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At CGSA student body I have learned Soccer skills that I most likely wouldn't have,. His teachings of life skills and how to win games always stuck to me and served me well throughout my entire career.

-  Orland "Soriano" Vasquez

Professional Soccer Player

Professional Soccer Coach and Trainer


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- Independent Global Footballing Education Center of Excellence. Starting in December 1991 at a Christmas Soccer Camp in Arcadia, CA. CGSA Clint Greenwood Soccer Academy was born. At the 2006 & 2010 World Cups 3 CGSA students represented the United States at the biggest stage in the world. At the 2006 World Cup CGSA students  Landon Donovan, Carlos Bocanegra, and Jimmy Conrad represented the U.S.A. Men's National Team. In the 2010 Cup Landon Donovan, Carlos Bocanegra, and Maurice Edu all represented the U.S. at the biggest stage. Very impressive results for a Soccer Education Center.


Clint Greenwood Soccer Academy was founded in 1991 by Clint Greenwood a professional footballer that stumbled upon a talent and passion for the art of teaching the skills necessary to be a professional player.  Something that had never been of interest to him during his playing days.  Around 4 years after that Winter Camp in 1991 CGSA was now operating  full time and a unique system of teaching young players the technical, tactical, physical, psychological, and mental components to be successful in the #1 Sport in the World called Football.


The Method is a Pathway to Technical Skills Advancement at the Highest Level of Footballer...

The 6 Steps to Success are the 6 major components that make up an Elite Soccer Player. These components serve as the CGSA Pyramid of Player Development.  (Each level serves as the building block of the Clint Greenwood Soccer Academy's system of training and player development.)  CGSA uses these as the overall outline of the way Clint Greenwood created the Template for all the coaching staff to follow. This system is essential to the success of our students and has served to be a key component in the successes of some of our students that have trained with great professionalism, dedication, and spirit while with CGSA.   CGSA students such as;  Robert Earnshaw (Welsh International). Only player to score a hat trick in every division in England}, Landon Donovan, (the all-time leading goal-scorer for the U.S. National team.). Sacha Kljesten (U.S.M.N.T., Seton Hall University, Chivas USA MLS, Anderlecht, Belgium 1st Division),  Leonard Griffin (UCLA, US National Team, Chicago Fire, Portland Timbers, Los Angeles Galaxy, Current Head Coach USF),  Ashley Nick, (professional player in 3 continents, and NCAA National Champion at USC), Carlos Bocanegra (US team captain , and first player to captain a English Premier League Team Full-ham F.C.),  Maurice Edu (USMNT, Professional Footballer Glasgow Rangers of the Scottish Premier League, currently working as comentator for ESPN), Nick Romando (US International & MLS All-Star). Christen Press (USWNT) and the Herman Trophy Winner at Stanford in 2010, Jill Oaks (UCLA and USWNT), Cortney Proctor (US National Team and UCLA), Roseanna Tantillo, (USC NCAA Champion and Captain, Professional player Sky Blue F.C.), and many others.

The Greenwood Mentality

  • At Clint Greenwood Soccer Academy We Bring Maximum Effort Required to Be Great.

Our Goals Are Our Own

  • At CGSA We Take Responsibility of The Required Work To Achieve Our Goals


Clint Greenwood Soccer Academy is the leading name when independent football education is discussed.  Well known World Wide by delivering skill based football coaching all over the world. Their dynamic approach to teaching, and delivering comprehensive coaching programs for young players teaching both individual skills and team play to both boys and girls with programs for players of all ages and abilities.


At the Clint Greenwood Soccer Academy, we show our students how to utilize these situations to mature and develop into the prepared Soccer player that the Greenwood Method has produced so successfully for 28 YEARS. CGSA Director, Clint Greenwood has transformed his Soccer Academy, to not just a Soccer School for athletes to enhance their skills, but much more.

“If you don’t know where you are going, there is a good chance that you may end up somewhere else.”

–Winston Churchill (Prime Minister, United Kingdom)

Ashley Nick Professional Player Juventus, Italy and CGSA Student

Elite Private Lesson Program

CGSA offers Elite Private Lessons to Professional elite athletes, all over the world.

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