LMC Football Academy

LMC Academy offers quality coaching and an extensive opportunity to play in the College's and Morecambe Football Club's youth teams. It also provides the opportunity for students to gain regional and international recognition.

LMC staff pride themselves on developing the individual; we install high personal standards, developing young people with aspirations to achieve in life both on and off the field. We give our students the best chance possible to succeed within football thanks to full time training as well as strength and conditioning training on a regular basis.

Lancaster & Morecambe College works in partnership with Morecambe Football Club providing sports based qualifications, functional skills and GCSEs in maths and English.

LMC offers a bespoke programme of full time education suited to each learner's needs, ability and desired career path. We offer full time education from Level 1 to Level 3 in variety of football / sport / coaching related qualifications.

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Coach Profiles

Garry Hunter

Garry has 10 years' professional football experience; 9 years with Morecambe FC and 1 year with Barrow FC. Garry has achieved so much within his career, including representing English Colleges and promotion to League 2 with Morecambe FC as well as over 300 appearances for his home town club. Garry is using his year of  football experience and is now dedicated to his coaching to recruit, develop and improve talented young footballers. Garry is currently a UEFA B qualified coach.

David Scambler

David is a UEFA B and FA Youth award qualified coach. David provides creative coaching combined with fitness and conditioning practices that were developed during his time working as a Physical Training Instructor within the British Army combined with a BSc in Sport and Exercise Physiology. David has over 8 years' grass roots and elite/academy coaching experience.

Training Facilities

Lancaster & Morecambe College’s affiliation with Morecambe FC allows students to develop on professional standard facilities due to the club's academy category level 3 status. These facilities and maintained by a full time groundsman.

What we offer:

  • Fifa approved 3G astro turf
  • 2 x grass pitches
  • Fitness suite
  • 2 x Indoor sports halls
  • BayFit Gym (off site)
LMC Football Academy

Academy News

Joe Hamilton signs with The University of New Brunswick, Canada

April 11, 2017

LMC are proud to announce that Joe Hamilton has signed a 4 year Scholarship deal with The University

Joel Drewery Signs with The University of the Cumberlands, USA

April 04, 2017

LMC are proud to announce that Joel Drewery has signed a 4 year Scholarship deal with The University

LMC Football Academy Trials

March 27, 2017

Do you want to be a professional footballer and have the opportunity to earn a professional contract

Match Reports

College Football Academy Continue Their Success

March 30, 2017

Lancaster & Morecambe College Football Academy have won the English Colleges FA Category 1 League Ch

LMC Progress in Play-Offs

March 16, 2017

The play offs, last 16 in England.

LMC Youth Academy Cup Round of 16 Report

February 24, 2017

On 22nd February, the LMC Youth Academy Team played in the round of 16 in the National College