AoC Sport is the membership organisation for further education and sixth form college sport and physical activity.
As a member of AoC Sport, your college will have access to regional and national competitions, conferences, networks, curriculum advice and exclusive partnerships that will help you maximise the impact of sport on college and student outcomes.
Benefits of joining AoC Sport include:
Leadership and advocacy
A single, authoritative voice that promotes and supports your work and that of the sector.
Partnerships, sport development and volunteering
Partnerships with NGBs, CSPs and other organisations leading to projects and programmes for your college.
Latest news and communications
Regular updates surrounding sport policy, AoC Sport events and competitions, via our website, new e-newsletter and printed publications.
Conferences, networks and training
Discounted conferences, regional networks and a comprehensive training and professional development programme to share good practice and increase skills.
League, cup and plate competitions in seven sports, plus regional tournaments in 14 sports, participation events and the annual National Championships.
Policy advice, curriculum planning and quality
Expert advice and guidance on a range of issues, including college sport strategies, crossdepartmental working, and quality standards
Download our membership leaflet for a full list of benefits.
If you would like to discuss AoC Sport membership, please contact Hannah Duncan
NB. Membership of AoC Sport is available to further education and sixth form colleges incorporated under the 1992 Act, plus Natspec colleges that are Association of Colleges members.
Join AoC Sport as an affiliate
You can now also apply to join AoC Sport an an affiliate member - this offer is primarily aimed at suppliers, employers, awarding bodies, local authorities, professional clubs, universities and other organisations.
Affiliate status provides your organisation with access to expert intelligence and the network of further education and sixth form colleges across England.
Affiliation is specially tailored for organisations that have an interest in the delivery of sport and leisure, participation or physical activity and health programmes within the FE sector.
This includes industry suppliers, employers, awarding bodies, local authorities, professional clubs, universities and other organisations who wish to expand their programmes or link with colleges.
Affiliate subscription is open to organisations who have an interest in promoting their products or services within further education. These must demonstrate a clear benefit to the sector. Schools, academies and private training providers are not eligible for affiliate status.
Affiliate status is at the absolute discretion of AoC Sport.
See our affiliate leaflet for more details.