ELTHAM College joins as affiliate school

Melbourne City FC is pleased to announce that ELTHAM College has entered into a partnership with the Club’s Melbourne City College of Football program.

ELTHAM College is the latest affiliate school associated with the Melbourne City College of Football, which allows local Victorian schools to engage directly with Melbourne City FC’s development program.

Benefits for ELTHAM include students and coaches engaging directly with Melbourne City FC and the Melbourne City College of Football and establishing areas of co-operation in coaching, football services, elite training and playing opportunities, female coaching and commercial and community opportunities.

Principal ELTHAM College, Simon Le Plastrier, said:

“ELTHAM College is excited to announce it has entered into a partnership with Melbourne City Football Club.

“This alliance will provide our students with access to first class coaching and a potential pathway to elite soccer. 

“Melbourne City FC has a proud and growing tradition as one of the major promoters of youth in Australian football. We look forward to building our relationship in the years ahead.”

ELTHAM Soccer Co-ordinator, Phil Mullett, said that the partnership was an exciting development at the school.

“This is the beginning of an exciting period for ELTHAM College boys and girls in the development of their football.

"Melbourne City FC are part of a truly global entity and the potential development opportunities for our students is truly impressive ”