SWIFTS TALENT CENTRE - YOUTH (13 - 17)

 

The Swifts Talent Centre is a development focussed football training programme that aims to support, serve and supplement aspirational youth football players aged between 13 and 17.

We provide opt in services throughout both the winter and summer seasons. 

The programme aims to provide aspirational players increased opportunities to train and be cared for by our highly qualified coaching team. 

During the winter season the top U13, U15 and U17 team will compete in the Capital Development League (CDL). This league is top league for NZF Talent Development Programme providers in the Wellington region. 

 

Waterside Karori AFC has been a licensed NZF Talent Development Provider since its inception in 2019. 

PROGRAMME SERVICES

The Swifts Talent Centre strives to have;

 

- approachable, professional and qualified coaches working at our youth levels. 

- increased opportunities to train during both winter and summer seasons. 

- access to cameras to film training and game play including the modern Veo technology. 

- train at suitable turf lit facilities to minimise training cancellations. 

- Individual player development plans tailored to support the individuals football journey.

- high quality football equipment to further enhance the playing experience.

- partnership with pathway agency 'Platform Sports Management'.

SELECTION

U13 - U17 Open training sessions

Players wishing to represent Swifts in the Talent Development Programme will be selected through our open training sessions. 

Open training sessions are intended for players who have other commitments during the summer months and are not able to train regularly within our youth summer training programme or players looking looking for a new club to play for.  

All players are welcome to attend two out of the four available open training dates. 

 

Monday 1 March

- U13 & U15s: 7 - 8:15 pm at Wellington College

- U17s: 7:45 - 9:15 pm at Wellington College

Wednesday 3 March

- U13, U15 & U17: 7 - 8:15 pm at Wellington College

Monday 8 March

- U13 & U15s: 7 - 8:15 pm at Wellington College

- U17s: 7:45 - 9:15 pm at Wellington College

Wednesday 10 March

- U13, U15 & U17: 7 - 8:15 pm at Wellington College

 

If you are not currently involved with our 2021 youth summer training programme and wish to attend an open trainings, please email swifts@karorifootball.co.nz and let us know your full name, DOB, email and nights you wish to attend. 

Selection

Players will be notified of their selection into one of the Swifts squads by Monday 15 March. 

 

Each age group squad will take approximately 16 - 18 squad members