American Football

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Description

REPRESENT

The Eagles, Manchester Met’s American Football Team compete in a BUCS League and play against six other universities on Sunday afternoons between November and March.

Last year they recorded their best regular season record, which they’re looking to build on in the coming year.

 

BUCS level:
1st team – Northern 2A.

 

Coaches and support staff:

This summer the club has recruited a new high profile head coach, Rick Hurst, along with 10-12 positional coaches who will spend their time teaching you the skills to develop as a player.

 

Training facilities and times:
Training takes place at Platt Lane Sports Complex.
Tuesdays 20:00 – 22:00
Sundays 13:00 – 15:00

 

Partners, links and pathways:

The club has strong links with Manchester Titans.

For more details on joining a club, please contact sportclubs@mmu.ac.uk. 

Terms and conditions

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Expectations:

The University expects that students and coaches participating in all activities related to sports clubs will at all times demonstrate respect for:

  • Themselves, other students, university staff, external venue staff, volunteers, coaches, officials and spectators;
  • Laws and culture of the relevant sporting activities;
  • Property of Manchester Met, MMU Sport and any venue they are visiting.

Participants are also expected to:

  • Value their own performances, that of others and not just results;
  • Co-operate with team/club mates, coaches and officials

 

MMU Sport Clubs Behaviours:

All MMU Sports Club members agree to abide by the behaviours outlined in the non-exhaustive list below:

  • To adhere to the Sports Club Constitution, general rules, regulations and policies of Manchester Met and The Union (which includes, but is not limited to, the Manchester Metropolitan University Student Code of Conduct, University Health and Safety Policies, MMU Sport Code of Conduct and the Code of Conduct for The Union Members);
  • To adhere to the rules and regulations of the relevant sports’ governing body, and where necessary the relevant international federations, agreeing to demonstrate sporting behaviour towards opponents, staff and officials at all times;
  • To be fair, considerate, honest and respectful to the needs of fellow students, staff, volunteers, coaches and visitors to Manchester Met;
  • To respect Manchester Met’s property and that of others (e.g. external facilities and transport providers), and not cause damage to such property or use it for unapproved purposes;
  • To never behave violently where this is outside the rules of the sport or deliberately seek to gain an advantage through cheating, or use prohibited substances;
  • To encourage and guide participants to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour;
  • To refrain from any behaviour that brings the Club or Manchester Met into disrepute;
  • To adhere to the rules and regulations in the Student Regulations for use of University Computing Resources and take personal responsibility for their words, images and actions in an online environment;
  • To understand that any ‘welcome’ activity for new club members should be inclusive, non-compulsory, and should not, in the judgement of MMU Sport, make the individuals feel humiliated or degraded;
  • Not act in an unlawful manner;
  • To understand the repercussions of any breaches of these standards.