Belles Educational Opportunities

Courses now available at Sheffield Hallam University

Doncaster Rovers Belles LFC have joined forces with Sheffield Hallam University to offer academy placements to aspiring footballers.

Belles, in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University are one of few Club’s offering Football Scholarships to selected players. The Super League Team are offering the opportunity to selected high performing players to further their education through a wide range of courses offered at the University. Players given High Performance Scholarships will train regularly with the University team and two evenings a week as part of the Belles first team squad. They will also receive performance support through strength & conditioning, physiotherapy and lifestyle sessions which aim to develop each player through an individualised programme that fits around their studies.

Non – Scholarship Academy players will be coached by UEFA qualified staff and will be available to play for the club of choice at the weekends as well as the University during midweek.

The Educational part of the Scholarships will be supplied by Sheffield Hallam University. Students from BTEC & A Level backgrounds can choose options that lead into degrees such as ‘Sports Development & Coaching’, ‘Sport & Exercise Science’ ‘Health & Active Lifestyle’ and ‘ Journalism.’ All lead to a final year degree BA or Bsc Hons degree course.

Current players who attended

Jemma Purfield

Lucy Sowerby

Millie Bright

Naomi Chadwick

Rhiannon Roberts

How to get involved

For more information on available courses please visit the website www.shu.ac.uk to find out more details.

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