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Athletics Academy

Our Athletics Academy launched in 2017, partnered with the Scholastic Sports Network. Joining the academy will provide you with elite training, support, guidance, and coaching and allow you to enter athletics competitions.

To join the Athletics Academy you must be enrolled in a course at one of our colleges.

What are the benefits of joining the Athletics Academy?

All athletes in our Athletics Academy will receive:

  • Free training kit, tracksuit and kit bag
  • Professional athletics coaching for 4-6 hours per week in our Enfield Centre sports facility, and the world-class Lea Valley Athletics Centre, by professional athletics coaches with international experience
  • Opportunities to compete in organised college track and field events
  • On-site medical support for injury prevention and rehabilitation
  • Free access to the college gym and fitness suite under coach supervision
  • Free fitness, strength and conditioning, exercise and nutrition programmes designed and monitored for you

In addition to the above, Elite Academy athletes will receive:

  • 6-10 hours of professional athletics coaching and strength and conditioning per week
  • Open access to daily training facilities
  • Individual technical development programme
  • Sports nutritional analysis and tailored nutrition program
  • Mental toughness analysis, training and support program
  • Support pathways to university scholarships in the USA and across the UK
  • Opportunity to become a college-sponsored athlete – giving you individual training and development support of up to £1500 per year

What are the entry requirements?

To be considered for the Athletics Academy, you must be:

Each of our academies comes equipped with one-to-one training and support with professional coaches, full use of the colleges’ sports facilities, personalised strength, conditioning, exercise and nutrition programmes, medical support and a sportswear kit. Our academies are suitable for students aged 16-18, and welcome players of all skill levels.

You can fit our academies around your studies. Check out our full list of sport-related courses including Personal Training, Sports Level 1, 2 and 3, Nutrition and Health, Sport Psychology and Sport and Active Leisure Injury, Illness and Rehabilitation. See our list of courses here.


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Sports Facilities

Elevate your training experience in a dynamic environment designed to inspire and challenge athletes of all skill levels. From cutting-edge equipment to expert coaching, begin your journey towards peak performance.

We have a fantastic range of sports facilities including gymnasiums, sports halls, basketball courts, and a football ground.

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a fitness enthusiast, our versatile facilities cater to diverse sporting passions. Join a vibrant community of like-minded individuals dedicated to achieving their fitness goals in an atmosphere that motivates and energises them.

Unleash your full potential and redefine your limits with us, where passion meets performance in every exhilarating workout. Our sports academies span out across all of our centres, so why not attend an Open Day and see our facilities in person?

How to Apply

All our courses are part of the academies. Choose a relevant course, and the Academy will then work with you to ensure you can access the course.
See our full list of CCCG courses here. If you are unsure of which study path to take, check out our level equivalence table.

Are you interested in joining the Athletics Academy? Add one of our Sports Academies to your basket when applying for a full-time course, and we will contact you about attending a trial session. Have a question about our Sports Academies? Read our FAQs here.

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