Summer Anderson

Name: Summer Anderson

Playing position: Centre back

Course: HND Sports Coaching & Development

Previous school: Seaham High School

Club team: Chester-le-Street, St Cuthbert’s

Summer plays for Chester-le-Street St Cuthbert’s. She has gained qualifications in football coaching and CrossFit. She describes the Sports Development Centre as excellent, dedicated and elite.

She said:

“I decided to study at Sunderland College because of the new sports facilities and the links with my school. The Sport Development Centre had a big impact on my decision to apply to Sunderland College.

The best thing is the facilities, they’re very good and useful for football development. The Sports Development Centre will allow me to gain a better knowledge and understanding of sport through a coach perspective as well as a player.”

Summer plans to progress to a top-up degree at Sunderland University, then start a career in sports development.