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About us

West Cheshire College Football Academy will allow you to train on a regular basis and take part in competitive football fixtures. As a student athlete you will also have access to free gym membership and recovery.

As part of your BTEC Sport qualification you will be taught in fantastic facilities with access to the latest teaching resources and sports equipment. During your study programme you will participate in work experience and educational visits.

As a member of the Football Academy, you will:

  • Study a nationally-recognized qualification that can lead to employment, university or scholarships
  • Take part in a structured football coaching programe with UEFA A licensed coaches
  • Compete in national and regional competitions, including the AoC Sport National Cup, ESFA National Cup, AoC Regional League and ESFA Cheshire Cup
  • Continue playing within your chosen team or club
  • Be offered the chance to attend the EFSA Cheshire School and AoC Sport English College Trials
  • Be given access to a free gym and a strength and conditioning programme
  • Have opportunities to progress in to semi-professional football or professional football
  • Receive first-class support to achieve your qualification and to develop your football skills
  • Be given a personalised plan to shape your football development
  • Have access to match analysis to support your development
  • Have the opportunity to take part in a European football visit