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MELVILLE UNITED DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

The Melville United Development Centre works with young Waikato football player to develop and maximise their playing potential.

Term 2 Development Centre:

This is a Monday night programme that operates for 8 weeks during the term. It focuses on the fundamentals of the game and working in small groups with experienced coaches using our unique coaching methodology.

WHEN

Term 2 begins on Monday 8th May 2017. The programme runs every Monday for 8 weeks.
Sessions start at 5.30pm and finish at 6.45pm.

WHERE

Gower Park, Hamilton.

ELIGIBILITY

This programme is open to ANY young player at ANY ability level from ANY club who has the enthusiasm and will to improve their game.

COST

$95 per term (8 sessions)

PROGRAMME CONTENT

  • Staying with the Ball
  • Passing and Receiving
  • Individual Defending
  • Finishing Variations
  • Individual Defending
  • Football homework practices

DEVELOPMENT CENTRE 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/NZF 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.