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For Students In Year 12 + Year 13

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The Pro Elite Leeds Male Football and Education Programme enables talented Year 12 and Year 13 students to play full-time football alongside pursuing their studies.

FULL-TIME FOOTBALL PROGRAMME IN LEEDS

The Pro Elite Academy Leeds Football and Education Programme enables talented Year 12 and Year 13 students to play full-time football programme whilst pursuing qualifications.

 

Pro Elite are proudly in partnership with Rochdale AFC, giving our students the opportunity to represent Rochdale AFC EDS in their games programme in the National Football Youth League - providing a pathway into the professional game. 

 

We also hold a strong partnership with Bradford-based semi-professional club Liversedge FC, with many of our graduates going to play for Liversedge FC at first-team level - as well as our current students representing Liversedge FC U19s in the FA Youth Cup and National League Youth Alliance.

 

Students on our Leeds Football and Education Programme will pursue a prestigious vocational course provided by Access Sport College - a leading national sports training provider that delivers further and higher education programmes.

OUR DEVELOPMENT PLAN

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THE FOOTBALL PROGRAMME

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TRAINING PROGRAMME

Pro Elite Academy students train in a full-time professional-style programme at Middleton Leisure and West Riding FA.

 

Training is delivered by our highly experienced and fully qualified coaching team, who are all holders of UEFA and FA coaching badges.

 

Our training sessions focus on a number of key aspects of football development - aiming to improve technical, physical, tactical and psychological areas of the game.

 

The environment we create is directly based upon the life of a full-time scholar at a professional club.

 

As well as team sessions, we also work with players on an individual one-to-one basis to further accelerate their development.

GAMES PROGRAMME

Pro Elite Academy students are given the opportunity to play in a number of prestigious national league and cup competitions.

National Football Youth League


We represent Rochdale AFC Elite Development Squad in the National Football Youth League - a high standard national competition made up of full-time teams with links to professional clubs in the EFL.

National League Youth Alliance

We represent Liversedge FC U19s in the National League Youth Alliance - consisting of U19s teams of pro and semi-pro clubs in the English semi-professional football pyramid system.

FA Youth Cup

We represent Liversedge FC U19s in the FA Youth Cup - a historic and prestigious national cup competition.

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PROFESSIONAL COACHES

Pro Elite Academy players are given the opportunity to learn from a dedicated team of fully qualified coaches.

 

Our coaches have a vast amount of experience working at high-levels in professional and semi-professional coaches.

 

All coaches are holders of FA or UEFA coaching badges, the leading qualification for professional coaches across the country.

 

Not only this, our coaches also work with players closely off the pitch to ensure their mental wellbeing and education are the best that they can be.

 

LDS Centre Coaches

 

Clifton Robinson UEFA B License

Kamran Stead UEFA B License

Jordan Moorhouse FA Level 2

Luke Dean UEFA B License

SPORTS TECHNOLOGY

Sports Science and Technology is an integral part of our game, helping us develop players and gain the edge over competitors.

PlayerTek GPS System


PlayerTek is a revolutionary GPS player-tracking system used by the world's leading sports clubs. 

The system tracks players and provides insights into key metrics including distance covered, top speeds, sprints and power outputs.


VEO Sports Cameras

VEO is an automated camera solution which films our matches and training sessions, with all videos uploaded onto our online portal.

Our team of dedicated analysts use footage from VEO cameras to deliver analysis sessions for our players.

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THE EDUCATION PROGRAMME

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WITH ACCESS SPORT COLLEGE

Students on the Pro Elite Football and Education Programme complete a vocational Level 3 course with Access Sport College.

 

Access Sport College are a national sports training provider that delivers further and higher education programmes.

 

Their objective is to provide tangible exit routes for learners desiring a future career in sport across a variety of pathways - include futures within coaching, sport science and media.

Their programmes are designed for learners to use their passion for sport to develop transferable skills.

MODULES

First-Year Modules:

Careers In Sport (20%)

Health, Wellbeing + Sport (20%)

Developing Coach Skills (30%)

Sports Development (10%)

Self-Employment In Sport (10%)

Practical Sports Application (10%)

Second-Year Modules:

Sports Psychology (10%)

Anatomy + Physiology (10%)

Fitness Testing (10%)

Technical + Lactic Skills (10%)

Applied Coaching Skills (25%)

Research Project (35%)

REQUIREMENTS

 

 

5 GCSEs at Grades 4-9

Including English & Maths

QUALIFICATION

 

 

First Year: Foundation Diploma

Second Year: Extended Diploma

DURATION

 

 

This is a two-year course.

REQUIREMENTS

 

 

5 GCSEs at Grades 4-9

Including English & Maths

QUALIFICATION

 

 

First Year: Foundation Diploma

Second Year: Extended Diploma

DURATION

 

 

This is a two-year course.

PROUDLY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

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Rochdale AFC
EFL League Two

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Eccleshill United
North East Counties

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Liversedge FC
Northern Premier League

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Farsley Celtic
National League North

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