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Pre-Academy Development Program

  • Who are the coaches?

    All our coaches are a part of our Wanderers Academy Coaching team. Click here for more information on our coaches.

  • When will the sessions be held?

    The sessions will be held on Friday nights and Sunday afternoons depending on your child’s grading.

    The 10-Week block dates are:

    Term 1: 5 March 2022 to 8 May 2022
    Term 2: 20 May 2022 to 24 July 2022
    Term 3: 12 August 2022 to 30 October 2022

  • Where will the sessions be held?

    All sessions will be held at the Wanderers Football Park:

    Gate B, Blacktown Football Park
    81 Eastern Road
    Rooty Hill NSW 2766

  • What will the players learn?

    Our pre-academy players will be taught the same skills and methods as the Wanderers Academy players through our player-centric Wanderers coaching philosophy. This is driven by the outcome to provide future players for our Izusu UTE A-League Mens, Liberty A-League Women, and National teams.

    Click here for more information about the program visit.

  • What will players receive?

    Players will receive:

    • Professional coaching from our Academy Coaches
    • A training kit:
      • Jersey
      • Shorts
      • Socks
      • Drink bottle
    •  Guest appearances during each 10-week block from :
      • Isuzu UTE A-League Men
      • Liberty A-League Women
      • A-League Youth
  • Do you accept the Active Kids voucher?


    Click here to find out more about applying for Active Kids vouchers.

  • How many players per coach?

    Each session is designed to cater for the individual development of each player, as such we would have 10-15 players per coach, per session.

  • Do you have a program for girls?

    We are an inclusive club and the program is designed to include boys and girls.

  • How can I book my child in?

    Bookings can be made through the booking page. Click here to book now.

    If you require any assistance while booking, our team is available to help! Click here to get in touch with our Community Team.

  • What do I bring to each session?
    • Pre-Academy Development Program Training kit
    • Shin Pads
    • Boots
    • Water bottle
  • What happens if the weather is unsuitable to train in?

    In the event of heavy rain or extreme heat, sessions will be modified and conducted within our indoor facilities including our gym and/or video room

  • When do bookings close?

    Bookings for our Pre-Academy Development Program will cut off on Friday 25 February 2022. Click here to book now.

  • What sizes does the uniform come in?


    • Youth 8
    • Youth 10
    • Youth 12
    • Youth 14
    • Adult S
    • Adult M


    • Youth 8
    • Youth 10
    • Youth 12
    • Adult XS
    • Adult S


    • Adult 2-7
    • Adult 7-11
  • What if my child has to miss a session?

    If your child is unable to attend a Pre-Academy Development Program session, please notify our us as soon as you can. Click here to get in touch with our Community Team.

  • Can I sign up my child for longer than 10 weeks?

    Our Pre-Academy Development Program is available for  10, 20 or 30 weeks. Click here to book now and choose the option that suits you.

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