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About us

Connecting talent with unique soccer opportunities in Europe

Eddie Loewen is the CEO and Founder of Global Soccer Development. Loewen, with the support of two time World Cup star defender, Arne Friedrich, opens doors and connects high-level talent with unique soccer opportunities in Europe.

 

In the past, Loewen has arranged for more than 2,000 players to immerse themselves into the European soccer culture in Europe and set trials with top-tier Bundesliga Clubs. GSD also provides DFB Coaching Education in Germany.

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  • UEFA Licensed Coaches
  • Over 50 Combined Years Coaching Youth And Pro-Teams
  • Staff With Professional Coaching Experience

Eddie

Eddie Loewen

  • UEFA - A License Holder
  • German Professional Soccer Player
  • German National Team Beach Soccer Player
  • 2 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cups
  • German National Team Beach Soccer Captain
  • German National Team Beach Soccer Coach
  • India National Team Beach Soccer Coach
  • FIFA Beach Soccer Manuel Co-Author
  • FIFA Coaching Instructor
  • Univ. of Akron Asst. Coach Women Soccer
  • BA in Sport Science

ARNE FRIEDRICH

  • Performance Manager at Hertha Berlin
  • UEFA - A License Holder
  • 2 Silver Laurel Leaf
    • Germany's highest award for sports achievement
  • German Bundesliga Player - 293 Caps
  • German National Team - 82 Caps
  • 2 FIFA World Cups
  • 3 UEFA EURO Championships
  • Hertha Berlin 1. Bundesliga Team Captian
  • MLS Chicago Fire Player
  • Foundation - Arne Friedrich Stiftung
  • FOX Soccer Sports Analyst
  • China Soccer Ambassador
  • Podcast: From Done to Dare

Arne

take Your career to the next level

Pro Academy Team

Personal and direct contact with pro academy teams. Immersion in a culture-rich professional soccer environment

Competitive Games

High level games against the best of the best in Europe

Enhancement Tools

Specialized training and development tools to reach maximum performance

DFB Coaching Education

We provide DFB Coaching Education through immersion to learn the methodology that lead Germany to win 4x FIFA World Cups

Daily Training

Professional training with Pro UEFA Licensed Coaches

Opportunities

Network with Pro-Scouts and Academy Directors and receive the unique opportunity to train with a pro academy team 

Goal Strategies

Measure, evaluate and implement goals with defined strategies for continued growth and development

Immutable Laws

Empowering players to unveil their true potential for the best version of themselves

Mentality = Performance

We operate under four
immutable laws

These laws help players and coaches as well as GSD Staff find their “Inner-Compass,” empowering them to
navigate life successfully and in the process unveiling
their true potential for the best version of "self."

GSD provides unique access

We hold the highest of standards in:

  • Player Growth and Development
  • Coaching

Whole Player

We have a wholistic approach: mental, physical, tactical.
Talent is only half the game.

Coaching Education

We provide DFB Coaching Education through immersion to learn the methodology that lead Germany to win 4x FIFA World Cups.

Our Promise

Broaden diversity by opening doors, arming both players and coaches with the tools necessary to succeed on and beyond the pitch.

Meet the rest of the team

Our Team

Mike Hilbig

GSD Cup Director - Munich & Mallorca

Dan Abrahams

Sport Psychologist

Massi De Celis

GSD Cup Director - Rome

Willy Lodewick

Director of Goalkeeping

Boris Šibila

Goalkeeper Coach Munich

Riley Gable

Coaching Staff and Talent Identification

UDO PLATZER

GSD Cup Director Duisburg and Talent Identification

Severin Monti Mihm

Coaching Staff

Marc Schwenk

Account Representative and Coaching Staff

Multiple Select Dream Teams traveling abroad

Specialized team training sessions

Individualized training for maximum performance

Co-ed summer camps and beach soccer camps

In the past 7 years, we have impacted over 2000 players and continue to grow.
Let us help you unleash your potential, set goals and create a roadmap to achieve them
while competing against the best of the best in Europe.

Start your journey now and learn more about our:

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