Who We Are

Mission

We develop well educated sports champions. We help foster a healthy, active lifestyle amongst the country’s population. We develop well educated sports champions.

Vision

By 2020, we will be recognized as the world’s leading sports academy in the development of youth athletes. We will be a leading player in fitness, health and wellness education in Qatar.

WHAT WE DO

THE PROGRAMMES MANAGED BY ASPIRE ACADEMY TO DEVELOP WELL-EDUCATED WELL-ROUNDED SPORTS CHAMPIONS ARE BASED AROUND:

  • Innovative and comprehensive sport training methods with regular international competition opportunities. Check out Sport and Football programmes for more information.

  • Global standard performance and sports science expertise, technology and research. Check out Sport Science and Football Performance and Science programmes for more information.

  • Secondary schooling focused on developing educated youth athletes, leaders, lifelong leaders and internationally minded citizens. Check out School for more information.

  • Local partnerships with Qatari Sport Federations and the QOC, as well as support from our strategic business partners Aspetar and Aspire Logistics.

  • Partnerships across the globe that help to strengthen sport, sports science and academic outcomes such as Aspire in the World Fellows and ASIA. In addition, Aspire Academy’s ownership of European football clubs KAS Eupen (Belgium), Cultural Deportiva y Leonesa (Spain), and our European Clubs network all contribute to our elite players’ development.

QUICK FACTS

2004

Founding Year. First intake graduating in 2008.

Competitions

Student-athletes and graduates participate in competitions globally including youth and senior Olympic Games and World Championships.

The Core

The core sports in which we offer athletic scholarships are: Football, Athletics, Squash, Table Tennis and Fencing.

6000+

Is the number of children (age 6–12) Aspire engages through Sport and Football skill development and talent identification programmes throughout the country.

60+

Is the number of nations our coaches, scientists, teachers and support staff come from.