All groups follow a specially created syllabus that enables players to develop and improve weekly. The coaching sessions combine technical instruction through drills and fun games and at least 20 minutes of small-sided matches.
Girls Development Structure
Our girls centre development programme mirrors the boys development programme in every way, with the exit route into invitation and elite training centre programmes being offered in surrey. The programme offered to female players is a very high level training in 2 year age bands u10 u12 u14 & u16
The Female Academy Programme
This programme is located at set sites throughout south east and offers elite players the opportunity to bridge the gap between junior football into senior football; hopefully resulting in selection to Chelsea Ladies 1st or reserve squads. The Female academy run between 5 and 10 hrs training per week and will include matches in British Colleges league against other top professional clubs.
Residential facilities are offered on a number of programmes but often have limited places and are therefore selected after a trial programme. All programmes will offer an academic pathway which fits around the training schedule this normally takes the form of a Btec level 3.
The Girls Centre of Excellence Programme
Our girls excellence programme Is funded by the FA and offers selected players a well supported programme located at Chelsea FC state of the art training facility. Players selected from the annual trial will represent Chelsea FC in the centre of excellence league which plays every Saturday throughout the season. All squads train 2 times per week and progress is closely monitored by the FA.
For more information on the female development programme: email firstname.lastname@example.org