Teesside University Football Academy

Teesside University Football Academy

Get professional football training alongside your degree

Teesside Sport offers support for talented athletes through its Football Academy. The programme develops you holistically as a football player while you study for an academic qualification.

Programme overview

The football academy offers you the opportunity to study in your preferred academic discipline, while continuing to train and play at a high level in football.

The academy is committed to developing football excellence to high-performing players - both men and women. They provide an outstanding environment that raises aspirations and enables you to succeed through a dual career pathway, whatever your academic discipline.

The academy programme has been developed in consultation with key partners within English football, including Middlesbrough FC, Stockton Town FC and Middlesbrough Women's FC.

Teesside Sport also offers innovative scholarships in association with England footballer, Beth Mead and former Middlesbrough FC player, George Friend.

As a student athlete within the football academy, you have access to:

10 hours a week of bespoke football-related activity such as coaching, conditioning, analysis, recovery and medical support
gym membership
hydrotherapy pool
sports hall, and 4G pitch and other Teesside Sport facilities
up to £150 Teesside Sport kit

Find Out More

You can find out more about the offer and take a look at the facilities online HERE 

Teesside Sport are also holding a ‘Find out more’ event on 24 May at the MFC Riverside Stadium where prospective students for September 2023 and 2024 can hear from staff to find out more about the programme and ask any questions they have.

Bookings for the event can be made via this link.

For more information, you can email football.academy@tees.ac.uk 

Teesside University Football Academy