Elite football academy experience replicating a modern day professional club for student-athletes.

Our Mission is to create an elite environment that attracts, retains and develops top quality players. We provide an ongoing supply of academy graduates to Scholarships in the US and into academy and non-league football. We ensure that those individuals who fall short of this standard leave with the necessary skills, qualities and education to enable them to achieve success either through higher education or in a vocational career.

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It’s our vision to produce young women with strength, self-belief and integrity, prepared to face demands and challenges both on and off the pitch.

Why Soccer Assist Womens Academy

“We have students from every secondary school in Milton Keynes”

What will the academy provide for our student athletes, You are not limited to studying a Sports degree, we have had students go on to study the following degrees: Business, Marketing, Sociology, Education and Media.

FOOTBALL
  • Professional UEFA A coaching
  • Position specific masterclasses
  • Free-flowing attacking style of football
  • Recorded matches
  • FA Youth Cup fixtures
  • International tours
  • Weekly Physio clinics, gym, and swim sessions
EDUCATION
  • Level 3 Sports Diploma qualification (Equivalent to 3 A-Levels)
  • 100% portfolio, coursework, and practical assignments (no exams)
  • Maths and English GCSEs resits (if applicable)
  • Life skills & Special guest workshop
  • We have a 100% Student Pass Rate!
FUTURE Pathways
  • Progression to UK university 
  • U.S universities (Scholarships)
  • Opportunity to gain FA Level 1 & 2 coaching badges
  • Third year option: Gym Instructing & Personal Training Qualification 
  • Loughborough University Degree Options
  • Semi-professional / Professional football
  • Apprenticeships / Internships
  • World of Work

Testimonials

I am extremely eager and looking forward to joining soccer assists female academy next year, it is such an incredible opportunity for me and for other girls taking part to move forward in our football careers.

Ruby HoganSoccer Assist Academy Student-Athlete

Our partnership with Soccer Assist offers many young people the opportunity to grow in their chosen area of expertise linked to the sports industry. The collaboration has helped us both develop the college intent of 'Careers not Courses'. The expertise of the staff and management within Soccer Assist and their desire to help all progress leads to opportunities for our young talent to grow and flourish. I have been so impressed with the commitment, drive and motivation of all staff to succeed and I am proud and pleased to be in this partnership with them.

Lee HuntVice Principal Newbury College

The team at Soccer Assist are great. Excellent sessions delivered by quality coaches at great venues. Communication at all levels is spot on (from events through to future opportunities and their programme). So far the programme has exposed my daughter to qualified and technical coaches and immediate and future opportunities within football. Look forward to them working with my daughter in future.

James Fields-DavisParent

I am looking forward to starting my journey with the soccer assist academy, and already enjoying getting started. I’m very grateful for the experience and opportunities I’ve been handed and can’t wait to see what’s to come for me and my football career. I’ve already started with the academy and I’m enjoying it already so can’t wait for what’s to come, the coaches are amazing and very easy to get along with too.

Nyah GungalooSoccer Assist Academy Student-Athlete

From the first time I spoke to Soccer Assist, they have been friendly, informative and very welcoming to both me and our daughter. We were so excited after attending the open day and we couldn’t wait to enrol our daughter ready for September 2022. Since signing up, they have stayed in touch and already involved our daughter in football games and events.

Gail KnoxParent

Trial Days

Join us at our next trial date, all trials are free!

October Half Term
Monday 24th October 10:30am-12pm & Tuesday 25th October 10:30am-12pm
Tattenhoe Sports Pavillion, Milton Keynes, MK4 3EQ
December Half Term
Monday 19th December 10:30am-12pm & Tuesday 20th December 10:30am-12pm
Tattenhoe Sports Pavillion, Milton Keynes, MK4 3EQ
February Half Term
Monday 13th February 10:30am-12pm & Tuesday 14th February 10:30pm-12pm
Tattenhoe Sports Pavillion, Milton Keynes, MK4 3EQ

CAREERS
NOT COURSES

Our career-based curriculum is led by employers and designed to give you the best opportunities to gain the qualifications and skills you need for the career you want. We are preparing students for the workplace of tomorrow and supporting students in the workplace of today, creating a fully-immersive learning environment that blends hands-on, technical learning with underpinning knowledge and professional work-related activity.

The Process

  • Complete an application form
  • Introductory call
  • Attend a trial/submit video footage
  • Onboarding call
  • Commitment Letter
  • Registration Payment
  • Education Application
  • Education Interview
  • Enrolment
  • SA Academy Athlete!
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Pillars & Values

Self-motivated

Players who are responsible, enthusiastic to learn and take ownership of their development. Players who are ready to contribute the maximum to the academy experience.

Leaders and Fighters

Players who are strong communicators and will give everything for their team.
Players who set the highest standards and expectations for themselves and others.

Determined & Committed

Players who want to be the best they can be, who display self-belief, presence and winning behaviours. Players who remain focused when exposed to pressure and those who relish a challenge.

Always want the ball

Players who are competent enough to receive and play in tight spaces, and confident enough to be brave and adventurous in possession and ruthless in attack.

Dynamic

Players who are responsible, enthusiastic to learn and take ownership of their development. Players who are ready to contribute the maximum to the academy experience.

Students of the Game

Players who can solve problems independently and collectively. Players with advanced thinking skills who can analyze and reflect on their performance during and after games.

Academy Schedule

Our schedule is built around our student-athletes to ensure their experience is the opposite to attending a traditional institution, we offer our students a modern day experience to fulfill their full potential.

Weekly Program

  • 8 hours of Education delivery
  • 6 hours of Training + matches
  • 2 hours of Gym + swimming
  • 1.5 hours of Tutorial (workshops and personal development)
  • 2 hours of GCSE Math (if required)
  • 2 hours of GCSE English (if required)

We work on a strict policy – If a student is behind on work, they will not reap the rewards of participating in football sessions/matches!

Monday

Training — 10.00-12.00
Classroom — 13.00-16.00

Tuesday

Training: 10.00-12.00
Classroom: 13.00-16.00

Wednesday

Match Day: Early afternoon
(transport is provided for away fixtures)

Thursday

Gym: 9.00-10.00
Swim: 10.30-11.30

GCSE Math (if retaking): 13.00-14.00
GCSE English (if retaking): 14.30-15.30

Friday

Training: 10.00-12.00
Classroom: 13.00-16.00

Our Academy News

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