Girls Football Pathway
Not all young talented players have an opportunity to play at a Tier 1 or Tier 2 RTC in a professional environment. At Doncaster Elite Academy we have both the expertise and experience in youth football development to replicate and deliver a coaching programme to match those of the best Tier 1 RTC’s. Our coaches hold UEFA A and B licences, Advanced youth awards and collectively hold over 80 years of experience working in both Mens and Womens football.
Our Head Coach has extensive experience in the women’s game having worked with many players currently playing in the WSL and USA and a number of the current England squad (Beth England, Jess Sigsworth, Demi Stokes, Rachel Daly, Lucy Staniforth, Abbi McManus, Beth Mead, Fran Kirby and more whilst coaching England U19s representatives at international level.
At Doncaster Elite we have a passion for learning and development and wish to create the same high quality, professional environment for both boys and girls. We aim TO IDENTIFY, AND IMPROVE THE MOST TALENTED PLAYERS COMPETING IN LOCAL GRASSROOTS TEAMS. TO PROVIDE THEM WITH A PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT, ENABLING THEM TO ACCESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUCCESS AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF COMPETITION.
The Mission of the Girls Academy is to enhance the overall experience for female players in our area by creating and maintaining a player centred, professional coaching environment that enables the players to engage in high quality training, the best facilities and highly qualified, professional coaches that drive the long-term development of the girl as a player and as a person.