Talent centres

What’s on: Our talent centres are up and running for 2018. Want to know where your nearest centre is, and what it offers? Details here.

April courses

Holiday courses: The Ricki Herbert Football Academy has announced a series of holiday courses in April for players aged 7-15. Details here.

Skills programme

Waikato:  The RHFA has announced a new skills programme for boys and girls aged 9-12 to be held weekly at The Stadium, Te Awamutu. More details.

World Cup success

U-17 World Cup: Congratulations to four RHFA players who represented New Zealand at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India. Details here.

Our courses

Our programmes

U-11 boys win trophy

Trophy win

Tournament win: Our RHFA U-11 boys have won their age group at the AFS International Tournament in Victoria, Australia, while our U-12 girls reached their final. More details here.

Our three-day courses

Having fun: Ever wondered how much fun our players have at the holiday courses run by the Ricki Herbert Football Academy? Check out Theo Bouavong’s video from one of our Beachlands-Maraetai courses.

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Interview with Fulham coach

Fulham partnership: Fulham FC academy coach Dave Wright interviewed by RHFA’s Clive Herbert after the RHFA’s national training camp. More details.

HOW THE FULHAM PARTNERSHIP WORKS: The Ricki Herbert Football Academy has a partnership with leading English club Fulham. The partnership helps RHFA and Fulham identify talented young players suitable for visiting England to work at the London club’s successful academy. More details are here.

Introducing our academy

Welcome: Ricki Herbert explains what the RHFA is trying to achieve.

U-13 Gold Coast tour squad

'Thanks, coaches'

Feedback: ‘A big thank you for a well-organised and great weekend … ‘ – Tauranga’s Smith family after the inaugural RHFA Tournament, December 2017

Coaching tips

Quick tips: Our coaches are always looking for simple ways to share their knowledge. Click here for another tip from Ricki and his coaching team.

Want to know more?

  Contact the Ricki Herbert Football Academy today.  

Partners of the Ricki Herbert Football Academy

The Athlete Factory
Fulham FC
Blue Rovers