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To provide quality individualized soccer instruction for players of all levels to foster the growth and development of each player. We aim to create the best development and training environment for players to reach their full potential and ability.


Goals Soccer Academy is about building a foundation of technical excellence and preparing players for the future, both on and off the field. Technical sessions will be designed around each players individual needs. Our goal is for players to become more comfortable and confident, which will optimize the success of their individual development.


Through quality instruction and individual development plans, players WILL develop in the following key areas:


  • 1st Touch - this is the foundation for everything.

  • General Techniques - Passing, shooting, dribbling, 1v1 Attacking & Defending

  • Weaker Foot

  • Balance, Speed, Fast feet relative to soccer.

  • Awareness & Decision making

  • Train the Brain Cognitive Development

  • Mindset and Mentality




Simon Rothman, Director and Owner of Goals Soccer Academy, has over 25 years coaching experience working in youth soccer, within Academies, with college and professional players, and with ODP Regional and National pool players. Simon Rothman has a wealth of experience in developing players and helping them reach their goals.


Simon’s ‘Goal’ is to "Help players become the best players they can be and give them the tools to succeed at whatever level they wish to reach.” 


  • USSF A License, USSF National Youth License, UEFA B License, Coerver Level 1 Diploma.

  • Bsc Elementary Education

  • Local Club Director since 2001

  • Associate Technical Director with NMYSA

  • Region IV ODP Staff Coach

  • Volunteer Coach with University of New Mexico Mens Soccer

  • Assistant Coach with Albuquerque Sol FC 

  • Academy coach with English Professional Club

  • Coached players that have played on US Youth National Team, Mexican Youth National Team, MLS, PDL, College soccer players, US Soccer Development Academy (DA), ECNL, ODP National and Regional Pools.

  • Coached State Championships teams, Regional Quarter-Finalists, ODP Regional Championships Finalist, US Club National Championship Finalists.

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