Performance sport

Team Derby is the sporting identity for 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 and Cycling. This programme has been developed to attract and retain our student athletes.

If you are selected to join our performance programme for Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball or Cycling, the support services include:

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.