Why Stoke on Trent College for Sports Fitness & Coaching?

Whether you’d like to become a Personal Trainer, Sports Coach, P.E Teacher, Performance Analyst or wish to progress onto a University Degree course in a specialist field such as Physical Education, Sports Management, Sports Journalism or Psychology, we’ll work with you to explore the breadth of career routes available in the growing sports industry, whilst you gain invaluable practical experience. 

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Our extensive employer links, experienced teaching team and fantastic facilities at our Sports Academy are also combined with our work-ready qualifications and practical experiences we offer alongside our courses, such as coaching and fitness qualifications.

Life at SOTC │ Sports & Public Services

Sport Science & Coaching Facilities at Stoke on Trent College

Our Sports Academies offers dedicated support for elite athletes and works closely with local sports clubs such as Stoke City FC and Hoop Skills. This fantastic opportunity allows athletes to play for our Sports Teams alongside studying a full-time course with us.

Case Study

Hollie Edwards studied Sports Coaching and Development Level 1 and has successfully progress onto Level 2 achieving Merit grade.

Over the past 12 months, Hollie has matured and developed into an impressive young footballing prospect playing for Port Vale FC.

Hollie combines her studies at Stoke on Trent College with her passion for playing football. We are committed to providing all learners with the support necessary to be a success in whatever they wish to do!

Hollie Edwards, Stoke on Trent College student

You’ll also get to explore the power of sport in a wider context and its impact in the community. Our Oliver Marshall Leadership Academy provides exposure to disability sports within local schools and you’ll have opportunities to get involves in other events and programmes.

Case Study

The courses are interesting and informative, as well as being hands on and practical. The lecturers are great at giving a real working knowledge, and my confidence levels have improved massively.

Life at college goes way beyond your course! I’ve been involved with the Student Council, Challenge South Africa programme and even co-presented the Celebrating Success Awards!