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CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Education and SOCCER player development at its finest

for boys and girls ages 8-18

character development

The heart is the engine, however your mind is what controls that engine. Knowing this we take mindset and character development very seriously. It is what separates the players who make it and the ones who do not. We continually emphasize the importance of emotional control to our student athletes.  We aim to develop high performing and mentally strong human beings with exceptional character. They are the future!

FOCUS/ ENVIRONMENT

YOU ARE WHO YOU SURROUND YOURSELF WITH

Creating a focused environment with like minded players working towards the same goal is perhaps the most important part of the pathway program. We eliminate majority of the distractions that will impede our athlete’s development, meanwhile intentionally building their confidence, focus, and motivation to be their absolute best with thoughtful and engaging activities.

SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

CONTROL YOUR MIND, CONTROL YOUR DESTINY

Coach Kelli is a Mental Performance Coach that addresses the psychological aspects of sport performance. Along with the technical, tactical, and physical skills of an athlete, the mental skills are an essential component of high performance. Consultants within the Mental Performance field play a key role with individual athletes, coaches, and teams. A Mental Performance Coach help athletes and teams develop the critical mental skills that optimize performance and give athletes a mental advantage over the competition! Only today are sports psychologists and mental performance coaches recognized by the majority of competitive athletes. 

Coach Kelli works with Pathway and their athletes in a one-on-one setting or in a group setting to identify their mental strengths and to break through mental barriers to improve their performance. There are many mental performance skills that Coach Kelli work with athletes at Pathway on many mental skills, but some of them being:


  • Goal Setting/ planning to achieve your goals 
  • Resilience and grit
  • Focus and execution
  • Confidence and motivation
  • Managing stress and pressure 
  • Communications skills
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving and critical thinking 
  • Active listening and effective questioning
  • Injury recovery 

Coach Kelli has the general goal of teaching mental skills for sport and life necessary for athletes to achieve their potential on and off the field. 

Coach Kelli Has a background in Kinesiology with two Bachelor’s Degrees from Queens University of Charlotte in Exercise Sciences and Sport Management, along with a Master’s Degree from Barry University in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology. Currently Coach Kelli is working on her PhD in Psychology with an emphasis in Performance Enhancement from Grand Canyon University

CHARACTER BUILDING

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Our goal is not to only to develop professional players, its also to develop well round young adults that have the skill sets to confidently take on life’s challenges. The students will have an in-house class focused on social and emotional development (SED). We will discuss topics such as:

  • Leadership Skills and Growth Mindset
  • Communication skills with different people (very important)
  • Independent Behavior / Self Reliant/ Resourcefulness
  • Social Problem solving/ Conflict resolution
  • Taking criticism and how you react
  • Diversity and change
  • Basic and common etiquette
  • Empathy, Mindfulness, Kindness
  • Building strong lasting relationships (friendships)
  • AND MCUH MORE

COMMUNITY SERVICE

At Pathway we to teach our students the importance of giving back to society/community, helping others, and how to interact with people of different backgrounds. We require our athletes to complete at least 20 hours of community service per school year.

PATHWAY works closely with habitat for humanity to help build houses, clean parks and beaches, and help people who are in need. We participate in fundraisers such as cleats/shoes drives and collecting supplies for disaster relief. We also work with pre-schools where our student teach young kids the basics of soccer.

READING LIST

COCONUT CREEK

4801 Johnson Road #2

Coconut Creek FL 33073

aptpathway@gmail.com

954.800.5315

PEMBROKE PINES

7200 Pines Blvd

Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

pathwaypines@gmail.com

954.614.0360

KENDALL MIAMI

11921 Sw 130 St. Unit 404

Miami, FL 33186

ProdigyPathway@gmail.com

786.291.6315

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