Sutton United Academy offers a unique programme for talented footballers to train at an advanced level with Sutton United FA and UEFA qualified coaches whilst following a full academic programme at Carshalton Boys Sports College.
The programme has been designed to provide an exciting opportunity for students interested in a career in sport to acquire and develop a wide range of skills and experiences needed to perform at the highest level. Sutton United Football Academy programme will develop knowledge, understanding and performance in the following key areas:
• Technical Skill Development
• Tactical Awareness
• Match Analysis
• Physical Conditioning
• Preparation for Performance
• Applying the laws of the game
• Lifestyle management/Nutritional Guidance
• Planning and managing your sporting career
• Guiding players along the player pathway
• Support players in securing Scholarships in the USA
• Opportunity to play in SUFC representative matches (viewed by scouts).
The teams will compete at a range of levels in a number of competitions. These include the BOSTIK under 18’s youth league and Football Conference Youth Alliance through to the English Colleges Football Association League. Students may also be offered the opportunity to develop their coaching and officiating qualifications during the programme. Sutton United also has a proven track record of developing players, that go on to represent Sutton first team as well as pathways to other semi-professional clubs.
Trials will be held in late 2019 (internal applicants) and early 2020 (external applicants).