Coventry College Rugby Academy

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Rugby Academy

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.

NEW Find out about our new female rugby programme

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

Interested in joining the Coventry College Rugby Academy?

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.

Read the full match report here

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