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Enrol now to join our Academy Premier Football Education Training Programme!

Enrol now to join our Academy Premier Football Education Training Programme!

By Andy Chilton
10 October
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For more details & to join our Academy please contact Head of Academy Steve Walker Tel: 07891 508177 Email:

Are you aged 16-18? A school leaver interested in sport? A talented footballer?
We are currently recruiting for our September 2019  BTEC Programme In partnership with Professional Football clubs and our education provider VLUK

Course Venue

Our Academy is based at our superb Knights Lane facility with Stadium pitch, 3G training pitch, professional changing facilities and classroom areas all on site.

Our scholars have experienced guest training sessions from former Premier league managers and players Ian Holloway & Dean Holdsworth who have both taken fantastic training sessions with our scholars over the past few months.

Stratford Town Academy players will be able to track and develop their fitness and match day analysis after the club purchased PlayerTek GPS vests. This is the first time the club has purchased the technology and it means that our Academy players will be able to understand, use and help improve their overall match and training profile.
The vests will also help with the players Personal Development Plans that Academy Manager Steve Walker has developed for them.

We have been invited to play in one of the UK’s most prestigious Pro Academy football tournaments, our Academy players will have the chance to pit their skills against some of the top teams in both Europe and the UK, such teams as Barcelona, Liverpool, A C Milan, Porto, & Ajax, The tournament will be held at the fantastic University of Hertfordshire Sports Village, the 2nd to 4th August

Programme Overview and Qualifications

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence)
FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching
FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching
Various First Aid and Safeguarding Certificates
GCSE English (if required)
GCSE Maths (if required)
Players will receive coaching 5 days a week (Monday – Friday) and will play fixtures in a competitive league on Wednesday afternoons.
Our Football Academy coaches are UEFA  A and B Licensed coaches with vast experience in Professional and Semi-Professional football.
Exit routes
University (Sport and other subject areas)
Higher National
Professional football opportunities
Sports Coaching (with Advanced Coaching & Education)
Coaching in USA
Sport and Leisure industry jobs

For more information and details on how to join our rapidly growing Stratford Town Football Academy contact Academy Head Steve Walker on 07891 508177 or email

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