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Play Sports Academy offers the serious player a genuine pathway to maximising their talent towards
becoming a future professional player. Developed by UEFA A / FA Advanced Youth Award and
former Premier League coach Lee Waddington, this program is a unique opportunity for players to
participate in a high performance environment that delivers professional coaching sessions that
have been utilised by Lee to develop over 100+ pro’s during his career at clubs such as, Manchester
United and Burnley.
Players attending the XL program:
- Participate in two sessions each week that focus on all four corners of development
(technical, physical, social and psychological)
- Sessions focus on 1 v 1’s, micro-games through to full 11 v 11 games
- Every player will be evaluated and receive their own personal ‘Individual Progress Plan’
- Regular games will be scheduled to test and evaluate every player’s progress
- Players of the highest standard will be offered a place on special academy visits to the UK

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