Colchester United will be holding Development Centre Open Trials on Friday 10th November 2017 for current age groups U7s to U9s (School Year 2–4).
Since 2005, over 140 players have progressed to Colchester United’s Academy or other professional clubs and, over the past 10 years, an average of 35% of academy registered players have progressed through our Development Centre each year.
What is the Development Centre?
- A Talent Identification programme
- An invitation-only Player Development Centre for age groups up to U16s
Aims of the programme?
- To nurture talented players
- To offer appropriate progression pathways into the clubs Elite Player Performance Centre or Academy squads
- To be the premier young player development programme in Essex
Where are our current centres?
- Colchester: U9s to U11s
- Tiptree: U6s to U8s
- Maldon: U7s to U11s
- Chelmsford*: U7s to U9s
*Launching in 2018
Date: Friday 10th November 2017
Time: 17:30 – 19:00
Venue: Warriors Rest, Maypole Road, Tiptree, CO5 0EN