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FOUNDATION OF LIGHT
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RT @FoLScholars: 2) Playing against Ladies teams which will test and develop them in all four corners-technical, tactical, social and psych…

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RT @FoLScholars: There are many unique opportunities for our Ladies Scholars as a result of being part of our Scholarship Programme. These…

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RT @FoLScholars: @EllStephenson13 @Official_HUFC @LFC Read more about Elliot’s time with our Scholarship Programme and how it provided a gr…

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RT @FoLScholars: Huge Good Luck to former Scholar @EllStephenson13 tonight as @Official_HUFC take on Steven Gerrard’s @LFC in the The FA Yo…

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RT @FoLScholars: ⏰FT: Great win for #Shildon Scholars away to @WBAFoundation! Goals from Eltringham (2), Greenwood (2) and Jack Johnson (2)…

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RT @FoLScholars: 📝TEAM NEWS: Just one of our second year teams in @NFYLU19 Midlands Division action today, with #Shildon Scholars facing @W

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RT @StGeorgesPark: .@SAFCFoL won the inaugural NFYL U19 Ladies 🏆 at the national ⚽️ centre. Well done to all teams on a superb event! #SAF

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RT @NCLairport: Welcome to St Mark’s RC Primary School who are entertaining our passengers thismorning, they’re doing a great job! 🎄 https:…

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HAVE YOU ENTERED OUR PRIZE DRAW? This week we're offering the chance to #WIN six personal training sessions for yo… https://t.co/8Z2q6YSAiG

Dec 12

FANTASTIC afternoon at our #FamilyLearning Graduations here at the @StadiumofLight! Well done to our… https://t.co/JDg92wDXI8

Dec 12

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Dec 12

It wouldn’t be the #FamilyLearning Graduations without Samson! #InspiredFamilies #SAFC https://t.co/4KOhMd8WNN

Dec 12

We’re almost ready for our #FamilyLearning Graduations at the @StadiumOfLight where we’ll be celebrating the learni… https://t.co/jOS7eEIPAq

Dec 12

RT @ShiremoorYr5: Our dedicated Sports Leaders aren't put off by the snow!❄️⛄️ @SAFCFoL https://t.co/vDF8nZHPt6

Dec 12

RT @EFLTrust: 👏@SunderlandAFC's Foundation of Light ladies scholars celebrate tournament win 🏆⚽ 📝https://t.co/5o3h4nqrLG ➡️@SunderlandAFC

Dec 12

We're already looking ahead to the JANUARY SALES! Join us at our three day @goalssunderland #Football Camp and pay… https://t.co/JdT40bCj1y

Dec 11

We’re hosting the 2017 Player Development Squad Reflection Evening at @StadiumOfLight with our players focusing on… https://t.co/8nD1xebi8F

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RT @1034SunFM: @SAFCFoL ladies beat some of the country's best sides to win the ainaugural NYFL U19 Ladies Cup @StGeorgesPark https://t.c…

Coaches Academy

Work alongside experienced Sunderland AFC-approved coaches to gain the qualifications, skills and experience you need to pursue a career in sports coaching.

Based at South Tyneside College and Monkwearmouth Academy, the programme includes two days at college then three days per week alongside coach mentors who will support you to become job ready!

Trainees will study a full-time OCR Level 3 Diploma in Sport Physical Activity Development under the expert guidance of the Foundation’s Education Officers.

Trainees will be guaranteed an interview with Foundation of Light on successful completion of the two-year programme, with other job opportunities and career pathways in sports coaching also available to you. Coaches Academy is also suitable for those wanting to progress into Higher Education.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English (Grade 4).

Every applicant will be assessed on an individual basis and decisions will be made to ensure the programme is suitable before any invitations are offered.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • FA Football Coaching Level 1 and Level 2 Awards
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Development, Coaching and Fitness (equivalent to two A Levels)
  • Level 2 and Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and Sport

Entry requirements: At least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English.

For more information on the Foundation of Light Football Scholarship please email wayne.walls@foundationoflight.co.uk or call 0191 5515191.

The Foundation of Light at Sunderland AFC is recognised as the best in the country, using football as a catalyst to support sport, education and health initiatives.