Kilmarnock Football Club has a long and proud tradition of identifying, recruiting and developing talented young footballers with the ability and potential to play at the very highest levels of the game.

Our Philosophy

Produce exceptional players in an enjoyable progressive and challenging environment to maximise their full potential.   


            Respect     |      Endeavour       |     Daily Excellence


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This year 5 players from the Academy made their first team debut. 


Could you be next? 

The Staff

Paul McDonald: Academy Director  

Charles Adams: Child Protection Officer &Education Welfare Officer
Kirsty Munro: Academy Administrator
Megan Finlayson: Head Academy Physiotherapist
Mark Farrell: Head of Academy Sports Science
Brian Sproul: Academy Parent Liaison Officer

The Coaches  
 Junior Academy - Gary Hastings | Adam Wilson (GK) | Daryl Knapp | Ross Chisholm | Ross Black | Ewan Barrie
U11s - Ross Black | Daryl Knapp
U12s - James McHarg (HOC) | Craig Hamilton
U13s - Craig Clark | Jim McCubbin
U14s - Greig Mitchell | Paul McKay
U15s - Andy Black Snr (HOSA) | Mark Millar
U16/17s - Brian Sproul | Ross Chisholm



Pre Season work out for the KFC Academy U15 and U17 squads at Ayrshire Warriors. To view our pictures from the day click here. 

                   Upcoming Fixtures  

                   No fixtures due to September Weekend

 Team  Date Time Opponent Location


 U12s15/10/201611.30amDundee United
Kilwinning Sports Club


10.00amRangersMurray Park
 U14s16/10/20161.45pmRangersMurray Park
 U17s16/10/201611.00am RangersRugby Park