Post 16 Elite Sports Programmes

Sixth Form

GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail are proud to announce that from September 2020 we will be offering the first Football and Swimming Elite Sports programme in the UAE run for Post 16 students in conjunction with It’s Just Football (IJF) and Hamilton Aquatics respectively. This exciting programme will give talented young athletes between the ages of 16-19 the chance to combine academic studies with tailored elite level performance training and sports science education in our state-of the art facilities.  Our student-athletes will also gain from securing internships giving them first-hand experience of the sports industry.  

Student athletes will benefit from a tailored weekly timetable giving them access to their chosen academic pathway together with: 

  • Elite Performance Coaching 
  • Strength and Conditioning 
  • Sport nutrition 
  • Sports therapy 
  • Internships with local sports partners 
  • Governing body awards in coaching and officiating.  
  • First Aid training 
  • Local, Regional and National Competition  
  • International tours 

The elite sports programme will be led by highly qualified coaches/professionals in swimming and football ensuring student’s benefit from the latest strategies in elite sports performance.  



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