Welcome to The
Richmond Goalkeeping Academy
Where we are developing Elite Goalkeepers and Leaders on and off the field.
Getting started with rga
Welcome to RGA! We look forward to meeting you.
Below is all the information you need to get started training with us.
Please reach out to us with any questions or concerns!
Call or Text Us: 804-938-5138
Meet some of our staff
Founder and Head GK Coach
RGA Coaching Intern & Volunteer Coach
Assistant Director of Coaching and Virtual Training
REGULAR Training Opportunities and Pricing
1 hour individual session with one of our Professional Goalkeeper Coaches. $75 per/hr.
*First session is 1 hr and 15 minutes for pre-session paperwork.
2-3 GKs Max per session. GKs are separated by age group and skill level. 1 GK: $75 p/hr, 2 GKs: $65 p/hr (per gk), 3 GKs: $55 p/hr (per gk)Book Now
Preseason Group Training
Price varies based on attendance and pre-registration. Offered in Summer and Winter ONLY.Learn more and Register
What to expect at your first session
Here is what to expect at your first training session. Upon arrival we will take a few minutes to get to know you and have you fill out a couple of liability forms.
Your first session is a training and evaluation session. We will be reviewing and running you or your goalkeeper through multiple foundational based technical and game like drills. This gives our staff an opportunity to assess where you are in your development as a goalkeeper. We try not to correct more than 2-3 areas of focus so that you or your goalkeeper are not overwhelmed.
This session will be hard but you will learn a lot! And it will give our staff a baseline of what you know and what you need to improve on. After the session we will notate your account and create a plan with our staff to help you develop. We may also recommend a specific training group that you would be a good fit for based on your age and skill level.
In addition you will be emailed an online form for you or your goalkeeper to complete. We ask that this is completed by the Goalkeepers and NOT the Parents. Parents may assist younger GKs if needed. This form includes questions about your goals and strengths/weaknesses, etc. We want to mentor you and help you reach your goals. We will schedule a 30-minute follow-up Zoom meeting to go over your goals and help you plan your training development pathway with RGA.
BOOKING YOUR SESSION
Book your first session
Ready to book your first session? Click the link to book now.
To book Group and Semi-Private sessions Select CLASSES.
To book 1on1 Individual sessions Select SERVICES.
Additional training opportunities
We offer multiple Elite Goalkeeper Camps throughout the year. Click below for more information.Learn More and Register
From online classroom sessions, film review, virtual Mentorship with Pros, informative Parent and GK webinars, and much, much more! Click below to see our upcoming classes and virtual training packages.Learn More and Register
WHich Training Group is best for you?
Click the photo above to view groups
RGA Training Groups Defined:
Elite Select (U15-U19)- INVITE ONLY or Current ECNL, Girl's Academy, MLS Next Academy GKS.
Elite (U16 -U19)-Current RGA Elites, Elite Travel Players OR placed by RGA staff in grouping.
Advanced (U15 - U19)-GKs with less than 2 years experience, not currently on an Elite Travel team, and/or recreation player OR placed by RGA staff in grouping.
Jr Elites (U12 - U14)- Current RGA Jr Elites, ECNL, Girl's Academy, MLS Next Academy and Elite Travel Players, OR placed by RGA staff in grouping.
Jrs (U9 - U11) -GKs with less than 2 years experience and/or youth travel GK in U9-U11 age groups, OR placed by RGA staff in grouping.
Need a tutorial on how to use our booking system?
Click the button below for a tutorial and step-by-step directions.Online Booking Tutorial
Our Primary Training Facility in Richmond:
Washington & Henry Elementary:
9025 Washington Henry Drive
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
**Turn onto Mann Rd (runs next to school) and park in Bus Loop.
VA Beach Goalkeepers:
Check with our Staff for your training location. Subject to change due to field availability.
We require that all goalkeepers purchase a training top by their 2nd training session. This is the required uniform at RGA. Goalkeepers are required to wear this to each training session.
You may either purchase a training t-shirt OR long sleeve. Purchasing both is not required. You are only required to have one training top. Click below to purchase your training top.
IMPORTANT! If you want to pick up your shirt at the field select PICK-UP not shipping.
WHAT TO BRING
Please bring plenty of water, your soccer ball, Goalkeeper Gloves, cleats, shin guards
(not a requirement unless contact play is occurring), a snack, electrolytes,
long sleeve training jersey (for diving).
Methods of payment
Payments can be invoiced prior to the session and
paid online OR you can pay at the field.
We accept Cash, Check, Credit, and Debit.
Please make Checks out to: RGA or Richmond Goalkeeping Academy
****As a reminder we have a 24-hour cancellation policy or the session will be billed in FULL. Exceptions to the policy include inclement weather, ill or symptomatic or exposed to others (COVID-19), illness, injury OR Family Emergency.
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COVID -19 PROTOCOL
Masks are REQUIRED to be worn by ALL spectators and players upon walking up to training sessions and camps. Players and Staff may remove their masks during PLAY and/or TRAINING.
All staff, players, and parents need to socially distance from at a minimum of 6 ft. Hand sanitizer stations will be available at the field.
DO NOT attend and Contact our Staff IF:
You are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms including a fever of 100.4 or greater, have been exposed to COVID-19 positive family, friends, etc, or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or you or your family members have tested positive within the last 14 days of the event.
If you have tested positive, been exposed to a COVID-19 positive individual, or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms:
PLEASE DO NOT COME TO TRAINING OR RGA EVENTS. We ask that you do not attend any training, camps, or events for 14-days to ensure that you do not risk others contracting COVID-19.
Online Booking Tutorial
How to book a session
See Quick 2-minute Video Tutorial below OR follow the steps below:
1. Select the Service Provider (Coach)
2. Select Services (for 1on1 Training) or Classes (for Semi-Private and/or Group Training)
3. Select a Date and Time
4. Create an account or log in. (Please include your Goalkeeper's Name, Phone number, Address, etc)
5. Book for the Goalkeeper (not the Parent)
6. Click BOOK NOW
**As a reminder Payment is not accepted online. You can pay at the time of the session OR we can invoice you and you can pay online.
To Modify or Change Appointment you will log back in, click VAGARO ("V") Logo in top left corner, select appointments, click RESCHEDULE or to CANCEL select More->Cancel Appointment.