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BUCKS ACADEMY

Education Programme (16-18 years boys) in Buckinghamshire

Centre
Pro:Direct Academy Bucks

Location:
The Mandeville School, Ellen Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP21 8ES

Education Pathways: 

The programme and team at Pro:Direct Academy Bucks is dedicated to developing extraordinary players and people both on and off the pitch. Our programme based in Aylesbury is specifically designed for players to play, compete and study full-time with Bucks Sport Academy.

PDA Bucks use superb local training facilities. We have positive relationships with local centres and clubs, working closely with them to offer our students exceptional playing and coaching opportunities.

Mandeville School
The school has a brand new full-size 60mm pile 3rd generation turf floodlit football pitch. A state of the art facility with a surface ideal for both coaching sessions and playing of competitive fixtures. Students will be challenged throughout both, in their coach education and training programmes, to improve their game intelligence and technique on this FIFA approved surface.

Stoke Mandeville Stadium (The Guttman Centre)
The Stadium has some of the best facilities in the UK, including:

- Modern gym
- Swimming pool
- Sports hall
- Tennis Courts
- Running Track
- Hi-Tech Classrooms
- Physio/Sports Therapy facilities

PDA Bucks students will complete some of their coach education at this centre.


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 and cup competitions
- Train at first class football training facilities
- Receive exclusive Pro Direct Academy training and playing kit.
- Study full-time with Bucks Sport Academy at Stoke Mandeville Stadium on either a BTEC or Coaching qualifications pathway.
- Experience university visits, work placements and part-time employment with Pro Direct Academy and partner Bucks Sport Academy.
- Players can explore an opportunity to gain access into universities in the UK and USA
- Play against and trial with professional and semi-pro clubs to develop a football career.
- Test the very latest football products and visit exclusive Pro:Direct events.

Player Pathway - Aylesbury United FC

PDA Bucks are also proud to be partnered with Aylesbury United FC, providing a bespoke successful player pathway and competitive matches for players within, ECFA College League, Tactic League and ESFA U18 Cup. The centre is based at Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Aylesbury and also the excellent playing facility at the Mandeville School.

Events at PDA Bucks:
YEAR 11 TRIALS FOR SEASON 2019

Saturday 16th March & Saturday 18th May 2019
9.00-11.00am
Mandeville School 3G, Ellen Road, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP21 8ES
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BEN WILLIAMS - Head of Pro:Direct Academy Bucks 
Ben is a qualified UEFA ‘A’ License coach and has a Diploma in Sports studies. Ben has been running the 16-19 programme for the past 14 years in Aylesbury following on from community and academy coaching. He is also currently 1st Team manager with partner club Aylesbury United FC playing in step 4, which in turn provides a direct player pathway for those enrolling on the Bucks programme.

Applications: click on 'GET IN TOUCH' above or click on the link below to email us.
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Sessions & Venues

The Mandeville School, Ellen Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP21 8ES

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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

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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