Spirit United recognizes the
importance of the goalkeeper. The club provides year round
goalkeeper training for all Spirit goalkeepers.
United Goalkeeper Training Schedule
January 13th, 20th & 27th
February 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th
March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th
All Goalkeeper training sessions will be held at the
Fellowship Turf field (241 Fellowship Rd. Chester
Springs, PA 19425) from 6-7:30pm.
Dave Papalia played and coached at Marshall University. He
is currently Asst Coach for the Great Valley Boys and a U-12 girls
club coach. Over the last 20 years, Dave has coached and developed
keepers in the Chester County area. Keepers that enrolled in Dave Papalia's Keeper Camp have participated in the PA High School State
Championship 10 of the last 15 years. Dave helped develop Adam and
Greg into high level high school and college soccer players, as well
as many others from the region. In 2005, Dave was voted as one of the
25 best players in Marshall History.
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on 2011 Dave Papalia's Keeper Camp.
Adam Edwards: Played locally at Downingtown High School,
Spirit United (five years), and FC Delco (two years). Member of the
1998 and 1999 Downingtown High School State Championship teams.
Played college soccer at Bucknell and holds both the school and
conference career shutout record. Played semi-pro with the Ocean City
Barons of the PDL.
Greg Flaherty: Played locally at Henderson High School and
West Chester United. Played at Towson University where he was a
participant the NCAA tournament round of 16 and was part of a
nationally ranked defense. Greg is a tremendous student and teacher
of the game.