NLA offers services for Soccer that include youth training programs, skill development, sessions, clinics, and combines.

Winter Programs


8-winter training sessions
Dates: 1/4, 1/11, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1
60 minute Skill Training w. 30 Min. of Speed & Agility $325 for all sessions & tournaments

2 Winter 5v5 Tournaments
Kickoff Tournament: Saturday, January 27th
NLA Home Tournament: Saturday, March 3rd
Training shirt and reversible Jersey

Click here to register. 

The SoccerSmith/NLA Winter 5v5 Program is geared toward the advanced soccer player who is looking to continue their development through the winter months in a challenging and educational program. All teams trains once a week and each session is designed to develop the individual player's technical ability, while increasing tactical awareness and fitness. The program is club-neutral and open to all players from any club.

NLA Soccer Training Staff

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Anson Smith 

Currently Head Boys Coach-Hunterdon Central Regional High School-2016 Group 4 State Champions

2008, 2013, and 2016  Courier News Boys Soccer Coach of the Year

2010 Star-Ledger New Jersey Coach of the Year

NSCAA Premier Diploma and US National Youth License.


Casey Rupon

Varsity Assistant Girls Coach at Hunterdon Central Regional High School-2016 Group IV State Champions

4-year member of the Rutgers University Women's Soccer Program

NCAA Division I Tournament appearances

Goalkeeper Academy 

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Matt Perella

Bethlehem Steel Goalkeeper(Farm Club to Philly Union)

ODP Assistant Goalkeeper Coach Elite Sports Group 

Former GK with Newcastle FC and sporting KC (ms)


Pete Shebey 

Soccer Specific Exercise Specialist 

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Former Soccer Goalie at Rider University 2002



DJ Diveny 

4-year player at Division 1 NJIT Highlanders (Captain 2014)

2014 Sunbelt Conference Commissioner's All-Academic Team

Member of the New York Red Bull Street Team (Freestyle Team)

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Trey Leggett

Former NCAA Division III player for Montclair State University

Former PDA Academy Player

USSF "F" License

Former professional with Icon FC in the American Soccer League

NSCAA High School Regional All-American 

NLA Soccer Training Partners