Capital Football’s High Performance Programs cater for talented football players from the Australian Capital Territory and the surrounding regions as part of the Football Australia (FA) National Talented Player Pathway.

Developed in line with the FA National Curriculum, Capital Football offers a number of programs for both male and female players from Under 9 to 17 throughout the course of the year.

Capital Football’s High Performance Programs are divided into three separate programs:

  1. Talented Support Program TSP). The TSP is a user pay program for players seeking to further develop their individual playing skills while also learning the 1-4-3-3 playing structure in preparation for possible selection into SAP, or State Team squads.
  2. Skill Acquisition Programs – Futsal & Outdoor (SAP).
  3. ACT State Team Programs (NYC ).





Capital Football recently engaged the football community in a review of the development programs offered to the ACT’s young players following three years of the Canberra United Academy’s supplementation of development opportunities provided by clubs and underpinning of the talent identification process for State Team selection.

The review focused on youth development, with programs considered from U/9 through to U/17 age grades.

Outline of Review
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Member Federation Youth Development Structure Analysis
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Youth Development Models to facilitate Discussion
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Discussion Papers
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Review Outcomes
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