GCFAOur Mission: 

Developing a generation of educated, aspiring and talented footballers and providing the opportunity to progress towards their sporting and career aspirations

By combining vocational studies with player development, the Guernsey College Football Academy allows aspiring footballers to train, study and develop by undertaking BTEC qualifications from Levels 1 – 3 and through collaboration with the GFA, undertake sessions and fixtures overseen by professionally qualified coaches and trainers.

Programme Summary


  • Full time educational programme at levels 1 – 3
  • Btec Sports vocational pathway
  • Coursework assessed
  • Specialist, experienced teaching team
  • Progression pathways to higher level learning
  • Integrated assessment with coaching programme
  • GFA delivery – part of the high performance pathway
  • 10+ hours timetabled football sessions per week
  • Seamless integration with GFA u18 academy squad
  • Fixtures in the British Colleges and also Channel Island Leagues
  • Coaching Qualification support and delivery
An information and guidance evening will be held in late 2013 for all prospective Academy players who are keen to be involved from Sept 2014

GCFA Director of Football & Guernsey FC Manager, Tony Vance, explains the positive impact the Academy can have in a recent interview with a local company away from the training field.

GCFEFor further information contact Sally Warburton 

Email : SWarburton@gcfe.net