The College boasts a rich sporting history, renowned alumni, and a track record of nurturing exceptional talent, all of which it takes great pride in as part of its athletics heritage. Our focus on future opportunities leaves no stone unturned in our pursuit to ensure our students are one step ahead of their competition.
Through our links with local clubs and universities, our students have access to some of the country’s finest facilities, including the EIS 200m indoor track. Our scholars benefit from customised Strength and Conditioning sessions, guidance from experienced professionals in addition to a holistic approach to their training and education.
Martin Cook (External) - Head of Athletics, University of Sheffield
Why Worksop College?
- Jack Buckner – Current Head of British Athletics (Commonwealth 5000m champion)
- Tom Buckner - (Commonwealth steeplechase)
- Simon Heggie - (GB 100m / 200m runner)
- Matt Lambley - (Commonwealth Hammer Thrower)
- David Griffiths - (Commonwealth 800m runner)
- P.R. Brunyee - (Commonwealth 110m hurdles)
- W.G.R Foster - (World 5000m champion)
For over 125 years, our focus has been firmly on individuals, their targets, aspirations, goals and futures. We want are students to be the best they possibly can. Our athletics programme is designed around providing them with the tool kit to achieve their goals. Through our links with the surrounding club networks and universities, our students are able to reach a wealth of knowledge and experience both in terms of training and competition. In athletics, communication is key and we believe in ensuring all stakeholders work together (clubs and the school) to ensure the students time is maximised and used efficiently, allowing training to both be high quality and constructive.
- A comprehensive winter programme, including strength and conditioning sessions, athletic development, long runs and interval style sessions.
- Strong links to Nottinghamshire County Athletics
- A comprehensive Winter programme, including strength and conditioning sessions, athletic development, long runs and interval style sessions.
- Indoor sessions at the EIS with university coaches to work on running mechanics and strength for sprinters alongside key parts of the spring middle distance programme.
- Strong links with university and city clubs including organised taster sessions