Newcastle Elite Academy will use there expertise in youth football development delivered by our team of UEFA qualified coaches, vastly experienced in coaching and playing in the professional game to provide the opportunity for young players in the Northeast to engage with high quality age specific football coaching programmes through attending Benfield school.

Which will be overseen by NEA’s four directors who who are also NUFC premier league stars. The programmes are designed to replicate the standard expected in professional football environments and to provide challenge and development for aspiring young players.

Benfield Elite Football Academy

Year 7 & 8 Elite Development Centre

The Benfield Elite Football Academy has been established at Benfield School which provides top class sporting facilities to accommodate aspiring talented young boys and girls.

The Academy will officially launch in September 2018 running football development programmes for students in years 7-13.

The main aims of the football academy are:

• Provide a high quality football education programme
• Support talented young footballers to succeed in both their education and football development.
• To provide achievable pathways into potential academic and sporting careers.
• Develop every individual to the best of their ability.
• Provide a support network of teachers and coaches allowing each student to flourish.
• Provide a safe, enjoyable learning environment for all participants working towards their goals.
• Enable all students to experience success and to become active participants in a learning community which has shared beliefs and values.
• Celebrate the achievements of all who contribute to our success.