Sports Academy Assessment Days
Train as an athlete whilst studying. Assessment days for 2021/22 are now open.
university netball academy
access to multi-million pound facilities
extensive pathways with England netball and welsh netball
As a talented netballer, you’ll have the chance to study and train as part of one of the country’s most successful student athlete netball programme. We have an outstanding track record of developing players as well as preparing them for a career beyond their sport.
We will help you to balance your study and your netball commitments. You’ll benefit from our extensive links with the Welsh Netball and England Netball pathways. We’ll support your development and provide you with additional opportunities to play and officiate for Hartpury, as well as with external clubs.
You’ll learn from some of the best coaches here who have experience in coaching and playing at international level as well as regularly in the Vitality Netball Super League. We’ll support you to achieve excellence in your academic studies and your netball. Our students have gone on to represent at National, NPL or International level regularly.
We are currently a Severn Stars Academy and also have players from Team Bath and the Welsh Pathway. The academy will support your with your franchise and pathway choice to ensure you have the best possibly support to succeed in netball.
Your timetable is designed with you in mind, meaning you'll get the best from your qualification and your training. The training timetable is designed to work alongside your study and playing level. With teams competing in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues, there’s something for everyone.
Improve all aspects of your game on-site with access to our specialist facilities. A brand-new double sports hall with dedicated netball courts provide the ideal surface for your game. Built in performance cameras provide valuable video analysis support for the academy teams also allowing pathway coaches to watch over your success.
You’ll also 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 athletes have access to some of the best performance facilities in the Country to aid with rehab and performance in our brand new biomechanics lab and human performance suits.
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.