MELVILLE UNITED FOOTBALL ACADEMY

The Melville United Football Academy provides a unique opportunity for young players to accelerate their development and reach their potential as footballers.

For any inquiries, please email academy@melvilleunited.co.nz.

WHAT DOES THE ACADEMY PROVIDE?

  • A unique full time coaching curriculum
  • Elite level qualified coaches
  • Individual player reports
  • Full training & playing kit
  • Individual learning plan
  • Individual physical development programme
  • Game days
  • Advanced holiday training camps
  • Video analysis programme

ACADEMY DIRECTORS

MICHAEL MAYNE

Michael is a former Melville United Player, Waikato FC & Waitakere United national league player, and NZ age group representative, Michael has returned to the Waikato after 8 years living in Auckland. Michael holds a degree in Coaching and Physical Education and a range of coaching qualifications including the OFC B License.

SAM WILKINSON

Sam is a former Melville United, Waikato FC and Auckland City player, Sam recently returned to New Zealand after six years of coaching in the English Academy system. During that time Sam worked at West Bromwich Albion FC as the U14 coach and more recently at Birmingham City FC as the full time U16 coach. Sam is a holder of the UEFA A License and the English FA Youth Award.

WEST BROMWICH ALBION ACADEMY CAMP

In January we hosted WBA Academy coach Ash Malcolm. Over the course of the 3 days, Ash worked across all our Academy age groups. Click on the video below to view some of the course highlights:

 

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