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
Rugby Development Centre
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.
Netball Development Centre
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.
Football Development Centre (Men)
Play and train like a pro while you study and gain excellent qualifications that will help you progress into the future career you want.
Dance Development Centre
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.
Boxing Development Centre
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.
Basketball Development Centre
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.
Academy Scholarship Packages - Bronze, Silver & Gold
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.
Meet The Coaches
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.
Team East Durham Brochures
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 (Women)
Do you enjoy playing football for fun or do you have aspirations of going far in the game, maybe even going professional?
Cricket Development Centre
Do you enjoy cricket 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 East Durham College's Cricket Academy.