The Playing for the Future Academy, proudly sponsored by Nike in Association with Club Sport NI, is delivered by UEFA Pro & A Licence coaches. Our NI academy is based in Belfast and Lurgan. We are proud to have a range of world class partnerships in place which ensures we are the No.1 independent youth academy in Northern Ireland. Our partnership with Ulster University ensures our players receive the benefits of a cutting edge performance development programme. We are also excited about the recently announced partnership with INCISIV which gives our academy GK's the opportunity to avail of their world class CleanSheet technology which is used by some of the games top professional clubs.
• Ulster University partnership
• INCISIV partnership
• My Personal Football Coach partnership
• RC1 GK partnership
• Club partnership programme (Rosario FC, Oxford Sunnyside, Camlough Rovers, Seagoe Youth Academy)
• International Club partnership programme (Albany United - New Zealand)
• Pro club tours and world class tournaments
If you think you have what it takes to be part of our academy programme get in touch and one of our recruitment team will come and watch your son in action. Please contact us for details.
November 2021 sees us expand our programme into mainland UK with the introduction of our Huddersfield Academy. The Huddersfield Academy will initially cater for u7/u8 & u9/u10 age groups. Entry is by trial only.
Trials are being held on Wednesday 17th November. Click here for more details.
Meet The Team
Academy Director – UEFA A Licence & current English Academy coach
Head of Recruitment
Coach Education - UEFA Pro Licence
Head Coach Belfast - UEFA A Licence
Academy Coach - UEFA A Licence
Academy Coach - UEFA A Licence & Ex professional footballer
Talent ID Officer
Academy Coach - UEFA Pro Licence
Head Coach Lurgan - UEFA A Licence
Academy Coach - UEFA B Licence & Specialist in Strength and Conditioning