Ladies Football Academy
The Ladies Football Academy enables aspiring female footballers with talent and determination, to realise their sporting potential. It provides the opportunity to train for four hours a week alongside your academic studies, with fixtures every Wednesday.
The Academy helps to develop high-quality players and support them in the transition from youth football to Ladies football.
It offers the chance for personal development and players receive consistent encouragement to be the best possible.
The Academy training programme includes fitness sessions, tactical and technical development and high level competition.
Meet the team
Sue Bruce Burgess has over 10 years of playing experience and her current club is Mudeford Phoenix Ladies F.C where she plays across the back line. Sue is an integral part of the Academy having spent many years successfully coaching at Brockenhurst, in recent years Sue’s focus has been on our female pathway but she continues to work with all of our players to develop their physical profile.
Sue holds an FA Level 2 Football Coaching award, as well Level 2 and Level 3 Fitness qualifications including circuit training, weight training, spinning, kettle bells and advanced studio resistance training.
Why join us?
The Ladies Football Academy offers a chance to do what you love alongside your studies. We believe that training can be an excellent way for you to ease off and have a break from your hard work and revision whist keeping fit.
The team enters the following leagues and competitions throughout the year:
- British Colleges Sports – South East – Cup
- British Colleges 7s Tournament
- Hampshire Colleges League and Cup
- Hampshire Super 7s
- Hampshire FA Colleges Sixes Tournament
Over the last few years, our Ladies Football team have had success within various competitions the academy programme has entered them in, including:
5-a-side winners 2010
11-a-side Hampshire Colleges 3rd 2010
Regional 5-a-side Runners up 2010
Hampshire Colleges League – 3rd 2012
BCS League – 6th 2012
Hampshire Super 7s – 4th 2012
Hampshire Colleges League – Runners Up 2013
Get Involved – Taster Sessions
If you fancy being part of the Basketball Academy, then come along to one of our Sports Academy taster sessions to find out more about our academies and how you can take part in sport alongside your studies. Our Basketball taster sessions are held in May each year.
Academy is open access to all Brock Students we expect our academy players to have a good level of playing experience in their chosen sport be it from playing for school or representing at a higher level such as club, county or regional. We also expect to see a willingness to learn and develop and a full commitment to your team.
Facilities, Costs and Venues
The rewards from the Sports Academy will be highly beneficial for any aspiring athlete’s development – you will play sport in a competitive professional environment, receive excellent coaching and benefit from outstanding training facilities. Training takes place at the college’s main campus using the sports hall and fitness suite.
The costs to join the academy are kept at a minimum, however we do ask all students to pay a £50 fee to join which goes towards all costs, such as league entries, referees, trips, accommodation, tours, insurance, pitch hire etc. Students will also be asked to purchase the Basketball Academy team kit.