The Future Elite Sports Academy is a full-time football academy that allows talented male football players the opportunity to train and compete every day whilst simultaneously studying for a sports degree.The academy is a full-time football programme which provides the perfect platform for players to continue to train and compete at a high level in the UK.

Based on the U.S Collegiate system, the Future Elite Academy allows players to continue to chase the dream of playing professionally, whilst simultaneously gaining an Internationally recognised degree verified by the University of Northampton. Located in the vibrant city of Northampton, the Academy also provides world class training facilities which are shared with Northampton Town F.C.

Academy Overview

The Academy is unique, as it is designed to enable talented players the chance to continue to develop once they have left College/School.  Playing pathways for our players include:

  • Pro/Semi Pro Clubs 
  • International Clubs 
  • American Soccer Scholarships 

The academy competes in the BUCS league, as well as competing against various clubs/academies throughout the year. Furthermore, annual end of year camps are held in countries across Europe to enable players to gain a feel for European football.

What can you expect?

  • Daily training sessions from UEFA coaches
  • Competitive fixtures against universities and clubs
  • Strength & conditioning
  • Recovery sessions
  • Filmed fixtures
  • Full training kit
  • Free gym access
  • End of season international fixture overseas

Choose between three degree programmes:

  • Sports Performance & coaching
  • Sports Therapy
  • Strength & Conditioning

The Elite Football Academy can lead to several job opportunities. Some of which are:

  • Professional Football Player
  • Professional Sports Coach
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Fitness Coach
  • Sports Therapist
  • Physio Therapist
  • Analyst
  • PE teacher

What ever you decide to do after graduating, we will help support and guide you to the next step in your career.