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 DIRECTOR

Roger Wilkinson

Wilkinson is one of the most experienced coaches in New Zealand, and succeeds his son, Sam, and Michael Mayne, who jointly founded the Melville United Football Academy in 2017.

Roger has previously coached Melville academy teams and taken academy sessions and is already working extensively with Melville age-group players.

Roger holds a UEFA A Licence and a Fifa diploma in coaching. He is also a trained PE assessor and has an Oxford University teaching diploma.

His previous posts include coaching Waikato United, Auckland city and Waikato FC in the national league, while he also served as national director of coaching in 2003.

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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