Player Development Centres – Black Country

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Player Development Centres (PDCs) and our Player Development Academy (PDA) are part of the new Player Pathway which has been created by The Albion Foundation, designed to enhance the development of players aged 4-7 years (Pre-Academy), 8-11 years (Foundation Phase) and 12-14 years (Youth Development Phase).

BrEeyvFIYAAh3BHThese advanced coaching centres are delivered by our highly qualified coaches and have a technical and tactical focus that mirrors the West Bromwich Albion Academy Curriculum, designed by the Head of Academy.

Training takes place during term time on an evening with matches being played during school holidays. Our PDC teams will play against other clubs PDCs and our own clubs Advanced Development Centre.

PDC’s are not intended to stop players from playing for their local club but are an opportunity to gain extra contact time on the grass to help them improve as footballers.

PDC’s have been given the backing of West Bromwich Albion’s Academy and players are expected to move through the pathway into the WBA Development Centres with the intention of the boys to sign for the clubs Academy teams. PDC do not promise that players will sign for the club’s Academy; it is there to help players reach their full potential.

Player Pathway

During the season, each player will receive termly reports on their progress across two areas, technical and tactical, along with areas to improve on.

Before booking please familiarise yourself with our Refunds and Cancellations PolicyPricing Policy

We have four venues for our Black Country and Birmingham PDCs:

Player Development Academy:

Goals Blackheath, Cakemore Road, Dudley, B65 0QX
INVITATION ONLY

6.00-7.00pm

Monday 5th June to Monday 17th July 2017

7 Sessions – £42.00

Goals Information

BOOK GOALS BLACKHEATH PDA APR TO MAY NOW

Player Development Centre:

Dudley College, The Broadway, Dudley, DY1 4AS

U7, U8, U9 & GK – 6:30pm-7:30pm
U10, U11, U12, U13 & U14 – 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Tuesday 6th June to Tuesday 18th July 2017

7 Sessions – £42.00

Dudley Information

BOOK Dudley College PDC  APR TO MAY U7, U8, U9 & GK NOW 
BOOK Dudley College PDC APR TO MAY U10, U11, U12, U13 & U14 NOW 

Q3 Academy, Wilderness Lane, Great Barr, Birmingham, B43 7SD

U7, U8 and U9 – 5:30pm-6:30pm
U10 & U11 – 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Tuesday 6th June to Tuesday 18th July 2017

7 Sessions – £42.00

Q3 Information

BOOK Q3 ACADEMY PDC  APR TO MAY U7, U8 & U9 NOW
BOOK Q3 ACADEMY PDC APR TO MAY U10 & U11 NOW

 

RSA Academy, Bilston Road, Tipton, DY4 0BZ

U7, U8, U9, U10 and GK – 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Friday 9th June to Friday 21st July 2017

7 Sessions – £42.00

RSA Information
BOOK RSA ACADEMY PDC APR TO MAY NOW

For more information about our Black Country PDC’s, please contact Dan Bryson: daniel.bryson@albionfoundation.co.uk

For more information on The Albion Foundation and our activities, call us on 0871 271 9840.