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Coach Saahil Kapoor joins Soccer Player Academy with a vast wealth of soccer knowledge and experience. He grew up in England playing in a variety of professional academies during his younger years as well as having great experience in midweek youth teams and First team football.
A specialist in goalkeeping, he has been a goalkeeper his whole life. Since 2017, he has played collegiate soccer in the US. He represented his state team and was highly recognized at the club level and went on
to win countless awards such as Player of the Year twice in a row, and Players Player of the year. He has been a starter throughout his college career and was recognized with the Conference and National Player of the week this past Fall season.
Coach Saahil also brings to the table a vast amount of coaching experience. He was fortunate enough to be coached by some of the best coaches in England, including coaches from Fulham FC who he spent a lot of time observing and learning from whilst playing under them. From the age of 15, he was already
regularly volunteering at his local Football Club to help coach younger age groups, and by 17, had started to work specifically with goalkeepers on a one-to-one basis. He worked with a specialist coaching provider Complete Coaching and MGW Goalkeeping, both run by UEFA A licensed coaches.
Saahil is currently the starting goalkeeper at Governors State University and was also signed to play in
the USL 2 this summer before the season was canceled. He has his eyes set on making a pro career in
the game and is fielding several potential opportunities from all over the world.