Modern Goalkeeper

Modern Goalkeeper is a goalkeeper development school with locations across the tri-state area. We offer a club neutral training environment designed to help goalkeepers develop the essential Technical, Tactical, Physical, Mental & Social skills to improve their performance between the sticks.


If you’re looking for consistency, quality, and development – Modern Goalkeeper is the organization for you. As an owner of a competitive club, I have immediately observed the rapid development of our goalkeepers through Modern Goalkeeper. This organization is reliable,… Read more “Jason Montesinos”

Jason Montesinos
Owner, Valencia Soccer Academy

Being a parent of a goalkeeper who was driven at a young age to compete at the highest level, I realized that really good comprehensive training was not so easy to find. We looked for years and finally found Modern… Read more “Carole Krinsky”

Carole Krinsky

Modern Goalkeeper has mastered the systematic and holistic approach to training the best of today’s and tomorrow’s goalkeepers.

Eric Amyot
EnformHR, LLC

The most thorough and comprehensive program I’ve ever experience. The sessions are challenging, energetic, and fun while providing a true program that aims to develop a complete player mentally/physically.

Sean Habermas
CSI Leasing, Inc.

Modern Goalkeeper consistently prepares goalkeepers for the position as it has evolved in the modern game. Their expertise gives the goalkeeper the best chance at success.

Paul Pallante
Twin County Soccer Association of Brick

John Plaugic has been a great friend and mentor to me during my professional career. He has been in my corner since day 1, always offering help and advice. He is an honest person who truly cares about making a… Read more “Michael Hartmann”

Michael Hartmann
FC Haka | Veikkausliiga

I have known John since my sophomore year at Rutgers University Newark. Within that time I can confidently say that my path to becoming a pro has been expertly guided by John and the work he does on a daily… Read more “Matt Broomall”

Matt Broomall
Richmond Kickers | USL League One

I had the pleasure of meeting and working under John the summer before going off to the University of Delaware. Since then, John has become a good friend and a mentor throughout my remaining collegiate, and now professional career. In… Read more “Kris Devaux”

Kris Devaux
Honefoss BK | Obos-Ligaen

John Plaugic has helped me immensely throughout my offseason training to help prepare me for preseason in MLS. His take on the goalkeeping position really helps refine all aspects of the game, whether it’s technical work or making that game winning… Read more “Evan Louro”

Evan Louro
Tampa Bay Rowdies | USL Championship

I had the pleasure of working with John both as a youth player and as a professional. He is an incredibly knowledgeable coach and his skill-set suits players of every level. He is great to work with and you can… Read more “Dylan Castanheira”

Dylan Castanheira
Inter Miami CF | MLS

John truly cares about each of his clients’ growth and success and is selfless when it comes to helping them with their careers. If you are looking to take your game to the next level, Modern Goalkeeper Training Systems is… Read more “Bobby Edwards”

Bobby Edwards
FC Cincinnati | MLS

As an Assistant Coach and Goalkeeping Coach for my St. Benedict’s Prep Varsity team John Plaugic has been both professional and respectful.  His training sessions have been of the highest quality.  He understands how athletes think and his communication skills lead to fostering significant relationships with… Read more “Rick Jacobs”

Rick Jacobs
Current Vice President, Community Affairs & Executive Director, Foundation at Philadelphia Union

I write this letter as a reference for John Plaugic, who has worked within the New York Red Bull pre-academy program, the Regional Development Schools, December 2009-January 2012. As manager of the Red Bulls RDS, I am responsible for the… Read more “Simon Barrow”

Simon Barrow
Manager, Regional Development Schools New York Red Bulls

John is currently an assistant coach and goalkeeper coach for our program. His duties include recruiting, scouting opponents, assisting with team training sessions, matches and running all goalkeeper training. He has demonstrated a high-level professionalism and knowledge in all responsibilities.… Read more “Kevin East”

Kevin East
Rutgers University (Newark) Head Men’s Soccer Coach/Coordinator of Soccer Operations