TASS student-athlete Tia is a local hero

Sunderland College TASS student-athlete Tia Anderson was named as a finalist in the Remarkable Achievement (Junior) category at the Northern Echo Local Heroes Awards. Tia was nominated for her outstanding performances for Durham City Harriers, including breaking Olympian Allison Curbishley’s long-standing North East under-17 300m record. Despite narrowly missing out on the award Tia, who … Continued

TASS student-athlete wins Yorkshire PGA Pro Am

Luke Tate, a Sunderland College TASS student-athlete, has won the Yorkshire PGA Pro-Am Campionship in Dubai. Competing against players from all over the world, Luke and his teammates successfully defended their title across three days on some of Dubai’s top golf courses, such as Dubai Hills, Jumeirah Earth, and the Montgomerie. Despite suffering a cruciate … Continued

Sport student climbs career ladder

Sport and Exercise Science and Sports Massage Therapy student Keiren, has recently been successful in becoming the lead academy physiotherapist at Cambridge United FC. Keiren had always had a keen interest in the anatomy and physiology of the body when studying at the college and achieved top grades in his sports injuries and massage units. … Continued

Sunderland College student athlete signs for Huddersfield Town FC

South Shields FC Academy player and Sunderland College student athlete Will McCamley has signed a long term contract with Huddersfield Town FC following a recent trial earlier this year. Will, who has just completed his two year programme with Sunderland College and South Shields FC will now play for the Terriers who start the 2019-20 … Continued

Double win for Sunderland College Womens Football Development Centre

Sunderland College womens football squad recently netted two wins, claiming the North East Colleges League title and the league cup. This success was fantastic for the womens football squad, who have grown from strength to strength this season. Carl Jones Football Development Centre Co-ordinator “The Women’s Football Development programme has gone from strength to strength … Continued

Manchester City Football Club Sport Science Tour

Sunderland sport students have had the opportunity to visit Manchester City Football Club to tour their state of the art facilities within the Etihad Stadium and gain further knowledge on how elite sportspeople prepare professionally. The level 3 BTEC Sport, Development, Coaching and Fitness students were able to tour the changing rooms, warm up and … Continued

Sport students have an out of this world experience

Sunderland College Sport students put their crazy golf skills to the test in a recent visit to Mr Mulligans in Newcastle. The Level 3 Sport and Exercise Sciences students took part in 27 holes of crazy space golf as part of their course induction after joining the college in September. The visit was a great … Continued

North East Colleges League win for Sunderland College Men’s Development Centre

This season the men’s football development centre squad under Improtech Soccer and Stuart Brand’s guidance have won the North East Colleges Premier League. The players and coaches have worked tirelessly over the course of the season and fully deserved the premier league title. The 19-20 season will start with pre-season training at the beginning of … Continued

Sports Massage Support at the Great North Run

Sport and Exercise Sciences and Sports Massage Therapy students once again provided sports massage support to the runners of two charities at this year’s Simplyhealth Great North Run. The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science and Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy students supported The NSPCC and The Children’s Foundation who … Continued