Northampton Saints Rugby Development Course


Samuel Whitbread Academy has partnered up with Northampton Saints Rugby to give student athletes a fantastic opportunity to live like professional rugby players whilst studying in the Sixth Form.

Students are taught by Level 3 Northampton Saints approved and trained coaches alongside studying 3 A Level or BTEC courses. The course will provide students with 5 hours of rugby training built into their timetables per week.

The course provides Northampton Saints approved:

  • High quality coaching
  • Strength & conditioning programmes
  • Match analysis
  • Nutritional advice
  • Individual mentoring

There will be opportunities to complete various coaching and refereeing qualifications as well as close links with Northampton Saints. Regular fixtures are played alongside the course against the top sides in the Midlands and South East with aspirations to compete on a national level.

Follow @SamWhitPE on twitter and for more details contact Director of Rugby Edd Rhodes erhodes@bestacademies.org.uk