All players in our Football Academy will receive:
In addition to the above, Elite Academy players will receive:
If you are aged under 17, you can also take part in our development squad friendly fixtures as part of the college’s elite team, playing 4 games per year.
Andrew Edwards is currently supporting our programme on a voluntary part-time basis. Andrew began his coaching journey at Arsenal FC, following a long professional playing career. He then became academy director and latterly manager at Leyton Orient FC, and is currently a national coach with the Football Association, working predominantly with the England U19 squad. He was also part of the successful coaching team that saw England U20’s win the World Cup in Korea in 2017.
To be considered for the Football Academy, you must be:
We have a range of Trial Sessions (see dates below) which will run between 12 – 2pm at the Enfield Campus, EN3 5HA. Register now via the form below!
All our courses are part of the academies. Choose a relevant course, and the Academy will then work with you to ensure you are able to access the course.
See our full list of CONEL courses here. If you are unsure of which study path to take, check out our level equivalence table.
Interested in joining the Football Academy? Contact us by filling out the form below.
We look forward to hearing from you!