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London W12

Education Programmes 16-18

Pro Direct Academy London W12 is dedicated to developing Extraordinary players and people both on and off the pitch. The Education Programme is specifically designed for players to play, compete and study fulltime, at Phoenix Academy. Combine football with your education to Be Extraordinary!

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What to expect

8-12 hours of professional coaching per week with highly experienced and qualified staff.

UEFA A and FA Licensed coaches develop players in all apects of the game.

Compete in weekly league matches, cup competitions and games Vs Pro Clubs.

Professional level strength and recovery sessions devised by our Strength & Conditioning Coach, Chris Powell.

Train at first class football training facilities at PlayFootball Shepherd's Bush, West London.



Benefit from the use of an elite level gym and heated swimming pool via an exclusive partnership with the nearby Phoenix Academy.

Receive exclusive Pro Direct Academy training and playing kit.

Study fulltime at Phoenix Academy on a range of A Levels/BTEC Sport qualifications.

Receive professional level performance analysis, personalised video highlights and reports using Hudl App.

Matches against EFL club academies.



Trial opportunities with EFL clubs.

Pre-match meals are prepared with dietary programmes followed and weight targets set.

Links with Pro Direct Academies overseas.

Pathways into education programmes.

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Play, Compete and Study

PDA London W12 at Phoenix Academy.

With UEFA A Licensed coaches. Develop your game on and off the pitch with our strength and conditioning coaches and academy analysts. Reach your potential with Pro Direct Academy.

Put your hard work to the test and be the best in the ECFA League. Take your chance against Pro Clubs!

Alongside your football, Phoenix Academy will be providing high quality teaching in a wide range of A Levels or BTEC Sports Diploma.

Academy Player Rewards

As a Pro Direct Academy player you will have access to life as a pro, opportunities to meet your idols, be the first to play in exclusive boots and represent Pro Direct at brand events.

Exit Routes

University Courses

Employment

Professional Clubs

Semi-Pro Clubs

International Scholarships

Coaching Positions

Player Rewards

Our coaches are here to look after your best interests on-and-off the pitch.

All Players

Are presented with the exclusive adidas Pro Direct Academy training pack on starting their membership. Representative teams should wear the supplied adidas match day kit.

Parents & Players

Should make our coaches aware of any medical conditions, before joining Pro Direct Academy, or starting any of our Programmes and training sessions.

Protection

Shin pads, cleats, jerseys, fitted shorts and socks all work together to ensure every player can enjoy the game without the risk of injury. Shin pads are compulsory.

Coaches

All of our UEFA & FA Licensed Coaches have valid First Aid training certificates and are DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checked and certified.

Footwear

Players training at London W12 should wear boots for Artificial Grass or Astro trainers, boots with studs for all other grass pitches.

Welfare

Any issues regarding the welfare of players, please report to your Pro Direct Academy Welfare Officer or ask your Coach.

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Meet the Team

Our staff are on the ball to answer any questions you may have.

Tom Hart

Head of Coaching

tom.hart@prodirectsport.net

Chris Powell

Head of Strength & Conditioning

chris.powell@prodirectacademy.com

Steve Arnold

Lead Goalkeeper Academy Coach

steve.arnold@prodirectacademy.com

Rosie Kmita

Head of Girls

rosie.kmita@prodirectacademy.com

Mollie Kmita

Player/School Liason Officer

mollie.kmita@prodirectacademy.com

Hannah Hughes

Academy Content Lead

hannah.hughes@prodirectacademy.com

Oktay Hussein

Welfare Manager

oktay.hussein@prodirectacademy.com

Darren Pearce

Academy Operations Manager

darren.pearce@prodirectacademy.com

James Parker

Education Lead

james.parker@prodirectacademy.com

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