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SMB College Group - Leicester Tigers Rugby Programme

SMB College Group - Leicester Tigers Rugby Programme

Leicester Tigers offers a number of higher education opportunities for its academy and development teams in partnership with SMB College Group, based in Leicestershire.

SMB College Group is a provider of high quality specialist higher education. It recently invested £27.7 million in transforming its teaching facilities, which included some £4 million in a state-of-the-art sports complex.

This included a brand new sport centre with a full sized, multi-functional sport hall, a sport science lab, strength and conditioning gym, and IT equipped teaching spaces for students to complete theory work.

“We are proud to be working in partnership with Leicester Tigers to provide the perfect place for talented rugby players to combine high standard rugby in a professional environment, alongside the very best in sporting education.”

SMB College Group

The Programmes

The ACE programme play the highest level of college rugby, and players must go through a selection process to ensure they meet the demanding environment.

The AOC programme is open to all abilities. There is an opportunity for those performing well to progress into the ACE programme.

Our Women’s Programme is open to all abilities, click here to find out more about our Girl's Rugby Pathways we offer at our Brooksby Campus.

All programmes include support in strength and conditioning, analysis of the game and injury management, alongside rugby fixtures and training.

What can you study?

  • ACE Programme: Sports Excellence & Performance
  • AOC Programme: Sports Coaching; Sports Science, Level 2 Sport, Agriculture
  • Women's Programme: Sports Excellence & Performance; Sports Science

To find out more about the courses available, please contact [email protected] or contacted Steve Hanna at [email protected]