The Grand Bahama Boys’ Youth Soccer Academy:Commences Wednesday October 7th 5pm

After a break over the summer months, The Grand Bahama Boys’ Youth Soccer Academy is scheduled to restart on Wednesday October 7th at Freeport Rugby Football Club at 5pm for all boys aged 9 to 18 years of age .

At present the following age levels will be coached on a weekly basis:

Under 10s,
Under 13s,
Under 15s,
15 to 18 year olds,

The Soccer Academy offers those young male players, looking to further develop their soccer, an additional means of improving their skills and experience in the game of soccer. The Programme provides a framework which complements the YMCA and School programmes by offering players further higher level and qualified coaching and additional organized practices and competitive games.

Now in its seventh year,the Academy continues to expand and has the following plans for the future year including:

· Being able to utilize the new and expanded training facilities at Freeport Rugby & Football Club These include a new full size soccer pitch , 2 new training areas and a 5 a side pitch , all of which will be floodlit, irrigated and provide viewing so that the parents and onlookers will be able to watch the youngsters practice
· Identifying elite players and working in small groups with these players to fast track their skills
· Continuing to assist in young players obtaining soccer scholarships to US Colleges ( seven players have received scholarships in the last 2 years)
· Both hosting and touring against other Bahamian Islands and US teams in order that the players get the correct exposure to different players, other styles of play etc

Any interested players or persons interested in helping to coach can contact Mark Hardy at 357 5403 or come to Freeport Rugby and Football Club from 5pm every Wednesday


Mark Hardy

Freeport Rugby & Football Club, Settlers Way, Freeport . Contact Mark Hardy – 357 5403