Gateshead Football Club Academy Level 3

Start Date

Mon Sep 04 2023

Day / Time



1 year



Gateshead Football Club Academy Level 3

Will you be 18 at the start of next academic year? Are you a good quality footballer who wants another shot at a pro career? If you have answered yes to these questions, then this could be a great programme for you.

You will be a member of the Gateshead FC U19's squad and receive intensive coaching, conditioning and analysis during this year long programme.

Alongside this, you will learn how a successful sports club functions and be able to try out various roles across the business with work placement activities.

The programme is made up three elements:

  • A Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sports Coaching and Development
  • You will undergo daily football training sessions, a weekly matchday, two strength and conditioning sessions and a match analysis session per week. Matches take place on Wednesday afternoons and you will play as Gateshead FC U19 team.
  • You will undertake work experience with Gateshead FC in order to understand all the different elements of running a successful sports business.

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