Performance sport

Team Derby is the sporting identity of the University of Derby. We are committed to improving the performance of the University’s sports clubs. We run a sector-leading performance programme for Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Cycling and Swimming. This programme has been developed to attract and retain our student-athletes.

Alongside our individual sports scholarships, we also offer a comprehensive support package to team members. If you are selected for one of our performance teams, you will receive the following support services:

What our athletes say

Gain further insight into the programme from some of our Performance Sport athletes. 

students on the performance sport programme at University of Derby

View Performance Sport at Derby video transcript

Our performance athletes are committed to supporting Clean Sport in the UK. All sporting participants have the right to compete in Clean Sport. Find out more about our Clean Sport commitment.