Sports Academies

Our successful Sports Academy provides learners with a fantastic opportunity to study while training within their chosen sport. We offer expert training and coaching programmes for Basketball, Football, Rugby, and racket sports and our students will have the opportunity to represent the College at a national level within the British Colleges of Sport (BCS) leagues and cups.

To view a video about what it is like to studying at our Sports Academy, please click here.

Alongside training and playing for the college sports teams you can study the following sports qualifications:

Sports courses offered:

• Level 1 Award in Sport, Exercise and Outdoor Industry
• Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Sport
• Level 2 Fitness Instructor
• Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Elite Sport: Football/Badminton/Netball (Performance & Excellence)
• Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (Outdoor Adventure)
• Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness)
• Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Sciences

Basketball 2

Milton Keynes College Elite Sports Squad members receive:

• Up to 7 hours elite coaching
• Free gym membership
• Personalised gym programmes
• Elite sports kit package
• Participation in British College’s Sport National Leagues & Cups
• Participation in British College’s Sport Regional and National Championships
• Access to sports coaching, leadership and officiating courses

Milton Keynes College Elite Football Squad

Milton Keynes College run elite football squads for both men and women. The men's squad is coached by a highly qualified, specialist football coach, who holds the UEFA B coaching certificate, whilst the women's coach holds the UEFA C award, as well as being a ‘Football for All' Tutor for the FA. Both members of our staff are part of the MK Dons coaching set up.

The College has established links with football teams across Milton Keynes and the surrounding area. Training is scheduled around the timetable to ensure that you not only improve your football, but also gain the vocational or academic qualification of your choice. Elite Squad kits will be provided and you will also have the opportunity to study for your football coaching awards. 

Football SOTY

To follow the latest BCS news, see the current Sports Fixtures.

For more information about, email: or call 01908 637259. You can also keep up-to-date with all the sporting action by follow individual teams on twitter:

Sports Development 

Enrichment Sports 

Leadership Academy