Why Join Us?

Elite Sports Academy is the number 1 sports academy provider in Liverpool. Our team is made up of vocational specialists delivering OCR Level 3 BTEC in Sport courses.

All of our staff are fully qualified PE specialists and has over 5 years teaching experience meaning we are able to ensure every student reaches their full potential.

As well as study students pick one of our professional sports academies in football, golf, tennis or dance.

Our academies are run by specialist coaches all with a minimum level 3 qualification.

Our football academy in Liverpool is a much sought after and copied model. Now in its 5th year our football course allows students to live the life of a professional academy player. Students receive UEFA A license coaching each day and access to fitness training suites for strength and conditioning work. Matches are played on a Wednesday in the English College League. Our students also represent Marine AFC or Burscough FC under 18's playing in the North West Youth Alliance League and FA Youth Cup. Our players get PAID and receive win bonuses for representing this team.
The Elite Golf Academy based in Liverpool is the fastest growing golf college in Merseyside. We offer a range of level 3 golf studies qualifications that can also incudes PGA level 1 coaching badge for gifted and committed students. Our excellent facilities offer a range of analysis systems such as Gasp, Trackman and Flights Scope. Students currently get access to unlimited range balls in private bays and train on private golf courses to develop match play experience. We compete in the Golf Independent Schools league and the Intercollegiate Golf College league competing against colleges such as Myerscough College. On average, our students will achieve a handicap drop of at least 2 in an academic year. Ask about our Intercollegiate Tour events and book a visit to see our excellent programme in person.
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Paul Brannan

Elite Team Member

Sports Science Specialising in Sports Psychology Racket Sports Specialist Enterprise and Entreprenuership 10 Years Teaching Experience 13 Years Coaching Experience

Chris Shillito

Elite Team Member

B.Ed Hons Head of PE at Maricourt High School 1994 – 2008 Since 2008 I have worked for Elite specialising in BTEC level 2 and 3 qualifications Subject Specialisms – Anatomy and Physiology / Health and Exercise / Nutrition / Physiology of Fitness Taught BTEC Level 2 / 3 for … Read More

Lee Jones

Elite Team Member

I have been a qualified PE teacher for 6 years and have spent this time working as a lead tutor at Elite. I specialise in teaching sports development, assessing risk, instructing physical activity and exercise. I am also a qualified football coach and have been leading college teams since we … Read More

Tim Craig

Elite Team Member

I have worked as a Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer and G.P Referral Trainer since 2000 gaining a vast amount of experience working in numerous gyms with all different types of clientel. I have worked for Elite Sports Academy since 2009 as an assistant tutor, fitness instructor and football coach. Since … Read More

Chris Stammers

Elite Team Member

I am a UEFA A and FA Academy Managers licensed coach and I have been coaching for 15 years. During this time I have coached at numerous professional clubs including Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Preston North End and Burnley. With this experience, I have also worked with various semi-professional teams … Read More

Kim Swarbrick

Elite Team Member

BA(Hons) Sports Studies, PGCE, Level 2 Football Coach, First Aid at Work DBS Checked. Qualified Assessor, End Point Assessor, Internal Quality Assurer, External Quality Assurer, Personal Trainer. Kim has worked within the Education Sector for 14 years, including Further Education and Work Based Learning. Her subject specialisms are Sport and … Read More