WHERE MATILDAS ARE MADE
The FQ Academy QAS is the elite football development program for women and girls in Queensland.
Established in 1992, the program has a strong track record of producing players for Australia’s national teams, including eight of the 10 Queenslanders in the CommBank Matildas squad for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™.
The FQ Academy QAS program is delivered by Football Queensland and provides a full time playing and training environment for female players aged U13 to U18.
The program will be led by advanced licenced coaching staff who receive consistent mentoring and training during the season. Coaches will monitor players development and progression with regular reporting and analysis conducted during match weeks and at carnivals.
FQ Academy QAS Events
FQ Academy QAS players attend a range of state and national talent identification events to track their development and compete for selection in representative teams.
Events form a crucial part of the player development program where coaches can monitor players, capture footage for analysis and provide feedback.
The FQ Academy QAS Team
NPL Women’s Competition
The FQ Academy QAS U18 side participates in the NPL Queensland Women’s competition, with players gaining valuable experience and development opportunities against Senior Women’s teams.
Providing a pathway to Liberty A-League sides including the Brisbane Roar, graduates of the FQ Academy QAS have also gone on to represent the country with national teams following their time in the NPL Women competition.