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SURREY ACADEMY

Education Programme (16-18 years Boys) at Imber Sports Club

Pro:Direct Academy Surrey Education Programme is based at Imber Court Sports Club.

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.

Course Details:
A 2-year, full-time education and football development programme for 16-18 year olds.

Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport
Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

UCAS Points - Up to 280

League
SCL and Conference Youth Alliance

Cost 
Free for 16-18 year olds. There will be a subsidised cost on purchasing Nike training kit

Entry Requirements
3 GCSES A-C or 8-4 preferably one Maths or English

Football Training
Pro:Direct Academy Surrey

Education Provider
SCL Education Group

Exit Routes
- Access to University, Apprenticeships, play professional and semi-professional football, Football coaching, Sport, Leisure and Fitness jobs.

- 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.


Key Coaching Staff

Jon Nurse - 1st Team Assistant Manager and Head of Youth
Jon Nurse is a qualified UEFA B coach and has completed his FA Youth Award. The former International footballer is Head Coach of Pro:Direct Academy Surrey and currently Assistant Manager at Metropolitan Police FC. With over 10 years coaching experience from toddlers right up to professional footballers, he has developed the skills to coach at all levels.

After helping steer Barnet to promotion as champions and a return to the football league under the Management of Martin Allen, Jon decided to return to the lower tiers of English football to ply his trade. With well over 400 senior appearances, his successful career in the game has seen him represent Barbados and work under some of the most respected managers in football. He once scored the winning goal in the league 2 play-off final at Wembley.


Donovan Chislett - 
Senior Coach
Donovan Chislett is a qualified UEFA 'B' Coach and has completed his FA Youth award. He played professional football in his native country. He turned semi-pro at 15 and played league football in South Africa before returning to the UK to play for Guildford City and Guildford Saints. Academically, he has a BA degree in English and Psychology and an MA degree in Professional Communication. Donovan has overseen the U18's progress into the 3rd and 4th round of the FA Youth Cup in recent years beating Yeovil and Burnley on route before losing out to Wolves and Portsmouth.

Lee Innes - Head of Education
Lee is an FA Affiliate Tutor for Level 1, 2 & UEFA B Qualifications, with over 15 years experience in coaching, working with players aged 18 months to 18 years of age.

He has taught, tutored, mentored and coached in Further Education Academies for the last five years, working at Hampton & Richmond Borough FC as well as this current club, Metropolitan Police FC. Having delivered FA coach education for the last three years, Lee brings a clear vision on player development, which improves players individually and collectively, ensuring players improve regardless of their standard and starting point inside and outside the classroom.

Book now email: info@prodirectacademy.com
or click on 'GET IN TOUCH' above 

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u10-u15 Development Programmes
Pro:Direct Academy Surrey is based at Imber Court Sports Club. The Sports club is set on 90 acres and is one of the finest sports grounds in the United Kingdom. Its close to the river Thames, sandwiched between Hampton Court and Chessington World of Adventure.

Dedicated to developing extraordinary boys and girls 6-16 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.

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).

 

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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