Banner image

Author

Joel Osborne

Joel Osborne writes

Posted Thursday, October 25th 2018

SGS College to remain an elite partner to Bristol Flyers

Bristol Flyers is proud to continue its elite partnership with SGS College for the 2018/19 season.

The club are entering the second of a three-year deal for the first team to train and play their home games at the college’s WISE Campus, with the SGS Sport logo also featuring on the shoulder of the Flyers’ home and away playing kit.

SGS Sport is an integral part of SGS College and the Flyers’ player pathway, and has only ever received the top rating of “outstanding” by Ofsted since its inception more than a decade ago.

The WISE Campus has incredible facilities for elite level athletes, including a state of the art gym, a deluxe film review room, ice baths and a fully equipped physiotherapists suite.

Former students from the basketball academy have long enjoyed recruitment into further education in the United States, and pursuing professional playing careers with the Flyers.

"We are extremely thankful for the support from SGS College and we would not be in the position that we are as a club without them as a partner,” said Flyers head coach Andreas Kapoulas.

"Over the years the partnership has allowed us to grow on and off the court as well as enhance our already existing high performance pathway for young aspiring players who want to continue with their academic aspirations as well as excel in  their basketball ambitions.

Former students have long enjoyed playing careers with the Flyers

"It is a pleasure to see an organisation such as SGS College and its CEO Kevin Hamblin showing their outstanding commitment to sport and specifically basketball and we are very appreciative of all their efforts to help our club to continue to grow."

Kevin Hamblin, Group Chief Executive & Executive Principal for SGS College added: "The College established a Basketball Academy in 2003, we developed a purpose built basketball facility in 2005 and since then we have grown the Club into one of the largest in the Country for boys and girls.

"The college partnership with Bristol Sport created the Flyers, a Basketball side in the highest league in the UK and so young people have the fantastic opportunity to participate in a great sport from U10 to playing professionally. We are delighted to continue to provide facilities and a pathway to ensure Bristol Flyers go from strength to strength."

Latest News

LIVE: Bristol Flyers v Worcester Wolves

LIVE: Bristol Flyers v Worcester Wolves

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020

Weekend doubleheader added to pre-season schedule

Weekend doubleheader added to pre-season schedule

Posted: Thursday, October 22nd 2020

Highlights: Bristol Flyers 63-66 Sheffield Sharks

Highlights: Bristol Flyers 63-66 Sheffield Sharks

Posted: Tuesday, October 20th 2020

Things are coming along - Kapoulas

Things are coming along - Kapoulas

Posted: Saturday, October 17th 2020

Also from Bristol Sport

Live: Bristol City v Swansea City
Football icon

Live: Bristol City v Swansea City

The Robins welcome the Swans across the border with Sky Bet Championship action at Ashton Gate this afternoon.

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020 • Football

Report: Bristol Bears Women 5-12 Loughborough Lightning
Rugby icon

Report: Bristol Bears Women 5-12 Loughborough Lightning

Bristol Bears Women fought back to claim a losing bonus-point against Loughborough Lightning in atrocious conditions at Shaftesbury Park.

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020 • Rugby

Win up to £1000 in this afternoon's 50/50 Matchday Draw
Football icon

Win up to £1000 in this afternoon's 50/50 Matchday Draw

Enter today's 50/50 Matchday Draw for your chance to win up to £1000 whilst also supporting City's official charity - Robins Foundation.

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020 • Football

End of season awards: who won what?
Rugby icon

End of season awards: who won what?

Following a record-breaking season for Bristol Bears, we pay tribute to the side's leading performers from the 2019/20 campaign with our end of season awards.

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020 • Rugby

Secure your home shirt in Store now
Football icon

Secure your home shirt in Store now

City’s 2020/21 home shirt is now available for purchase from the Bristol Sport Store, with online and pre-ordering sales now complete.

Posted: Saturday, October 24th 2020 • Football