Soccer School of Excellence

The BFC Staff is pleased to offer the Soccer School of Excellence. The training provides high quality, player-specific training focused on improving technique and understanding of the game. This improves the player’s mental, physical, and tactical performance. Sessions are fun, intense and challenging. Every touch on the ball is calculated and deliberate. Training is tailored specifically to each player’s individual areas of difficulty. Each session will focus on improving the player’s ball skill, which will carry over in overall player confidence and performance.

Session Details

Week 1, March 8th – Dribbling: learning to beat the defender

Week 2,  March 15th – Using change of direction and feints

Week 3, March 22nd – Improving players first touch

Week 4, March 29th – Scoring…Improving 1v1 attacking to goal

Week 5, April 12th – Ball striking and using all parts of the foot

Week 6, April 19th – Passing and receiving

Week 7, April 26th – Combination play, layoffs and dummies

Week 8, May 3rd – 2v1 Attacking

  • Sessions are open to 9U (2010s) -19U (2000s). 
  • Program includes 8 weekly sessions, beginning March 8, 2019.
  • Sessions are held on Friday evenings from 6-7 pm at Oglethorpe University Salamone Field (grass).
  • The cost is $145 per season.
  • Price includes a t-shirt


Program Director

Derrick Burgess

Derrick Burgess

USSF B License
  • Director of BFC Soccer School of Excellence.
  • U.S. Soccer “B” coaching license.
  • Advance National Diploma.
  • Director of Coaching Diploma.
  • Bermuda Youth National Team.
  • Coach at Cross Keys High School.
  • CPR certified, Heads Up Concussion Training.
  • Atlanta United CEP.
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