Academy of Sport at Coventry CollegeWhere you achieve greatness
Coventry College’s Academy of Sport offers learners a unique opportunity to study whilst developing their sporting skills.
The Academy takes on ambitious learners and helps them to achieve both academic and sporting excellence.
Simply make an application for a Sport programme and you’ll be invited to a trial day for our Academy of Sport. For more information you can also email: [email protected].
Kickstart your career
Our programmes focus on developing knowledge of the sporting industry to prepare learners for either playing professionally or working in the industry in another capacity.
As a member of the academy, you’ll benefit from top-class coaching and support alongside state-of-the-art facilities at the Alan Higgs Centre.
Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme: Balance sport with education
TASS helps young athletes – aged 16 plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic studies without having to compromise.
Latest News and Events from the Academy
Jamal Gask-Clarke, a 17 year old student on the Coventry College Education Programme in partnership with Wasps Academy, has been invited to take part in the England 7s Academy Talent Identification Camp 2019.
A programme which is the first of its kind in Coventry and will help develop the next generation of female rugby players has been launched.
Head of Rugby and Academies Manager, Pete Glackin, has landed himself an additional role at Birmingham Moseley.
One of Coventry College’s most promising rugby talents has taken another step towards stardom after making his first senior appearance for one of the UK’s best-known rugby clubs.
A Coventry teenager is living the American dream after being selected to represent Great Britain at his favourite sport.
Jack studied in Coventry College's Rugby Education Programme and has gone on to land a semi-professional contract with Birmingham Moseley Rugby, competing in National League 1.
Coventry College student Jack Redhead has been named in the Under-17 Great Britain American football team
Coventry College students Harry English and Alex Hawkswood helped youngsters at Eastern Green Junior School in Coventry advance to the next round of the Engage Rugby Competition
Rugby Academy learner Jack is set to start for the GB American Football team and talks to us about how his college programme has been the perfect preparation for his future career