The Sharks Academy is a world-class rugby academy which is accredited by SA Rugby and backed by a strategic partnership with The Sharks, arguably the most professional rugby union in South Africa.  

The Sharks Academy offers a variety of courses designed for young male and female school leavers with a passion for rugby and soccer, and who have a desire to forge a career in sport. 

The success of The Sharks Academy over recent years can be accredited to the professional environment that has been created for our rugby students, including the expertise of our coaches, our partnership with The Sharks, and our focus on providing every individual with the necessary skills and attributes to perform at his optimum. The results have seen many extremely talented young players graduate from the Academy into the professional rugby arena. 

Top young rugby players who are passionate about rugby and are interested in pursuing a career in the sport can apply, with the main focus being predominantly school-leavers.