Echo Futsal Club
What is Futsal?
Futsal is a faster paced, 5v5 game played on a smaller field with a smaller, low bounce ball.
Futsal builds on a player's soccer skills through quick decision-making, tight spaces, and a premium on first touch.
A fun winter training alternative, futsal skills training translates well to soccer
Dates: TBD (November 2020 - January 2021)
About Futsal: Futsal is a great winter training option! Our program includes once weekly Coerver Futsal training and tournament play.
Training: Weekly training and free play.
Ages: 9U - High School
Price: TBD (includes Coerver training, league play, Friday Night Futsal, and training shirt)
Location: Echo Training Center and Pfeil Center at Holy Cross
Director - Joe Zambrano
Program Director Joe Zambrano is an experienced futsal player and coach at the highest levels of the sport. Joe played for the Venezuelan Futsal National Team for more than eight years, representing his country at the following international competitions:
- South American Futsal tournament, runner up (Brazil 2009)
- Bolivarian games, runner up (Bolivia 2009)
- Pan-American club cup, champions (Peru 2010)
Joe also played professional futsal in the Spanish Honor division for team Playas de Castellon in Valencia, Spain.
Joe is an experienced coach, serving as a former assistant coach and fitness trainer for the U-20 Venezuelan Futsal National Team.
As Program Director, Joe will run all training sessions for Echo Futsal Club.
Futsal is not only a fun alternative for winter training, but offers the following benefits:
- It allows players from the same team to train and play together during winter
- It combines team training, small sided games, and individual skills
- Small field and low number of players creates a fast pace and fosters quick thinking, lots of movement, and plenty of touches
- Coerver Futsal Curriculum was created by 2 of the most recognized Futsal professional players in the world, applying the Coerver principles for player development.
- Directed and coached by a true former professional futsal player and professional coach.
- Futsal skills and principles are applicable to outdoor soccer, making futsal a great winter supplement for player development
- Lots of FUN