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Loughborough College Sport Netball Academy is one of the leading 16-18 programmes in the country and have previously been crowned AoC Regional champions. Loughborough College Sport Netball Academy has a fantastic working relationship with Netball Superleague team Loughborough Lightning, with lots of our players being selected for national squads and Loughborough Lightning Academy.

the training

Loughborough College Sport Netball Academy have two team training sessions

Players also have a team strength & conditioning session once 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.

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

  • AoC League
  • AoC Sport National Cup
  • AoC Sport Regional Tournament
  • Friendlies against other FE colleges
AOC Sport
  • Bethan Lount U17s England International
  • Georgie Brock-Taylor U17s England International
  • Millie van Nierop England Roses Academy
  • Abigail Hymas England Roses Academy
  • Ellie Gallagher England Roses Academy
  • Mary Nuba Cholock (Uganda International)
Loughborough Lightening Netball

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

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  • Loughborough Lightening Rugby
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