Performance Sports Courses
Clifton College is one of the UK’s leading independent schools, with over 150 years of history and tradition. Clifton College is particularly renowned for its sporting excellence across a range of sports, for both boys and girls. The school also has an unrivalled reputation for its pastoral care and welfare of pupils. Set in the beautiful suburb of Clifton, the school offers ideal surroundings and excellent facilities in which to develop your skills in your chosen sport.
That is why we strive to bring you a great range of high-quality Performance Sports Courses, for children and young people aged between 5 – 14 years old. Our highly qualified team of Clifton College professional coaches have years of experience in the delivery of high-quality Performance Sports Courses, and are able to offer programmes to players from beginners, to school & club standard, right up to county & in frequent cases, national representatives.
Our team of coaches will work with all children and young people of all ages and abilities, with the aim of helping them to improve their skills throughout their time with us. All children and young people will be nurtured in a positive and creative environment, ensuring all attendees reach their maximum potential. Players will work on all aspects of their game and will be introduced to drills and skills used by top-class players. The aim of the courses are to fully develop each player from the first day helping them to achieve their maximum playing potential.
Our very own Head of Girls’ Hockey, Louise Catchpole, continues to head up our Performance Hockey Courses throughout the year, offering what we believe are some of the best courses in the South-West! She has coached the school teams to great success over recent years – the school have been County champions for a number of consecutive years, with countless players representing a variety of England teams. Louise herself has played International Hockey, played Premier League for 10 years, along with being a fully-qualified level 3 coach. She is also the current coach of the West of England U15 squad.
Our Director of Rugby, Matt Salter, previously a Bristol Rugby player, has delivered some fantastic Performance Rugby Courses over the last few years, and we are continuing to develop these. With years of professional playing experience at the highest level, our team of coaches are in a position to show players how to achieve their maximum potential.