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Bill Stanbro has been coaching goalkeepers at SDA for 5 years. Currently he is the assistant coach for the SDA ’05 girls. He is also the assistant coach for the Lansing girls’ varsity team. Bill has been a goalkeeping coach for Dryden boys and girls JV/ Varsity, Dryden Soccer Club, Crown City FC, Empire Revolution – Cortland, WPSL United FC – Binghamton, and SDA.

Bill’s background is diverse as he competed in youth soccer, football, wrestling, volleyball, and track. He excelled in wrestling by obtaining All-American honors in high school and college. He graduated from the University of Buffalo ’91 where he was inducted into the Hall of Fame. In 2017 Bill retired from the New York State Police, where he was a Defensive Tactics instructor for 21 years, school resource officer and field training officer.

Bill has completed the NSCAA Goalkeeping 1, 2 and 3 level courses. He plans to attend the Advanced National Goalkeeping course in the near future.


“Bill has a passion for goalkeeping that absolutely radiates through his quality training sessions.  His innovative methods help develop players both physically and mentally. His approach to teaching proper technique and methodology promotes rapid player development with remarkable results. Bill has helped my daughter acquire the skills needed to allow her to compete on state and regional teams, but much more importantly, he has helped her develop self-confidence and leadership skills that she will carry with her in everything that she does.”   Sonia Apker

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