Roots Football School (Roots FS) started in 2009, is the grass-roots initiative of Game on Sports to provide professional training in football; and runs annual coaching program for children in the age group of 5-15 years at its various centers across Bangalore. In a short span of time various trainees from Roots FS have represented Karnataka state and our teams have performed well in state and national level age group tournaments.
Roots Football School has been accredited by the All India Football Federation and has received a 2 star rating which is among the highest for academies in India.
The Roots FS team participates in the U-15 & U-13 AIFF Youth Leagues. Roots FS also provides specialised team training programmes for select schools & colleges.
Our coaching team includes AFC certified coaches, ex TFA cadets and former State, National and International level players with over 50 years of combined grassroots coaching experience. The coaching team also brings in previous experiences from media, finance, education and other varied fields to give a multidimensional approach to coaching. The coaching team is supported by specialised physiotherapists, physical performance trainers and sports psychologist.
Roots FS is managed by a team of professionals who have been in the sports industry for more than a decade and bring varied experiences from sports management, media, technology, business consulting and analytics. The educational background varies from arts and humanities to engineering and management from premier Indian universities like NIT’s and IIM’s.
To provide each player the opportunity to play football in a supporting and friendly environment that emphasizes fun, enjoyment and skill learning at a level that fits his/her interest and ability, and to create a challenging environment for talented players who aspire to reach their full potential; guided by professional coaches.
To develop a reputation for producing well trained players with good football foundations who embody a good sporting spirit and to maintain high standards of excellence to produce future champions for the country.