Rockland Soccer Academy is a fundamental skills based soccer program for boys and girls of all ages based in Rockland County New York.  Our programs are focused on both soccer and personal development, while providing our players with fun, safe and athletically enriching atmosphere.

With a core belief that soccer should be both fun and fundamentals, Coach Mike and his team stress the virtues of team play while providing each player with an individual program to maximize his or her skill set.

Each program/class is customized with a targeted curricula that ensure that all players are challenged based on each child's goals.


Mike Girling is a qualified coach and official for over 14 years, holding the English Football Association Player Development Badge.  After playing for several elite academies in the UK and a playing career that spans over 20 years, Mike moved to the US to persue his coaching career.  Mike is the current Head Coach at Camp Winadu, one of Americas finest full season sports camps, and one of the Head Coaches for a Westchester based youth soccer program.  Mike has been involved in youth soccer in the tri-state area for over 10 years running clinics, specialized camps and holding various Head Coaching positions.


“I have seen such growth in my sons footwork and field skills.  No one is more fun and engaging than Coach Mike.”    HM, New York

“We can’t thank Mike enough for renewing my son’s excitement in soccer.”  LS, New Jersey