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Team Sunderland Community

As well as competing in BUCS leagues Team Sunderland also has teams competing at the highest level of professional and National Leagues in the UK. Team Sunderland (formerly Sunderland City Predators) is a growing initiative established in 2011 by the University of Sunderland.

We provide students, alumni and community members a chance to play in National League Volleyball, Basketball and Futsal, as well as local league Netball, Youth Netball and Youth Basketball.

Team Sunderland Volleyball
The National Volleyball League is the top Volleyball Competition in England for Clubs. The League comprises National Super League, National Division 1, National Division 2 and 3 National Division 3 Leagues for both Men and Women.

We currently have a men’s team competing in the National Super League as well as a women’s team competing in the National Division 1 League.

Team Sunderland Basketball
The NBL is a league competition representing semi-professional and amateur basketball clubs from England and Wales. The League compromises National Division 1, National Division 2, National Division 3.

We currently have a men’s team competing in the National Division 3 League.

Team Sunderland Futsal
The National Futsal Series is the top Futsal Competition in England for clubs. The League compromises Tier 1, Tier 2 North, Tier 2 South, and a Women’s Super Series.

We currently have a men’s team competing in the Tier 2 North League & women's team competing in the Women's Super Series. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a coach to lead on our Women's Futsal programme. To read the Futsal role profile click here.

Training Schedule for National League:

Men’s Volleyball
Monday – 20:00-22:00
Thursday - 20:00-22:00
Newcastle High School
Kieran Sowden
Women’s Volleyball
Thursday - 20:00-22:00
Jodie Amor
Men’s Basketball
Friday - 20:00-22:00
Beacon of Light
Brian Calder
Men’s Futsal
Tuesday – 20:00-22:00
Beacon of Light
Tony Loftus




Local League Team Sunderland

We currently have two Adult Netball teams playing in the North Durham and Tyne and Wear Leagues where they play on a Wednesday night and train on a Monday night. Our teams currently play in Division 2 and Division 3 of the North Durham County Association League. 

Youth Team Sunderland
Our community-focused programmes currently offer opportunities in Netball and Basketball for anyone aged from 7 years and up. These programmes are based at the University of Sunderland’s CitySpace and provide a pathway from beginner to performance level as well as offering a high-quality coaching and playing environment.

U11 Basketball
Saturday AM – 9:00-10:00
U14 Basketball/U16 Basketball
Saturday AM – 10:00-12:00
U11 Netball
Monday PM – 16:00-17:00
U14 Netball
Monday PM – 17:00-18:00

If you would like anymore information on the teams that we currently run, how to join a team or training information please contact brooke.cochrane@sunderland.ac.uk or call 0191 515 3696.  


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