Our Goalkeeper Soccer programs are devoted to goalkeeper specific training. Through our teaching methods each camper's technical proficiency, tactical awareness, psychological approach, and physical ability improves!
Dates: March 6, 13, 20, 2022
Time: 1 PM to 2:30 PM (8 to 12 year olds) and 3 PM to 4:30 PM (13 to 17 year olds)
Some Trainers included in Camp:
Joseph Alianiello - Coach Joe Alianiello enters his third season as the Juniata women's soccer coach (2021).
Coach Alianiello, a native of Altoona, spent the last seven years at the University of Minnesota Crookston as the head women's soccer coach. While at Minnesota Crookston, he led the team to its best two seasons in school history while beating nationally and regionally ranked opponents for the first-time program history and setting school records in the fewest goals allowed in consecutive seasons. In 2015, he set the school record for most wins in a season and the program won six straight United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Awards. He leaves with the most conference wins in program history.
Prior to his time at the University of Minnesota, coach Alianiello spent a season as the assistant women's soccer coach/academic advisor at Winona State University, and before that he spent four years as the head coach at Concordia University.
In his one season at Winona State they were the NSIC regular season champions and worked with the goalie's as they tallied eight conference shutouts and 10 overall. The team finished the year 14-4-1 and the starting goalkeeper received second team All-America recognition.
In his five years at Concordia he: led the team to wins over three conference opponents they had never defeated (Northern State, Southwest Minnesota State and Winona State), was named NSIC Coach of the Year, and broke six school records in the standout 2006 season (most wins in school history, most conference wins in school history, highest regular season finish, first ever postseason win in school history, first-ever appearance in the NSIC finals and third place in the NSIC Tournament). He is also the all-time wins leader at Concordia.
Alianiello graduated from Saint Francis University with a B.A. in History before getting his master's at Concordia University. He also played goalkeeper on the men's soccer team at Saint Francis all four years where he holds several records. He holds the single season record in goals against average, save percentage and shutouts in a season. He holds the career record in goals against average, shutouts, save percentage and wins. Alianiello was voted Team Defensive Player of the Year his final two years and served as a team captain his final year.
Alianiello resides in State College with his partner Jessica and their son Aidan Thomas.
Lucas Costa - Coach Costa is in his first season as the graduate assistant on the Shippensburg University women’s soccer coaching staff in 2021.
Costa arrived at Shippensburg after serving as an assistant with Tupelo Futbol Club, where he coached u15 girls and u14 boys while working for head coach Jorge Alvarez. He was an integral practice instructor who conducted training with defenders and goalkeepers.
Also with Tupelo Futbol Club, Costa devised position-specific practice plans for attacking players and was active with video breakdown. He was also responsible for individual training sessions with select players.
As a collegian, Costa played two seasons at Shorter University – appearing in 25 matches as a defender and making 19 starts for the Hawks. In his final semester at Shorter, Costa served as a volunteer coach and completed an internship with the sports information office. Costa also spent one season as a starter at Middle Georgia State and one season at Western Texas College.
Other coaching experience includes volunteer efforts with Arsenal Rome Academy. Costa is currently studying toward his USSF ‘D’ coaching license and his USC Goalkeeping Level 1 license.
A native of Sobradinho, Brazil, Costa played for some of the top youth teams in the capital city of Brasilia.
Costa received a bachelor’s degree from Shorter in May 2020 and an associate’s degree from Western Texas College in May 2018. He is studying toward his MBA at Shippensburg.