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Óli Gunnarsson
Director

New England Goalkeeper Academy

334-546-8809

Boxford, MA, 01921, United States

OLI GUNNARSSON
DIRECTOR

Over a decade of goalkeeper coaching experience


Native of Iceland, Coach Oli Gunnarsson has 20 years of experience as a goalkeeper for some of Iceland's best professional clubs as well as the country's youth and senior national teams.


While in the US, Oli was an All American all three years of his college career at Flagler College and he was later inducted into the Flagler College Athletic Hall of Fame. He also played as a pro in the American Soccer League.

As a coach, Oli has worked with goalkeepers at all levels; youth players, high school varsity, college and pro players.

Coach Oli is USSF Certified, has the Advanced National Goalkeeper Diploma from United Soccer Coaches and is currently completing his UEFA B License as well as his KSI (Icelandic soccer federation) Goalkeeping License.

In addition to his deep technical understanding of the goalkeeper position, Oli puts a strong emphasis on relating his sessions back to the game. He is focused on his goalkeepers improving upon their ability to both read the game well, and apply the correct techniques at the right times in the game.