university athlete performance academy

access to multi-million pound facilities

Our Athlete Performance Academy provides you with dedicated services, across a range of sports not covered by our other academies. We’ve helped our students to perform at the highest levels in athletics, swimming, skiing, Olympic weightlifting and sailing.

We’ll help you balance your studies and your sporting commitments. You’ll benefit from our partnerships with clubs, national governing bodies, and schools and universities. We help you to find the optimal balance to achieve sporting and academic excellence, and open doors to a career beyond your sport.

On our specialist sports campus, you’ll benefit from the highest quality teaching, coaching and facilities as you become part of our sporting success story. As part of our Sports Academy programmes, you’ll have all the support you need to reach your potential, with access to specialist coaching and performance services.

Our Sports Academy staff are among the best in their respective fields. They’ve competed or worked at professional levels and continue to uphold their standards through strong links with their national governing bodies. You can be confident that you’ll learn from some of the best sporting talent at Hartpury.

We design your timetable with you in mind, meaning you'll get the best from your qualification and your training. As well as weekly sessions from dedicated coaches, you’ll have opportunities to compete at your level of university sport.

Improve all aspects of your sport on-site with access to our specialist facilities. You’ll benefit from access to our performance services. Strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, and nutritionists to lifestyle management and game analysis will keep you performing at your peak.

Our Sports Academy facilities give you access to treatment suites, as well as human performance and biomechanics labs.

Sport degrees

Our students go on to change the lives of professional athletes, as well as the people involved in community and school sports. They also graduate with valuable skills to succeed in a range of different careers.

We're home to top-level coaches, sport and exercise scientists, nutritionists, conditioners, medics and athletes, across 10 Sports Academy programmes, as well as our student-led rugby team, Hartpury RFC. Our Sports Academies have produced over 200 international sports stars over recent years.

Our outstanding sports facilities mean you can develop your skills as an industry specialist would.

You’ll benefit from some of the UK’s most advanced sports technology including an anti-gravity treadmill, altitude chamber, high-tech 3D tracking cameras and high-resolution digital mirrors.