Instructors 2010
Gary Carter
Back for his eight year, Gary is the founder of the Keeper Taining with Gary Academy. A founding member of Halifax King of Donair and Halifax Scotia Olympics senior soccer teams, he is a former standout goalkeeper with the Nova Scotia Canada Games team and the Halifax King of Donair Soccer Club where he led the team to many provincial championships and national championship tournaments. Gary represented Nova Scotia on many provincial all-star teams and was frequently selected as the Top Goalkeeper in the provincial league. Gary also played for the Saint Mary's Huskies and was named AUAA 1st Team All Star. For the past 20 years Gary has been training goalkeepers in various capacities. He works with the National Training Centre Atlantic goalkeepers and Soccer Nova Scotia’s High Performance program, he is training goalkeepers for various clubs in the province and is also on the coaching staff at Dalhousie University as a goalkeeper coach for the men's and women's program as well as an assistant coach for the women's team.Last summer Gary was on the coaching staff of the Nova Scotia Womens Canada Games team and the Halifax Dunbrack Women's Premiership team, who won bronze at the national club championship in Saskatoon. He will also keep busy this summer as the goalkeeping coach for the Provincial Program. Gary is looking forward to having his son join him this year as an instructor.
  Gary Carter
We will be joined this year by Gary Carter Jr. Gary has been playing soccer for about 30 years now, 26 of those years have been as a goalkeeper. He played Tier 1 youth soccer and made the jump to Mens' 2nd Division when he was 16, and has been playing there up to this winter where he recently moved to the Masters' division. In the past Gary has been part of a few Mens' "B" Provincial winning teams.
Gary holds his Full Community Coaching certification, and is currently the goalkeeping coach for the King's College men's soccer team, as well as the goalkeeping coach for Dartmouth United, Scotia, Sackville United and Bedford Soccer Clubs.
Gary feels he was lucky to have received great goalkeeper training and tips from his father (Gary Carter Sr) and wants to be able to pass on the skills and knowledge he has of this great game. Gary believes...
"the individuals who choose to perform beneath the crossbar may be cross pitch rivals but belong to a fraternity like no other. "

Last Updated February 17, 2010