Gateshead College Women’s Football Academy – Female Football Open Day – 14th February
Women’s Football is one of the fastest growing sports and with the Women’s Super League about to enter its second season there can’t be a better time for female footballers to get more involved.
Life has not been easy for females trying to make their way in football on or off the pitch, but times are changing and Gateshead College are helping to lead the way in the North East by continuing to offer Female footballers the chance to not only improve and develop their skills, but also continue their studies gaining useful Coaching qualifications at the same time.
The programme focuses on the development of young players both as individuals and as part of a squad. It also offers the chance for students to gain Academic Qualifications, develop coaching skills and techniques, with the possibility of gaining a Level 1 Coaching Football Award.
Gateshead Colleges Head Coach Melanie Reay, an ex NUWFC Player and Head Coach, started playing football when she was 10 and continues to be as successful off the pitch as she was on it.. Having been on both the playing and the coaching side of the game, Melanie knows just how important good quality coaching is at all ages but also knows that continuing in education is just an important. As a player Melanie was part of the team that won the Northern Premier League twice and was top scorer four times. As a Coach she has lead her team to win the ECFA Champions Cup twice.
If you feel you have the potential to be part of Gateshead Colleges football programme, call Paul Baker or simply turn up on the female football open day on Tuesday 14th February 2012 9.30am for 10.30am start (bring training kit for session on our 3G pitch as well as a drinks bottle) depart after a brief presentation at 12.20pm and sample what Gateshead College have to offer. You never know this could be your first step to becoming part of a great team !
For more information call Paul Baker on 0191 490 2494 Or 07736 638 914 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
NUWFC have a long list of players who have attended or who are still attending Gateshead College. All are very proud to have been part of their successful Women’s Football Academy.
Below is a montage of a few of the Newcastle United WFC players who attended or are attending Gateshead College