football-3Sutton United is offering a fantastic opportunity for young people with a love for football to join their Academy .

Academy offers students a chance to gain nationally recognised qualifications alongside full time football.

For full details go to ACADEMY

Students will work alongside UEFA-licensed coaches and play in the Football Conference Youth Alliance League, feeding into Sutton’s youth squad and aiming to make the first team.

You will also study full-time at Nescot, but you can choose from any of the college’s full-time courses.

Why join the academy?

Get professional coaching and tuition;
Work with current and former footballers;
Study for coaching qualifications alongside a BTEC;
Study at Nescot college, currently undergoing a £30million redevelopment;
Play at Sutton United non-league ground, which has a brand-new 3G pitch.
Academy students will get 12-15 hours of professional coaching and theory per week from UEFA-qualified coaches. This will include:

Sports nutrition;
Injury prevention and rehabilitation;
Circuits training and conditioning;
Phases and functions of play;
Tactics and strategies;
Football psychology, including goal-setting and focus;
Anaerobic training and plyometrics; and
Fitness testing and monitoring