The Mediterranean College of Sport (MCS) and Hudson Group, a renowned international retailer and distributor specializing in sportswear, officially announced their partnership at a momentous event held at the Sports Pavilion, St Aloysius College. This collaboration signifies a groundbreaking alliance that merges academic prowess and sporting accomplishment.
The highlight of the event was the premiere of a captivating promotional video produced by local media company Born Bold, which captures the essence of the MCS-Hudson Group partnership. The video clip will be used for the second part of the student recruitment campaign. This cutting-edge visual masterpiece embodies both parties’ shared vision of delivering unrivalled sporting experiences and academic opportunities.
MCS Chairperson, Mr Pio Vassallo, and MCS CEO, Mr Charlo Bonnici, addressed during the media event, sharing the latest updates about MCS.
Mr Bonnici announced that following a call for applications the school recruited Mrs Mariucca Fenech as the Head of School. Mrs Fenech will be responsible for the academic aspect of the school while Mr George Micallef, the first Head of the National Sport School has been recruited as Director of Sport Development and Recruitment. During the press conference it was also announced that MCS has selected the Head Coach for football, a qualified and experienced Italian coach who have worked with teams in Italy, UK, Portugal and Finland. His name will be announced later on this year.
Mr Indrek Heinmets, Brand Director of NIKE on behald of Hudson Group and Intersport expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration and his company’s commitment to supporting the academic and sporting aspirations of MCS students.
Mr Pio Vassallo gave an update on the current infrastructural works being carried out on site including the construction of the 390-student college and the first 100-bed Sport Hotel in Malta which will include student accommodation. Preparatory works have also started for the construction of gymnastics hall and a Sport Science and Research Centre as well as a 25-metre swimming pool. In September the new Fitness Centre will also start operating.
During the press conference it was also announced that MCS will be organizing a National Conference on 8th and 9th November focusing on a more holistic approach towards youth sport development. For this conference parents, students, coaches, sports administrators and educators will be invited to attend.
Registrations for admission into MCS are being received through the college’s website www.mcs.edu.mt