‘Train, Play and Learn with the Best’

‘Bridging the gap between Grassroots and the Pro game

Kickstart Academy UK provides expert youth development coaching to talented players aged 7-13

To arrange a trial please use the form at the bottom of the page

Surrey Sports park, Guildford Surrey GU2 7AD


We aim to identify and nurture talented players.

The Kickstart Academy puts development first, we create an environment in which professional standard coaching at fantastic facilities bridges the gap between grassroots football and the professional game. 

Following the success of Kickstart Coaching which launched in 2014, the Kickstart Academy was established in 2015 and has been providing expert youth development coaching to talented players between the ages of 7 and 13 at George Abbott School in Guildford, Surrey.

We are delighted that we are now able to move the Kickstart Academy to Surrey Sports Park in Guildford. SSP boasts world class training facilities enabling players to train in all weathers and develop their talent with no interruptions. 

As well as fantastic training at great facilities with quality equipment, we offer regular fixtures against other Academies, both professional and development. Each player will receive termly reviews and action plans to assist in their continuing development.



What can we offer you as a player?

The Academy – All players upon joining will receive:

  • A full Nike training and match day kit.
  • No signing on fees
  • Regular fixtures against other Academy’s both professional and development.
  • Coaching by experienced UEFA & FA coaches
  • Access to the best facilities in the country
  • Use of the very best equipment available in Football
  • Termly player reviews and action plans

Our Academy teams:


U7  U8  U9  U10  U11  U12  U13


U11 – U13




Recent News –

  1. Kickstart Travel to Core Coaching Academy for our first midweek Academy league game.
  2. KSA Boys U8 and U10 travel to JE Soccer School in Leatherhead for friendly Dev fixtures October 7th
  3. We Welcome Pinnacle Sports Development for Fixtures 18th October to Surrey Sports Park
  4. October league game vs Basingstoke town dates to be confirmed.

Do You want to Trial for the Academy? Please specify age group & previous teams

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