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COMMUNITY: SBitC and Coventry College Football Education programme for males and females

6 March 2024


COMMUNITY: SBitC and Coventry College Football Education programme for males and females

6 March 2024

Coventry College in partnership with Sky Blues in the Community are pleased to announce the forthcoming opens day for female and male footballers currently in year 10 and 11 at the high performance Alan Higgs Centre in Coventry.

The open day will comprise of class room based activities, technical and tactical football pitch based developed with our experienced and qualified coaches along with support and guidance towards strength & conditioning in our fantastic range of facilities. In order to register your place for the day please click on the link below and follow the registration instructions.

Date: 27th March 2024
Venue: The Alan Higgs Centre, Coventry, CV3 1HW
Start Time: 10.30am
Finish Time: 1.30pm
Content: Technical & Tactical Football Development - Strength & Conditioning Support & Guidance
Kit Required: Football training kit, boots, trainers, shin pads, snacks & water

Female Registration - click here

Male Registration - click here

Full Time Further Information:

Coventry College Football Education Programme based at our high performance Alan Higgs Centre for aspiring 16-19yr olds. The full time education programme provides a unique opportunity to combine full time academic sports studies with football provision with specialist academic and football qualified staff, please find details of content and delivery below.

  • Academic Sport Studies: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity (Sports Coaching) or Level 2 Diploma in Sport (Sports Coaching) – 12 to 14 hours sports academic study per week
  • Football Content: Training and fixtures (Wednesday afternoons) up to 8-10 hrs per week with UEFA B Licence coaches from Sky Blues in The Community
  • Kit: Free kit provided for all enrolled female players
  • Strength & Conditioning: Up to 3 hours per week with specialist coaching staff
  • Analysis of Performance: Technical and tactical development of football embedded with sports academic studies
  • Sport Nutrition: Support and guidance for performance and development
  • Physiotherapists:  Full access for all training sessions and matches
  • Transport: Provided to all away fixtures
  • Facilities: High performance facilities available which includes two indoor and outdoor 3G pitches, access to two fully equipped strength & conditioning gyms, changing room facilities & lockers.  
  • Class Rooms: Fully equipped class rooms to support academic teaching and learning with use of lap tops  
  • Football Club Support: Support the students with external commitments for club football and player pathway progression

For current year 11 students interested in applying for the Female Football Programme this is completed by visiting the links below, the sport level 2 and level 3 study programmes are combined with the football programme at Coventry College based at the Alan Higgs Centre. Once you have applied for your selected study programme this automatically includes the football element and will activate an interview with a member of Coventry College staff.

Sport Level 3 - 2 year full time study programme - click here 

Sport Level 2 - 1 year full time study programme - click here

Academy of Sport - Football - click here

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