A leading university football programme with the number one team in the UK.
Supporting your ambition
Established in 1992, the UWE Bristol American Football programme has become a leading university football programme and is home to UWE Bullets, the national championship winners in 2022 and 2023.
We recruit talented athletes from all over the world to compete in the British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championships.
Every year the programme recruits postgraduate all-Americans from National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) schools, and several players have represented Great Britain at a senior level.
university American Football team in the UK.
National Championships (2007, 2022, 2023).
win ratio as a club in the last four seasons.
You will get elite-level coaching throughout your time with the programme, combined with excellent, sport-specific facilities for training.
You will receive the following every week:
- Three on field practices per week
- Three strength and conditioning sessions per week
- Team meetings every week
- Nutritional and sports therapy support
- Performance analysis every week
- Sports psychology support
All games are played at weekends.
There are eight fixtures in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) American Football South Premier League, followed by the BUCS playoffs.
Meet the coach
Coach Dan Maher leads the programme at UWE Bristol and is one of the best coaches in the UK. Since joining, he has shifted the culture and imprinted his coaching philosophy on the programme.
He firmly believes in an athlete-first approach, empowering athletes to become accountable for their actions on and off the field.Follow UWE Bullets Head Coach Instagram
Interested in joining us from overseas?
Former UWE Bullets quarter-back Ivan Niyomugabo talks about his experience of studying, living and playing in Bristol after making the move from the US.