(Under 17s – Under 19s)
The Eastleigh FC Football Academy reflects an ethos which combines the provision of football excellence with a full-time education.
Compete in the Conference Youth Alliance League
Professional coaching by UEFA ‘A’ and ‘B’ Licence Coaches
Emphasis on progressing Academy players into the Under 21 and First Team squad
BTEC Level 3 in Sport
ABOUT THE ACADEMY
Why join the academy?
The scheme enables young players to enjoy 6 hours of coaching by UEFA qualified coaches and competitive fixtures alongside their academic studies. Eastleigh FC have teams in the Conference Youth Alliance, Hampshire Youth League, Southampton Youth League as well as the prestigious FA Youth Cup.
The club have a history of producing young talented footballers; Brett Williams (Reading FC), Aaron Martin (Southampton FC), Will Aimson (Hull City)and Josh Helm (Swindon Town FC) have all gone to join football league clubs. The current first team squad has a host of young players who train full time.
Who runs the academy?
Lee himself was a striker who has played for Carlisle United, Mansfield Town, Manchester City, Bristol City, Sheffield Wednesday, Swindon Town and Grimsby Town. Lee is a holder of the prestigious UEFA A Licence.
Where is the academy?
The Football Academy offers a unique opportunity for players to train and study in an environment that will develop their academic and sporting performance.
The Football development programme and Academic studies will be based at Eastleigh FC, Silverlake Stadium,Ten Acres, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh,Hampshire SO50 9HT. Here players will benefit from an excellent range of training facilities and a dedicated classroom for academic studies.