Waikato Football Academy

Waikato's Premier Football Academy is designed to cater for all ages and skill levels from the youngest in Waikato to the best in New Zealand

The Waikato Football Academy provides a unique opportunity for young players to accelerate their development and reach their potential as footballers.


Waikato Football Academy - Term 1 Programme 2017

The Waikato Football Academy training programme will develop the skills of players of all levels. The sessions build players confidence, and skills learned can assist/improve the players game.

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Please contact the Academy Manager, Andrea Marden waikatofootballacademy@gmail.com for more information.

Academy Director

Mark Cossey

Mark is a former All White and current Head Coach of the Hamilton Wanderers Northern Premier League and Stirling Sports Premiership teams. With over a twenty year playing career, Mark was a prolific National League goal scorer for Waikato United, North Shore United and Melville United. Mark has been running player development programmes in the Waikato for over fifteen years and has worked with the regions most talented players including Chris Wood and Marco Rojas.

Mark is a New Zealand Senior Level 3 Coaching licence holder.

For further information contact

Mark Cossey

027 483 6085

Andrea Marden