Soccer is a fantastic game of decision making and discovery. A team sport that belongs to the children playing on the field - not the coach on the sideline. At FosterSoccer, our philosophy is the game belongs to the players which creates greater growth and enjoyment for the children we coach.
FosterSoccer designs and implements age appropriate, innovative programs that help set young players on the path to an enjoyable future playing "The Beautiful Game". Through a player centered, fun learning environment, our programs are designed to maximize learning situations, ball contact and repetition of the fundamentals of the game. We instill a passion for the game allowing players to maximize long-term development in soccer.
Ben Foster is the Head coach of FosterSoccer. He has spent his life playing and studying the game of soccer.
As a student: Ben is a life long student of the game. He continually studies the latest theories of efficient coaching and game strategy. He is strongly motivated to understand what makes a young player love the game and how to make each player the best he/she can be. His formal qualifications include: BScDegree Sport and Exercise Development, FA Level 2 Certificate and several NSCAA coaching diplomas.
As a coach: Ben is currently the director of coaching for Larchmont-Mamaroneck Football Club where he is responsible for program design, implementation and training. He has over 14 years experience including Westchester Regional Manager for NOGA Soccer and UK Elite and the former Head Coach of the Sleepy Hollow boys varsity team. He has also trained many boys and girls travel teams (u-8 to Varsity High School) as well as numerous summer and school holiday camps, after school programs and winter indoor training programs.
As a player: Ben has played competitively in college and semi professional in England including Nottingham Forest School of Excellence. Ben continues to play competitively in leagues in Westchester and Fairfield Counties as well as New York City.
Ben's 14 years of coaching in the Westchester community has earned him the respect and friendship of the players and parents.