Soccer Elite

Scholarships Chatham

Soccer Elite FA Full Time Education Programme Post 16 Years


  • Chatham Town Academy

The Soccer Elite FA Scholarships are the pinnacle of the Academy and aim to help young players make the move from youth and amateur football into the professional game. While improving and developing elite level players and coaches is the primary focus, it offers much more than just football coaching, fully immersing participants in the ultimate professional footballer experience for a full season. As well as top level training sessions devised by UEFA Licensed coaches, current and ex pro’s, you’ll enjoy going head to head with some of the country’s best pro clubs.

SEFA are heading into our 8th year running these education programmes and are going from strength to strength offering all level of player the opportunity to become part of our Scholarship Programme. SEFA are the only football provider to offer every player an entrance and exit point. Our aim is to improve every player on and off the pitch and ensure they are ready for the next chapter in their lives, what a fantastic opportunity.


We are delighted to launch another football scholarship provision and the first of our Powered By SEFA Initiatives at Chatham Town FC.

The brand new football academy will offer everything that a player could expect at a professional club, high level education pathway and routes into employment.



  • Conference Alliance football
  • FA Youth Cup
  • Bostick Youth League
  • Pro Club fixtures
  • Pathway into first team
  • UEFA pro license coaches
  • Strength/mobility coaches
  • Fitness coaches
  • Nutrition coaches
  • Pre/post training/games nutrition
  • GPS tracking vests
  • Player/team video analysis
  • Osteopath and physio
  • Highly successful coaching team


  • Level 2 or 3 BTEC in sport
  • Level 1/2 Coaching Certificate
  • Personal training qualifications
  • Engligh & Maths and/or Functional Skills Level 2
  • Routes to apprenticeship in personal training & PE and school sport
  • Fully supported routes to University or American scholarships to pursue a career in sports science and/or sports coaching
  • Full/part time paid coaching/work opportunities within Soccer Elite FA establishments
  • Career mind set coaching
  • Quality on the job work experience
  • All programmes & course are subject to internal & external quality assurance
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