The aim of the Academy is to attract high quality football players to study at
The close association between the College and Cheltenham Town FC enables students to demonstrate their talents to a professional club and work closely with the players and coaches.
Recent Scholarís, Marcus Palmer and Will Puddy, joined the Youth Team from
The link has also benefited youth team players who have been released at 18+. Luke Buttery was a former Professional player who joined
Cheltenham Town FC now bases their whole Centre of Excellence at Hartpury and uses the extensive facilities on weekday evenings. The relationship between the Club and the College and the football programme provided by the College continues to develop as the College increases the quality and quantity of the sports facilities available.
As result of this connection and the growing reputation of the College, stronger links are establishing between the College and non-league football clubs within the area.
As well as improving players,
A number of the students currently demonstrate their coaching skills in the Cheltenham Town Centre of Excellence and other local clubs.