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The Stoke City FC Academy at Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is a Premier League Communities football (soccer) youth academy that offers students top-level football training with professional coaches from the Stoke City Football Club. The Stoke City FC Academy at WISS was set up to provide elite football training in Shanghai and showcase the school’s extracurricular excellence, as well as Stoke City FC’s commitment to developing new talent.


Three coaches from Stoke City FC are at WISS throughout the year to work with players selected into the Academy. It is an outstanding opportunity for students to learn from coaches with top-level qualifications and some who have played professionally. Students also have the chance to travel to the Stoke City FC ground in the UK and train within their Youth Academy.


Stoke City FC is the oldest club in the Premier League Communities, and this is the first football program of its kind, offering first-rate coaching throughout the year to students in Shanghai. Every session encourages players to become skilled, confident, and creative individuals who can produce these skills in a match. The Stoke City FC Academy at WISS is about coming together as a team, improving players’ skills, and, of course, having fun. Aside from the high-level football skills, it teaches commitment, discipline, and focus.

STOKE WHO WE ARE

STOKE WHO WE ARE

The Stoke City FC Academy at Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is a Premier League Communities football (soccer) youth academy that offers students top-level football training with professional coaches from the Stoke City Football Club. The Stoke City FC Academy at WISS was set up to provide elite football training in Shanghai and showcase the school’s extracurricular excellence, as well as Stoke City FC’s commitment to developing new talent.


Three coaches from Stoke City FC are at WISS throughout the year to work with players selected into the Academy. It is an outstanding opportunity for students to learn from coaches with top-level qualifications and some who have played professionally. Students also have the chance to travel to the Stoke City FC ground in the UK and train within their Youth Academy.


Stoke City FC is the oldest club in the Premier League Communities, and this is the first football program of its kind, offering first-rate coaching throughout the year to students in Shanghai. Every session encourages players to become skilled, confident, and creative individuals who can produce these skills in a match. The Stoke City FC Academy at WISS is about coming together as a team, improving players’ skills, and, of course, having fun. Aside from the high-level football skills, it teaches commitment, discipline, and focus.

STOKE MISSIONS STATEMENT

STOKE MISSIONS STATEMENT

To provide quality coaching for players of all ages and abilities to allow improvement of skills and enjoyment of the game and, in so doing, show the opportunities available to pursue football for the most talented and those who wish to pursue a career in the game as players, coaches or administrators.

To provide quality coaching for players of all ages and abilities to allow improvement of skills and enjoyment of the game and, in so doing, show the opportunities available to pursue football for the most talented and those who wish to pursue a career in the game as players, coaches or administrators.

WHY CHOOSE STOKE CITY FC AT WISS

WHY CHOOSE STOKE CITY FC AT WISS

Stoke City FC Academy at WISS is a premier Shanghai youth football program that gives 6 to 17-year-olds the opportunity to learn the Stoke City FC way through an intensive football schedule alongside the education. Stoke City FC is a club that is rich in history, with an outstanding track record of developing top players. Stoke is a community club that believes in helping young and potential players in Shanghai by providing football opportunities through their community work, development squads, and high–quality academy system.

Stoke City FC Academy at WISS is a premier Shanghai youth football program that gives 6 to 17-year-olds the opportunity to learn the Stoke City FC way through an intensive football schedule alongside the education. Stoke City FC is a club that is rich in history, with an outstanding track record of developing top players. Stoke is a community club that believes in helping young and potential players in Shanghai by providing football opportunities through their community work, development squads, and high–quality academy system.

BENEFITS OF THE ACADEMY

BENEFITS OF THE ACADEMY

The Stoke City FC Academy at WISS is an excellent opportunity for students to follow their passion for football and improve their game.


The Academy is a full-year program coached by three top coaches from Stoke City football club. The training program is based on the program at the Stoke City FC Academy in England. Every session encourages players to become skilled, confident, and creative individuals who can produce these skills in a match. The Academy is about coming together as a team, improving players’ skills, and having fun. Aside from the high-level football skills, it teaches commitment, discipline, and focus.

The Stoke City FC Academy at WISS is an excellent opportunity for students to follow their passion for football and improve their game.


The Academy is a full-year program coached by three top coaches from Stoke City football club. The training program is based on the program at the Stoke City FC Academy in England. Every session encourages players to become skilled, confident, and creative individuals who can produce these skills in a match. The Academy is about coming together as a team, improving players’ skills, and having fun. Aside from the high-level football skills, it teaches commitment, discipline, and focus.

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