Salford City College Sports Academy provides first class sporting opportunities
in association with local teams and sports people. Students will have the opportunity to:
- Develop sporting skills
- Represent the college in competitions and leagues
- Be trained by professionals from the sporting world
- Learn new skills
- Have fun and keep fit
- Attend annual sportsperson dinner
Students on any programme of study at the college are able to join the Sports
Academies and have the opportunity to compete in local and national
The academies include:
2004 Olympic silver medallist and WBA Light Welterweight World Champion, Amir Khan has formed a
partnership with Salford City College. Amir Khan’s Gloves Community Centre provides opportunities
to students at the college to improve fitness, gain coaching qualifications and acquire media skills.
The programme is run by staff at the college and professional coaches at Gloves Community Centre.
The Cricket Academy was set up by popular request from students who wish to start training and competing
in the sport at a competitive level. The college has already established close links with
Lancashire Cricket Club and Monton & Weaste Cricket Club where the college plays its home fixtures.
Students will learn new techniques, play in the English College’s Football Association League and
other competitions, and can work towards a coaching qualification. All staff are qualified to a
high level of coaching and we have professional footballers and managers from the Premier League
who coach on the programme.
Rugby League Academy
The Rugby League Academy is run in partnership with Salford City Reds, of which the college is a
main sponsor. Students can receive specialist training and compete in the Northwest College League.
There is also the opportunity gain coaching and match official qualifications.
Videos of one of the college’s Rugby League Academy tutors providing tutorial workshops for a local high school can be found below.
New for 2011 the Snooker Academy will give students the opportunity to hone their skills with a snooker cue under
the guidance of Class 1 snooker referee Reg Davies at Swinton Leisure, as well as keep up their practice on the
college’s brand new full-size table.
You will be able to compete with other local teams and have the opportunity to enter national
competitions. In 2010 the Salford City College volleyball squad won a national title in the British
Colleges Beach Volleyball Championship in North Devon.
For more information contact Phil Arbelo-Dolan on 0161 631 5000.
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Click below to view Image Galleries for the Sports Academy