Founded in 2009 by Christopher Grant and Phillip Kidd, Elite Soccer Coaching Ltd is a worldwide football coaching organisation providing professionally structured and specialized programmes for children aged 18 months to 14 years, with soccer schools currently active across two continents. The ethos behind Elite Soccer Coaching is to provide all children the opportunity to learn and play football in a fun, safe, active and educational/development based environment.
In Scotland, Elite Soccer Coaching is regarded as one of the biggest and finest providers of football programmes for children, with specifically designed programmes tailored for all children's needs, whether they are just starting out in the game or already play organised football. Elite Soccer's football programmes are attended by around 30,000 children annually. All Elite Soccer sessions are delivered by fully qualified and educated UK coaches who have attended Scottish Football Association coach education courses and have all been vetted through PVG Scheme (police background check).
Exclusively only at Elite Soccer Coaching in Edinburgh, The Other Foot Soccer School is one of the leading football development programmes in the world. Other Foot sessions are designed for children aged 5-12 and are focused around developing players 'Other Foot', with all players wearing a different coloured sock to highlight the foot they are looking to develop. The Other Foot programme is specifically designed so that each players ‘Other Foot’ has as much contact with the ball as possible, with players working through a series of fun, yet challenging games and exercises, ensuring all players become more confident and comfortable using their ‘Other Foot’. For more information please visit our About Other Foot page.
Elite Soccer provides year round holiday coaching courses during all major school holidays across several venues in Edinburgh. These courses are a great way for children to spend their holidays, make new friends, develop and learn new skills and have lots of fun. Our holiday courses run for five days and children can attend full days, half days or a mix of both. For details of our next holiday coaching course please visit our Holiday Course page.
Since 2009 Elite Soccer Coaching has been working in partnership with Active Schools Edinburgh providing weekly football sessions to over 40 primary schools across the city as part of their curricular/extra curricular programme. These classes take place before school, lunch time and after school. Contact your school directly to join Elite Soccer's football programmes.
Looking for ideas on how to make your child’s next birthday different, special and fun? Well look no further, Elite Soccer provides fantastic packages for boys and girls aged 3-12 that allows your child to share the most unforgettable football party with their friends and family in an active, fun filled environment. For more information on our birthday party packages please visit our Birthday Party page.
Individual training sessions are available for players of any age or ability who would like extra training to work on any aspect of their football development, whether that be mental, physical or technical attributes. Elite Soccer will design a specific programme for your individual needs. For more information please visit our Team/Individual Training page.
Our team training sessions are for any kids, youth or adult football teams. All sessions are structured to work on key aspects of player/team development, covering all mental, physical, technical and tactical attributes. For more information please visit our Individual/Team Training page.
It has been documented that to become an expert in football it will take 10,000 hours of perfect practice over 10 years. This works out at almost 3 hours of practice per day. Are you playing enough football to achieve your goals? Join Elite Soccer's programmes now to help you reach your goal!