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American Football


American Football is one of the fastest-growing university sports in the United Kingdom.  The British Universities and Colleges Sport American Football League boasts more than 80 teams and more than 4,000 players and coaches from around the world.  The season runs from October to March.

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The club has a large training roster from which the squad for each game is selected. We are committed to leading on and off the field, and our programme aims to develop student-athletes to reach their full potential in this exciting and fast expanding university sport. Both teams do specific strength and conditioning and video analysis sessions.Previous experience is not required, with opportunities available for all abilities. 

The Men's American Football Team currently plays in Division 1 of BUCS in the Yorkshire Conference.

The Women's American Football Team currently play the full contact version of the sport and are ranked number 3 nationally.

For more information regarding joining the club, please contact d.bottomley@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

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The Sport England funded USA Sports Programme offers:

  • Flag Football:

The mixed non-contact version of the sport is proving to be very popular at the University and is a great alternative to full contact football.

  • Leeds Academy of American Football:

There are opportunities for students to be involved in coaching junior players aged from 4-18 years of age. This takes place on campus and in the community.

 For more information please contact Dale Bottomley d.bottomley@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

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  • High quality indoor and outdoor facilities
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