Stadium FC Elite Academy U17s is our flagship team that provides players the opportunity to be fully submerged in a full time footballing experience over a ten month season. While the Stadium FC Academy is operational since 2009 , the U17 Elite Squad program was started in year 2019-20 .

We’re proud to offer our players the ultimate chance to showcase their abilities against high levels of opposition in professional setups. The best players of the U17 Elite squad get a chance to represent our club in “Hero Youth Elite League ”- India’s highest League level of Youth football .

The goal of our U19 Elite Academy program is to see our players further enhance their footballing career; whether that’s through professional football in India or continuing in education through college soccer. The program is available on Residential and Non-Residential basis , with option of education alongside their football in an accelerated personalized, self paced education programme recognized by Govt of India. Off the pitch, players can enjoy a dream lifestyle in the club’s hometown of Bengaluru.

About the Program

Performance Clock is maintained for every player which covers complete performance history and development action plan.

10 Weekly on-ground sessions with additional Physical , Mental development
sessions with qualified trainers.

Play in 25 competitive fixtures over the season to test and prepare yourself against the best clubs in the Country.

Access to a Football specific gym including advanced sports science & personal training to ensure you are at your Physical Peak.

Chance to represent Stadium FC team in Highest National level Youth League in India, the “Hero Elite League” and play against the best clubs in country.

We offer Education to players up-to Senior Secondary in a Self-Paced Model.


Player Well-being

Advanced inhouse Sports Science play a huge role in helping players to maintain their health and well-being.

On ground Physio and Coaching staff work closely to monitor key Sports Science related statistics to ensure that the training load is measured and appropriate to Player health readiness. The training session follows scientific principles of ‘periodization’ to match the demands of the game to players ability to take the training load. All Residential players follow a carefully crafted diet that would suit a developing young player engaged in intensive training. Appropriate balance of Protein for recovery and carbohydrate for energy is aimed for. The nonresidential players are provided supplementary Nutrition Guidance to meet the requirements of active sporting lifestyle.

In addition, Stadium FC has partnered with PRACTO, a leading Health provider of Specialist doctors including General Physicians, Physiotherapist etc… to attend to any occasional health concerns of its residential players.

Education & Studies


We take education seriously and provide opportunity to all our Residential Academy players to continue education alongside their football.

We believe it is important for our players to be prepared for life outside of football and fully support and understand the importance of their studies.

  • Personalized, Self-Paced Learning Programme.
  • Hybrid format of online and Personal Tutor classes.
  • Curriculum Tailored to National Institute of Open Schooling.
  • Board recognized by Govt of India.
  • Education offered up to 12th Standard.

12 Sessions/Week
Entry Through Trials Only

Residential & Non-Residential
Entry Thru Trials Only

English FA and AFC Certified Staff
Scholarship based on Evaluation
Technical, Tactical, Physical, Mental training
Strength & Conditioning Training
Performance bench-marking
Performance Tracking Report
Nutrition Guidance
Registration with Football Federation

Sports Science
Monthly Evaluations
Intensive Weekly Practice Matches
Trials for STADIUM FC National Youth League (Hero Elite League) Team
2 set Training Uniform
Accident Insurance
Natural/ Artificial Grounds
+ One Time Annual Registration Cost

Education with Sports (@ extra cost)
Boarding & Lodging including 3 Meals
Advanced Sports Science
Training Kit
Home & Away Team Uniform
Free Transportation to/fro games
Monthly Social Get together

Our Home Town

Bangalore, officially called Bengaluru, is the capital of Karnataka. It is the second fastest growing metropolis of India and also the fourth highest GDP contributor after cities like Mumbai, Delhi, and Chennai. Bangalore is popularly known as the ‘Silicon Valley’ of India for being a major IT hub of the nation.

IT moguls like Wipro and Infosys have their headquarters in the city. The bustling cosmopolitan city with an all-year-round pleasant climate has many cafes, shopping malls and restaurants for a luxurious and upscale lifestyle.

There are many notable institutions located in the city such as Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), National Aeronautics Laboratory (NAL) and National Law School.

The city also has some wonderful tourist hotspots like the Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Bannerghatta National Park, Innovative Film City and Cubbon Park.

Playing Facilities

Stadium FC Academy – Yelahanka
Avalahalli doddaballapur road, North Bengaluru.
120,000 Sqft -Home of Stadium Tigers.
Natural and Artificial turf.

Stadium FC – Home Ground
Padukone Dravid Center for Sports Excellence,  Bettahalasura, North, Bengaluru. Home Ground of Stadium Tigers, Internatonal Size FIFA approved Artificial Turf.