Reflex Goalkeeper Development Schools is one of the most established and widely renowned goalkeeper coaching entities in the UK. Infamous for its provision of elite goalkeepers to professional football clubs such as Manchester United FC, Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC, Everton FC, Bolton Wanderers FC and Burnley FC to name but a few, Reflex prides itself on the comprehensive and holistic development of its goalkeepers, providing expert tuition, guidance and opportunity to allow each goalkeeper the optimal chance of achieving their full potential.
Designed to meet the needs and demands of modern day goalkeepers, Reflex caters for all ages, ability and gender, providing innovative and contemporary coaching in a contextual and relative learning environment.
Our services span the complete goalkeeping spectrum, from coaching, to video analysis, from glove provision to dietary advice.
Reflex Goalkeeper Development Schools was founded in December 2009 by Craig Ellison. Craig is an ex professional goalkeeper, who has worked under and alongside some of the worlds top goalkeeper goalkeeper coaches, including the likes of Joe Corrigan, Gaucho Pinho, Billy Stewart and Martin Ruiz, in the continued search for goalkeeper coaching excellence. Craig is a fully qualified FA goalkeeper coach, and also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Coaching. Ex Development Centre and Academy Goalkeeper coach at Burnley FC, Craig has been coaching goalkeepers for a number of years, many of whom he has seen progress onto professional football clubs across the country.
In short, Reflex is dedicated to providing the specific base and tools of expert skills to enable each individual to reach their full potential. We specialise in providing tailor made 1 to 1 and 3 to 1 training sessions, available 7 days a week at a time and venue to suit you. These sessions focus around each individual goalkeeper, building on strengths and weaknesses, whilst also developing new skills.
In addition to our regular coaching schedule, Reflex hosts some of the biggest and most successful goalkeeping events in the country, including:
- The hugely popular "Reflex Week" courses, which take place at 6/7 week intervals throughout the year
- The notorious "Reflex Goalkeeper National Goalie Wars Tournament", which has been attended by goalkeepers from across the globe!
- The "Showcase" event which attracts both goalkeepers and scouting personal worldwide