Name: Tom Lawson
Playing position: SK
Club team: Seaham Red Star U17s
Course: Level 3 Sports & Performance
Previous school: Easington Academy
Tom has previously played for Sunderland Academy and currently plays for Seaham Red Star U17s. He describes the Sport Development Centre as dedicated, specialist and professional.
“I wanted to come to Sunderland College and be part of the football academy and also to study a high quality sports course.
The best thing about the Sport Development Centre is the standard of the football and the lecturers with industry specific backgrounds and specialisms. I think that the sports facilities are also a really high standard.
The Sport Development Centre will help me develop as a footballer massively.”
Tom plans to progress to a career in sport.