Arsenal in the Community

Scott Bloom, Arsenal Gap Year 2015

Scott Bloom, Arsenal Gap Year 2015


From: London

Pre-Gap Year: Full-time Mortgage Advisor

Post-Gap Year: Coach for Arsenal Ladies Player Development Programme & Arsenal in the Community

Gap Year placement(s): N/A

What did you gain from doing the Arsenal Gap Year?

Thorough understanding of Arsenal in the Community, the amazing work that is done there is sometimes over-seen. Also obtaining invaluable coaching experience throughout the year plus FA Level 1 & Youth Module qualifications I now have a coaching platform to continue my career.

What was your favourite part of the programme?

The day to day comradery amongst the other coaches 

How would you describe your overall experience on the Arsenal Gap Year?

It was quite possibly the best decision in my life, without exaggeration. An absolute dream of a year full of amazing challenges & wonderful surprises!

What advice would you give to anyone thinking of doing the Arsenal Gap Year?

Jump in with two feet, don’t hold back & enjoy it!

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