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TUMFC Goalkeeper Academy

The TUMFC Goalkeeper Academy is a program within Thunder United designated to consistent quality goalkeeper training throughout the year. Lead by TUMFC Goalkeeping Coaches, this specialized program focuses on the player development of the GK position and its roles as part of the game. The in-depth knowledge brought by our staff will create an optimal learning environment for players to learn and develop proper positioning, handling, distribution, psychology, and technique to better themselves as goalkeepers.

Goalkeeper training will be twice a week at Lebanon Sports Complex during the fall and spring seasons.

TUMFC WELCOMES STEVE TABER
TO THE 2018-2019 GOALKEEPING STAFF! 
 
We are thrilled to add Steve Taber to our 2018-2019 Goalkeeping Staff! Taber will oversee the Goalkeeping Program in its second year at TUMFC and work with players throughout both the Fall and Spring seasons. Read a little about him below! 

COACHING EXPERIENCE
Kings Hammer Academy (2013-2017)
  • -Director of High School Girls Goalkeeping 
  • -Staff Coach High School Girls Academy
 
Miami University (2008-2009)
  • -Assistant Coach

US Youth Soccer ODP National Devlopment Camp (2013)
  • -Goalkeeper Staff

Region II ODP Staff Coach (2007-2017)
  • -Age Group Goalkeeper Director

Ohio South ODP Staff Coach (2005-2014)
  • -Goalkeeper Director

PLAYING CAREER
Cincinnati Excite (2007-2008)
Northern Kentucky University(2003)
Cincinnati State College (2001-2002)

Bachelors Degree in Health and Physical Education
Masters Degree in Educational Technology