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ABC IS A FOOTBALL ACADEMY PROVIDING QUALITY INCLUSIVE SESSIONS FOR CHILDREN AGED 18MONTHS-11YEARS OLD.
WITH PROFESSIONAL AND SEMI PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS COACHING THE NEXT GENERATION, WE AIM TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN PROFESSIONAL CLUBS AND GRASS ROOTS FOOTBALL. WE OFFER ALL OF OUR PLAYERS THE BEST FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT ALONG WITH A PLAYER SPECIFIC SYLLABUS AND NUMEROUS PATHWAYS TO PRO CLUBS.
OUR QUALIFIED COACHES ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT ENSURING ALL CHILDREN ARE GIVEN THE FREEDOM TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES, FEEL EMPOWERED AND DEVELOP IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT. WE DELIVER A PROGRAM WHICH SUPPORTS THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEVELOPMENT OF EACH PLAYER, USING ENTHUSIASM TO CREATE A JOURNEY FOR CHILDREN TAKING THEM THROUGH THE WORLD OF FOOTBALL. EQUIPPING OUR PLAYERS WITH NOT ONLY SKILLS ON THE PITCH BUT SKILLS TO CARRY THEM THROUGH LIFE. 
FOUNDER - NICOLE BARRETT
"HARD WORK BEATS TALENT IF TALENT DOESN'T WORK HARD"
Nicole has played football her entire life for both Professional and Grassroots clubs.
At the age of 6, she started with a local boys’ team, before playing academy football with both Reading FC and Chelsea FC.
Aged 17 Nicole signed for Oxford United, giving her the privilege to compete with and against some of the best teams and players in English football. At the start of 2016, aged 19, Nicole moved to America and signed for a Semi-Pro Women’s team OSA FC, where she had the opportunity to play with both American and Italian nationals. 
Nicole is now a full time professional footballer playing for Portsmouth FC in the Championship.

Qualifications 
Nicole is UEFA B qualified. On top of this Nicole is a qualified personal trainer with CPD's in strength and conditioning and youth training. 

Obtaining her first coaching job at the age of 15, Nicole now has over 10 years coaching experience of children aged 18months-16years old in both England and the USA. Nicole has worked hard to develop and create innovative programs to deliver the latest training techniques and methodologies, in order to get the best out of every player. Nicole currently coaches for Fulham Fc Pre Academy.
Nicole's greatest passion is seeing children not only succeed but do it with a smile on their face. 
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