Amaris Ince – Football Manchester United Ladies U21’s
Jake Peverley – Playing Rugby for Lancashire U17s
George Whittaker – Athletics – Blackburn Harriers
Tilly Vasic – Rock Climbing with GB Climbing
Elite Athlete Programme
Are you ready to join the Elite?
If you’ve got the talent, focus and determination to succeed and are already competing at a high level in your chosen sport, we’ve got the Elite Athlete Programme – a programme designed by professional athletes for the professional athletes of the future.
Students on our Elite Athlete Programme have an international reputation for success. They compete for places in the GB Olympic squad; they represent GB in the Junior Commonwealth Games; they are record-breakers and national heroes.
As an Elite Athlete you will have:
Access to our exclusive Strength and Conditioning Centre – part of Fitness Evolution’s industry defining £4 million expansion
Access to our cryotherapy recovery chamber
Free use of the Wellness Centre, including Spa, Sauna and Hydropool
Sports nutrition advice to help you optimise your performance
Fitness and performance testing and analysis using the highest-level equipment and techniques
Sports psychology to develop your winning mindset
Personal mentoring by professional athletes and trainers sharing their wealth of experience
Rehabilitation support through physiotherapy and bespoke exercise programmes.
If you think you qualify to be an Elite Athlete at Burnley College fill out the form today.
Combine Sports Training with Academic Study
The BFC Professional Women’s Academy In Partnership with Burnley Football Club
Our unique and unrivalled BFC Professional Women’s Academy gives you the opportunity to work directly with the Burnley FC Women’s first team and you could even end up in the squad – an offer unmatched by any College in Lancashire.
Alongside your academic studies you will:
Train 4 times per week with BFC
Work with the BFC women’s first team elite UEFA-standard coaches
Have the opportunity to play at Burnley FC’s training ground
Work with the nationally award-winning team at Fitness Evolution
Be provided with a personalised nutritional plan designed by experts to fuel your ambitions
Free access to our cutting-edge Strength and Conditioning Gym and industry-leading instructors
Be trained in health and wellbeing techniques to ensure you work to your maximum capacity, physically and mentally
Study for your A Levels, Vocational qualification or T Levels at the Number 1 College in England
Achieve YOUR GOALS
All this, alongside studying for A Levels, Vocational Course or T Levels to give you a solid academic foundation on which to build your career.
With the right abilities and attitude, you could be playing for the Burnley FC Women’s First Team.
Our Elite Athlete Programmes and Academy of Sport are led by professional athletes and trainers including:
Clarets legends Andy Payton and Gerry Harrison – UEFA A Licenced Coaches
Multi-award-winning fitness coach and personal trainer Matthew Cottle
International triathlete Stephen Walker – Master in Strength and Conditioning
International professional athlete and football Strength and Conditioning Coach Martin Gallyer
Stay active and achieve more
Our friendly and motivational team at Fitness Evolution can help you to set targets and achieve your fitness goals.
As a College we recognise the many benefits – both physical and emotional – exercise can bring and will work with you to create great habits that can last a lifetime.
Whether it’s joining in a fitness class for the first time between classes; taking part in a new activity in the Atrium or joining one of our friendly sports clubs; representing College in team sports or taking your training to the ultimate level as an Elite Athlete – there’s something for you at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre.
Whatever your chosen sport or activity, you’ll be able to train or compete in style at Fitness Evolution, our on-site fitness centre. We’ve award-winning facilities managed by friendly, motivational staff.