Future Elite Sports can offer a full-time football programme for talented male football players whilst simultaneously studying for a degree. The Football Academy is a full-time football programme which provides the perfect platform for players to continue to train and compete at a high level in the UK.

Based on the U.S Collegiate system, the Future Elite Academy allows players to continue to chase the dream of playing professionally, whilst simultaneously gaining an Internationally recognised degree. Located in the vibrant city of Northampton, the Academy provides top-level training facilities mixed with fantastic learning spaces.

Academy Overview

The Academy is unique, as it is designed to enable talented players to gain access to the professional/ non-league game, as well as access to American universities and clubs. Playing pathways for players include:

  • UK Club Links
  • International Club Links
  • American Soccer Scholarships

The academy will compete in the BUCS league, as well as competing against various clubs from the UK and overseas in ‘showcase’ fixtures. Furthermore, the annual end of year camps will be held in countries across Europe to enable players to gain a feel for European football.

What can you expect?

  • Daily training sessions from UEFA coaches
  • Competitive fixtures against universities and professional clubs
  • Showcase events
  • Strength & conditioning, recovery sessions, analysis sessions
  • Full training kit
  • Free gym membership
  • Guest speakers throughout the year
  • End of season international fixture overseas

The Elite Football Academy can lead to several job opportunities. Some of which are:

  • Professional Football Player
  • Professional Sports Coach
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Fitness coach
  • Analyst
  • PE teacher
  • Sports MGMT Industry

Whatever you decide to do after graduating, we will help support and guide you to the next step in your career. Through contacts in the UK and abroad we will make sure that each athlete has a strong exit pathway to follow once graduating.

Program taught in:
  • English
Last updated March 9, 2019
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