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Aces Academy WELCOMES David Thorpe  


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Alex Aces are delighted to announce that the well traveled and experienced David Thorpe will coach our Alex Aces under 14's this season.

Alex Aces Academy, who won the u13 and u15 Gauteng Academy Development League last season, are again expected to be a force in local youth football this season.

Last seasons teams were (in league under-13 position) were: Black Aces FC, Supersport United, Mamelodi Sundowns, Bidvest Wits, Jomo Cosmos, Moroka Swallows, Black Aces FC U12, Rosina Sedibane, University of Pretoria, Kaizer Chiefs FC, Orlando Pirates FC, School of Excellence.

Aces have again entered their teams into the premier youth development league, the SAFA Gauteng Development League and have entered both a pre-academy u12 and u14's in their respective leagues - the ONLY club who have done this.

Our Academy u19's will be an entirely Alexandra based squad who will train under Mxolisi Mngomezulu, the Alex FA's technical director and a CAF A licensed coach.

The full Aces Academy team coaches who will report into academy director Tony Dias are:

Under 12: Miguel Leite

Under 13: Mitch Stevens

Under 14: David Thorpe

Under 15: Raymond Seneo

Under 17: Tony Dias

Under 19: Mxolisi Mngomezulu

New Aces Academy u14 coach, David Thorpe – Coaching history and qualifications

1. University of Pretoria, TUKS Football Academy, South Africa

  • Academy: Technical and Administrative Coordinator

 2. UK International Soccer, USA

  • Delivering sessions in the New York and Connecticut, USA

3. Lincoln City Football Club Centre of Excellence

  •  Coaching in a development environment for the Centre of Excellence sides with the aim of creating players that are able to compete in the professional first team

4. Manchester United Soccer Schools International Coach

  •  Working on Long Term International Projects in South Africa, Dubai, Asia and USA, delivering specific coaching programmes tailored to the local market
  • Coaching on short term International Projects in countries such as Asia, Portugal, Australia and Switzerland

 5. Boston United Centre of Excellence

  • Delivering  coaching sessions to the Under 15 age group

 6. England University Coach

  • Coach England University Representative Squad

 Qualifications

  • South African Level one
  • The FA Age Appropriate Level One Module
  • South African Football Association Introduction Course
  • The FA Age Appropriate Introductory Module
  • FA Youth Coaches Course ( U11/12-16yrs)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Football ( UEFA B licence )

 

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Excellent Academy performances.
August 2017
Aces Academy Results vs Bidboys Development
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Aces do well against Supersport Academy
Aces Academy whitewash Shumba
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July 2017
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Brad Cross called up to U20's
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Aces Academy all record wins vs Platinum Stars
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June 2017
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May 2017
Aces Academy achieve clean-sweep over Cosmos
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Baxter announces 1st squad
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Academy away to Highlands
April 2017
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March 2017
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February 2017
Aces Academy WELCOMES David Thorpe
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January 2017
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