Sport Performance Centres

Our Sports Performances Centres - AKA Team East Durham - are all about giving you the opportunity to go further in a sport of your choice.

First of all, here's what you need to know: our Sports Performance Centres are open to ALL students!

So whether you're studying art and design, A Levels, hairdressing, or even sport, there's a place in a Sports Performance Centre for you!

We've got loads of opportunities available in different sports. We currently offer football, rugby, cricket, netball, dance, basketball and boxing Sports Development Centres.

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,

Basketball Sport Performance Centre

Hit a slam dunk and leap straight into our basketball sports performance centre, open to all East Durham College students!

Boxing Sport Performance Centre

East Durham College's boxing coaching is second-to-none, and we've developed an excellent reputation for developing the skills of talented fighters.

Cricket Sport Performance Centre

Thanks to our partnership with Durham Uni, Cricket players at EDC get access to Maiden Castle, Durham Uni's state-of-the-art cricket training centre, plus loads of other benefits. Click the button below for all the details.

Dance Performance Centre

If you've got a real passion for dancing, or if you just want to get your start, why not join our dancing academy at EDC?

Football Performance Centre (Men)

If you love footie, EDC is the place to be! Our incredible facilities, top quality coaching staff and other added perks make us the very best place in the region for honing your football skills.

Football Performance Centre (Women)

Do you enjoy playing football for fun or do you have aspirations of going far in the game, maybe even going professional? Play and train like a pro while you study and gain excellent qualifications that will help you progress into the future career you want.

Netball Sport Performance 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.

Rugby Sport Performance Centre

It's time to scrum down and get amazing training + loads of other benefits as part of EDC's dedicated rugby development centre for our students!

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Sport Scholarships

At EDC, we love sport. That's why we have the best facilities, the best staff and the best package of support for young athletes wanting to realise their full potential.

Meet Our Sports 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.