The club are looking forward to welcoming the Notts County Pathway Academy as match sponsors for the Yeovil Town fixture on Saturday 25 February.Based at Rolls-Royce Leisure in Hucknall, there will soon be an open trial day for the Pathway Academy at Meadow Lane for 15-17-year-old boys and girls who are interested in gaining a solid education in a sports-based subject while enjoying the daily life of an academy footballer. Notts will confirm dates in due course.
The Pathway Academy's success is reflected in participation increasing by more than 235% in its first year of operation.
Working towards a Btec level 2 or 3 in Sports Excellence, successful applicants will combine top quality football coaching and high level matches with a first-class education and a coaching qualification.
As well as a potential pathway into professional football with Notts, the programme can also lead students not only on to university, but on to any of the following careers:
- Football scholarships abroad
- Sports Coaching
- Personal training
- Fitness instructing
- Strength and Conditioning
- Diet and Nutrition
- Football Coaching
Notts commercial operations manager Simon Fotheringham said: "We are very excited to be welcoming the Notts County Pathway Academy to the Yeovil match and I’m also really looking forward to working much closer with Jamie and his team going forward.
“It’s an excellent partnership and Jamie and I will continue to enhance the relationship between the Pathway Academy and the football club."
Notts chief executive Jason Turner added: “We very much value our partnership with Rolls Royce Leisure and look forward to welcoming them to Meadow Lane on Saturday.”
If you would like more information on the Pathway Academy, please call Jamie Brough on 07912 862597.