The Redditch United Player Pathway has been designed to allow progression of players from the youngest age group a defined route into the Clubs 1st Team and beyond. The Academy will manage and co-ordinate opportunities for teams between U18’s and The Reserves and provides and opportunity for players to train full time alongside a specified education programme at College and University Level. The Academy Manager, who will establish links with the 1st Team and Youth/ Junior Teams, will oversee Player recruitment and progression within the Academy.

Academy Vision

The Academy is to work collaboratively to support the Club’s Vision & Football Philosophy by developing young players who are capable of playing at their highest ability. Our elite player development programme is designed to equip young players with the skills and attributes needed to play professional football.

The Academy is dedicated to providing a player-centered approach to everything it does, prioritising the holistic development and wellbeing of its players and acknowledging the role of key stakeholders including parents, local employers and the wider community.