Academy Training Program accepting applicants for 2022/23

Sydney FC’s highly acclaimed Academy Training Program is giving opportunities for talented youngsters to trial for the 2022/23 season. 

Players who are currently part of SAP, GSAP or their local association development squads can apply to join the program in the following age groups. 

Boys in the U10 to U12s 

Girls in the U12 to U14s 

The Sydney FC Academy Training Program is a proven pathway for talented players: 

  • 70% of the Sydney FC U13 Academy intake have participated in the Academy Training Program. 
  • Over 100 girls have participated in the Training Program so far. 
  • A total of 40 of the current Academy players have come through the Academy Training Program. 

This year, the Program will be run at two locations in Sydney: 

  • Northern Suburbs (Macquarie University Sports Fields, Culloden Road) 
  • Kareela (Kareela Synthetic Field, Bates Drive) 

Throughout the program, which spans a 40-week period, players will be guided by Sydney FC Academy coaches – and will follow a curriculum based on the Academy’s plans. 

Program Details 

Location(s) Location 1: Northern Suburbs TBC 
  Location 2: Kareela Synthetic Sports Fields 
Dates Term 4 2022 to Term 3 2023 
Total 40 weeks by school term. 
Time 5.30pm-7.30pm each Sunday evening. 
Ages Northern Suburbs 
Girls – U12 (2011 born), U13 (2010 born), U14 (2009 born) 
Boys – U10 (2013 born), U11 (2012 born), U12 (2011 born). 
Girls – U12 (2011 born), U13 (2010 born) 
Boys – U10 (2013 born), U11 (2012 born) 
All players are by application and pre-selection by Sydney FC. 
Inclusions -40 sessions x 2 hrs run by Sydney FC Academy coaches 
-Mid-Program and End of Program Development Report 
-Access to on-site physiotherapy at each session 
-Sydney FC Training Kit (Shorts, Shirt, Socks) 
-Flexi 6 Junior Membership for Season 2022/23 
Cost Annual cost is $1,500 payable within 3 weeks of selection. 

How to Apply 
Applications for the 2022/23 Program are open.  

You can apply for the program here. 
Applicants will be notified week commencing Monday 12 September the outcome of their application. No correspondence will be entered into with parents regarding non-selections.