Created and founded by Jonathan Garbar, a National College Coach of the Year and current Head Coach of Franklin Pierce University. New Era NYC’s missions is to provide female youth age soccer competitors with a high level of innovative and motivation based development. Providing young, motivated athletes with the type of elite training, both physical and mental, that is required to not only compete at the highest of levels, but to commit themselves to a lifestyle of Passion, Preparation, Purpose and Progress. Through the committed and proven guidance of the New Era Staff, its intensive and unique curriculum, and a healthy and inclusive environment, each New Era Academy member with experience the kind of development that all young, female athletes deserve.
New Era Academy is a training system tailored specifically for the youth female athlete ages 9-18 and as well as high school age athletes . New Era is a unique Academy that focuses on the ‘total’’ athlete, which is what is most required to be competitive and successful in today’s game. Soccer players participating and competing at high levels today are no longer simply “technical,” or “fast.” They are trained and developed in all facets of the sport, and fall in love with the process of doing so. Through this 10 week program, athletes will experience expert training in all 4 Pillars of Development:
1. Technical ability
2. Decision making skills (cognitive ability)/ tactical awareness
3. Athletic qualities (speed, power, strength, mobility, agility, balance/coordination)
4. Mental make up (psychological factors- ex. confidence, pressure management, visualization skills, unit integrity)
While most academies and clinics focus on one and rarely two pillars, New Era uses a comprehensive, intensive and creative methodology which engages, inspires and excites the young player, using all 4 Pillars of Development. Players of various levels will experience first hand, a system of training that will prepare them for more than simply their future on competitive teams. It prepares them for an athletic lifestyle that they are proud to call their own. The time has come for young, female players in New York City to have access to the expert, motivational, and competitive training they deserve. Welcome to New Era!