Want to be a Phoenix Professional Footballer?


Trial and Weekly Programme dates have been announced for the Wellington Phoenix Football Academy in 2014.

The Wellington Phoenix Football Club is committed to the development of talented young footballers between 13-16 years of age. The Wellington Phoenix Football Academy (WPFA) offers a programme that brings education and football together in an inspirational and creative environment. The Academy-s training base is at Scots College in Strathmore, Wellington, New Zealand.

The programme focuses on providing a tailored programme and environment for each member to maximise their football and academic potential. The well-being of the footballer is prioritised to ensure on-going success, with future pathway options at the forefront of each individualised programme.

The WPFA accepts New Zealand and International footballers with membership of the Academy revised yearly in line with sport and academic performance targets. There are weekly, full-time and full-time residential programmes available to enable each participant maximal opportunity to reach their goals.

Players must register to be accepted for weekly programmes and/or trial days.
Contact: jane.smith@apfa.co.nz or 021778721 to register.

Wellington Phoenix Football Academy Trial Days
10:00am – 3:00pm. Sunday 2nd or 9th March 2014
Scots College Fields, 1 Monorgan Road, Strathmore Park, Wellington
Please arrive at 9:30am. Pick up is at 3:15pm. Please arrive in kit with boots, shin pads and water bottle. All trials are closed to the public and no feedback will be given.

2014 weekly program dates:
All programmes are arriving Sunday, depart Friday evening.
April 20-25 2014.
July 6-11 and 13-18 2014.
December 13