Falcons Sports Academy


We aim to provide performance support and services to high performing student-athletes at the University of Canterbury. Competitive regional and national/international level athletes are invited to submit an application to join our Sports Academy.

Members, as well as the premier teams of UC Sport's targeted Sport Clubs, receive a range of performance support and services, including:

Strength and conditioning services

  • Supervised strength & conditioning sessions in the Athlete Training Centre
  • Individualised programmes available

Sport Science support

  • Sport Science Centre exercise physiology services

Athlete education

  • Nutrition
  • Sport psychology
  • Recovery
  • Athlete life
  • Injuries

Student welfare

  • Advocacy support

Who should apply:

  • Regional / National level representative athletes and above
  • Come and find out how to be part of the Sports Academy.

For more information

Visit the UC Sport Office, or contact Mark Drury (Head of Athletic Development)

2018 applications are now open