January saw the first ever Coerver® Winter Performance Academy in Scotland, taking place over 3 weekends at the National Performance Centre at Oriam Edinburgh.
90 players age 7-14 from across the country, representing
24 grassroots clubs and 11 professional clubs came together
to give their game the Skilful Edge.
We were delighted to bring players access to the
world class facilities at Oriam in Edinburgh. Oriam is
the home to all the Scotland National Football Teams
as well as the national teams/players of other sports
including Rugby, Basketball, Handball and Squash.
Training took place in the Indoor Pitch, the biggest of
its kind in Europe.
Sessions delivered by our Coerver® Coaches focused on developing all players Core Skills, helping players to develop their confidence and game effective use of skills to benefit the team.
Coerver® Scotland Technical Director Joe Jones said “Our Performance Academy programme provides a great opportunity for players to develop their game, they come to us to give them the focus on developing their technical skills through our weekly academies and holiday camp programmes”.
“The Winter Academy has been a fantastic addition,
we are delighted to have so many high levels players
come togetherin such an outstanding facility. The
level shown by the players in terms of attitude,
desire to improve and their level of player was
absolutely outstanding. It was great to see such
confidence in the players and players willing to
“The programme was made up of sessions, challenges and small sided games, we also had a large focus on Home Assignment with players having access to our Skilful Edge website to practice between sessions. We are 100% committed to giving our player the best on and off the field”.
Feedback from Players and Parents
“Just want to say a big thanks to the guys at Coerver® Coaching .My 2 grandsons just finished the course at the Oriam and loved every minute of it. The coaches were terrific with the kids and as a coach I picked up a few ideas as well”
“That was excellent and very well organised. My son loved it and had a lot of fun”
“Another fantastically organised session by Joe and his team at Coerver® Scotland, smiles all round from the players as they left the pitch”
“First experience of Oriam Scotland, fantastic facility. 2 kids loving the Coerver Training”
Many of the players taking part have now signed up for regular Performance Academy programmes, see info below to sign up:
Development Players Click http://tinyurl.com/jozu9jm
Club & Advanced Players Click http://tinyurl.com/grbyf2f
Elite Players Click http://tinyurl.com/z6k4e8h
Performance Academy Holiday Camps 2017 http://tinyurl.com/z5gt469