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LEYTON ORIENT TRUST: Play, Coach & Study!

Posted: Wed 19 Oct 2016
Author: LOCSP

Do you want to have the chance to Play, Coach and Study at Leyton Orient Football Club ? Looking for a career in the Professional Football and Sports Industry?

Leyton Orient Trust is currently recruiting for its highly successful Sport and Education courses based at the Score Sports Centre and Leyton Orient Football Club for the 2016/17  academic year and season.   Male and female students aged 16 - 18 will study a full time BTEC Sport academic qualification at Level One, Two or Three and combine this with team training and matches where they will represent the Leyton Orient Trust in 11 a side fixtures.  

They will be offered a range of additional vocational coaching qualifications such as the FA Level One Coaching Award, Sports Leaders Level Two Award in Community Sports Leadership and extensive work experience and volunteering placements within the sports industry.  We will also be  season running an end of season tour to either Barcelona or Madrid to play college matches and attend a Barcelona FC / Real Madrid game.

This season we have three Development Squad teams entered in the FA Premier / Football League and Association of Colleges Leagues.  Our first team this year are currently playing against other professional Premier and League clubs including Chelsea, Tottenham, Birmingham City, Fulham, Oxford, Bournmouth  Portsmouth etc and play on training ground and academy pitches.  The Development Teams are trained and led by Leyton Orient FC Academy and Trust coaches and therefore have a strong link with the professional club.   Ex Performance Squad player Sandro Semedo is currently a first team professional at the club and recently made his first team appearance.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting and unique vocational programme please contact us with your details and we will invite you to a Trial and Open Day at the club.  Please complete the expression of interest form on the Football and Sport College Programme flyer and return to courses@leytonorienttrust.org or contact us for further information on 0208 556 5973.

Click here for the flyer.