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.

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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:

  • 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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Apply Today

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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