Brockenhurst College and The Sports Academy are all about talent development which is designed to develop and support students’ academic and sporting demands. The college is committed to providing the highest quality education and support mechanisms for all.

We believe that the key to our success is our passion for learning and our commitment to each individual student, whatever they have chosen to study with us and whatever stage they are at in life. Our provision is delivered within a friendly, inclusive and stimulating environment where everyone is encouraged and enabled to fulfil their potential and realise their ambitions. Sport plays a central part to college life and is central to our success and reputation as being the number one choice for sports in the area.

Being a TASS Dual Career Accredited centre supports the ethos of the college in its ability to support and commit to each and every ‘student athlete’. Within our Sports Academy we are nationally recognised across a number of sports, these include:

  • Men’s and Women’s Football
  • Men’s Rugby
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Basketball

There is also a full range of competitive opportunities for individual students to gain county, regional and national representation within their sport. This includes British Colleges Sport and National Governing Bodies talent identification systems. The TASS Dual Career Programme is open to ANY talented athlete in ANY sport. At present, we also support athletes who compete at a national and international level across sports such as: cycling, fencing and golf, just to name a few.

As a TASS Dual Career student athlete you will have access to a number of support systems, which will support your learning, training and competition commitments. These supporting systems are all fitted within the college timetable and are offered by trained and qualified college and support staff. The support systems include:

  • Weekly group tutorial sessions
  • One to One tutorial sessions
  • Buddy System
  • Pastoral Support
  • ASPIRE Programme and Workshops
  • Nutritional Education
  • Psychological Support
  • Sport Therapy
  • Free College Gym Membership

If you are interested in being a part of Brockenhurst College and getting the support you need to excel both in your sport and studies, please contact Richard Carrel the TASS Dual Career Coordinator at

We look forward to hearing from you!