Welcome to our new offices

SCL are pleased to announce due to amazing growth and development, the opening of their new offices in Sandhurst. The company has grown rapidly and undertaken some huge and important changes. 

The new office is one of many investments SCL is making to facilitate its expansion, alongside heavy investment in staff, software and systems to streamline process and improve services.

SCL’s success is truly apparent and measurable through the amount of new staff they are hiring to manage and support the different aspects of the business.  

If you are in the local area do come and pay us a visit and take a look around, we would love to see you!

Inspired by their own professional football and sports coaching backgrounds, Lewis Field and Steve Franks founded the SCL Education Group in 1999.

Their mission was to inspire children and young adults to engage with sport and improve their lives through participation and education.

Fast forward to 2016 and SCL are as passionate about the power of sport as they were 17 years ago. They are now the leading provider of Education through Sports in England and operate two companies, SCL Education & Training Ltd and SCL (Soccer Coaching Ltd), employing 120 people.

In addition to the state-of-the-art office equipment and computer systems , SCL now have their very own DUGOUT in Reception! 

We look forward to seeing all our partners at our new offices over the coming months.

Come pay us a visit, strike your best pose and get your picture taken!


SCL Education and Training are a government approved post-16 education provider in the sports and active leisure sector with an Ofsted Grade 2 “Good” rating.  SCL have Academy partnerships with over 60 football, rugby and cricket professional and grass roots sports clubs, foundations and community trusts.

A significant part of SCL’s success is due to the fact that programmes are delivered in real sports environments which expose learners to working life on a daily basis. Working closely with employers leaves them with a realistic view of how the industry works and the opportunities on offer.

SCL have educated over 15,000 young adults, many of whom were disengaged from education when they came to SCL. Many have progressed onto play professionally or semi-professionally, secure employment, Apprenticeships in sport, leisure and fitness or go on to higher education.

SCL (Soccer Coaching Limited) provide curricular, school sport and PE programmes, teacher training and INSET days as well as breakfast clubs and after-school clubs for 130 primary schools and nurseries across the southeast and London. Due to SCL’s reputation and work in local schools, SCL's Holiday Activities see over 40,000 attendees each year, with venues being awarded either a Grade 1“Outstanding”  or Grade 2  "Good"by Ofsted. 

SCL have also achieved the FA Charter Standard for their Saturday Soccer and Soccer school programmes.

  • SCL is an employer partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity.

  • SCL are pleased to announce that they are Finalists for the Apprenticeship Provider of the Year!

  • SCL are an Ofsted registered Childcare provider.

  • SCL have partnered with De Montfort University to launch a Sports Coaching Degree programme,

  • The Flame Awards are the largest celebration of innovation and excellence from across the sector.

  • SCL are strategic partners with UKactive.

  • EU EFS

  • Matrix

  • Traineeships are a stepping stone to future success for young people, businesses and the wider economy.

  • Our Saturday Soccer Coaches are FA qualified, Level 2 and above

  • SCL's School Sport Apprenticeship programme has been designed specifically to give those wanting a career in coaching and physical education the skills, knowledge and qualifications to help make it happen.

  • SCL were awarded an Ofsted outstanding in 2015 for their Holiday Activities.

  • HITZ is Premiership Rugby’s award-winning education and employability programme.