Ashford United Academy launch and May 2018 trial date A huge step for the club as we launch our Academy for 2018/2019 We are extremely pleased to announce that we have teamed up with Generation Sports to launch our Academy ready for the 2018/2019 season. The first trial date takes place on Wednesday 9th May 2018, 6.30pm at Homelands Stadium, Kingsnorth, Ashford TN26 1NJ. To register your interest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the attention of the Ashford United Academy or call Academy Director, Tom Hickman, on 07545 009357. The football education programme will be available for players aged 16-19, who will be able to compete in 3 different leagues (including the Under 18s & Under 23s Ryman league) & the FA Youth Cup. This alternative Post-16 education programme offers the nationally recognised qualification, a BTEC Level 3 Sports Diploma, as well as Maths & English functional skills. The two year full time programme will also allow students to gain Football Association coaching qualifications. Programme tutors will be working with students to lead their way into post education routes such as apprenticeships, university, general employment, or even a path into football. Classes & training all takes place at Homelands Stadium, Kingsnorth, Ashford TN26 1NJ, and the programme will run by a highly qualified team of UEFA A/B licensed coaches, headed up by Academy Manager Tom Hickman. During students’ time in the Ashford United FC Academy, there will be a chance to take their place in warm weather training camps in Spain, as well as playing football fixtures against academies from professional clubs across the country. The education and football programme are both fully funded by the government. The first trial date takes place on Wednesday 9th May 2018, 6.30pm at Homelands Stadium, Kingsnorth, Ashford TN26 1NJ. To register your interest, please email email@example.com for the attention of the Ashford United Academy. OR please call Academy Director Tom Hickman on 07545 009357.