Their goal is to build links between the football club and the community using the appeal of football and sport in general to encourage, motivate and inspire all individuals, regardless of background, to achieve their potential.
Delivering programmes in Education & Training, Community Cohesion, Sports Participation, NCS and Health & Well-being, the foundation are able to engage with over 12,500 participants per year and provide over 162,500 hours’ worth of contact time.
Within Education & Training, since 2011 the education department has focused on providing high quality sports related qualifications to help kick start individuals careers in the sporting industry. This is achieved by providing passionate and excellent teaching, facilities and support.
The vast majority of graduates’ progress into Higher Education, with former students now working full-time within the foundation across the programmes discussed.
Sheffield United Academy,
Firshill Crescent S4 7DJ.
0114 261 9883