Private: Virtual Open Day – January 2021

Macclesfield FC Football Academy

Macclesfield FC Football Academy 


Welcome to the Macclesfield College Football Academy, run in partnership with Macclesfield FC. We offer two courses, a Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport and the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development.

If your passion is the beautiful game and you’re looking for a career in professional sport then this course provides an excellent and varied programme giving you access to Higher Education or a wide variety of careers in Sport. In this course you will develop your technical footballing skills, plus a sound knowledge and understanding of different careers in Sport, applying your learning in a practical and realistic way.



This Level 3 course offers a blended approach of practical football coaching and a foundation in a wide range of skills to prepare you for further study at university or a career in sport. Modules include Sports coaching, Anatomy and Physiology, Careers in Sport and Sports Development. You will also explore sports psychology, nutrition for physical performance, fitness testing, and training & research in sport.

To hone your technical skills, there will be daily football training by Macclesfield FC coaches, gym training and competitive matches will typically take place in:
EFL – CEFA League, FA Youth Cup, British Colleges League, Cheshire Senior Cup (senior), Central Reserve League (senior).

It’s the goal of the football academy staff to provide opportunities for elite players to participate in training with the Macclesfield FC senior squad on a regular basis.


Meet the Team

Any questions?

Tutors will be online for live Q&As at the following times: 12pm – 2pm

If you have any questions and can’t make it to the live Q&A, please email us at:


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