Academy

Aldershot Town Youth is a professional Academy organization offering high quality coaching for local young players to prepare them for a career in professional football.

Aldershot Town Football Club boast a proven track record of producing professional footballers. In recent years alone, 10 players have come through the youth department and signed professional contracts, including the likes of Adam Mekki, Jordan Roberts and Danny Hylton. The club has also produced 30 academy players for Football League and Premier League football clubs. Every penny invested into the youth department is re-invested into the development of our players.

Our commitment is to provide an environment, coaching programs and facilities that rival or exceed any other professional outfit, coupled with a direct route into professional football, meaning that we are ideally situated to give aspiring youngsters the stepping-stone they need into the professional game.

Aldershot Town Football Club provide a combination of world-class coaching and state-of-the-art facilities creating a truly unique player development environment. Our highly skilled team of staff work with players between the ages of six and sixteen to ensure each receive the individualised programme required to develop their footballing skill set.

Whilst we cannot guarantee that each player joining the programme will go onto forge a career in the game, what we can ensure is that all of our players enjoy the environment we create and leave us as better players and better people. Our aim is to create an unrivalled programme that competes with Football League academy programmes, and we believe we have the staff, facilities and support that can achieve just that.

At Aldershot Town Football Club, we strive to create an environment whereby players of all ages can express themselves and demonstrate their ability without fear of reprieve or failure. Our aim is to produce technically proficient football players who are independent decision makers, as well as being tactically astute.

Aldershot Town Academy – U9-U16:

The Academy is for the most talented players in school years 4-11:

  • 3 hours contact time (2 training sessions) per week.
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Compete in the County Cup.
  • Fixtures against other professional football clubs.
  • UEFA A and B Licence-qualified youth coaches.
  • Opportunities to take part in international tours and tournaments.
  • End-of-season games at the EBB Stadium.
  • Play regular fixtures against Football League and Premier League Academy teams.
Aldershot Town Youth – U9-U16:

The Youth teams are designed to cater for the late developers and provide local children with professional football coaching whilst remaining with their current football teams:

  • 3 hours of contact time per week.
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Continue playing for your grass roots team on a Sunday.
  • UEFA A and B Licence-qualified youth coaches.
  • Opportunities to take part in international tours and tournaments.
  • End-of-season games at the EBB Stadium.
  • Play in the NERF Junior Premier League on Saturday Mornings.
Aldershot Town Pre-Academy – U7 & U8:

The Pre-Academy is for players in years two and three:

  • One futsal session per week.
  • Fixtures against other professional clubs.
  • Professional coaching.
  • End-of-season games at the EBB Stadium.

Read about Aldershot Town – Academy Graduates here.

If you would like to register your place at one of our trials, please click here.

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