Want to become a #FindTheNext Goalball Academy player? Applications are open once again!

The #FindTheNext Goalball Academy logo.

Applications are now open for the #FindTheNext Goalball Academy as we are looking to expand our team. Are you or do you know someone who:

  • Aged 12 – 18-years old (if you are aged 19-20, please still apply!).
  • Registered blind or partially sighted.
  • Willing to be a part of an exciting journey to develop themselves on and off the goalball court.

Loving goalball is not essential but certainly helps!

Max Dyble standing in front of a Goalball UK banner holding a board which reads

In the first instance, over 6 months, you will work on developing yourself as a young adult learning the fundamental skills to become a talented athlete of the future.

To apply to become a #FindTheNext Goalball Academy player, you must:

  • Complete the #FindTheNext Goalball Academy general details form
  • Submit a one-minute video/audio file on why you would like to be a part of the team. The video/audio file must revolve around the following:
    • What you enjoy about taking part in sport and physically activity (specifically goalball if you play it).
    • The key skills you have that would make you an asset to the Goalball Academy.
    • What you would be looking forward to about being involved in the Goalball Academy.

More creative, the better! Please submit the video/audio file to alex.cockerham@goalballuk.com.

Keira Mills and Natalie Herbert of the Goalball Academy team holding canoe paddles up facing the sky with big smiles at a water sports centre.

This is one of the last opportunities to join the team in 2021.

Team picture of the #FindTheNext Goalball Academy team on the water in canoes. All are holding their hands in the air and have big cheesy smiles!

General applications are open until 03/09/2021 at 6pm. If you have any questions, please contact Alex Cockerham (email – alex.cockerham@goalballuk.com, phone – 07975 893924). We cannot wait to receive your applications!