Pro-player pathway

West ham united foundation

The West ham united foundation international football academy

As part of the EPA Group, we are proud to partner with the West Ham United Foundation.

Enjoy the football experience of a lifetime with Pro-Club Experience! Train in London at the West Ham United Foundation’s International Football Academy and experience the professional training methods and philosophy that has made elite players worldwide.

What is your level of Football?

Participants can choose between different camp options in London.

  • High Performance
  • English Course Plus Football
  • Development Programme
  • Goalkeeping Programme

High Performance: For participants playing for a club or are highly skilled. Players can pursue the highest potential, focused on technical, tactical, team preparation, performance analysis, and injury prevention.

English Course plus Football: 15 hours of football training plus 12 hours of English classes per week. The British Council accredits the programme to guarantee the highest quality of service in the English classes.

Development Programme: Designed to involve participants to practice and learn all footballing abilities.

Goalkeeping Programme: Specialised position training with unique drills and coaching insight. This programme is available in July from 4th July to the 30th July 2022.

West ham united foundation camps

The weekly programme schedule includes:

5-days training at West Ham United Stadium training complex West Ham United Foundation training kit 1 half-day West Ham United Stadium tour Player meet and greet Personal football assessment Seminar and Video Analysis Personal Development Plan Weekly seminars delivered by West Ham United Foundation.

All students receive their West Ham United Foundation certificate and a progress report from the coaches, at the West Ham United Stadium in a players closing ceremony. 

Sign-Up to receive information on our West Ham United Foundation Camps in Thailand and at the Academy of Football in London.

The West Ham Foundation in Asia

The programmes in Asia will aim to provide regular opportunities for participants to train with the West Ham United Foundation coaches. In addition, the partnership offers the chance for players based in South East Asia to visit London to attend the Foundation’s projects and play regular fixtures against West Ham United Foundation’s teams.

The South-East Asian Lionesses are a sister club of the West Ham United Foundation and provide a pathway into education and professional sport to Women in Thailand. 

Providing Inspiration

The West Ham United Foundation provides top-class FA qualified coaches alongside EPA’s outstanding coaching and education schemes, creating a first of its kind, unrivalled programme in the region.

West Ham United are a club steeped in history and tradition. The Academy of Football has produced players such as World Cup-winning captain Bobby Moore, Sir Geoff Hurst, Frank Lampard, Rio Ferdinand, Joe Cole, Mark Noble and Declan Rice, who have all come through the Hammers’ ranks. The east London club provides an inspirational setting to grow and thrive in whilst continuing their search for the next young stars of the future.

Our partners and sponsors

We work with our partners to create winning partnerships that create a level playing field to enable children to benefit from our projects regardless of their ability to pay. We are grateful that through their support, we can offer complete and partial scholarships to students who need them.