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Helping the county’s

best emerging athletes

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Identifying the athletes and

coaches who have the

potential to be World Class

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Each year we identify and

support the best athletes

from Derbyshire

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Derbyshire Institute of Sport
Derbyshire Institute of Sport
Derbyshire Institute of Sport
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DIS swimmers claim hat-trick of successes at Swimming Championships

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Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) swimmers notched a hat-trick…
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Alicia Barrett sets her sights on European Junior Championships

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Alicia Barrett has set her sights on European Junior Championships…

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Athletes

More than 40 athletes are currently supported by DIS across a wide array of sports from the main site at the University of Derby and the satellite sites at the Queen’s Park Sports Centre and Healthy Living Centre, Staveley in Chesterfield.

Coaches

The Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) programme is staffed by a number of dedicated sports professionals who are experts in their respective fields. The core team look after the day-to-day running of the DIS and manage the strategic direction of the programme. The support team work with athletes on their individual strength and conditioning, physiotherapy and massage. The specialist sports coaches work with the athletes on an individual basis, to progress the technical ability of each athlete.

Partners

The Derbyshire Institute of Sport has been put in place to leave less to chance and to develop a conveyor belt of success. We have a number of committed partners who are ensuring Derbyshire athletes have the best possible chance of achieving the Olympic Dream; The University of Derby, Golden Dreams, HUUB, Don Amott and Price Waterhouse Coopers.