GK Icon Academies Manchester

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, Wednesday and Friday evenings as well as offering holiday camps, team training and one to one coaching.

Our Philosophy

  • Dedicated goalkeeper coaching in Manchester!

  • 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


GK Icon Academies Manchester

Manchester Venues & Timings


Salford Sports Village

325 Littleton Road, Salford, M7 3NQ

6-7pm Ages 6-16


Ten Acres Lane Sports Complex

Ten Acres Lane, Manchester, M40 2SP

7-8pm 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

Manchester goalkeeper Harry Turner

Harry Turner

Harry, our head Manchester goalkeeper coach on Mondays,  currently works as head goalkeeper coach at Blackpool Academy. He completed his two year scholarship at Fleetwood Town and worked at Preston Academy with their developmental goalkeepers. He has also played professionally overseas in Sweden as a goalkeeper. On Fridays our head goalkeeper coach is James Mayley. James 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

Young manchester goalkeeper Malakai

Malakai aged 6


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