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Junior Coaching

We offer a variety of coaching for all ages and abilities in a safe, controlled environment. All our sessions are coached by top FA qualified coaches who have been CRB checked and hold both First Aid and Child Protection Certificates. All players who attend any session at the Academy must wear shin pads.

Junior Kickers - Weekly Football for 3-4 Year Olds

Cost: £45.00 per 10 week course

Junior Kickers is run as a 10 week course to encourage familiarity and confidence amongst attendees. It seeks to provide both boys and girls aged 3 and 4 with an introduction to football, using fun games and activities to teach the games primary skills. Coaches pay particular focus on developing children’s co-ordination, balance, ball movement and self confidence. Each 45 minute session is taught on a coach to child ratio at the Stevenage Football Academy in a safe and friendly learning environment.

Junior KickersJunior kickers is designed into four ability groups with Starters aimed at 3 year old children that would like to be introduced to football. Beginners and Intermediate aimed at 4 and 4 1/2 year olds and Advanced groups for children moving towards school starting age. Our advance groups seek to provide transition from Junior Kickers to Kid Zone football sessions, allowing players to slowly and safely adapt to the style of play found in the Kid Zone sessions.

Pictured left is one lucky child who completed his Junior Kickers Advanced course and go to go onto the pitch at Stevenage FC and meet Boro bear!

The new course of the 10 week block is starting Wednesday 17th August 2016. 

If you wish to sign up to the next block, download your form from Here if your child is 3 years old.

                                       Or download from Here if your child is 4 years old.

OUR NEXT JUNIOR KICKER TASTER SESSION IS ON SATURDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2016 AT 12 NOON - 12.45PM, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER YOUR SON/DAUGHTER A PLACE PLEASE CALL US ON 01438 368068 OR ALTERNATIVELY EMAIL US ON coaching@sfcacademy.co.uk.

Weekly Sessions
Saturday Starters 09:00 - 9:45 or 11:00 - 11:45
Beginners 09:00 - 9:45 or 10:00 - 10:45
Intermediate 9:00 - 9:45 or 11:00 -11:45
Advanced 9:00 - 10:00 or 10:00 - 11:00
Wednesday All Abilities 16:15 - 17:00

Kids Zone - Weekly Football for 5-12 Year Olds

Our new Kids Zone Block is starting on Wednesday 17th August 2016 - To book your child a place, please download a booking form here and return it to us with a cheque made payable to SFA.

Cost: £4.50 per session (Sessions run all year round and are based at the Stevenage FC Football Academy) All children must wear shinpads and suitable footwear. No screw-in-studs or metal blades.

Kids Zone aims to provide children aged 5-11 with the opportunity to learn and have fun whilst playing football. Each session is designed to teach players new skills and techniques using fun games and drills delivered on a progressive basis. Sessions cover a variety of skills including passing, turning, shooting, heading and ball skills, as well as match time.

From time to time SFC players will also call in to provide advice for the young players.

A Kids Zone membership is available in a 10 week period and enables children to attend all of their weekly Soccer Kids sessions (20 in total) for just £45!, resulting in an amazing saving of £45 per child. 

We are now offering 2 types of new memberships:

Saturday Club (10 Consequetive Sessions) - Only £35!

Wednesday Club (10 Consequetive Sessions) - Only £35!

Soccer KidsKids Zone aims to provide children aged 5-12 with the opportunity to learn and have fun whilst playing football. Each session is designed to teach players new skills and techniques using fun games and drills delivered on a progressive basis. Sessions cover a variety of skills including passing, turning, shooting, heading and ball skills, as well as match time.

Pay & Play Weekly Sessions
Wednesday U6 17:00 - 18:00
U8 17:00 - 18:00
U10 & U12 18:00 - 19:00
Saturday U6 10:00 - 11:00
U8 11:00 - 12:00
U10 & U12 11:00 - 12:00

Soccer Camps - Football During School Holidays - Upcoming Soccer Camps - OCTOBER HALF TERM SOCCER CAMPS!!!

Soccer camps run during the school holidays for both boys and girls and are designed for children aged 5-12. We combine fun games and activities with the sports principal skills and provide the perfect holiday boredom solution. Camps run from 10am till 3pm at the Stevenage FC Football Academy. Children are advised to bring lunch and snacks as well as plenty to drink & clothing for adverse weather. All children must wear shinpads and suitable footwear. No screw-in-studs or metal blades will be allowed for safety reasons.

October 2016 Soccer Camp Dates:

Monday 24th October - Friday 28th October 2016

To book your child on, please click here to download a booking form - you will need to return it to us with a cheque made payable to SFA.

You can also book online at https://www.participant.co.uk/sfcf

Course Prices (Per Week)
1 Day £13.50
2 Days £23.00
3 Days £36.50
4 Days £46.00
5 Days £50.00


Specialised Sessions

In addition to our Junior Kickers and Soccer Kids session we also run specialised sessions on a weekly basis for boys and girls

Welcome to Stevenage FC Football Academy

Stevenage Football Academy is a purpose built training facility for all ages and all areas of the community. Anybody of any ability who wishes to play football will be able to find an activity suitable for them.

The state of the art facility has three 6-a-side pitches 40m x 23m and four 5-a-side pitches 30m x 20m all laid with the latest 3G rubber crumb surface which looks and plays like real grass and is used by a number of top clubs in England and Abroad, including Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, Leeds United and Newcastle United for their training pitches.

Players can either attend one of our many course or they can get together with some friends or workmates and hire a pitch for themselves. We also run organised leagues for Adults and Juniors so there really is something for everyone.

Please note that screw in studs and metal blades are not allowed on the pitches.

LATEST NEWS

Talent Identification Programme

Starting in September the new Talent ID Centre will be starting for Elite players from U7 – U14. It is aimed at players who want additional coaching or who are at the standard to be considered for Academy football. This new technical session will be part of the Academy pathway and coached by Academy staff following the Academy Syllabus.

Players will continue to play for their local club but come to us once a week on a Wednesday for coaching and assessment. As participants improve they will move up the Elite player pathway which could be all the way to the Academy squads.

We will be holding a 2 week trial for the Talent ID programme on Wednesday 7th + 14th September. If you would like to sign up to this trial then please complete the form below and bring it back to us with a payment of £12 for outfield players or £15 for goalkeepers. Please be aware there are limited spaces in each group so please book quick to avoid disappointment. We will not be accepting any new trialists after September 1st!!!

Below is an update on the spaces per group:

U7 - 8 Spaces Left

U8/9 - 3 Spaces Left

U10 - 4 Spaces Left

U11 - 2 Spaces Left

U12 - 3 Spaces Left

U13 - 10 Spaces Left

U14 - 9 Spaces Left

GK's U7-U10 - 1 Space Left

GK's U11-U14 - 3 Spaces Left

* Please be aware that if you get accepted onto the programme the remaining cost of the block will be £6/£7.50 for goalkeepers per week up until the 21st December.

Goalkeeper Trial Form

Outfield Player Trial Form

If you are interested in signing up for a trial on the course and age group is full, we can add you to our waiting list for us to contact you as soon as a space becomes available. If you would like us to add us onto our waiting list please email us on coaching@sfcacademy.co.uk with your child's name, D.O.B and Age Group, and a contact number or call 01438 368068 if you would like to do it over the phone.


Football Birthday Parties

Football Birthday PartiesStevenage FC Academy birthday parties are the ideal party for any football mad boy or girl and are designed to allow you to build the perfect individual party.

Please call the Stevenage FC Academy to book on 01438 368068 alternatively visit the Stevenage FC Academy. 

All Packages are based on a 2 hour party and are separated in 4 Categories (Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum)
Parties can only be booked for a minimum of 10 children and a £35 deposit is required at the time of booking.

Please click here to download our booking form.

Bronze Package £135

  • 90 Minutes Pitch Hire
  • Birthday Card
  • Stevenage FC Coach

Silver Package £195

  • 90 Minutes Pitch Hire
  • Birthday Card
  • Stevenage FC Coach
  • Food Option (Papa Johns Pizza)

Gold Package £215

  • 90 Minutes Pitch Hire
  • Birthday Card
  • Stevenage FC Coach
  • Food Option (Papa Johns Pizza)
  • Half Time Drinks
  • A Trophy for the Birthday Boy/Girl
  • STevenage FC Ticket for Birthday Boy/Girl & 1 Parent

Platinum Package £250

  • 90 Minutes Pitch Hire
  • Birthday Card
  • Stevenage FC Coach
  • Food Option (Papa Johns Pizza)
  • Half Time Drinks
  • A Trophy for the Birthday Boy/Girl
  • Stevenage FC Tickets for all Participants
  • Stevenage FC season ticket for the birthday Boy/Girl
  • Matchday Birthday Announcement