Who are we?
De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) understands the benefit of sport, the way it brings people together, instils principles of teamwork and inspires a winning attitude. DMUsport works to offer that experience to as many students as possible, enhancing student experience, promoting a fit and healthy lifestyle and showcasing DMU as an ambitious sports institution.
Sport at DMU is on the rise and there are endless opportunities on offer for students to play competitively or simply just to get involved. Whether it be through the nationwide competitive sports programme; British University and College Sports (BUCS), sport specific competition, intra-mural leagues or through the DMUactive recreational sports programme.
Fiona Dick, Head of Sport
Responsibilities: Manage the DMUsport staff team. Oversee the development of sport for DMU students. Oversee the performance of DMUsport teams in BUCS and Varsity.
Katy Young, Sports Development Manager
Responsibilities: Responsible for DMUsport club activity and club development. The management of club coaches and the Sport Development Assistants.
David de-Beger, Sports Performance Manager
Responsibilities: The BUCS programme, Varsity, the VC Scholarship programme including scholars lifestyle and performance development. The management of club coaches, S&C coaches, Performance Sport Coordinator & the rowing program.
Sally-Anne Adams, Performance Sport Coordinator
Responsibilities: Providing operational support to teams and individuals competing in BUCS leagues and events; booking transport, facilities and coordinating officials. Maintaining up to date knowledge of all BUCS rules and regulations as the first point of contact for all queries from DMU teams and other Universities around our fixtures.
Anna Aldersley, Sports Development Assistant
Responsibilities: BUCS Events Sport Clubs and DMUsport marketing.
Emilie Fairnington, Sports Development Assistant
Responsibilities: Non BUCS Sport Clubs, DMUactive recreational programme and FA Grassroots Hub project.
Henryk Smolinski, Sports Development Assistant
Responsibilities: BUCS League Sport Clubs and VC Sport Scholarship program.
Strength and Conditioning Coaches
Responsibilities: Working to improve the overall strength and fitness of DMUsport teams. Working individually with DMU Sports Scholars to improve specific areas for their sport. Helping to improve competitive sport across the university.