Worthing Football Club under-19 Academy & Education Programme.

In partnership with Chichester College Group

A full time football and education course which gives aspiring young players the opportunity to combine their academic studies with a comprehensive football training schedule.

The Worthing FC Under 19 Academy gives aspiring young players the opportunity to combine their Football ambition with  their Academic Studies at the Ofsted Outstanding Chichester College.

At Chichester College you will have the opportunity to study a full range of courses in the Sports Department that include Sport, Sports Science, Football Coaching, Uniformed Public Services and Fitness Training.

Courses are progressive from Level 1 up to Level 3, applications to these different Levels are dependant on your GCSE results and all are free at source for students between the ages of 16-19.

You can email the following Staff at the college for further information,  rob.giles@chichester.ac.ukmatt.wright@chichester.ac.uk, darin.kilpartrick@chichester.ac.uk, paul.hinshelwood@chichester.ac.uk.

All courses are staffed by fully qualified Teachers, Football Coaching at the College is excellent, all coaches are minimum UEFA B License holders. You will have the opportunity to attend visits and trips associated with your chosen subject area related to your studies. If you do not have a grade 4 in English and Maths you will attend weekly timetabled sessions in these subjects.

If you choose Chichester college and want to study other subject areas these are also open for you to apply, these include, Construction, Bricklaying, Plumbing, Electrical, Art, Design ,Media, Hospitality, Tourism and many more. All these courses are available for application through the college website, https://www.chichester.ac.uk/how-to-apply.

The college also provide Financial assistance for Travel, dependant on your Parent/guardians annual income. Currently the threshold for this is £34500.

You will gain an insight in to the professional football environment with up to 6 hours of practical training per week as part of your Football/Study programme. Professional Coaching from our First Team Manager, Adam Hinshelwood, represent Worthing Football Club and compete in the National League. Use the state of the art facilities at Worthing Football Club and Chichester College.

Want to join?

For more information please contact our Director of Football Nathan Bowen via email academy@worthingfc.com or call 07869 575049

First Class Coaching

The football training will be delivered by First Team Manager and A license coach Adam Hinshelwood and highly experienced B license coach Nathan Bowen.

Meet the Coaches

Adam Hinshelwood

Nathan Bowen

Cameron Morrison

The course will offer an insight into the professional football environment, providing up to 6 hours of practical training per week.

The football schedule will include: an introduction to the Worthing FC philosophy, match preparation training, opportunity to play weekly fixtures representing Worthing FC in the National League U19 Alliance, as well as playing showcase games throughout the season against professional academy teams.

Students will also have access to strength and conditioning classes run by existing and guest coaches. All sessions are run by FA qualified and highly experienced Worthing FC coaches.

Tyrese Mthunzi | “It’s a great environment to be around”

Tyrese reflects on his first team opportunity against Brighton after impressing with the Academy!

Education Programme News

Youth Trial Dates Announced

Details of the club's youth team trials for the 2022/23 season can now be revealed.

Club News 8 months ago

Pathway Is Producing

History was made during last night's friendly with Baffins Milton Rovers as Finlay Chadwick and Brad Dolaghan made their first team debuts having...

Club News 1 year ago

Tyrese Mthunzi | “It’s a great environment to be around”

Tyrese reflects on his first team opportunity against Brighton after impressing with the Academy!

Interview 3 years ago

Want to join?

For more information please contact our Director of Football Nathan Bowen via email academy@worthingfc.com or call 07869 575049