Summer Academy 9th-17th Grade & U20s and U23s
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Summer Academy @ Fencibles| 2021 - Term 4

The Junior and Youth can continue to be part of the success of the Fencibles First Team 2021 season, resurgence, promotion and training the Fencies way- This academy is to help those young ambitious players to continue their football development journey with some of NZ's top coaches. 

Academy @ Fencibles Summer Academy

The Academy is a stepping stone into the Fencibles players pathway for the 2022 season . The Academy targets players in the Skill Acquisition Phase (8th Grade to 17th Grade) and looks to build on their key skills and confidence in players ability to take the next step in their football journey. These sessions are intended to compliment a player's community football development.

JOIN US as we launch our Summer Academy during Term 4.

Calling all young, Auckland based footballers! 

The Academy is open to all players who have a desire to advance their footballing skills and each player will get 3 on field sessions each week, delivered over an 9 week period.  Players will train “The Fencies Way” under a curriculum designed by Darren Bazeley and Marty our Director of Football, incorporating the key elements integral to the development process. Players should expect to learn, be challenged and have a lot of fun. 

This is a unique opportunity for players to get a taste of the new 'Fencies Way’ and gain exposure to a proven way of football development they may not have experienced previously.  This Academy is open to all members and non members of Fencibles, just click on the Sign-Up Now buttton

Calling all young, Auckland based footballers!

The launch Academy is a crucial platform for our players wanting to maximise their footballing goals & aspirations.

The Coaches- (Click here for the coaches bio)

Marty Rodwell - Director of Football

Darren Bazeley- Technical Director, All Whites Assistant Coach and U20s NZ Head Coach

Michael Poulopoulos (Mikey P) - Academy Coach

Roy Dsouza - Academy Coach

Darryl Hamilton- Development Manager & Academy Coach

David Hough- NZ Skills Centre & Academy Coach

Michael Hough- NZ Skills Centre & Academy Coach

Annie Byrne - Academy Coach

Erin Shields - Academy Coach

Sam Jones - Academy Coach

Sam Lonergan - Academy Coach

         *All coaches are double vaccinated 


Professionally designed programme 

Key Elements of The Academy @ Fencibles Summer Academy

  • 3x contacts per week. 
  • 12/14 Player to coach ratio (depending on the age).
  • Covid / Sport Nz regulation training
  • Guest coaches from around NZ
  • Delivered by qualified specialists with experience in High Performance environments.
  • Player workshops
  • Intro to video analysis
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Club exchanges
  • Guest coaches from around NZ 
  • The U20s will be made up of this years NRFL players and the the U23s will be made up by current reserve and First Team players (who will compete in the summer league). Both grades will be invitational only- if you wish to participate, please contact Marty- Click HERE

Programme Details

Spaces are limited per age groups so register quickly so you don't miss out

This is a 9 week programme, beginning in term 4, on Monday 22nd November and run until Friday 17th December. We will then break over Christmas and the New Year and start again on Thursday 3rd Feb and finish on Monday 7th March (including Waitangi Day). 

The training sessions will be on Monday, Thursday & Friday evenings at William Green Domain. 

Monday, Thursday & Friday- 3x sessions per week for only $185.00, thats less than $7.00 per session.

  • 4.30pm- 8/9th Grade Boys and Girls & 10/11th Grade Boys and Girls
  • 5.45pm-  U12, U14 & U18s Girls, 12/13th Boys, 14/15th Boys & U17s
  • 5.45pm- Goalkeepers training on Thursdays, $90 or included with all full enrollments
  • 7.00pm-  U20s- Invite Only, U23s- Invite Ony

This includes a free Nike training shirt, which can be collected at the first training session.

Training Top

All players registered for the Academy are required to wear the academy training shirt for all sessions. 

One training shirt is included in the registration fee, and additional gear is available for purchase below.

Training shirts: $35.00 | Hoodies: $50.00