Michael & Son SportsPlex at Dulles
Elite Soccer Training

Dulles Sportsplex and Coach Ivan Sampson are pleased to announce the introduction of the Elite Soccer Training Program for players ages 7-18!

Coach Ivan Sampson has been developing players for over 20 years in the Loudoun area and has been able to improve the technical, tactical and soccer IQ of players on a consistent basis.

His programs are strategically designed to focus on Elite-level training and give travel players a chance to reach their full potential. If you have a player that has good work ethic but is unable to move up in color or make the ODP/DA selection, this 6-week program is for you. Coach Ivan will find your child’s weaknesses and turn them into strengths!

Take advantage of this opportunity to take your child to the next level in the game of soccer!

Elite Training Principles:

  • Increased Soccer IQ
  • Improvement in Technical /Tactical Awareness
  • Mental Sharpness

Elite Training Evaluations

Technical Evaluation:

Each player will be evaluated on the fundamental building blocks of the game.

  • Ball Control/First Touch
  • Passing
  • Attacking
  • Defending
  • Shooting

Soccer IQ Evaluation:

  • Spatial/Time Awareness
  • Off the Ball Movement
  • Understanding Field Positioning
  • Decision Making
  • Situational Awareness

About Coach Ivan

Coach Ivan has both an extensive playing and coaching resume and players can truly benefit from his knowledge. Coach Ivan has developed many players throughout his years and has a gift for analyzing players’ technical ability, fine tuning, and adding to it. Coach Ivan offers private sessions to help players gain confidence to play within groups. He is also involved in Team training in which he helps teams move to the next level.

If you’re looking to move into the Elite calibre, Coach Ivan and staff will evaluate and implement any system of play you desire for your player or team.