HOW DO I join?
Please fill in our REGISTER INTEREST and form and we’ll be in touch with you soon.
I'VE REGISTERED AN INTEREST, WHAT'S NEXT?
Once you’ve completed the Register Interest form, we will be in touch to discuss your situation and help you decide the learning package which suits you – including sport and other course/s you’d like to include. We’ll also explain the next steps in our selection process.
HOW DO I ATTEND A TRIAL FOR A SPORTS ACADEMY?
WHAT IF I DON'T KNOW WHICH COURSE(S) TO CHOOSE?
Please don’t worry. We know you love sport – and we can help you think about what other study is most appropriate for you to put alongside it.
INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
We are open to applications from outside the UK. Applicants will need to meet the following criteria or equivalent:
- Have achieved 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, subjects dependent on the chosen course (specific to the qualification, so equivalent to UK entry).
- Proof of proficiency in English language, i.e. IELTS 5.5, with at least 5.0 in each component, or equivalent.
- Application is subject to a Tier 4 visa.
Please complete our REGISTER INTEREST form initially and we can guide you from there.
I HAVE A QUESTION THAT ISN'T ON HERE, WHO DO I SPEAK TO?
Each sports academy has a primary contact you can get in touch with
RYAN FRECKLETON – HEAD OF ATHLETICS
MICHAEL BALL – HEAD OF BASKETBALL
JEZ COX – HEAD OF CYCLING
SIMON ARCHER – HEAD OF HOCKEY
STEVE CASTLE – HEAD OF MEN’S FOOTBALL ACADEMY
CHRIS WARING – HEAD OF RUGBY
JOY PORTER – HEAD OF NETBALL
HANNAH PATERSON – JUNIOR PATHWAY LEAD AND EDUCATION OFFICER, OAKLANDS AWFC ACADEMY
NIAMH MCHUGH – WOMEN’S U18 PATHWAY LEAD COACH