We are UWE Bristol Performance Sport

We provide an inspirational environment to student-athletes seeking to excel in their sport. We currently have three Performance Sports – American Football, basketball and squash – and support a range of elite athletes across a number of other sports.

Taking care of every detail, the Performance Sport programme provides a package of support, services and funding. Find out more about Performance Sport

Our performance sports

American football performance sport player running while clutching football.

American football

The American football programme provides you an environment that supports you in both your sporting and academic ambitions.

A UWE Bristol athelete reaching for the ball with her squash racket.


The squash programme strives to provide an elite-level experience for student athletes looking to excel.

A UWE Jets basketball player springs forward with the ball mid game.


Men’s basketball is an elite-level programme, providing you an excellent basketball experience, coupled with your academic study.

Performance athlete support

Performance Sport's sport therapist Emily tightening an athlete's glove.

Sports therapy

The sports therapy department at UWE Performance Sport provides exceptional care and treatment services tailored specifically for elite athletes.

Performance Sport nutritionist Rachel attending an outdoor training session.


The nutrition department at UWE Performance Sport works to optimise the performance and wellbeing of athletes through nutritional support and education.

Adam Lancaster, Head of Strength and Conditioning for UWE Bristol Performance Sport

Strength and conditioning

The strength and conditioning team provide outstanding support to elite athletes, enhancing their strength, power and athletic performance.

Performance Sport at UWE Bristol

Contact UWE Bristol Performance Sport

Email: uweperformancesport@uwe.ac.uk

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