A year-long programme of football activities provides a range of opportunities for young boys and girls looking to improve their skills through Cambridge’s Future Reds programme.
The programme is run by the Ricki Herbert Football Academy, in partnership with Cambridge Football Club, and is designed to cater for all players, from those wanting to enjoy the sport at entry-level to players keen to develop to high levels of skill.
Please note that fees are payable to the RHFA upon registration.
Here are the main elements of the Future Reds programme planned for 2020:
This centre is designed for players aged 9-12 who have demonstrated high levels of skill and a desire to perform to their potential. Inclusion is by invitation only (automatic for the top two graded teams from each Cambridge FC Saturday grade).
The centre operates from Cambridge FC’s grounds in Vogel St on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
Term 3: Wednesday July 22 – Wednesday September 23 (9 sessions over nine weeks). Cost $90.
Term 4: Wednesday October 21 – Wednesday December 16 (9 sessions over nine weeks). Cost $90.
This is a specialist programme for girls aged 7-12.
The girls’ academy holds coaching sessions on Tuesday evenings.
Term 3: Tuesday July 21 – Tuesday September 22 (9 sessions over nine weeks). Cost $90.
Term 4: Tuesday October 21 – Tuesday December 15 (9 sessions over nine weeks). Cost $90.
Player development programme (open to all)
This is open to all boys and girls aged 6-11 (born 2009-2014). It focuses on helping players improve their skills while having fun. Sessions are held on Monday evenings.
Term 3: Monday July 20 – Monday September 21 (9 weekly sessions). Cost $90.
Term 4: Monday October 19 – Monday December 14 (9 weekly sessions). Cost $90.
School holiday programmes
The RHFA runs holiday programmes in April, July and December for boys and girls aged 6-14.
Introducing the RHFA
Ricki Herbert is Technical Director at Cambridge FC and oversees our coaching programme for junior, youth and senior football. If you want to know more about becoming a coach at our club, please email Cambridge FC’s Technical Director Ricki Herbert here.
- Ricki Herbert’s work with our coaches is made possible by the support of the Grassroots Trust.