The Steven Gerrard Academy (SGA)
"To be the best that you can be, you have to work hard, be focused and listen to the right people. At the academy we create a fantastic learning environment, led by our dedicated team of staff, ensuring that you reach your potential both as a footballer and as a student" Steven Gerrard
The Steven Gerrard Academy provides footballers of all levels the opportunity to access a professional academy training experience, and the option to combine this with outstanding academic qualifications.
We have an array of different programmes which will allow players between 16 and 25 years of age, from all over the world, the opportunity to come to one of the most unique and passionate cities in the United Kingdom, and the world, to train and play like a professional athlete.
Our experienced and dedicated staff will be on hand throughout your time with us to ensure you are given every tool needed to reach your potential and set you up for the next step in your career.
Study & Play Abroad
• Earn an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree in a wide array of subjects from a world-renowned university, in the UK's most passionate footballing city.
• Live like a football scholar, accessing UEFA Licensed coaches, world class facilities and be introduced to a professional network that will launch your career in the football industry.
• Take part in a weekly training and playing schedule, over a 10-month season that replicate a professional academy experience.
• Full access to PlayerTek and Hudl software.
• Weekly player development feedback with personalized objectives from UEFA Licenced coaches.
• Gym Membership - walking distance from accommodation.
• Access to Sports Scientists for testing and player profiling.
• Access to Sports Physiotherapists for recovery reports.
• Meet elite football professionals for regular guest speaker sessions.
• Pathways to Steven Gerrard Academy partner clubs in the UK and overseas.
• A variety of accommodation options are available including a choice of on or off-campus and full board catering.
• Transport provided to and from fixtures.
Only 19% of students graduate within four years
at non flagship public universities in the US."