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CONNECTICUT'S LEADING FULL SERVICE FACILITY

THE FACILITY

6000 SQ. FT.

TRAINING AREA, WEIGHT ROOM, MULTIPURPOSE ROOM, CARE AND TREATMENT ROOM

SPACE RENTAL

TRAIN YOUTH TO PRO

CERTIFIED STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING SPECIALISTS

BOARD CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER

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SOCCER TRAINING

Train with our Coaches to reach your goals and athletic potential. 

GROUP/TEAM TRAINING

Group training allows us to create an uniquely competitive training environment for our students. Group and Team training allows us to fine tune the technical and tactical aspects of each players game, and strengthen the team as a whole.

STRENGTH AND
CONDITIONING

Improve your athleticism by strengthening the foundation of your game. Work with one of our certified Strength & Conditioning coaches to enhance your balance, coordination, speed and agility. 

ATHLETIC TRAINING

Having a trusted Certified Athletic Trainer is key in keeping an athlete heathy on the field. We provide our athletes with comprehensive injury prevention and rehabilitation programs.

TURF RENTAL

Now booking Fall/Winter '20/'21 turf rental!

 

FEATURED SERVICES

"STRONG ALONE, UNSTOPPABLE TOGETHER" 

 

our philosophy

Elite soccer's approach to the game is systematic. We believe in building the athlete from the ground up. Focusing on developing athleticism first, then technical development, followed by tactical awareness/development and ending with how we cope with the game. 

PHASE ONE

ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT

Elite Soccer Development focuses on enhancing balance, coordination,speed, agility, and strength. In addition, the science of nutrition is introduced and applied. A balance between performance and nutrition is extremely important to the success of the elite. 

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PHASE TWO

TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT
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Elite Soccer Development focuses on enhancing balance, coordination,speed, agility, and strength. In addition, the science of nutrition is introduced and applied. A balance between performance and nutrition is extremely important to the success of the elite. 

Elite Soccer Development focuses on enhancing balance, coordination,speed, agility, and strength. In addition, the science of nutrition is introduced and applied. A balance between performance and nutrition is extremely important to the success of the elite. 

From dribbling to shooting, we have developed a curriculum to address all aspects of our athlete's game. 

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PHASE THREE

TACTICAL DEVELOPMENT

We work on developing our athlete's soccer I.Q. by introducing intricate movement patterns and scenarios. 

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PHASE FOUR

PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

The players mind must be as strong as the body. We will teach players everything from game day preparation to post-game personal evaluation. The athlete will exude the confidence needed to play at the elite level. 

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our TEAM

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JAMES PERKINS

OWNER & COACH

Owner James Perkins is a former Division 1 soccer player at Central Connecticut State University, where he received his Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Exercise Science.

 

In addition to owning Elite Soccer Performance, he is currently the Head Goal Keeping Coach at CCSU, Assistant Coach for the New England Mutiny (UWS), and Head Coach for CFC Valley 2003/2004/2008 Girls. He was also the former General Manager of CT United FC (ASL) and former Trainer of CFC Azul (PDL).

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SHANE RECKLET

 COACH

Shane was most recently the First Assistant Coach for the Blue Devils men's soccer program.

Previous to CCSU, he has Coached with the US Developmental Academy for Beachside Soccer ClubShane was the Assistant Coach at the University of Bridgeport, Assistant Coach at his alma mater, Quinnipiac University,

Following his collegiate career, Recklet went on to sign his first professional contract with Germania Schoeneich. Recklet was recruited and signed his next professional contract with VFC Plauen, and then Vasas SC.

In 2020, Shane joined the staff at Oakwood Soccer Club, which competes in the MLS Elite Youth Academy League. He has most recently received his United States Soccer Federation "A" License. 

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MORGAN FONTAINE

STRENGTH COACH

Coach Morgan oversees the sports performance side here at ESP.

 

With her vast knowledge in programming for athletes from middle school to college, and her soccer background, she will be the perfect fit for our ESP athletes. 

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MICHELLE PERKINS

MANAGER

Michelle joins the E.S.P. team as the company's marketing and management lead. 

Please contact Michelle with any booking questions: admin@elitesoccerct.com

 

REP THE ELITE