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The Football Academy

What is it?

The Football Academy is a 3 year optional programme that you can complete while you are studying at College.

You’ll have the chance to learn from professional FA coaches and cover everything you need to improve your game.

Credited as one of the top Football Academies outside the pro-clubs in the UK, we have great links with the FA and their Coach Education Programme, meaning you’ll get the chance to train and get involved with top coaches at the England Training Centre.

Some previous students have even been offered positions at semi-professional and professional clubs!

What’s covered?

Taking the same principles used by top European and South American nations, the programme covers:

Basic and advanced skills:

  • Ball control
  • Passing and received
  • Turning
  • Dribbling
  • Headers
  • Goal-keeping

Team dynamics:

  • Organisation
  • Systems of play
  • Strategies and tactics

You can also take advantage of our outstanding sports facilities, including top class pitches, sports hall, fully-equipped gym and fitness studio.

Who can join?

Anyone studying a course with NWHC is welcome to join!

Where do I find out more? 
Email: jose.ascensao@nwhc.ac.uk


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