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LONDON ENFIELD ACADEMY

Development & Education Programmes (3-18 year olds)

Pro:Direct Academy London Enfield is based at Lea Valley High School, Hertfordshire and dedicated to developing extraordinary boys and girls 3-16 years old to be great people both on and off the pitch. Our development programme is specifically designed for players to play, compete and just be the best they can be. Parents and players can expect a fun, inclusive and welcoming atmosphere at the centre.

One of the largest of all Pro:Direct Academy centres, weekly coaching session are run by our FA Licensed coaching team.

Parents and players can expect a fun, inclusive and welcoming atmosphere. Development & Elite Level sessions to cater for players of all abilities. Premium venues including 3G pitches. Inspiring and dynamic coaching from DBS checked UEFA and FA Licensed coaches. In some cases specialist female and goalkeeper coaches (where available).

PDA has been developing young talent to Be Extraordinary for more than five years. With over 6,000 already registered, we welcome players of all abilities to our centres across the UK and Indonesia. Development programmes are overseen by UEFA A Licensed Head Coach Tom Hart. Our FA Licensed coaches ensure there is a welcome, support and fun sessions for all players every week. Core PDA values are instilled in coaches, players and parents. Players enjoy wearing top-of-the-range Nike kit packs and elite level equipment.


Centre Manager, London Enfield: Sal Besim
Sal Besim has played an important role in shaping the the future talent of Pro:Direct Academy. He has specialised for a few years as Development Phase Lead Coach (12-16 years).
A BSc graduate from the University of Hertfordshire, Sal has overseen the growth of Pro:Direct Academy since 2012, assisting National Academy Manager Danny Payne since PDA's more humble beginnings as an award-winning Academy in Enfield. He has now moved on to become Academy Manager at London Enfield, overseeing all coaches and players.

Head of Girls, London Enfield: Rosie Kmita (West Ham Women)
Rosie is Head of Girls for PDA and ensures that all of our girls teams enjoy a mix of performance, fitness and fun in their football, whatever the age group. She enjoys the perfect insight in to the modern game as she is also a full-time professional player at West Ham United Ladies, in the FA Women's Super League - the top division in England for women's football.


She graduated from the University of Hertfordshire after playing football and studying in the USA at Saint Leo University, one of Florida's top Universities.
After coaching at Pro:Direct Academy London Enfield she was appointed Head of Girls and enjoys trips overseas to countries such as Indonesia as a PDA Ambassador.


Click on our 'GET IN TOUCH' button above or email us at:
sal.besim@prodirectacademy.com to register your interest now.

For more about Lea Valley High School visit: http://www.leavalley.org.uk/

Sessions & Venues

Lea Valley High School, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, Middlesex EN3 6TW

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PLAYER REWARDS

12-14 Hours of Coaching with UEFA A Licensed Expert Coaches.

Professional game experienced coach-devised programmes to advance players both on and off the pitch towards earning a Pro Contract.

Compete weekly against Professional Clubs in competitive and trial games.

Train everyday at leading football facilities across the UK.

Represent Pro Direct Academy in exclusive Nike kit.

Study alongside your football and gain your qualifications.

Take your chance on Pro club trials.

LONDON ENFIELD ACADEMY: EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Pro:Direct Academy London Enfield Education Programme is based at Lea Valley High School, Hertfordshire. 

Dedicated to developing extraordinary boys and girls as great people both on and off the pitch, our education programme is specifically designed for players of 16-18 years to play, compete and study full-time in Durham. Players combine football with their education to exceed expectations, frequently representing Pro:Direct Academy UK Elite Squad against opposition such as Northern Ireland and Manchester City Academy. Exit routes include professional contracts, coaching careers and higher education.

The programme has good heritage with Lea Valley High School.

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 aspects of the game.

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

Train at first class football training facilities on grass and 3G pitches.

Receive exclusive Pro Direct Academy Nike training and playing kit.

Female players welcome on our girls only programme

Study full-time at Lea Valley High School on either a BTEC or NVQ Sport qualification.

Experience university visits, work placements and part-time employment with Pro Direct Academy.

Play against and trial with professional and semi-pro clubs to develop a football career.

Enjoy exit routes to the USA via our contacts with universities and experience with scholarship applications.



Centre Manager, London Enfield: Sal Besim
Sal Besim has played an important role in shaping the the future talent of Pro:Direct Academy. He has specialised for a few years as Development Phase Lead Coach (12-16 years).
A BSc graduate from the University of Hertfordshire, Sal has overseen the growth of Pro:Direct Academy since 2012, assisting National Academy Manager Danny Payne since PDA's more humble beginnings as an award-winning Academy in Enfield. He has now moved on to become Academy Manager at London Enfield, overseeing all coaches and players.

Head of Girls, London Enfield: Rosie Kmita (West Ham Women)
Rosie is Head of Girls for PDA and ensures that all of our girls teams enjoy a mix of performance, fitness and fun in their football, whatever the age group. She enjoys the perfect insight in to the modern game as she is also a full-time professional player at West Ham United Ladies, in the FA Women's Super League - the top division in England for women's football.

She graduated from the University of Hertfordshire after playing football and studying in the USA at Saint Leo University, one of Florida's top Universities.
After coaching at Pro:Direct Academy London Enfield she was appointed Head of Girls and enjoys trips overseas to countries such as Indonesia as a PDA Ambassador.


Applications and information: click on 'GET IN TOUCH' above or email us at: info@prodirectacademy.com

WHAT TO EXPECT

A fun, inclusive and welcoming atmosphere.

Development & Elite Level sessions to cater for players of all abilities.

Premium venues including 3G pitches.

Inspiring and dynamic coaching from DBS checked UEFA and FA Licensed coaches.

Specialist female and goalkeeper coaches (where available).

Core PDA values instilled in coaches, players and parents.

League matches (selected centres).

EXIT ROUTES

UK University Courses

USA University Courses

Employment

Professional Clubs

Semi-Pro Clubs

Coaching Positions

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