An opportunity to represent West Bromwich Albion and wear the club colours in a range of sports through a professional structure providing opportunities to perform at an elite level.
This unique concept is underpinned by The Albion Foundation’s Post-16 education and sport elite performance programme which enables gifted and talented performers in a range of sports to dedicated professional coaching and work towards their educational qualifications.
Run by The Albion Foundation and the University of Wolverhampton, the programme is an amalgamation of West Bromwich Albion Ladies Football Club and Centre of Excellence, Disability Sports Club and Basketball clubs. The set up is believed to be the first of it’s variety in the country and is continually expanding.
All WBA FC teams will underline their strong links to the Football Club by wearing the blue and white stripes of the Baggies in club competitions.
WBA FC is run as an amateur, grass roots organisation but with the support of a qualified team of professionals from within The Albion Foundation’s Sports Development and Disability Sports Departments.
All three of WBA FC’s specialist sports will be underpinned by Albion Foundation developmental projects, which will provide youngsters with an opportunity to participate in the respective sports – regardless of ability.
“The level of coaching, high quality facilities and standards set have helped our children achieve sporting success but also benefit their personal development.”
Parent of Girl’s Football Player