Shadow scholars

Learn, train and play under the umbrella of Lincoln City Football Club and Riseholme College

A programme run at our academy for post 16 players who want to combine education with playing football.


Btec Level 3 in Sport:

  • Performance & excellence.
  • Performance analysis.
  • Sports nutrition.
  • Sports massage.
  • Training programming.
  • Organising sports events.
  • Work experience and employability skills.


  • UEFA qualified coaches.
  • Daily training/weekly fixtures.
  • Strength and conditioning programme.
  • Video analysis.
  • NYFL and AOC sports competitions.
  • Fixtures against other professional football clubs.
  • Approved coaching curriculum.
  • Opportunities to train/play with the youth team.

Accommodation available.

Free bus route from various locations.

Future pathways:

  • University.
  • USA scholarships.
  • Careers in football/sport.

For more information or to register your interest, please contact by clicking HERE.