Sports Coaching Scholarship (Football & Rugby League)

Do you enjoy coaching Football or Rugby League?
Are you pursuing an opportunity to coach Football or Rugby League at an elite level?
Do you want to learn and develop your coaching skills in a professional sports environment?
Are you looking for a first class Education that will allow you to progress to University?
Are you interested in pursuing a career working within the sporting industry?

If you are between the ages of 16-19 and you would answer ‘YES’ to any of these questions then this may be the perfect opportunity for you. In partnership with Huddersfield Giants Community, Huddersfield ESEA provide a unique performance and Education scholarship offering a first class Education in sport alongside gaining accredited coaching qualifications and professional coaching experience.

Scholarship Details:


  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ‘Sport Performance & Excellence’ (Equivalent to 3 A-Levels)
  • 15 hours of Education per week
  • Maths & English provision
  • Lessons carried out at The Zone Campus


  • Level 1 Coaching qualification in Year 1
  • Level 2 Coaching qualification in Year 2
  • 50 hours work experience per year working within professional Football or professional Rugby League

Exit Routes

  • Job opportunities at Huddersfield Community Trust
  • Job opportunities within the sporting industry
  • Foundation Degree in ‘Community Coaching & Development’
  • University Study