Academy of Sport at Coventry CollegeFemale Rugby Union
A bespoke rugby union programme for female athletes.
The programme is open to female rugby union athletes between the ages of 16 and 18 that are studying at the college on a wide range of study programmes.
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.
You’ll benefit from:
- Use of high performance facilities, indoor and outdoor 3G pitches, gym, swimming pool, sports hall, dance studio
- Weekly technical and tactical skill development
- Support and guidance with strength and conditioning tailored to your needs and individual player development
- Performance analysis to support and develop your knowledge of the game
- Nutrition support and guidance
- Work experience opportunities
- Rugby union opportunities through AoC Sport
- Supporting your club and age grade representative commitments
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].
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