Leigh Genesis FC Football Scholarship Scheme are offering young footballers the chance to see how far their natural ability can take them, as well as achieving excellent Sporting Qualifications, with a structure very reminiscent to a Football Apprenticeship Scheme.
Leigh Genesis Football Club, partnered with League Football Educator LAW Training Ltd and Stafford College, have established a structure where students will benefit from a full-time sporting environment at Leigh Genesis FC/Leigh Sports Village either at level 2, the GCSE equivalent or at level 3, the ‘A' level standard, dependant on their academic ability.
Trainee's will receive professional coaching with full time FA/UEFA coaches & gain a BTEC level 2 or 3 Sports qualification as well as NVQ level 2 Exercise and Fitness and FA Level One and Two Coaching Awards, over a period of two years.
Leigh Genesis FC Scholarship Scheme play in the British Colleges Football League, as well as playing top Professional Academy Teams, such as Bolton WFC, Blackburn Rovers, Wycombe Wanderers, Stoke City and Blackpool in recent seasons.
Players will have a minimum of 10 hours football training / match time each week. Working with qualified FA and UEFA licensed ex-Professional Football players as well as working closely with the Football Association on a regular basis.
Players will have the opportunity to play for Leigh Genesis FC at U18 level and First Team which is to be re-launched next season. 11Trainee's over a 3 year period have had trials at Premier and Football League clubs.
If you are a highly driven and motivated 16 or 17 year old on or before 31st August, have the qualifications to meet our entry requirements, and have a high level of football ability, this could be a fantastic, unique football experience for you.
If you would like further details and register your interest for the start of the 2012/2013 season now, please contact Alan Kershaw, Scholarship Manager on 01942 487837 or email email@example.com you can also visit Leigh Genesis FC website.
Course: Level 2/3 BTEC Sports
Duration: Up to 2 Years
Entry Requirements: Level 2, 4 D grade GCSE's. Level 3, 4 C grade GCSE's
Start Date: August (Football Pre-Season Training) / September (Education) 2012