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Post 16 Football and Education Programme

1 November 2018

Walsall FC Community Programme are pleased to announce their brand new Post 16 Football and Education Programme.

Beginning in September 2019, the programme is aimed at 16-19 year-old boys and will feature the following:

 

PLAY

  • Compete for Walsall FCCP in the EFL Community Education Foastroturf
  • otball Alliance (CEFA)
  • Compete in games against teams from other professional clubs
  • Play home games at the Banks’s Stadium on the club’s 4G AstroTurf

 

TRAIN 

  • Train twice a week with UEFA B Coaches
  • Access to all college gym facilities
  • Training is based at the Banks’s Stadium on the club's 4G AstroTurf
  • Follow a training programme that mirrors Walsall FC's coaching philosophy

 

STUDY

  • Gain a BTEC in Sport Level 3 (Extended diploma) or YMCA Level 2 or Level 3 in coaching
  • Courses will be delivered by our education partners Walsall College, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

Potential post course opportunities such as:

  • Foundation Degree in coaching
  • Scholarship to the USA
  • Walsall FCCP apprenticeship and full-time employment

 

PROGRESS 

Opportunities available include:

  • Gaining FA Level 1 or 2 coaching qualification
  • Coaching hours and experience in the community
  • Observing and shadowing development and academy sessions

 

Limited places are available and interest from Year 11 students is already gathering pace.

 

If your child is interested in the programme, please contact Development Manager Marc Wilkes now by emailing marc.wilkes@walsallfc.co.uk


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