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LONDON EAST ACADEMY

Football Education Programme (16-18 years Boys) based at Wadham Lodge Sports Ground

Centre:
Pro:Direct Academy East London

Location:
Match Day Centres, Kitchener Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JP

Education Pathways:
Training Provider: UK Sport Academy

The 1 or 2 year full-time Football Education Programmes, a sports coaching pathway in:

- NCFE Level 3 in Sport (2 year course), entry Requirements 2 GCSEs Level 4 or above.

- NCFE Extended Level 3 in Sport (2 year course), entry Requirements 4 GCSEs Level 4 or above.

- Fitness Instructor Level 2 & 3 (1 year course), entry Requirements – Completion of Level 3

- Sport Management or Sports Coaching Degree (3 year course), entry Requirements – Level 3 Completion

- Players can explore an opportunity to gain access into universities in the UK and USA.
- Play in the National League Alliance Youth League & ECFA College League.
- Enjoy elite level Nike kit & equipment
- Regular fixtures against teams from Pro Academies
- Test the very latest football products and visit exclusive Pro:Direct events.


Events at PDA East London:

Year 11 SEASON 20/21 TRIALS
TBC
Match Day Centres, Kitchener Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JP
3G Pitch
Head of PDA London West: Callum Martin
Contact PDA East London

HAFED Al DROUBI - Head of Education at Pro:Direct Academy London West
Hafed is an FA Level 1/2 goalkeeper and outfield qualified coach with over 5 years of coaching experience. He has been working as a Goalkeeper coach for Pro:Direct Academy while running his own goalkeeper coaching company. He has played football overseas in countries such as Turkey, Spain and the USA and has made over 250 men's football appearances. Hafed is passionate about affecting change in youth training and the development of character. He runs the education programme at Pro:Direct London West.

CALLUM MARTIN - Lead Football Coach at Pro:Direct Academy London West   
Callum is UEFA A Licenced coach and holds The FA Youth Award with over 15 years coaching experience. He has worked at various professional academies including QPR and Southampton and is currently coaching at Watford's Academy with their u16s. Prior to working at Pro:Direct, Callum was Head of Football Coaching at Westway Sports Centre where he oversaw all football delivered programmes. As a youth player he proudly represented England School Boys at u18s level, scoring on his debut against Scotland. Callum is an extremely ambitious person who is passionate about youth training and development.

Contact PDA East London

PLAYER REWARDS

12-14 Hours of Coaching with UEFA A Licensed Expert Coaches.

Professional game experienced coach-devised programmes to advance players both on and off the pitch towards earning a Pro Contract.

Compete weekly against Professional Clubs in competitive and trial games.

Train everyday at leading football facilities across the UK.

Represent Pro Direct Academy in exclusive Nike kit.

Study alongside your football and gain your qualifications

WHAT TO EXPECT

12-14 Hours of Coaching with UEFA A Licensed Expert Coaches.

Professional game experienced coach-devised programmes to advance players both on and off the pitch towards earning a Pro Contract.

Compete weekly against Professional Clubs in competitive and trial games.

Players should make our coaches aware of any medical conditions before joining Pro:Direct Academy or starting any of our programmes or sessions.

Any issues regarding the welfare of players is taken seriously and our UEFA & FA Licensed Coaches can forward parents and players to the Welfare Officer.

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