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THE SPORTS SCHOOL FOOTBALL ACADEMY
The Sports School Football Academy with Bengaluru FC provides aspiring footballers with world-class training to reach the next level. At The Sports School campus, we offer a Professional Football Coaching Program with experienced coaches licenced by AFC and AIFF, where the monitoring and evaluation of the student’s performance will be done by Head of Youth Development and BFC Youth Academy coaches.
Competitive and friendly match opportunities on a regular basis will be arranged with quality opponents and talented students will get an opportunity to play at the BFC Youth Academy teams. The Bengaluru FC Grassroots / Youth Development program is the first step in the career of a young aspiring footballer. Students will also be provided Sports Science expertise (Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition and Injury Prevention concepts).
- FIFA Quality Pro Certified Artificial Turf measuring 108m x 68m Football Field
- The FIFA Quality Pro certified artificial turf at The Sports School is installed to deliver a unique standard of game to our students. FIFA Quality Pro certified artificial turfs go through stringent testing criteria, including both laboratories and on the field tests of the FIFA Quality Programme
Suhel Nair is The Technical Head of Grassroots & Soccer Schools and has vast experience of working with kids and handling youth development programs in the past. A former player himself, Suhel also holds a Master's Degree in Sociology along with a Degree in Physical Education and is an ‘E’ Licensed Coach Educator with the All India Football Federation (AIFF), tasked with delivering a Grassroots Coaching Program to coaches across the country.
An AFC C License Holder, Hason Khaleeli has trained with the Football Association of Ireland at various grassroots and youth development levels over the last decade, also completing a course in Strength and Conditioning in 2015. Having worked with Bengaluru FC since its inception in 2013 as the Lead Coach for the U14 and U10 levels, Hason was also the Assistant Coach for the U16 and U19s before moving on to become Head Coach of the Football Academy of Bangalore in 2016.
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Anup Damien is an Assistant Coach for U15 & U18 Mens Team at The Sports School. He is a Certified AIFF D License Coach with PSFA Talent Identification Level 1, PSFA Opposition Analysis Level 1 and PSFA Performance Analysis Level 1 certification. Currently has finished his C-License course and awaiting his results. Has been a vital cog in the BFC Soccer Schools setup and also assisted the Elite teams.
Admissions Open for 2022-23
HASON KHALEELI – HEAD COACH
An AFC C License Holder, Hason Khaleeli has trained with the Football Association of Ireland at various grassroots and youth development levels over the last decade, also completing a course in Strength and Conditioning in 2015.
Having worked with Bengaluru FC since its inception in 2013 as the Lead Coach for the U14 and U10 levels, Hason was also the Assistant Coach for the U16 and U19s before moving on to become Head Coach of the Football Academy of Bangalore in 2016.
The 30-year-old has since rejoined the BFC Youth Development program and is now Head Coach of the club’s special project at The Sports School.
PROGRAM DETAILS- skill development
- Position Training
- Advanced Skills
- Game Analysis
- Team Practice
- Ground Matches
- Strength & Stamina
- Advanced Skills
- Mental Conditioning
Academic Programs at The Sports School
The Sports School is associated with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), for grades 5 to 10th, which is one of India’s premier educational bodies offering qualifications for more than 21,000 schools in over 28 countries over the world. For grades 11th and 12th, we are associated with the Karnataka State Board. For University, Graduate & Post Graduate courses, the Sports School offers courses by Jain Group Of Institutions (JGI) who are our educational partners and continually ranks among the top universities in India.