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Prospective athletes

If you are looking at your University options and are considering how best to combine your studies and sporting development, the Loughborough Students Athletics Club Programme provides not only Britain’s most successful student club setup, but probably also offers the best programme in terms integrating sport and studies to it’s performance level members in the Country.

It is the ideal environment to optimise your talents in the sport whilst balancing the demands of a wide range of academic opportunities.

The club has had approaching 100 Track and Field Olympians in its illustrious history including many recent students – of the 72 LSAC students whom have competed in the in eleven editions of the European u23 championships since its inception in 1997, 25% have become Olympians.

Along with Outstanding Facilities and Event Specific Coaching services for the Student Club of 400 members, Loughborough also houses the UK Athletics Performance Institute, so provides excellent personal and sporting development opportunities across a wide range of levels.

Many top student athletes stay on after their studies to continue to benefit from the exceptional environment and add to the experience for their successors.

Academically there are a wide range of courses at both HE and FE level at the University and the neighbouring College, with these courses sensitive to the demands of performance level sport –  both Institutions employ Sports Specific Education and Development officers to help balence these demands.

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Or Contact :

Nick Dakin – Director of Athletics

George Gandy – Lead Coach Endurance

David Turner – Lead Coach Throws

Joe Frost – Lead Coach Jumps

Ian Anholm – Competition & Club Manager