Striker Clinic

There is nothing more exciting in soccer than scoring a goal! Herndon Youth Soccer offers the Striker Clinic to help players build the self confidence and skills needed to be a great goal scorer. Players in this program will be given opportunities to improve their composure in front of the goal increase the speed and accuracy of their shot as well as increase the speed and accuracy of their shot while being challenged in an intense environment.       

FALL 2021 Information


COACHING: This program is led by HYS Coach Martin Sanchez, who played professional with Atletico Tucumán in Argentina, The Strongest in Bolivia and Deportivo Cuenca in Ecuador.

LOCATION: BREADY PARK, 814 Ferndale Ave, Herndon, VA 20170

DATES: FRIDAYS 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5

TIME: 6:30-7:45 p.m.

AGES: U9-U15 (2007-2013)

COST: $150

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Striker Clinic will focus on the key skills required to be a top goal scorer and will help players improve their finishing ability in a variety of situations. Our coaching staff will help develop and improve players technique and skills to become a great striker as well as igniting the passion and attitude to take the risks needed to gain confidence in front of the goal. 

This 6-week program will include techniques specific to:

  • long shots
  • shooting from angles
  • breakaways
  • exercises to improve explosiveness and agility
  • headers (age and ability appropriate)
  • volleys        

Players will also learn quick turns, shielding, playing with their back to goal, decision making in 2v1 and 1v1 situations as well as when to use a power vs. finesse method to score. From one-time finishing to creative volleying, players will learn the required mechanics and discipline to consistently score goals and finish at different angles by anticipating the goalkeeper’s position as well as master technique.        

This program is not just for strikers, but for all players who want to improve their goal scoring ability while learning how to think with an attacking mindset all over the field. If you want to hit the back of the net more often this season, register today!



Fall 2021 Information

Friday Dates: 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5

Time: 6:30-7:45pm

Field: Bready Park Turf

Age Groups: U9-U15 (2007-2013) Coed

Cost: $150