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DB Sports International Football Academy

Where Football Stars Are Made!

DBS International Football Academy is the first of its kind in Ireland. It brings players together during transition year and post leaving cert to train full time as a footballer in Ireland’s Elite training facility Sport Ireland Campus.

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Who's it for?

How it works

15 weeks of mental and physical conditioning, world-class coaching, training, facility usage, team building and networking. 

Students that take part in the programme will experience what it is like to be a professional footballer and still get an education through the likes of sport science, video analysis, strength and conditioning, coaching education and more. 

Our Programs cater for both male and female footballers and will give them a platform to excel their career further in football weather that be in Ireland, England or USA on an athletic scholarship. 

State-of-the-art Sports Facilities

Located at Sport Ireland Campus selected players will train at an olympic grade sports facility fit for top athletes. 

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UEFA Qualified Coaches

As a program participant you will get focused 1:1 and group training mentorship from the best football coaches Ireland has to offer

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Skill Development & Conditioning

Students athletes will be upskilled and development based on the most cutting edge mental and physical science and industry practices. 

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Our programs will run from September until May in line with the school calendar and break during the school holidays the course also includes,

Cutting Edge Science

  • Full time training program with UEFA qualified coaches 
  • Involvement in competitive fixtures 
  • Video-Analysis classes
  • Sports Science classes

Tacticial Experince

  • Sports Psychology & goal setting classes
  • Stat sports vests & monitoring 
  • Individual player strength and conditioning programs
  • Player Position Specific Training (PPST)

Strategic Mentors 

  • Player Position Specific Training (PPST)
  • Weekly monitoring and feedback reports
  • Coaching Badges, PDP1 & PDP2
  • Referee Training & Courses
  • First Aid Training & Fire Marshall Training 

Career Preparation

  • Preparations of a soccer and education curriculum vitae 
  • Scouts and coaches in attendance of trainings and matches
  • Academy playing & training kit 

Where good become great

Our Team

James Toner

Academy Coordinator

Colm Barron

Academy Director

Mauro Martines

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