june, 2020

16jun(jun 16)9:00 am07sep(sep 7)9:00 amPro Direct Academy - Devon - Girls - Age 16-18

Event Details

Pro:Direct Academy Devon – Girls

South Devon College Sports Centre, Eight Acre Drive, White Rock, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7TP

Education Pathways:
Education Provider: South Devon College

Players can study on a 1 or 2 year full-time football education programme including these academic options:

Academic Courses: Level 3
— NCFE Level 3 Diploma Sports Coaching
— BTEC Sports Science Level 3 Extended Diploma
— You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above
— This must include Maths and English
— You could progress onto an apprenticeship, a degree, or employment

Academic Courses: Level 2
— Level 2 OCR Sport Science
— Level 2 NVQ Football (Activity Leadership)
— Equivalent to 4 GCSEs
— Vocational: combines industry skills with academic skills
— You could progress to a Level 3 pathway if you achieve an overall Merit and have attained
GCSEs in both Maths and English

Additional Opportunities
— Level 2 Community Sports Leader Award
— Level 3 Higher Sports Leader Award
— National Governing Bodies Coaching Qualifications
— First Aid
— YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing
— Trips and visits
— High quality work experience placements

Exit Routes (UK):
– University Centre South Devon or elsewhere
– Professional or semi-professional football clubs
– Apprentiships or higher level courses

Exit Routes & Scholarships (USA):
— Pro:Direct Academy will be running trips from Easter 2019 to offer behind the scenes opportunities to witness the facilities and levels of play in US college/university soccer programmes.
— Scholarships offer a chance to experience the US education system if successful in gaining athletic and academic scholarship funding.
— Experience life on a US college/university campus: a once in a lifetime experience.
— Chance to showcase your football talent with US college/university coaches, players and educators.

South Devon College Sports Hub
Eight Acre Drive, White Rock, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7TP
3G Pitch
Head of PDA Devon: Chris Todd
Contact PDA Devon

Girls Development Programme (10-15 years)

Every Wednesday
South Devon College Sports Hub
Eight Acre Drive, White Rock, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7TP
3G Pitch
Head Coach: Grant Fisher
Contact Grant Fisher at PDA Devon Development

Grant has been running regular evening training sessions for girls since February 2019 at the prestigious South Devon College Sports Hub. Pro:Direct Academy Under 15 Girls play in the Devon & Exeter Youth League.


ROSIE KMITA – Head of PDA Girls
Rosie is Head of Girls for PDA and ensures that all of our girls teams enjoy a mix of performance, fitness and fun in their football, whatever the age group. She enjoys the perfect insight in to the modern game as she is also a full-time professional player with West Ham Women in the FA Women’s Super League – the top division in England for women’s football.

She graduated from the University of Hertfordshire after playing football and studying in the USA at Saint Leo University, one of Florida’s top Universities.
After coaching at PDA London North she was appointed Head of Girls and enjoys trips overseas to countries such as Indonesia as a PDA Ambassador.

 – Head of Pro:Direct Academy Devon
The former Eastleigh FC manager, experienced professional player with Swansea City FC, Exeter City FC & Torquay United FC.

Contact PDA Devon


June 16 (Tuesday) 9:00 am - September 7 (Monday) 9:00 am


Pro Direct Academy - Devon Girls

Eight Acre Drive, White Rock, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7TP

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