Melbourne Victory’s Pre-Academy Centres are a player’s stepping stone into the Melbourne Victory Academy program. Via regular contact with Melbourne Victory coaches players will improve key skills and develop confidence in their ability to take the next step in their football journey.

Training targets players at the skills acquisition phase of their development and seeks to allow graduates of the program to transition into the Melbourne Victory Academy.

Who is it for?

Boys and girls aged 9-12

What is a Pre-Academy Centre?

Running out of a number of venues across metropolitan and regional Victoria, training programs will complement a player’s community football development and prepare them for potential entry into the Melbourne Victory Academy.

Where are they?

Metropolitan centres will run during the school term starting Term 1 & Term 2

  • East Metro – Keysborough
  • North Metro – Epping
  • North West Metro – Hillside
  • West Metro – Point Cook

How do I join?

All nominations for players through to one of our Pre Academy Centres must be approved by your local club Technical Director / Club Delegate. Please contact for more details.