Welcome to Player Development Academy!
Established by Graeme Burnett & Phil O'Sullivan in 2011, Player Development Academy (PDA) is at the forefront of football player development, coach education and fitness training in Aberdeen.
PDA aims to create an environment in which players and coaches can learn and develop, ultimately allowing them to reach their full potential.
As well as football coaching, we also offer personal fitness sessions by a fully qualified (REPs Registered) trainer.
Let PDA help take your game to the next level!
Meet the Coaches
Graeme & Phil have a wealth of coaching experience between them, spanning over twenty years. During this time they have acquired invaluable skills and knowledge from coaching players at all stages from 6 years old right through to senior players. This puts Player Development Academy in a perfect position to understand what a player needs to develop in order to reach their full potential.
"professional in what they do"
My son, Ronan, has been attending individual sessions, on a regular basis, with Graeme and Phil, of Player Development Academy, since September 2015 when he was six years old.
This has become an integral part of his football development, and indeed, enjoyment. When we have not been there for a period of time he always asks the question "when am I going to see Graeme and Phil?".
Both are very enthusiastic, dedicated, extremely knowledgeable and, above all, professional in what they do. We have been given strength and flexibility programmes and technique development plans for various football skills.
Each, and every, session is well planned out and every drill, or exercise, done for a reason. They have helped Ronan's balance, flexibility, strength and skills and are now working on his game awareness with related drills.
During his time working with Graeme and Phil, Ronan was selected for Aberdeen FC's Advanced Skills Centre and is now with one of the top boy's clubs in this area.
I would have no hesitation in recommending PDA to anyone, of whatever age, wanting to develop as a footballer in an enjoyable environment.
Colin McKay May 6th 2017
For more information or to request a booking with Player Development Academy, please contact us using the enquiry form below