Name: Ryan Mackerness
GK Icon Venue: Cardiff
Teaching Style: Enthusiastic
FOOTBALL CAREER HISTORY:
Fully UEFA/FAW Qualified Goalkeeper Coach, and holds UEFA/FAW 'B' Licence Coaching Goalkeepers. Ryan is Cardiff City's Academy Head Goalkeeper Coach. He was also Newport County 's Acadamy Goalkeeper Coach for 6 years.
Ryan also works as Goalkeeper Coach for Pencoed College Academy and also the same job for Glan Hafren College.
He also does various 1-on-1 coaching on a weekly basis.
Ryan was 1st Choice Goalkeeper for Newport County's Youth team and went to their Academy at Hartridge High school in its 1st 2 years of conception. He also played a handful of games in Newport County's 1st team albiet in Cup competions. He was part of the Newport County side that won the Gwent Senior Cup in 2001, beating Caldicot Town in the Final. He also played for Gwent Schools Under 19's side that reached the English Counties Cup Final at Derby's Baseball Ground, the only Welsh County to do so.
After leaving Newport Ryan has gone on to play for Welsh League clubs Caerleon, Caldicot Town and most recently Goytre FC.
Jordan Santiago turning pro after 1st season under Ryan's daily coaching with Youth Team.
TORFAEN (CWMBRAN & PONTYPOOL)
THURSDAYS at PILCS Football Club, New Inn, Pontypool
5:30-6:30PM 7- 16 years
20th, 27th September
4th, 11th, 18th, 25th October
Cost £10 per session
Pay up front for all 6 sessions for just £45 (saving £15!) Plus get a FREE Pair of KA Gloves!!!!!!
NEW GOALKEEPERS WELCOME AT ANY TIME DURING COURSE!!!!!!!!!!
CALL OR EMAIL FOR FREE TASTER SESSION! (ONLY APPLIES IF GOALKEEPER HASNT ATTENDED A SESSION BEFORE) OR CALL OR EMAIL FOR FUTHER INFOMATION OR TO BOOK!
To listen to an audio interview with Ryan click here
To see videos of Ryan training click here