Tom Lawson

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.

He said:

“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.