WELCOME TO THE
NORTH EAST FOOTBALL ACADEMY
With an exciting range of football skills courses, goalkeeping specific courses and World Cup days, we offer tailored coaching for both boys and girls aged 5-11 years old.
These are a fantastic way for children to stay active, meet new friends and most importantly have fun in a safe and secure environment. Our coaches are highly trained to deliver exciting and innovative sessions, ensuring each child develops new skills at their own pace.
Welcoming players of all abilities, we encourage beginners as well as nurturing our future footballing stars!
school, evening and holiday
We hold regular after-school and weekend sessions that you can rely on. Our schedule is consistent and accurate so you know exactly what to expect. We run sessions in association with the schools we attend with all our teams fully certified in first aid and teaching.
Our holiday camps provide a cost effective way of ensuring children spend their school holidays in an active environment, keeping fit and healthy and NEVER bored!
Check out our upcoming events through our events page for further details of what to expect at each event, scheduled times, prices and what to bring… We even run weekly gymnastics sessions!
Our Next Holiday Course
MEET THE TEAM...
Professionals from all backgrounds, creating a strong team with a depth of expertise and knowledge
Phil set up NEFA back in 2003 having worked as a sports coach for a number of years prior. Phil had a very successful spell as a goalkeeper playing for a number of clubs including Frickley Athletic. He is currently a coach at Stokesley FC of the Northern League.
Shaun LaverickHead Coach
Shaun has been with NEFA since being a young volunteer at the age of 15. He has a degree in sports coaching and is a qualified coach of a number of different sports. He has been teaching all aspects of PE for the last 5 years and is also in charge of the social networking side of the company.
Jake LaverickSports Coach
Jake has brought experience from a number of areas having played for Huddersfield Town and Darlington as a youth and returning to us in the summer of 2015 fresh from working in holiday sports clubs in Spain.
Ashleigh GradySports Coach
Ashleigh is a fully qualified British gymnastics judge who currently runs all of our gymnastics clubs. Ashleigh takes the children through their Gymnastics Proficiency Awards and is able to award the children with official certificates and badges.
Craig HillSports Coach
Craig has been working for NEFA since its establishment in 2003. Having moved on to other things, he still comes back to pass on his extensive coaching knowledge every week at our Saturday Morning Football Club as well our holiday clubs.