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Tony Carr, MBE

Academy Director Tony Carr has spoken of his immense pride after being made an MBE by the Queen for his services to football. Read more here.



West Ham United Player ID Camps are coming to a town near you! - If you impress you will be invited to our National residential camp in July with Tony Carr and the rest of West Ham United Academy Coaches! .....and if you impress there you’ll be invited to the experience of a lifetime - 10 days at the West Ham United Academy in London.

Will you ...... “Be the One!”?

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Tony Carr discusses Youth Coaching and the philosophy behind the West Ham United Academy in a recent article in the NSCAA’s Soccer Journal.  Click here.
Academy Graduates - from England’s World Cup winning captain, Bobby Moore to Jordan Spence, read the full list of players here.

Partner Clubs’ Coaching Directors visit West Ham

International Academy Partner Clubs Directors of Coaching visited West Ham United on an educational  trip. Click the date to read more.

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ngratulations to Partner Club Alpharetta Ambush for their national championship win in the U17 division.  The team won 4-1 over St. Louis Scott Gallagher (MO) in Overland Park, Kansas.  Also, congrats to Karl Chester (golden ball) and Kevin Quintana (golden glove) for their respective awards.  Click here to watch a short video highlighting the National Championship run.

Academy Partner Club Player signs Professional Contract with West Ham United

Sebastian Lletget, formerly of International Academy Partner Club, Santa Clara Sporting today signed a professional contract with West Ham United Football Club. Click here.

National Camp Dates

2013 National Camp dates announced. The West Ham United International Academy are pleased to announce the dates for the 2013 National Camp at Darlington School, Rome GA. Camp 1 will be for U10-U13 boys and U12-U18 Girls – July 28th-31st. Camp 2 will be for U14-U18 Boys from August 1st -4th.  The camp will be under the direction of legendary West Ham United Academy Director Tony Carr and is by invitation only.

First Ever

Coaching Diploma Trip

The International Academy’s Coaching Diploma session came to an end this week, with many memories for all that attended.  For some it was fulfilling a life long dream, and for others it was gaining more experience to better their coaching.  Overall the trip was a huge success.  You can check out the full coverage of the event here.

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New Partner Club

October 2, 2013 -West Ham United International Academy are please to announce the newest Partner Club, Pioneer Valley Storm.  The Pioneer Valley Storm was founded in 2011 with a mission to challenge players to enhance their soccer skills while providing the training and knowledge to take them to the next level of their game.  Tom Gerbaldi a former West Ham United academy player and Shaun Jenks, President of the Storm are excited to be able to provide thru the partnership with West Ham United International Academy & GIS the opportunity for players & coaches to develop and to take it to that next level.

Hawaii Player ID Camp

October 9, 2013 - West Ham United International Academy held its first ever Player ID Camp in Hawaii.  The West Ham coaches were greeted at the airport with leis.  Take a look at the pictures from the camp on our facebook page.

West Ham U16s Win GIS Cup

October 18, 2013 - West Ham United U16's win first GIS Cup in Palm Coast, Florida.  West Ham U16’s won all of their games against the American competition, but it was not easy.  Read more.

Mexican Elite Trip

January 1, 2014 - Recently some of the top youth players from Mexico were invited to be a part of the West Ham United Elite Experience.  On this trip, the players had the opportunity to train where West Ham trains and see the sites of English Football.  Click here to look at all of the pictures from the trip.

Lletget Makes First Team Debut

January 10, 2014 - Sebastian Lletget formerly with West Ham United Academy Partner Club, Santa Clara Sporting from Northern California makes his first team debut versus Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup!! Congratulations Sebby! Who will be next?  Click here to look at pictures from the game.