Coventry United FC Academy

OVERVIEW

COURSE
A 2-year, full-time education and football development programme for 16-18 year olds. 

Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport
Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport

LEAGUE
English Colleges Football League

COST
FREE for 16-18 year olds - There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
4-5 GCSE's Level 9-4 including English or Maths, or both.
You will need to be 16 years old by 31st August, ready to start the programme in early September.

FOOTBALL TRAINING
Coventry United FC

EDUCATION PROVIDER
SCL Education Group

COURSE START DATE
September 2020
For 2019 course information, please request a prospectus below.

LOCATION
Moat house, Winston lane, Coventry, CV2 1DX

EXIT ROUTES
Access to University, Apprenticeships, play professional and semi-professional football,  Football coaching, Sport, Leisure and Fitness jobs.

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TRIALS

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. BOOK YOUR TRIAL
    • Select your chosen Academy and Book trial
    • Provide the information requested

  2. ATTEND TRIAL
    • Demonstrate your skills
    • Successful players will be offered an interview

  3. INTERVIEW
    • One hour Education interview
    • Your chance to ask any questions about the education programme and show your passion for sport

  4. PRESENTATION
    • For you and your parents
    • Hear about the Education and Football programme
    • Meet the SCL teachers and Academy coaches
    • Understand your exit routes when you graduate from the academy
    • Ask any questions

If successful you will be given a conditional offer and then accepted depending on your results in August.

EDUCATION

Players will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL. 

  • Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport
  • Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport

Where required students will study Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills.

SCL Education Group is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport

  • Government approved post-16 private education provider
  • Experts in the field of sport and education delivery with over 15 years' experience
  • Nationally recognised for high quality advice and guidance 
  • Programmes delivered in real sports environments 
  • Proven Progression routes

DIGITAL LEARNING

In addition to classroom based learning delivered by our outstanding teachers and training by highly qualified coaches, students will have access Pro-VLE, our Digital Learning Environment. Pro-VLE has been specifically designed to create a personalised, first class, digital learning experience for our students and has been tailored to support their education and development.

  • Access study resources any place and at any time
  • Simple submission of assignments online
  • Students can interact with their class, teachers and coaches using Yammer
  • Direct access to timetables, learner plans and emails 
  • Immediate access to tutor support
  • Coaches will share Football performance and grades directly with students online
  • A section of the Pro-VLE solely dedicated to information, advice and guidance on Career Progression
  • Policies, Procedures, bursary forms and safeguarding information available at the click of a button
  • FREE Microsoft Office 365

FOOTBALL

  • Play in the Football in the English Colleges Football League
  • Daily training from highly qualified FA coaches
  • Guidance on individual football fitness
  • Nutritional advice
  • Regular appraisal to monitor development both on and off the pitch

There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit at the start of the season. Further details about this will be provided upon the player’s acceptance into The Football Academy.

Come and join a successful, professionally run club, with great ambition. Train everyday, compete in a national league against other semi professional and professional clubs academies.

Get professional training from our fully qualified coaches, which could lead you to achieving your goals of playing professional football, working on your technical, tactical and physical sides of your game on a daily basis we will give you the best chance to build a career in the game and give you opportunities which will help you progress.

Coventry United are a club that is rapidly growing and progressing through the leagues, looking to build for the future. Coventry United have been running 3 seasons, winning the league on all 3 occasions.

THE COACH

TERENCE ANDERSON

Terence came through Crewe Alexandra Youth Team then moved onto Accrington Stanley where he spent 1 year with the football league club. He then moved abroad to play in Iceland for 2 years for Aufteredling and another 2 years in Iceland for Fram before finishing his playing career coaching the youth team at Fram in Iceland. He then moved to Spain where he spent 3 years coaching Marbella AFC.

Terence then returned to England where he became manager of Kenilworth Town before coming over to Coventry United to be assistant manager of the first team. In the last 2 years Terence has helped the club to 2 promotions and in our 3rd season top of the league.

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Location

The Football Academy will be based at Moat house, Winston lane, Coventry, CV2 1DX. 

 

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Sports Education Prospectus

Kick off your career in sport
Request a copy of our Sports Education Prospectus to find out more about our programmes and how you can kick off your career in sport.
  • SCL are pleased to announce that they are Finalists for the Apprenticeship Provider of the Year!

  • SCL are an Ofsted registered Childcare provider.

  • SCL have partnered with De Montfort University to launch a Sports Coaching Degree programme,

  • The Flame Awards are the largest celebration of innovation and excellence from across the sector.

  • SCL are strategic partners with UKactive.

  • EU EFS

  • Matrix

  • Traineeships are a stepping stone to future success for young people, businesses and the wider economy.

  • Our Saturday Soccer Coaches are FA qualified, Level 2 and above

  • SCL's School Sport Apprenticeship programme has been designed specifically to give those wanting a career in coaching and physical education the skills, knowledge and qualifications to help make it happen.

  • SCL is an employer partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity.

  • SCL were awarded an Ofsted outstanding in 2015 for their Holiday Activities.

  • HITZ is Premiership Rugby’s award-winning education and employability programme.