Elite Soccer Development Offering Experience, Exposure and Excitement!

  • ESD
  • YSLO 2015

Clayton Rosario is helping to take soccer in the Niagara region to all new levels. Elite Soccer Development, is teaching Dutch and French soccer training methods. This allows players to use specialized techniques to gain advantage and develop higher skill levels. Clayton has over 22 years of coaching experience with kids age 4 – 22. He believes that to get a soccer player in physical game shape is a process that can take months, but to develop high level of skill is a process that takes years to fully develop.

ESD practises soccer specific training, highlighting the things that players need to train like professionals. Not neglecting these key areas of training will allow for optimal results giving developing soccer players the best chance at success.

  • Strength and strength endurance training
  • Speed and power
  • Flexibility, warming up and cooling down
  • Agility training
  • Nutrition


Clayton has traveled to France, Italy, Cuba, England and America to visit some of the top training centres for soccer development. Typical Elite Soccer development Programs will focus on many aspects of soccer development that include:

Program Focus:

  • Learn over 50 creative moves to beat an opponent
  • Left/Right Foot High Volume Shooting
  • Work on 1st touch
  • Decision Making
  • Speed Passing
  • Juggling
  • Creative Footwork
  • Ball Control
  • Finishing/Heading/Volleys
  • Attacking
  • Individual Defending techniques


Along with providing Niagara with high level training ESD is also helping to bring the exposure that regional players are looking for. The Youth Soccer League of Ontario is hosting the Niagara Elite International Cup. This years tournament is scheduled for June 27th and 28th 2015 and will feature teams from both Canada and the US. The tournament will also allow players to showcase their skills for both FIFA agents and US college scouts! Teams will be guaranteed a minimum of three (3) games, will feature divisions for anyone from U8 to U18.

The deadline to apply for the tournament is June 2, 2015

For more information about ESD or the YSLO Niagara Elite International Cup contact, Clayton Rosario –claytonelitesoccerdevelopment@gmail.com

YSLO 2015