Canterbury and District Soccer Football Association is conducting a Strikers School 8 week program each Monday evening during October and November for ages 8 to 13 year old children beginning on 10th October 2011.

The Striker School Program is not aimed exclusively at Strikers. It is tailored to be beneficial to all players in attacking positions.

Former Socceroo’s, Zlatko Arambasic, Ante Juric, David Zdrilic, Pablo Cardozo, Marshall Soper & Alex Smith (former USA, MLS player), have considerable International playing experience between them in the top flight leagues of Holland, France, Germany, England, Belgium, Portugal, USA and Norway. They have come together to offer this great opportunity for players aged 8 – 13 to enhance their technical proficiency in front of goal.

Please Note: All coaches are qualified with Zdrilic, Arambasic and Juric having coached at the NSW Premier League 1st Grade Level, with the latter current Australian U/14’s National Coach.


The Program and Curriculum are tailored to cater to the ability levels of the players.

Shooting & Finishing

  • Passing and first time shooting
  • Conditioning & shooting
  • First touch/rotation shooting
  • Techniques – inside instep drive; full instep drive; inside curl & outside swerve

Finishing From A Cross

  • Strikers movements/positions to receive ball (crisscross / outside to inside/ inside to outside & diagonal runs
  • Numerous shooting drills
  • Rotation shooting-check/spins/turns/dummies
  • Receiving & turning with ground & aerial feed

Quick Play In And Around The Box

  • Combination shooting exercises
  • Passing and first time shooting
  • Heading and volleying (half volley/side on) technique


Cost: $160 per program (8 sessions)

Venue: Trinity Grammar School, Summer Hill

Squads: Age Groups 8-10 & 11-13

Times & Dates: (Monday, (10/17/24/31 October & 7/14/21/28/ November) 5:10-6:10pm or 6:15-7:15pm

Note: Players will be generally grouped according to their playing ability levels provided in the associated registration form

Ante Juric photo

Ante Juric

Pablo Cardozo photo

Pablo Cardozo

Marshall Soper photo

Marshall Soper

Zlatko Arambasic photo

Zlatko Arambasic

David Zdrilic photo

David Zdrilic

Alex Smith photo

Alex Smith

Register by fax on 9716 8559 or by mail c/o CDSFA at PO Box 402 Croydon Pk, NSW 2133. All registrations and accompanied cheques to be made by 23rd Sept, 2011

Download the Registration Form here (28KB) in Word docx format

Download the Registration Form in PDF format (1.38MB) for those who don’t have Word 2007 or above.

Download the Trinity Grammar School Car Park Brochure here (742KB)


Please Note:    Only available to 2011 CDSFA registered players.