Foundation

Salford Red Devil’s Foundation is a registered charity that inspires the community through sport, health and education delivery across Salford, Greater Manchester and beyond. Salford Red Devils run a huge highly successful community programme engaging with thousands of people each year via 10s of 1000s of delivery hours.

Salford Red Devils Foundation is well established forming in 2004. We have an experienced, motivated and high qualified delivery team who deliver high quality activities. The team includes qualified teachers, international rugby league coaches dance co-ordinators and ex professional players to name but a few who are active every day of the week. Delivery ranges from schools coaching for boys and girls, coach education, to men’s health campaigns, education initiatives, Karate, wheelchair rugby, learning disability super league and a fully-fledged Dance Academy performing at showcase events such as the Challenge Cup Final. 

Supporting the delivery team is the Red Devils brand, which includes dozens of player visits by international first team stars. The official club mascot is often seen at events promoting local good causes and campaigns. At the centre of all these activities is a commitment to employ local people and utilise local suppliers as we wish to give the best opportunities for local resident’s and their families in our community.

Exciting times lie ahead for 2021 and beyond, as we look to keep putting something back to the community that has made us. Keep an eye out for new exciting projects delivered in partnership with Foundation 92. We are also looking to further our efforts to support our many hard-working local community rugby league clubs.

For more information on the wider programme, including how to get involved, please visit www.salfordreddevilsfoundation.co.uk email neil.blackburn@srdfoundation.co.uk or call a member of the team on 0161 631 5252.

Red Devils Development Academy

Salford Red Devils Foundation continue to deliver the Clubs development pathway from ages 12 for both male and females development pathways run throughout the year.

In collaboration with Eccles Sixth Form College it will see the highly successful Dual Development Academy as the pinnacle, running a bespoke programme that will be delivered to our students on an education programme. Whilst at the academy players will receive the highest quality rugby league coaching and represent Salford Red Devils.

Being part of the Salford Red Devils Dual Development Academy gives students unprecedented access to the professional world of sport with money can’t buy experiences that will last a lifetime and enhance their learning experience.

Players will have training scheduled into their weekly timetable and compete weekly under the Salford Red Devils brand in the National Premier College Division. The team is coached by ex-professional player turned Head of Youth and Reserve Team head Coach Danny Barton.

This season’s exclusive opportunities to students included: 

  • A clear and tangible pathway to becoming a professional rugby league player
  • Exclusive training sessions at the AJ Bell Stadium
  • Personalised Nutrition plan
  • Access to Reserve and First Team training sessions for deserving students
  • Match day tickets given for free as rewards
  • Bespoke Strength and Conditioning plan
  • Tuition towards elite UKCC coaching qualifications
  • Competitions played in the full Salford Red Devils Brand
  • Access to international playing opportunities
  • Special guest speakers from world-class sporting professionals

Case study

The Salford Red Devils Development Academy has the potential to be a springboard for aspiring young athletes to make that leap from amateur into professional sport. We are delighted to announce that Connor Aspey and Luis Roberts have achieved their dreams and thanks to their hard work and dedication both on the field and with their academic studies by signing professional contracts with the club, both making Super league debuts in 2020.

 

View our prospectus HERE.

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