:00am

Wednesday/Thursday June 19/20 time TBA

For more information please contact Kara Friske, Keeper Academy Coordinator, at

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