7 Elite Academy

7 Elite Academy is a global football training academy for young people aged 5-19, setting out to improve player performance as well as developing world-class coaches.

Led by a team of UEFA and USSF qualified coaches across the USA, UK and East Africa, 7 Elite Academy follows a curriculum that is proven to support, develop and transform players’ skills; both on and off the pitch.

No matter a player’s age or ability, 7 Elite Academy accommodates anyone with a passion and skill for soccer, acting as a catalyst for excellence.

7 Elite Academy’s global links with top-level sporting and education organizations means players can access regular opportunities to train, play and gain college scholarships across the world.


7 Elite Academy is by players, for players. Our team’s work ethic and love of the sport has translated across the success of our participants.

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President and Global Technical Director

Anthony Godfrey

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Head of Foundation

David Mayer

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Head of Futures Elite

Jean Claude Gay

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Head of Goalkeeping

Brandon Gilliam

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College Programs Director

Johnny Broadhead

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Head of Pre-Academy

Matt Brown

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Head of Goalkeeping

Chris Owens

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Head Coach, Tanzania

Thomas Morris


7 Elite Academy has changed lives and communities for the better. Its achievements perfectly demonstrate the standards and values of The RED Group. Our impact can be found in the good sportsmanship and honesty of our players. We take pride in how we train them, developing fundamental skills that will shine in the classroom or on the pitch. It’s important that they adhere to our ETHICS: Excellence, Tenacity, Innovation, Community and Sacrifice.


7 Elite Academy is formed in Utah registering 600 players


7 Elite Academy expands into East Africa and United Kingdom


7 Elite Academy hosts its first International tournament


7 Elite Academy announces partnership with Adidas


Announces partnerships with AFC Liverpool, Coaching Connexions in UK and West Jordan Rec in Utah

Company Benefits

Being part of the Really Epic Dog Group means really epic benefits:

Friendly Company Culture
Generous vacation time
Comprehensive health and dental insurance
Travel Insurance
Regular Office Activities
Flexible Working Hours
Fully Stocked Kitchen
Travel Opportunities
Dog-friendly Office (US)
Career Development and Training Opportunities