The West Ham United International Academy was established in 2006 to develop a West Ham United Academy presence in the United States of America and Canada.

In the coming years the International Academy expects to expand to other regions around the world.

To find out more about the International Academy click here or email Mike Kelleher at mkelleher@westhamunited.co.uk

Timeline

• Launched in 2006 to develop West Ham United Academy presence in the USA
• 2007 - Agreed partnership with the United Soccer Leagues to explore best practice in player development
• 2008 - MLS All-Star Game and Elite Player ID Camp Programme - Directed by Tony Carr
• 2009 - Elite Player Visit to West Ham United
• 2009 - Elite Player ID Camp, Atlanta
• 2009 - Formal launch of West Ham United Partner Clubs Programme
• 2010 - Elite Player Visit to West Ham United
• 2011 - Launch of West Ham United Academy Cup tournaments