We are the official college partner of Wasps Academy. We have teamed up to offer a bespoke educational programme, which provides learners of 16-18 with a platform to prepare themselves for a professional rugby career.
The Academy is run from Coventry College’s RFU Accredited Henley Campus and enables ambitious, talented students to combine their sporting development with academic studies.
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The Academy prepares students for a career either as a player, or in a support role such as a qualified coach or sports psychologist. Those who shine during their time on the programme are given a pathway to progress to Wasps Academy and even potentially the Wasps first team thanks to the link up.
The Coventry College rugby programme in partnership with Wasps Academy incorporates weekly training sessions including strength and conditioning, game analysis, fitness testing, physio support and competitive fixtures. It also allows players to keep up their academic studies and obtain qualifications in physiotherapy, sports psychology and more.
As part of the Academy, you will benefit from:
- A fantastic coaching and support team with a wealth of experience
- State-of-the-art facilities including a new strength and conditioning performance room, a fitness centre and pitches
To apply or find out more about the Rugby Academy, call 02476 791 682 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Past Player Performances
Two former Coventry College Rugby Education Programme players make strides with Worcester Cavaliers in the Premiership Rugby Shield Competition on Monday 25th November at Sixways.
Jamal Gask Clarke and Harry Barnes who are senior academy players at Birmingham Moseley guested for Worcester Cavaliers in the 47-15 win against Sale Shark Jets. In an outstanding performance both players came off the replacements bench to contribute to an impressive start to the premiership shield competition.
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Latest from the Academy
November 12, 2019
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.
October 15, 2019
Coventry College’s Head of Rugby has landed himself an additional role at one of the UK’s best-known rugby clubs
Head of Rugby and Academies Manager, Pete Glackin, has landed himself an additional role at Birmingham Moseley.
July 15, 2019
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.
April 12, 2019
Portugal’s Rugby Youth Festival will see more than 100 teams competing from across Europe, USA, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
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The Coventry College course that’s helping develop rugby union stars of the future
Wasps’ Antonio Harris and Josh McNulty at Harlequins have this course on their CVs
Trio of Coventry students secure place in Wasps’ youth system
Three college students from Coventry have taken a step closer to becoming professional rugby players