Academy of Sport at Coventry CollegeRugby Academy

The Academy prepares learners 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 a wide range of playing opportunities including partnership academies, professional and semi-professional environments including community rugby union. 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.


Get into Rugby

We’re delighted offer an exciting Rugby Education Programme for males, aged 18-19. The programme allows learners to develop their rugby union skills whilst gaining a qualification. Learners will benefit from expert coaching and training in a professional environment, as well as working towards a Sports Coaching qualification.


You’ll benefit from:

  • A fantastic coaching and support team with a wealth of experience
  • State-of-the-art facilities at the Alan Higgs Centre – 3G outdoor pitches, 3G indoor dome pitch, strength and conditioning gyms, 50 metre Olympic swimming pool, analysis rooms

The Coventry College rugby programme incorporates weekly training sessions including strength and conditioning, game analysis, fitness testing, physio support and competitive fixtures at our high performance, state-of-the-art Alan Higgs Centre facilities.

It also allows players to keep up their academic studies and obtain qualifications in physiotherapy, sports psychology and more.

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Register your interest

Fill out your details and we’ll be in touch with more information about applying for a programme.

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