Three rugby players for our elite college rugby team

Team East Durham - Sport Performance Centres

Team East Durham's Sport Performance Centres are an exciting opportunity for both male and female students to link their chosen sport with a full time academic programme.

Opportunities are available in football, basketball, boxing, dance, rugby and netball. Sport scholarships are also available in elite boxing, football and rugby - please see details below.

Team East Durham is open to ALL students, from total beginners to national standard competitors; and you DO NOT have to study a sports course to join the Team East Durham programme.

Our coaching staff are amongst the most highly qualified in the region, all having gained vast experience from their own professional playing days.

What to expect:

  • High quality training and coaching
  • Strength and conditioning training
  • Diet and nutrition guidance
  • Fitness training programmes
  • Performance analysis support
  • In-house physiotherapy
  • Competitions - league and cup

Everyone who joins on of our Academies also gets an exciting scholarship with load of extra benefits. And depending on the standard to play at you could qualify for our Silver or Gold Scholarship package.

For more details on Team East Durham and sport at East Durham College please see below. And why not join us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/TeamEastDurham

Team East Durham Brochures

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Team East Durham, at East Durham College's Peterlee Campus, currently runs Sport Development Centres in football, boxing, basketball, rugby, netball and dance.

Football Development Centre (Men)

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Play and train like a pro while you study and gain excellent qualifications that will help you progress into the future career you want.

Academy Scholarship Packages - Bronze, Silver & Gold

Team East Durham Football and Rugby Logos

The EDC Scholarship Programme is designed to develop individuals to ensure they reach their full potential, both on the field of play and in the classroom.

Football Development Centre (Women)

Four female students from the fooball academy who represented England

Do you enjoy playing football for fun or do you have aspirations of going far in the game, maybe even going professional?

Rugby Development Centre

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Play and train like a pro on the Rugby Development Programme whilst you study and gain excellent qualifications that will help you progress into the future career you want.

Boxing Development Centre

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Do you enjoy boxing for fun or do you have aspirations of going far in the sport, maybe even going professional? Whatever your level, there’s a place for you at our highly-respected Boxing Academy.

Dance Development Centre

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The Dance Development Centre is open to all students who are studying on any of our full time courses. As a member of the dance centre you will receive at least eight hours per week dance training on top of your normal academic lessons.

Basketball Development Centre

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Team East Durham Sports Development Centres provide you with an environment which enables you to achieve the best academic grades you are capable of whilst working with your club, county, regional, international coach to ensure that you are in the best shape possible, both mentally and physically, to perform.

Netball Development Centre

Netball hoop and ball

Do you enjoy playing netball for fun or do you have aspirations of going far in the game. Whatever your level, there’s a place for you at our highly-respected Sports Academy where you can experience this fantastic package of training and benefits.

Meet The Coaches

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The coaching team at Team East Durham is amongst the most highly qualified in the region. The College is honoured to have such an experienced team passing on their wealth of experience to students, local schools and community partners.