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LONDON SOUTH ACADEMY

Football Education Programme (16-18 years Boys) based at Greenwich

Centre:
Pro:Direct Academy London South

Location:
Long Lane FC, Kidbrooke Playing Fields, Dursley Rd, London SE3 8PB

Education Pathways:
Training Provider: SCL, an approved BTEC Centre. 

The 1 or 2 year full-time Football Education Programme delivers a sports coaching pathway in:

- BTEC Level 2 and BTEC Level 3
- NVQ qualifications offered in NVQ level 2 Activity Leadership
- Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport.
- BSc in Sports Science & Coaching Football available for college leavers.

- Players can explore an opportunity to gain access into universities in the UK and USA.
- Play in the National League Alliance Youth League & ECFA College League.
- Enjoy elite level Nike kit & equipment
- Regular fixtures against teams from Pro Academies
- Test the very latest football products and visit exclusive Pro:Direct events.

Events at PDA London South:
Year 11 SEASON 20/21 TRIALS
Thursday 9th April
Friday 17th April
9:30am
Long Lane JFC, Dursley Road, London SE3 8PB
3G Pitch
Contact PDA London South

Staff:
JON COPPEN - Head of Pro:Direct Academy London South 
Jon has been a Head of Academy at South London since 2013, building successful programmes with a great track record of progressing students to University, professional and semi-pro football and full time time work placements. 

He's had a number of years experience as a Scout at Championship level, recruiting players including current pro club scholars and U23 players, plus England schoolboy internationals. He previously had a successful period as Head Coach of Bromley District Schools, winning multiple County titles at U12, U13,  U14 & U15 leading to a many boys joining professional club Academies. 

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

WHAT TO EXPECT

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.

Players should make our coaches aware of any medical conditions before joining Pro:Direct Academy or starting any of our programmes or sessions.

Any issues regarding the welfare of players is taken seriously and our UEFA & FA Licensed Coaches can forward parents and players to the Welfare Officer.

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