The Academy is a tremendous platform for all aspiring athletes to gain outstanding coaching from highly qualified and experienced coaches, enabling them to develop technical and tactical skills which will ultimately improve overall performance in their chosen sport.
“I was blown away by the Hockey Academy, the facilities & the incredible coaching opportunities that every student has at Brock. The best part of my visit was seeing the overriding passion that the students & staff have, it’s an environment of infectious fun, inclusion & excellence.“
Alex Danson – England & GB Hockey
What are the entry requirements?
- A good level of playing experience in your chosen sport be it from playing for your school or higher such a club, county etc.
- A willingness to learn and develop in your chosen sport
- A student studying a course at Brockenhurst College. Remember – you don’t have to study sport to be a member of the Sports Academy.
- Sports Academy is open to 16-19 year old males and females
The rewards from the Sports Academy will be highly beneficial for any aspiring athlete’s development – you will play sport in a competitive professional environment, receive excellent coaching and benefit from outstanding training facilities.
All of the Academies compete in competitions throughout the season. These include county, regional and national competitions such as Hampshire Schools and Colleges Leagues and Cups, British Colleges Sport leagues and tournaments as well as other nationwide cup competitions.
There is also a full range of competitive opportunities for individual students to gain county, regional and national representation within their sport. This includes British Colleges Sport and National Governing Bodies talent identification systems.