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Gloucester Elite Performance Centre
Talent Identification Pathway for Aston Villa Football Club Academy
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Latest Update

With December nearly upon us, I thought I would share with you all where we are at the moment with the Centre. We have had some new staff join us on the sports science and medical front. So firstly a big welcome too Ellie, Lead Medical and Performance Coach along with...

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Our role in Aston Villa Football Club

Our role in Aston Villa Football Club

“Aston Villa Football Club see the Gloucester Elite Performance Centre as a key foundation stone in their long term strategy of player development. Having worked with the centre for a number of years I have personal experience of the quality of the programme on offer....

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Pride, Passion, Purpose

Pride, Passion, Purpose

As a part of the Aston Villa family tree. It is important that we all strive to be the best we can be. Pride in playing for the Performance centre and wearing the badge. Have Passion in our performance in training and games as a player and as a coach. Maintain a sense...

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Aston Villa

EMERGING TALENT GLOUCESTER ELITE PERFORMANCE CENTRE

Our emerging talent program at our Gloucester Elite Performance Centre provide young, talented players with a pathway to Aston Villa Football Club academy. The centre mirror’s the ethos and culture of our main elite academy with the sole purpose of attracting and identifying players through a robust talent identification process. An holistic development program, supported by a dedicated group of experienced and qualified performance staff.

We are an centre dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment where players are taught through a culture of learning and encouragement, with a focus on developing self-pride for their commitment, effort, and attitude.

Our ethos is to create a setting where players have the freedom to make mistakes and the confidence to develop the skills of effective decision making. The training sessions are designed to challenge players and drive their capabilities of critical game level thinking. Inspiring players to see beyond what they are to what they can be.

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Our Role In

Aston Villa
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"Aston Villa Football Club see the Gloucester Elite Performance Centre as a key foundation stone in their long term strategy of player development. Having worked with the centre for a number of years I have personal experience of the quality of the programme on offer. It has had great success in recruiting and developing  professional football players. Our football club is committed to developing our own home grown first team players who can follow in the footsteps of Jack Grealish and Jacob Ramsey and we believe that the Gloucester Elite Performance Centre can play a pivotal role in achieving this."

Mark Harrison
Aston Villa Academy Manager