As we finish season 2021-2022. We have been planning season 2022-2023 for some time. With a number of new coaching staff such as Tom Sharpe and Zak Brown both of whom have held professional football contracts in the past and are currently both playing at a very high...
Under 16s As the season has drawn to a close we say farewell to some of our Under 16s from this year. A number of them have been with us for some time. The young men in the picture have all worked so hard throughout the Covid pandemic trying to achieve their dream. We...
Coaching Opportunities for Foundation & Youth Development Phases in our Elite Talent Identification Pathway Centre We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our coaching set-up and talent Identification pathway within our Elite...
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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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"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."
Aston Villa Academy Manager