Tranmere Rovers FC - ISA


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The History of Tranmere Rovers FC & the Tranmere Rovers International Soccer Academy


The International Soccer Academy (ISA) is located within Tranmere Rovers FC (TRFC), who are participants in EFL League One.

Founded in 1884, the club is situated in the North West of England, just 5 minutes away from Liverpool and an hour from Manchester, and the Club’s Chairman is former FA Chief Executive, Mark Palios. 

A hub of international soccer, Liverpool plays host to three professional soccer clubs with Tranmere Rovers FC, 6 times European Champions and current UEFA Champions League holders Liverpool FC and nearby neighbours Everton FC forming a formidable trio. Within an hour’s drive, there are over 20 professional teams in England’s top 5 leagues making this area of the North West one of the best regions to develop as a soccer player worldwide.

The club has a great track record of developing both male and female players who have gone on to play in some of the best leagues in the World, such as the English Premier League and German Bundesliga, and who have represented their country on the International stage.

Tranmere Rovers FC ISA - Elite Player Development Program


A hybrid of unique soccer education and world-class professional coaching, the Elite Player Development Training Program provides aspiring players with a bespoke training plan designed to elevate them to an elite level.

Players will gain a unique understanding into what it takes to become a professional soccer player as they fully immerse themselves in the soccer culture that exists in the North West of England. 

Based at our state-of-the-art training facility, alongside the Tranmere Rovers First Team, Tranmere Rovers Academy and Liverpool FC Women, the Elite Player Development Program provides an insight into all aspects of the game.

With every Program being bespoke, the courses run all year round, with just some of the benefits including:

• Individual Learning Objectives and Personal Development Reports

• Tailored full-time coaching with UEFA licensed coaches
• Appropriate level games program
• Personalised strength and conditioning training plan

• Personalised nutrition plan

Elite Player Development Programs are available to both male and female players aged 16-22 years.

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Team Development Program


The Team Development Program provides both men’s and women’s teams of all standards the opportunity to be provided with elite soccer training amongst a unique games programme that is tailored to an appropriate level. 

Each program is bespoke to every group so can be created to be as elite focused or tourism focused as requested.

From individual learning objectives that are monitored throughout the program to team psychological classroom sessions, we have every aspect of the game covered to make your experience identical to that of a professional setup. In and amongst the aspects of training and playing matches will be exciting trips to clubs such as Liverpool FC, Manchester United FC and Manchester City FC as you watch some of the world’s best players take to the field.

Team Development Programs are available all year round with just some of the highlights including:

Individual Learning Objectives and Personal Development Reports

Bespoke coaching sessions delivered by UEFA licensed coaches

Unique games program
Professional sports science insights

Personalised strength and conditioning plan*
Personalised nutrition plan
An insight into the only Futsal-to-Field curriculum at a professional soccer  club in England

Cultural soccer trips

Team Development Programs are available to both men’s and women’s groups from U13s to U23s.

*Strength and Conditioning plans for groups aged U17 and above

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Coach Education Program


English age-specific coaching has seen England’s U19s become European champions and the U17s and U20s World Champions in recent years and is a testament to the effectiveness of English coaching philosophy and implementation. It is what makes English players and English academies some of the best in the world. 

The ISA at Tranmere Rovers FC is the only professional soccer club that can deliver the FA International Award in partnership with The English FA and the only academy in the UK that is approved to deliver the FA International Coaching Award (Foundation to UEFA B equivalent) to aspiring coaches across the globe.

Delivered by official FA Tutors and Tranmere’s own professional coaching staff, coaches can gain an exclusive insight into the innovative and effective coaching methods that are used in TRFC’s own professional academy as well as England’s National Team Development.

TRFC are closely linked with one of the top ten sports science universities in the world - Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). Coaches on this course will have access to cutting edge research and sports science knowledge in addition to understanding how professional players are developed.

Topics covered on our Coach Education programs include:

  • The FA national DNA model for developing world-class players
  • Age-specific coaching knowledge and insight
  • Insight into physical, psychological, technical and tactical player development specific to
    age and ability
  • TRFC’s futsal-to-field technical and tactical development
  • TRFC’s coaching philosophy
  • Professional Development plans
  • Age-specific and player specific nutritional knowledge
  • Age-specific and player specific fitness knowledge
  • Age-specific and player specific physiotherapy and recovery seminars
  • State of the art sports science workshops with LJMU
  • Workshops and seminars with first-team managerial and coaching staff

Our Coach Education programs run all year round with courses created on demand. Any aspiring coach can apply to enrol on this program with group booking available if the minimum number of coaches is met.

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Tranmere Rovers International Soccer Academy Academic Program

Details are still to be confirmed for the Year round College based program that will run parallel to an Elite football training schedule. 

Harcus Consultancy Group will announce this information as soon as the partnership between Tranmere Rovers FC & a local educational institution is confirmed. This will allow student players to be exposed to the highest level of football and academic education offering players a pathway both on and off the field. 

To add yourself to the waiting list and hear more about the program, its dates and costs etc, when it is announced, please use the link below, or email

Download the HCG Tranmere Rovers FC brochure

HCG TRISA EPD Men's Brochure (pdf)


HCG TRISA EPD Women's Brochure (pdf)


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