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Academy (or Football Academy) - the training environment operated by a professional

football club for the development of youth players.

Academy Licence - issued by the board of the Premier League or Football League.

A club is not permitted to operate a Football Academy unless it holds a current licence. The

Academy Licence will be valid for two years in the first instance

Academy Manager - the person responsible for the operation of a club‟s Football Academy.

Academy Management Team (AMT) - The Academy Manager will provide the strategic

leadership for the Academy.

He/she will be supported by an Academy Management Team

which will include specialists in Coaching, Education, Sports Science and Medicine and

Talent Identification and Recruitment

Academy Performance Plan (APP) - the long term strategy developed by the Academy

Manager in consultation with the club board and/or Technical Board.

The Academy Performance Plan will provide coaches and support staff with clearly defined performance

targets which are closely aligned to the club‟s Football Philosophy.

Academy System - a system which produces Home Grown Players for the professional

game in increasing numbers and quality. The very best of these players are consistently

ranked amongst the best players in the world. A world leading Academy System can also be

characterised by the quality of the coaching and support staff and defined by the quality of

the environment both in terms of the built environment, facilities and infrastructure.

The Football Philosophy and club culture underpins the approach of the staff and the club.

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