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Cricket Academy

Loughborough College Sport Cricket Academy is one of the leading 16-19 programmes in the country and have previously been crowned AoC National indoor champions. Loughborough College Sport Cricket Academy has fantastic working relationships with Leicestershire CCC & Blaze Cricket, with lots of our players being selected for local counties around the East Midlands. We are proud to have had former learners go on to earn professional contracts.

the training

Loughborough College Sport Cricket Academy have three team training sessions a week.

Players also have access to drop in strength & conditioning sessions in our strength and conditioning suite by qualified strength & conditioning coaches and performance analysis support to take your game to the next level.

Players will also have a video analysis session once a week.

There are also various workshops that happen throughout the year on nutrition, psychology, anti-doping and athletes lifestyle.

  • AoC Sport T20 League
  • AoC Sport Regional (indoor) Tournament
  • Midlands Super Blast Indoor League
  • Friendlies against other FE colleges and Independent Schools
AOC Sport
  • Hollie Armitage England International
  • Rebecca Grundy England International
  • Harry Swindells Leicestershire CCC
  • Nat Bowley Leicestershire CCC
  • Jabari Darell Bermuda & Leicestershire CCC
  • Isobel Barnes England Indoor International
  • Katie Winterton England Indoor International
  • Ben Silver England Indoor International
  • Sam Wood Leicestershire CCC
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How to apply for an academy.

  • Attend an Open Day
  • Apply for your course (online or at the Open Day)
  • Attend an applicant event for your programme of study
  • Once you have a place at Loughborough College on your chosen programme of study. you will be sent an email about which Sports Academy you are interested in joining - complete the form on the email
  • Apply for Accommodation if needed
  • Attend the Pre Programme Day for your programme of study (June)
  • Attend the Pre Programme Day for the Sport Academies (July)
  • Enroll on to your programme of study (August)
  • You will be invited to the training sessions for the first 2-4 weeks and squad selections will happen then (September)
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why loughborough
86 %

of our Level 3 learners went to university last year, gaining places at Loughborough, Durham and Exeter.

94 %

of learners said staff valued student's views and opinions about their study Programme

91 %

of learners said the College campus provides a safe environment

90 %

of learners said that teachers had high expectations that they would succeed on their study programme

in partnership with
  • Loughborough Lightening Netball
  • Loughborough Lightening Rugby
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