Welcome to Premier 1

Premier 1 has been delivering professional goalkeeper coaching across the South of England since 2013. Founded by Scott Bevan & Darryl Flahavan to bridge the gap between grassroots and academy level, we have helped hundreds of young ’keepers to develop their game.

Head Coach Steve Manning delivers a goalkeeper-specific curriculum, honed from his time with Portsmouth and Bournemouth’s Academies, designed to develop technique, improve decision-making and build confidence. Our coaching sessions are structured to develop the whole game of goalkeepers of all ages and abilities.

Owing to Covid-19, we are currently running weekly sessions on Mondays only. Steve can also be booked for 1-2-1 sessions on request.

Please follow the link below to register your interest in joining the Premier 1 team.


"Outstanding coaching. Has done wonders for my 8 year old. The coach builds their confidence as people, as well as their technical ability."

Professional Coaching

Premier 1 Goalkeeping is a specialised goalkeeping company that focuses on the role of the goalkeeper in a progressive manner, to develop the goalkeeper's game as the challenges increase over time.

Our focus is not just to develop someone that can save the ball, but someone that can perform at their optimum levels on a consistent basis, making high level performances the pinnacle of what the goalkeeper achieves, regardless of their current level.

We look at how the player moves, their biomechanics, we develop their athleticism to be able to better cope we the demands of their environment during the game. We promote a healthy open mindset, everything is achievable with the right amount of effort applied in the right direction.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: During the current coronavirus restrictions, we are unable to offer any coached sessions at the present time. Please keep an eye on our NEWS/BLOG section, for analysis and advice, to help you stay connected to the game. Also, subscribe to Premier 1 Goalkeeping on our social channels.

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