The focus on this part of the pathway is still on football skills as well as physical and mental development

The U19 Academy is the first time players will have signed a professional contract with the Warrington Wolves and is seen as major step on the pathway towards becoming a Super League player.

The Warrington Wolves Academy U19 squad is comprised of contracted players who train solely as Warrington Wolves players. All players are expected to train four times a week; all training takes place on the clubs world class facilities based on the University of Chester at Padgate.

The Warrington Wolves U19 Academy Development Programme key elements of the programme are listed below:

  • Minimum criteria for coaches
  • Internship programme for support staff
  • High Performance Environment
  • Comprehensive football development syllabus
  • Individualised Specific Athletic Development Programme (included power, strength and speed)
  • Position Specific Training
  • Athletic Education – Including Nutrition, Mental health, sexual health, career development
  • Training sessions alongside the 1st grade
  • PreSeason camp
  • Post game individual Video Analysis Feedback and Reviews
  • Formal reviews – 4 per year
  • One to One dietary reviews
  • Sport Psychology Support
  • Role Models

 

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