South Wales Elite Soccer is run by former professional footballer Mike Fowler who was a professional footballer with premiership side Crystal Palace FC. From here he moved on to Stevenage, Wrexham, Salisbury, Forest Green and Newport before retiring to fulfil a lifelong dream and ambition.
Mike also represented Wales at all levels up to and including U21. So we know what it takes to make it to the top.
We are now in our fourth year with the academy and we have National & Regional squads covering Cardiff and the Vale.
We aim to provide players with the same opportunities he received whilst growing up in South Wales, with fun and challenging sessions. Our unique coaching style will ensures maximum enjoyment and development for all players.
We have given our youngsters the opportunity to impress against Premiership sides Manchester City Crystal Palace, W.B.A. and Arsenal also Brighton and Q.P.R. from the championship, as well as league and non-league clubs. using all age groups. In the past few seasons we have taken teams to play in the Amsterdam tournament and Denmark where we have competed in the Norhalne Cup in Aarhus.
S.W.E.S prides itself on offering young players opportunities to take the next step in their development with a Professional club. Anyone that is deemed to be at the relevant standard needed we encourage to pursue that opportunity to the maximum, with the upmost support we can provide. We do not hold these players on contract and are free to take up any opportunity they desire with our well wishes and pride in nurturing their talent and realising the right time for them to progress. Not at any point do we expect any reward other than pride and satisfaction that we have made a difference.
We are always trying to extend our links in the professional game.
We have so far given over 50 players the opportunities to go for trial at professional teams, after being watched by clubs we have played against in fixtures, Something we are very proud of.