Goalkeeper Training in Manchester

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Welcome to GK Icon Academies Manchester. We specialise in professional goalkeeper coaching for 6 to 15 year olds of all abilities. We operate in the Manchester area on Monday and Friday evenings as well as offering holiday camps, team training and one to one coaching.

Our Philosophy

  • Dedicated goalkeeper coaching!

  • Running 50 weeks of the year

  • Innovative weekly session plans

  • All abilities welcome

  • Connections with clubs from the Premier League

  • As seen on Sky Sports News



Manchester Venues & Timings


Salford Sports Village

325 Littleton Road, Salford

M7 3NQ

6-7pm Ages 6-16



Moorside Schooll

57 Deans Road Swinton

M27 0AP.

6-7pm for 6 to 9 year olds

7pm-8pm for 10 to 16 year olds.

Manchester Head Coach


James Mayley

James, our Manchester goalkeeper coach,  holds  UEFA B-Licence Goalkeeping and Outfield coaching qualifications. Alongside this he has completed an Undergraduate Honours degree in Football Coaching, a Masters in Sport Psychology and he is currently studying for a Doctorate in Sports Coaching. He combines his current role as Lecturer Football Coaching at UCFB with coaching the First Team goalkeepers at the University. He has previously held coaching roles at both Welsh Premier League and SPL academies, within the women's game in the WSPL as well as coaching abroad in the USA, China, Africa and Australia.

Success Stories

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Malakai aged 6


Malakai is GK Icon Manchester's youngest ever player starting at just 5 years of age. Congratulations!