Sport School

Come and train year round at the BEST Centre, Mallorca. We a number of options where swimmers and triathletes can live, train, study, take coaching qualifications or learn Spanish all with outstanding coaching and facilities at the beach town of Colonia Sant Jordi. For anyone looking to combine sport with school and education, we have a place for you.

You can take a BTEC in Sport where are partners Loughborough College will provide all the educational delivery to our student athletes.
You can take a BSc in Sports Coaching from Nottingham Trent University, a programme also delivered by Loughborough College.
Or, if you have finished with your formal studies for now, then just take some time to train in one of the best locations in Europe. Train with us for one month or one year just focusing on your training.
You can also take a level 1 and level 2 coaching qualification online through the American Swim Coaches Association for a globally recognised coaching qualification, or take Spanish classes.

The BEST Centre Academy

The BEST Centre Academy, Mallorca, is a place for student athletes aged 16-18 to live and train, to pursue their sporting ambitions, and study for a BTEC in Sport provided by Loughborough College, one of the leading providers of sports education in the UK. Train at some of the best facilities in Europe. Attend Loughborough College. Then move on and do great things. This is the BEST Centre Academy offering.

BSc in Sports Coaching from Nottingham Trent University

The course is delivered by Loughborough College and students follow the 3 year course on line. Each term, the students will have 5 days of intensive study at the Loughborough College Campus in the UK. Students can live and train with us for some or all of their course.

More information will be available in due course.

Live and Train year round

All swimmers and triathletes have the chance to live and train with us year round. Stay for as little as a month and up to a year and focus on achieving your sporting goals. Train with the Academy athletes and live in the residence to give you the best chance of success.

The accommodation


Accommodation will be at the residencia, a short walk from the pool. The athletes will be in shared rooms and all meals will be taken here. Join us for a month or a year and come and live and train at one of the best training centres in Europe.

The residence is located close to the picturesque harbour area, with its shops and cafes and there is a supermarket, pharmacie and banks close by. The beaches around the town are some of the best in the Mediterranean.

The training

Swimmers and triathletes will have access to some of the best training in Europe. The training facilities include a heated outdoor 50m pool, gym, crystal clear open water swimming, running track, soft running trails, legendary biking, and two good climbs close by: Randa and San Salvador.

To discuss whether the BEST Centre Swim and Triathlon programmes are the right place for you or your child’s development, please email James Parrack at or James directly on +33 6 87 28 73 68.