Welcome to the University of Derby Badminton Club. 

The University of Derby Badminton Club offers the opportunity for all who have a passion for badminton to train and compete. 


 Performance: Men's & Women's 1sts

Development: Men's & Women's 2nds


In addition to competitive teams, the University of Derby Badminton Club also works alongside Team Derby who offer social sessions as part of the 'Just Play' initiative - sutiable for beginners and those that wish to play for fun!  For more information, visit:

Performance Teams:

Badminton has been a performance sport for Team Derby since 2012. Performance players recieve elite-level coaching, eight sessions a week as well as support services including S&C, Sport Psychology and Lifestyle support that enable them to train daily whilst managing their studies.

The University of Derby is one of the top 6 Universities for Badminton in the country. Our Women's and Men's 1st teams compete at the highest level in the British Universities and Colleges Sports leagues (Premier North).

If you wish to know more about the Team Derby performance programme/sports scholarship programme, visit:


  • 2020/21 - Women's 1sts BUCS Premier League Champions
  • 2020/21 - Women's 1sts BUCS NationalCup Finalists
  • 2020-2023: 9 x BUCS Individual Championship Medalists

Team Derby were also founding members of the National Badminton League (NBL). We were two-time finalists and inaugral champions in 2014/15. 


Badminton Programme Manager: James Boxall

Head Badminton Coach: Jonty Russ 

Membership: £160.00 (+£20.00 Union membership fee)