Welcome to Soccerstar Football Academy
The Soccerstar Football Academy is a football & education scholarship for 16 to 19 year olds, dedicated to producing a clear route into semi-professional and professional football while gaining a national recognised qualification in sport.
Government legislation states that year 11’s now have to stay in education until they are 18 years old, but it does not mean that you have to stay at the same school for your last two years.
The BTEC based education programme is delivered by our Partners SCL, an approved BTEC Centre. Soccerstar Academy will deliver the sports training.
We are able to provide a sound education by delivering the BTEC Diploma in Sport Level 3 & BTEC Sub-Diploma in Sport Level 2 as well as the FA Coaching Certificate Level 1.
Founded in September 2008 the Academy is the vision of Domenico Genovese ,
Ex-Professional and Peterborough United player Domenico has a vast amount of coaching experience and holds the UEFA ‘A’ Coaching License.
‘Bringing Football & Education together’
The Academy offers young players a professional learning environment with the aim of developing players through a realistic football progression to League and non-league clubs as well as work in the leisure and sports industry.
We aim is to give young aspiring players the opportunity to continue their participation in football in a professional environment, without compromising their education.
We are now taking applications for the 2017/18 season.
Preseason training will commence at the end of July 2017 and the Academic Studies in September.
We hold regular trial days for those interested in joining the academy
For more information please read our FAQs or download our 2017/18 brochure