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Coerver® Coaching ACT Performance Academy Graduation 2020/21

The Coerver Coaching ACT Performance Academy Graduation was held at the University of Canberra with over 450 players, parents, carers and family members attending over two ceremonies. The night was a celebration of the player’s efforts throughout the Coerver Coaching ACT Performance Academy 2020/21 program.


Players in the Coerver Coaching ACT Performance Academy participated in 80+ hours of training across 6 months which included technical training, themed sessions, game days, testing and the Coerver Coaching Asia Pacific Performance Camp. Even in these testing times the effort and skill on display throughout the course of the program for all players was very admirable.
The Coerver® Coaching ACT Performance Academy is a football school for serious, dedicated individuals seeking additional professional training in order to improve their technical ability and become more advanced players. Coerver Coaching ACT would like to make special mention to those players and families who travelled from the surrounding regions to be a part of this year’s Performance Academy program.
Coerver Coaching ACT Performance Academy Director, Adrian Haynes said “It is very satisfying to see so many players who have been with us for 3, 4, 5 up to 8 years. The idea that you can attend the Performance Academy for a one off year and master the necessary skills to take your game to the next level is unfortunately not the case. As with any type of skill set you are endeavouring to master you need to have continuous, deliberate, structured, and repetitive practice over many years. The players at this year’s Academy were outstanding their focus, drive and determination ensured for a very positive Coerver experience and learning outcomes and I look forward to the chance to work with them again at the next Performance Academy program.”
One player from each squad was awarded the Player of the Program for 2020/21 and they received a Player of the Program prize pack which includes an adidas football, adidas jacket, a certificate and a trophy. 
•            Under 7/8 Player of the Program: Conor McGurk
•            Under 9 Player of the Program: Stefan Ilic
•            Under 10 Player of the Program: Louis Harding
•            Under 11 Player of the Program: Dylan Bates
•            Under 12/13 Player of the Program: Elijah Hezkial
•            Youth Girls Player of the Program: Maya McRae
•            Senior Girls Player of the Program: Alexia Cerne
•            Senior Boys Player of the Program: Evan Liversidge
In addition to the squad Player of the Program awards, one outstanding player was awarded the Jim Roberts Perpetual Trophy for the Coerver Coaching ACT Performance Academy Overall Player of the Program 2020/21, and received an adidas travel bag, an adidas ball, trophy and a certificate. This year’s recipient was Emma Alfonso.
Trials for the 2021/22 Performance Academy will be held on Sunday 29 August 2021.
Once again congratulations to all players and we look forward to seeing you at a Coerver Coaching ACT program soon. Click here for further details.