Make a racket at the Table Tennis Academy!
Our well-regarded Table Tennis Academy offers students the opportunity to experience what it’s really like to play at a professional level.
Students are trained at Swerve in Middlesbrough, with a combination of 1-1 sessions and robot multi-ball. Our coaches pride themselves on giving the Academy members the best training to suit their individual needs. With many of our alumni now working within the field, or even representing team Great Britain, our experienced coaches can help to get you where you want to be!
Meet the Coach
Steve Brunskill – Table Tennis Coach
Steve is a UKCC Level 3 Table Tennis coach who coaches all abilities and is the former captain of England North Junior Boys Team. Steve has won several awards throughout his careers including Coach of the Year and National League Division 1 Player of the Year. Steve is now the Head Coach at Swerve Table Tennis Centre.
What our Academy students say
The academy is great and I’ve gained so much already. It’s opened up multiple opportunities – a major highlight was coming 1st in the Country in the Table Tennis Championships in Nottingham! I’d definitely recommend joining an academy alongside your studies at the College!
Table Tennis Academy FAQs
We are TASS Dual Career Accredited
TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) is an athletic support programme, which helps talented athletes to balance their sport and studies, with the goal of them being able to reach their potential in both. The programme is open to all elite athletes on any course at Middlesbrough College, not just Sports and Leisure courses. For more information, contact the Sports Admin Team on 01642 333772 or firstname.lastname@example.org