Erica Suter

Website: https://www.ericasuter.com

Erica Suter is a strength and conditioning coach at Jay Dyer Strength and Conditioning in Baltimore, MD, where she works with athletes who are in elementary, middle, high school, and college. She is head of the soccer division and designs comprehensive in-season, off-season, and pre-season programs for the Baltimore Celtic Boys Academy teams. Her other clients include travel clubs and players across the state of Maryland. She has been coaching and training for 6 years and received her Master's in Exercise Science at University of CA PA. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a USSF C Licensed soccer trainer.

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The Movement Too Many Soccer Players Neglect—and How You Can Train It

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Is Early Specialization Beneficial for Young Soccer Players?

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