American Football

Are you passionate about sport but haven’t yet explored all the options available to you!?  Joining the Coventry University Jets will allow you to explore a sport that you may not usually come across. American Football is a fast-paced, competitive contact sport. We welcome everyone of any ability; you do not need any knowledge or experience of the game to join us. Whether you want to work towards becoming better, faster or stronger you will always have the team there to support and guide you to reach your full potential. Regardless of your build or natural ability there will be a position suited for you! If you fancy, become a CU Jet and enjoy the experience!  

About The Team

The Coventry University Jets are an exclusive amateur University American Football Team, following promotion into the BUCS Division 1A Midlands League for the 2018/19 season, the CU Jets are the current and back-to-back Division 2 Northern Champions (2016/17, 2017/18). The team was independently formed in September 2009, since then it has become one of the university’s biggest and fastest growing teams, recognised nationwide and a Coventry University Team Phoenix club. We highly recommend joining the club for the best skill training obtainable. For the past ?ve years the C.U Jets have worked in partnership with the BAFNL Premiership local team The Coventry Jets. The majority of our coaching staff are premiership division veterans. Most of whom are past or present GB players or coaches respectively. The team also supports a number of student roles which are ?lled by Students outside of the team and are designed to enable the student to get valuable referenced experience.

Becoming a jet isn’t just about joining a sports team, we are a unit. We take great pride in the way we conduct ourselves with each team member. We aim to influence a family like bond through the club so that every member has a positive influence on one another and aims to strive and achieve the same goal. Whether you want to work towards becoming better, faster or stronger you will always have the team there to support and guide you to reach your full potential.


Aims and Objectives:

  • Our objectives as a team is to be competitive in our league and improve each and every year.
  • We plan to have a winning season in the Midlands 1A Conference and hopefully progress to a higher division.
  • We aim to make sure all members of our team feel welcome.
  • We aim to improve each and every individual and help shape them towards becoming a better athlete and re?ne their skills as an American Football player.
  • As an organisation, we aim to promote American football throughout Coventry and University.
  • We want the Coventry University Jets to be an renowned sports team in the Midlands. And have a well-established program.

Keep yourself updated on training, combines and other possible opportunities. Simply follow us on our social media pages. We welcome and appreciate any help, if you’re interested in volunteering.

Committee Members

  • President- James Harvey: americanfootball.su@uni.coventry.ac.uk
  • Vice-President (Secretary)- Dale Billing
  • Treasurer- Ed Cooper
  • Game Day Manager - Joshua Linton: cujetsgamedaymanager@gmail.com
  • Kit Manager - Phil Mugridge 
  • Social Sec- Sean Williams
  • Fitness Sec - Isakia Dapo Balogun
  • Communications & Media- Philippe Buithieu-Martel
  • Events Manager- Calum Ireland

Surridge Kit:
https://www.surridgesport.com/coventry-university-american-football-6

 

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