West Ham Ladies Learning Academy trials

The Foundation is proud to launch the West Ham Ladies Learning Academy!

Previously only available to boys, the Learning Academy is a two-year, full-time education and football development programme delivered in partnership with both professional and non-league clubs. Open to talented footballers aged between 16 and 18, the Learning Academy programme is a must for any keen footballer.

What to expect:

Professional coaching by UEFA A and B licensed coaches
Emphasis on progressing players into the Reserve and First team squad. 

2-year programme
BTEC Diploma in Sport
Coaching Qualifications

All Learning Academy players will receive daily training, including individual and team coaching from highly qualified FA coaches affiliated to West Ham United. Players will receive guidance on their football fitness, nutritional advice and a regular appraisal to monitor each player’s development both on and off the pitch. Players will have the opportunity to represent the Club through the Learning Academy side. 

Over the two-year duration of the course, players will study a variety of nationally recognised qualifications across sport, coaching and fitness. Players will study the BTEC Diploma in Sport, delivered at Level 2 and 3 standards (A-Level equivalent), FA Coaching Qualifications together with core skills in Maths and English. Successful completion of the educational programme will enable players to follow pathways into Higher Education at selected universities or discover employment opportunities within the sport and leisure industry. Youngsters will also be encouraged to consider coaching placements and playing scholarships in the USA.

The WHU Foundation will be hosting two trials over June and July for prospective students:

Saturday 20th June - 10am - 12pm
Saturday 4th July - 10am - 12pm

West Ham United Foundation, 60a Albatross Close, off Woolwich Manor Way, Beckton, London, E6 5NX

To book your free trial at our Beckton site, please visit: http://www.scl-online.co.uk/football-academy.php

For further information regarding all footballing aspect of the Learning Academy, please contact Learning Academy Manager, Sam Taylor on 0207 473 7720 or via email at [email protected] 

For information regarding the educational aspects of the Learning Academy, please contact SCL – Soccer Coaching Limited on 0845 644 5747 or via Email at [email protected]