‘Why did I decided to join UK Football Schools? For a couple of years, I have been fortunate enough to assist in the operational and practical aspects of UK Football Schools’ sister company, UK Football trials’ professional one day trials and extensive five-day football camps based near London. UK Football Trials offer both summer football camps and spring football camps with a variety of essential aspects to professional soccer development emphasised. Therefore, when I received the opportunity to join the UK football schools team full-time, it was an offer I could not refuse!’.
‘In my new role as ‘Football and Education Consultant’, I will be dealing with the very best international soccer academy in England and a variety of excellent soccer schools in England (in which UK football schools has cherry-picked the best of the bunch based on numerous visits and analyses over an 18 month period). It’s because of this, I am extremely excited to start helping aspiring young footballers, like I once was, to recommend and find the very best boarding schools for football in the UK, specific for their own individual requirements’.
‘UK Football Schools is a unique initiative providing education places for UK and international students at some of the best boarding schools for football in the UK. Many of these boarding schools in England have impeccable football links into football academies in the UK. The provide excellent football programmes whilst emphasising the importance of obtaining solid academics to support your future career outside of any professional football aspirations’.
‘Not just recommending the best boarding schools for football in the UK; UK Football Schools also have links to what is considered to be: the best football university in the UK for football programmes, a world class European Football Academy partnership (Spain football academy) that play against the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid and Valencia and an incredible international soccer academy in England supported by two fantastic universities within two blossoming cities of the UK’.
‘The combination of soccer and education, my two passions from a young age, really made it impossible to say no! Providing me with further insight to the complex world of Soccer schools in England and football universities. Help me, to help you, recommend the best boarding school for football in the UK.’
Karl has acquired a vast amount of knowledge and experience within the sporting industry as he has been involved in a variety of sports and roles within since a young age. He continued his passion for sport into an academical route, studying Biology, Psychology and Physical Education at A-level in order to prepare him for a Bachelor of Science degree at Sheffield Hallam University – in which he graduated in Sport’s and Exercise Science. Here he developed expertise in: Strength and Conditioning, Sports Psychology, Nutrition, Video Analysis and Biomechanics.
Prior to this, he has worked as a fitness coach for U11-U15 teams in his local region. As well as voluntarily contributing towards the Grimsby Town Sports and Education Trust, coaching a variety of sports across multiple age groups and abilities within the community. Not only this, he has trialled in a football academy in the UK himself – both Grimsby Town and Scunthorpe United – as well notably representing his school and local team across multiple levels – reaching the Lincolnshire County Cup Final’s and the ESFA (English Schools Football Association) Last 16, playing at Glanford Park, home to, at the time, Championship side Scunthorpe United.
So there you have it, what better person to recommend the best soccer schools in the UK or a football academy in the UK!