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Barking FC Football Academy in partnership with

RECRUITING FOR 2013 / 2014 SEASON

ACADEMY TRIALS 2013 Interested in applying? To book a trial assessment, please contact Michael O’Shea, Academy Director on: Tel: 07762 636015 Email: moromanagement@gmail.com

FOOTBALL Compete in the Conference Youth Alliance League Professional coaching by UEFA ‘A’ and ‘B’ Licence Coaches Emphasis on progressing Academy players into the Reserve and First Team squad Exclusive Professional Showcase Games at Nike Academy Loughborough University Exclusive showcase games against Professional football clubs EDUCATION 2-year programme Level 2/3 Diploma in Sport Coaching


What is The Football Academy? The Football Academy is a 2-year, full-time Education and Football Development programme delivered in partnership with Professional and Non-League Football Clubs. Open to talented footballers aged between 16–18 years, the Academy Programme is a must for any football enthusiast. A playing trial will be required as places will be offered based on playing ability.

Why Join the Academy? Barking FC Academy was established in 2011 and has been successful both in terms of developing players to represent Barking FC First Team and supporting each student’s football development, academic and career pathways. The Academy has already created opportunities for young Academy players to play for and represent Barking FC at Youth, Reserve and 1st Team level. The Academy will offer each student a unique opportunity to train and study in an environment that will facilitate each student’s academic and sporting performance over a two year programme of football and study.

Academy Football All academy players will receive daily training involving individual and team coaching from highly Qualified FA coaches affiliated to the football club. Players will receive guidance on individual football fitness, nutritional advice and a regular appraisal to monitor each player’s development both on and off the pitch. Players will have the opportunity to represent the football club through the Academy, Youth, College or Reserve Team, with the aim to progress into the first team or higher.

Where will the Academy be held? The Football Academy offers a unique opportunity for players to train and study in an environment that will develop their academic and sporting performance. The Football development programme and Academic studies will be based at Sporthouse Mayesbrook Park Lodge Avenue Dagenham Essex RM8 2JR. Here players will benefit from an excellent range of training facilities and a dedicated classroom for academic studies.

What Education Programme will I study? Over the 2-year duration, players will study a variety of National Recognised Qualifications within the subject of Sport, Coaching & Fitness. Players will study the Diploma in Sport, delivered at Level 2 and 3 standard (A-Level equivalence), FA Coaching Qualifications together with core skills in Maths and English. Successful completion of the educational programme will enable players to follow pathways into Higher Education at selected Universities and employment opportunities within the Sport and leisure industry, including coaching placements and playing scholarships in America.

Who will deliver the Education? The club have linked with SCL, a Further Education and Work Based Training Provider, who will be responsible for the management and delivery of the educational element of the Academy. SCL currently work in partnership with many Sixth Form Schools, Further Education Colleges and Football Academies in the South of England and have over 10-years of experience successfully delivering vocational and academic sports based qualifications. The SCL team consist of highly qualified and experienced Teachers, Assessors, Verifiers and FA Coach Educators.

What are the Costs? Both the Football and Educational element of the Academy is fully funded and therefore there is no cost to join the programme. There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit at the start of the season. Further details will be provided upon the player’s acceptance into the Football Academy.

Interested? TO BOOK A TRIAL PLEASE VISIT www.scl-online.co.uk FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE ACADEMY PLEASE CONTACT: Michael O’Shea Academy Director

Tel. 07762 636015

Email. moromanagement@gmail.com Web. www.barking-fc.co.uk

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE EDUCATION PLEASE CONTACT: Austin Harris

SCL Programme Manager

Tel. 0845 644 5747

Email. education@scl-online.co.uk

Web. www.scl-online.co.uk


Barking FC 2013/14 prospectus