Performance Plans 2018-19

Rochdale AFC are the Number 1 Academy for Productivity at Category 3 for the 2nd year in succession. This means that over the last 3 years the Academy has produced more home grown players to play 1st team football than any other club in the country at Category 3. We are the 2nd highest in the English Football League and 3rd highest across the country including the Premier League. (Source: The Premier League)

The success of the Academy is built around a comprehensive Academy Performance Plan linked to the Elite Player Performance Plan Key Performance Indicators.

The Academy Performance Plan is in a number of documents which come together to form the whole plan. These are viewable by clicking on the following links:

Vision & Leadership


Performance Analysis

Sport Science & Medicine

Talent ID


External Partnerships

The Player