MEET OUR TEAM

RAY NEWLAND

J4K Founder

GKS RAY HEADER

Ray is the founder of Just 4 Keepers and Goalkeeper Scholarships. J4K is the leading and largest goalkeeper coaching schools globally currently operating in 22 countries and across 5 continents, who coach OVER 9000 goalkeepers every week.

Ray is an ex-professional goalkeeper who was taught by five of the best goalkeepers to have ever played between the sticks, Neville Southall, Peter Shilton, Gordon Banks, Joe Corrigan and Peter Bonetti all of whom have played in world cups! Ray believes getting taught by the above legends is one of the reasons goalkeepers seek out his coaching worldwide and normally in some countries there is a two year wait for Rays unique coaching services. 

Just4keepers and Ray have helped more goalkeepers globally get to professional soccer clubs and college soccer, more than any other similar goalkeeping organisation in history! 

Ray has now launched Goalkeeper scholarships to help goalkeepers throughout the USA achieve their dream of getting a college scholarship by using the same unique techniques, services and contacts that seen Ray help more goalkeepers in Europe get to professional clubs, more than any other goalkeeper coach!

Check out www.totalgoalkeeping.com to see just some of Rays huge success stories for goalkeeping!!!

 

GAVIN Mc INERNEY

GKS Director

GKS SIGN UP HEADER

Gavin is Director of Goalkeeper Scholarships USA. He is a native of Dublin, Ireland and has been a goalkeeper for the past 22 years. Gavin has an extensive background in college soccer, having attending the University of Memphis of a scholarship and well been an Assistant Coach at the Division I level with the University at Buffalo as well as Assistant Coach at Division I NJCAA powerhouse Monroe Community College. After playing at the University of Memphis, where he helped them to a Conference USA regular and post season championships, Gavin returned to Ireland to play professionally with St. Patrick's Athletic in 2006 and Bray Wanderers in 2008. Gavin returned to the USA to play professionally in 2011 with the Rochester Lancers of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) where he helped the team make the Eastern Conference championship game in 2012. Gavin played 3 seasons in Rochester before retiring to become a full time coach. 
 
Gavin now helps develop goalkeepers for the high school, college and professional level. He is very passionate about recruiting and helping goalkeepers with opportunities in the game. Gavin founded Just4Keepers NY in 2012 which is a goalkeeper specific academy, based in Western NY. Gavin currently resides in Rochester NY with his wife Samantha.