Kickstart Academy, better known as KSA is an innovative football programme for talented young footballers in Surrey. Provided by a team of forward-thinking professional coaches. We focus on combining the development of each individual player, all whilst having fun in a positive environment.

The mission is to provide a professional academy environment, combined with high quality coaching, and access to top facilities. We give our players the platform to progress and develop, through our positive player led programme and professional academy coaching.

Our Academy Options

YR1 – YR3

Subject to availability


5:00 – 6:00pm
Rodborough School, Godalming

5:20 – 6:20pm
Grafham Grange School, Guildford

Pre-Academy Centres are for aspiring players in Years 1, 2 & 3. The syllabus
centres around developing young players to be brave, creative and confident
with the ball. When players go into Year 4 they are invited into either the
Academy or Development programmes.

YR4 – YR7

Invitation Only

YR4 & YR5 6:00 – 7:00pm
YR6 & YR7 7:00 – 8:00pm
Rodborough School, Godalming

The Academy groups follow our programme of topics focused on developing the individual. Players have the opportunity to play matches against professional clubs, benefit from taking part in Summer tournaments, showcase games and represent Kickstart Academy competitively.

Godalming Town FC
YR8 – YR13

We have a clear pathway for players going into Year 8 to continue with Kickstart and represent Godalming Town FC on Saturday mornings.

Development groups
YR4 – YR8

Subject to availability

YR4 & YR5 5:45 – 6:45pm
YR6, YR7 & YR8 6:45 – 7:45pm
Priors Field School, Godalming

YR4 & YR5 6:20 – 7:20pm
Grafham Grange School, Guildford

The Development group follows the same programme of topics focused on
developing the individual. The sessions have a big emphasis on developing
technique, decision making, problem solving and confidence with the ball.


Why us

Why choose KSA for your child?

We believe KSA provides the ultimate programme for youth footballers to
progress and develop. Our UEFA and FA qualified coaches have extensive
knowledge of youth football, we have experience in the professional game and
working with elite players. Our programme challenges players to develop in a
positive playing environment.

Our programme syllabus focuses on technique, confidence, and overall
development of all our players, but most importantly we want the players to
have fun, learn new skills and love the game.

Academy Membership Package

  • Monthly payment plan
  • Player Academy Kit and Merchandise
  • Progress Reports
  • Summer Tournaments
  • 20% off Football Camps
  • High Quality facilities and Staff