Elite Sports in the South of Spain

The Elite Sports Programme forms a structured pathway for student-athletes.Sotogrande International School works in partnership with sports academies to offer a solution to the high academic and sporting demands placed upon young, talented sportspeople.

Our Elite Sports Programme offers a multi-stage approach. The first rung on the ladder is for our Future Champions, progressing to the Junior Champions and ultimately the Elite Champions. Our aim is for student-athletes to leave the programme prepared and ready for university scholarships and life beyond school.

Elite Golf Programme


The Elite Sports Golf Programme consists of a unique laddered system that offers a solution to the demands of combining elite sports with the rigours of a regular academic schedule. Students aged 10 to 18 have the opportunity to join a bespoke, structured system that allows them to excel in golf and their academic studies simultaneously without compromising their performance. The programme also facilitates participants’ ability to earn university scholarships in the USA.

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Elite Polo Academy


Polo is a difficult sport to learn without the right coaching or opportunities which is why Sotogrande Polo Academy is determined to increase student access. Recognising the importance of investing in the future of polo, the academy aims to create pathways for future generations. To fulfil this mission, Polo Valley and Sotogrande International School have partnered to create the first elite polo academy in the world.

Polo Academy

Elite Polo Academy


SotoTennis Academy (STA) was opened in June 2010 by Dan Kiernan, a former British #1 Doubles Player. Over the last 11 years, STA has become one of Spain’s most renowned tennis academies and is located in the exquisite Sotogrande.

Tennis Academy

Elite Tennis Academy


SIS is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new elite swimming programme aimed at swimmers who wish to focus on their sporting commitments without compromising their academic success.

Swimming Programme

Elite Swimming Academy


Summit Basketball Academy works in partnership with the Elite Sports Programme to enable motivated, prospective student-athletes to have access to high-level, advanced basketball instruction to help them reach their goals on and off the court.

Basketball Academy

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Do you want to find out how your child can gain excellent international qualifications while developing their talents? Learn more about our unique sports programme today.