CompCare Rugby Travel Academy

About CompCare Rugby Travel Academy

The CompCare Rugby Travel Academy is the only full time programme of study in conjunction with a professional rugby programme in South Africa that focusses primarily on finding opportunities for young aspiring rugby players abroad.

On successful completion of this program players will receive a SAQA accredited National certificate in Sports Management, Level 1 World Rugby coaching certificate & a Boksmart certificate. Players will be equipped & trained in a high performance setup according to the high demands of being a successful pro rugby player abroad.

Our full time high performance programme is designed to get our players conditioned and coached at the highest level , to have them in a full time professional setup that tests their characters , their skill levels and their will to make it at the highest level that when and if the perfect opportunity arrives that they will be more than ready to take that opportunity with both hands.

Connections Abroad

The CompCare Rugby Travel Academy has successfully received 30 junior professional contracts for their players since 2021.

Contracts includes:

  • 15 Junior professional contracts at top French academies
  • 3 professional contracts in England
  • 8 senior professional contracts in Portugal’s top division
  • 1 Professional contract in Italy
  • 3 rugby & study scholarships in the USA

We have also received 1 junior Currie cup contract in 2022 from the Cheetahs.

Out of the class of 2023, we have given u-20 A-division Currie Cup playing opportunities for no less than 16 players who represented the Valke in the u-20 Elite competition.

The CompCare RTA is directly linked to many clubs , managers , coaches & directors of rugby all over the world to make sure we find the perfect opportunities for our players.

The CompCare Rugby Travel Academy made history in SA rugby by signing professional rugby contracts with no less than 6 players out of the class of 2021 to further their rugby careers abroad. This has never been done by any academy or institute in South Africa. This incudes 4 players into top level academies in France and 2 players to some of the oldest & successful rugby clubs in Portugal.

A number of boys have also received scholarships to study & play rugby in Canada.

The High Performance Programme Includes:

  • World class education & training facilities
  • Pathway to a professional rugby career abroad
  • Full time rugby & study program
  • Position specific & individual high performance coaching & player development
  • Nutritional development (PVM)
  • World class conditioning Programme
  • SAQA NQF Level 4 Sports Management Certificate
  • Weekly Life Skills Program
  • Gym & functional fitness access
  • Full Rugby Travel Academy Kit
  • Physiotherapist (weekly assessments)
  • Progress report per player
  • Weekly attendance reporting
  • Rugby games & club games
  • IRB Level 1 Coaching
  • Boksmart Training

Goal

Every player that enters the CompCare RTA should develop to their fullest potential as an indivual person & as a rugby player. Every boy should have the confidence and know how to perform when their opportunity arrives to give themselves the best possible opportunity to be successful in their careers & in life.

Mission & Vision

To develop young rugby men to be the best version of themselves on and off the field & to primarily find them the perfect opportunity to further their careers abroad

1. Possible Overseas Opportunities

  • Receive a French rugby contract directly through the CompCare Rugby Travel Academy
  • Receive a Portuguese rugby contract directly through the CompCare Rugby Travel Academy
  • Receive a scholarship to play rugby & further studies at top Universities in the USA
  • Playing and study scholarship opportunities in Canada
  • CompCare RTA is a direct feeding line to various french Top14 & Pro D2 clubs
  • Possibility to qualify for JIFF – 3 years in a French Academy to become a french rugby player
  • Tour to France & doing trials at some of the best academies in Europe
  • Every successful player who went through the CompCare RTA will sign with an accredited European rugby agent to
    manage his career.

2. Possible Local Playing Opportunities:

  • Carlton U/20 Blue Bulls League & Senior Carlton League
  • Blue bulls (Junior Currie Cup)
  • Limpopo Blue Bulls (Junior Currie Cup)
  • Pumas (Junior Currie Cup)
  • Valke (Junior Currie Cup)
  • Rugby & study bursary at a top university in SA to further rugby career & studying

The CompCare Rugby Travel Academy is the only full time programme of study in conjunction with a professional rugby programme in South Africa that focusses primarily on finding opportunities for young aspiring rugby players abroad.

Join Your Dream Career

If you have a dream to have a professional career abroad then join us for a life changing experience