New youth development project for Tim Wareing

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Not many know about Tim Wareing’s new youth development project in Northern Ireland.

Tim believes that it is time youth football evolves in Northern Ireland. His new project is looking at changing the dated, unsuccessful models that have not evolved in a generation.

Tim Wareing holds a UEFA European A Licence and has well over ten years of coaching experience.

He spent six years at Lisburn Distillery, coaching and managing the reserve team, under-18 side and also set up a very successful Academy.

“I have launched TW Academy.Org to offer elite coaching for all children to help develop their technical skills and technical awareness.

“Children attending TWSports.Org Mini Soccer Centres who reach a certain level will be invited into the TW Academy. Likewise elite children playing for a local club can apply for a place in the TW Academy for additional training.

“The problem in Northern Ireland is the contact time children have with their coaches and clubs. Generally children will only receive one, maybe two, training sessions at their club. Receiving two to three hours practice time a week, including a match programme is not nearly enough for a child to develop and gain a good education in football. Elite children in England and Holland generally receive at least nine to 12 hours practice time with their coaches and clubs.

“The TW Academy will not only offer elite children an excellent coaching education but we have a community section also.

“We will not turn away children if they are not good enough, Big enough or if they are a girl. We welcome all into our programme so that all can feel part of a team.

“We make the training programme creative and focus heavily on the technical side, but more importantly ensuring our players have fun.’’

If you would like to know more about these stories contact Tim Wareing at 07740120788 or email