Venue: Rivers Ibis Health Club, Scours Lane, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 6AY
Contact Number: 07834774100
The GPS Reading Academy will provide talented players with a pathway into higher levels of football, education and coaching.
The Academy is based at Rivers Health Club which is ideally placed in Tilehurst (Reading) with excellent road and rail links. The players will be coached on one of the 3 excellent grass pitches and receive discounted access to the Gym and Health Suite.
Additional Qualifications available
Candidates will need 5 GCSE’s at grade C or above in order to access the Level 3 course.
Players will study the BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport at Level 3 (A-Level equivalence), gain FA Coaching Qualifications, as well as GCSE in Maths and English for those who didn't achieve a C grade. Successful completion of the course will provide players with routes into Higher Education at Universities, employment opportunities in the Sports & Leisure industry, coaching placements and playing scholarships in America.
Players will receive coaching 4 times per week in addition to playing fixtures in the Tactic League. They will also have weekly conditioning sessions with our qualified strength and conditioning coaches. The Academy is managed by Ashley Baynham who is a UEFA B Licensed coach that has previously worked for Fulham FC.
Aged 16-18? School leaver interested in sport? Talented footballer?
We still have spaces at our academy for 2019. Please contact us if you are interested.