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Athlete Support Programme

The NESA TASS Talented Athlete Academy is committed to coaching athletes of all abilities in a welcoming, supportive environment that encourages confidence, performance and personal development.

The NESA TASS Talented Athlete Academy programme is structured to support athletes at any level. Our expert Flex Fitness team and Sport Development team will work closely with you to create an individual ¬fitness and training plan designed to support your performance.

Achieve Sporting Excellence

The North East Sports Academy (NESA) is highly focused on developing your talent and sporting ambition alongside your academic studies. You can study any course at any of our campuses and enjoy the benefits of being part of NESA.

NESA's TASS Talented Athlete Academy Programme is led by an expert ¬fitness team at Flex Fitness to develop your sporting talent and physical ability to a professional level. You will benefi¬t from access to elite training with key partners

Our specialist coaches will develop your fitness techniques and theory, helping you to progress your skills and athletic ability specific to your sport.

Personalised Athlete Programmes

The team will work with you to unlock your potential and maximise your performance. The team at Flex Fitness create personalised sports programmes designed to support, mentor and advise talented athletes.

Through the NESA TASS Talented Athlete Academy Programme, you will benefit from specialised training programmes matched to your sporting discipline. The strength and conditioning team and Flex Fitness will work closely with you and your coaches to achieve a professional standard; preparing you for competitions including opportunities to represent the College and take part in regional and national AOC sports competitions.

You will also benefit from:

  • Access to funding and sponsorship opportunities for elite level competition
  • Opportunities to compete in regional & national competitions
  • Individually tailored strength & conditioning programmes from the Flex Fitness team
  • Free unlimited access to the Flex Fitness Gym
  • Coaching developed around your academic timetable
  • Subsidised training and leisure kit
  • Access to the physiotherapy clinic for injury treatment including rehabilitation programmes and support
  • Attend workshops including: sport psychology, performance analysis and nutrition
  • One-to-one fitness screening in state-of-the-art facilities

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What our students say

Being a NESA student opens so many doors - from playing sport to great opportunities such as leadership and volunteering. NESA gave me the opportunity to represent the North East as a student council rep for the Association of Colleges - something that will sit proudly on my CV for the rest of my life.

Kendal Barclay Foundation Degree in Exercise, Health and Fitness.