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Youth Academy

Youth Academy:

Register via SKiLLS Registrations.

Our Academy Program is for players, female, male, non-binary & other players, who aspire to higher level football and/or to have football as their number one sport. 

For example aspire to play:

  • Taroona FC Women’s Super League

  • Taroona FC Men’s Southern Championship 

  • Men’s National Premier League

  • Interstate Leagues

  • State Teams

  • National Teams 

  • A-League Women’s & Men’s

  • College system 

This is for players who want to progress and push themselves.

Academy players receive individual player plans and on-field and off-field development, and train 2/3 sessions a week.

Academy players will be supported where possible and when ready, to take up further opportunities and the club will assist with support for trials for state teams & interstate trials or experiences.


YOUTH Academy:

Youth players are encouraged to approach our Technical Director at to discuss and express interest for these options.

Youth Academy players will commit to:

Term 1, 2 &3 SKiLLS Training Program on Monday's & Thursday's and their team training session on a Tuesday evening.

In Term 4 they have the option of having the Term off or continuing to participate.

Who can be part of the Academy?

The academy is for players, from both female & male teams, who want to maximise their football

development and strive to play at the highest level they can achieve.


What training commitment do players need to make?


The academy starts at the beginning of Term 1 - however players can request to join training sessions by emailing


Players are expected to train with their development team once a week in Term 2 & 3, to attend at least two TFC Skills session per week, and be keen to spend time working on their skills outside training sessions.


How much does the Academy Program cost?


Cost of program is advertised via our SKiLLS registration page, in addition to the SKiLLS fee, players will pay the winter season registration player fee.

Winter Season Fee includes:

  • Registration fees for the winter season games and x1 training session in Term 2 & 3 and trials in Term 1

  • An FA accredited coach, overseen by a Technical Director

  • Training equipment and ground hire

Academy Fee includes:

  • High performance training session twice a week through SKiLLS Training Program with likeminded players, this registration is via SKiLLS

  • Academy Education Sessions x6 per year

  • Physio Player Screening


How will players be selected?


Players register and can be a part of it, however ongoing assessments and player meetings will provide feedback if the Academy program is not suitable. 

Commitment to their football development is essential, if you are interested in Academy please register or email


NOTE: We cannot guarantee every player a place in the Youth Academy Program. You will be contacted if we do not think the program is suitable after you register and you will be fully refunded.

YOUTH Training Schedule:

Summer - TERM 1

  • Monday SKiLLS Academy

  • Tuesday Team Trials/training where advertised

  • Thursday SKiLLS Academy


Winter - TERM 2

  • Monday SKiLLS Academy

  • Tuesday Team Training

  • Thursday SKiLLS Academy


Winter - TERM 3

  • Monday SKiLLS Academy

  • Tuesday Team Training

  • Thursday SKiLLS Academy


Summer - TERM 4

  • Monday SKiLLS Academy

  • Tuesday Pirate Cup

  • Thursday SKiLLS Academy

We believe coaches play a vital role in fostering the development of players. Our TFC accredited coaches provide an exciting opportunity for young footballers to challenge themselves to reach their full potential and achieve goals! However at times we will be developing new coaches, and just like development of players, we expect support and patience for those coaches.

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