Lacrosse players studying at the University of Nottingham join one of the UK's largest University lacrosse programmes, competing at the top level of British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues. With the overall aim to be the #1 destination for lacrosse playing student-athletes in the UK.

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Women's Performance Lacrosse

Why Nottingham?

The lacrosse facilities at UoN are extensive; our teams train on a purpose-built 3G pitch opened in 2015 at the Jubilee Campus sports centre and utilise performance facilities at the £40 million David Ross Sports Village including the High Performance Zone and Sports Injury Clinic. Other athlete provision includes: game-day GPS, video analysis, athlete wellbeing & other online tools to support performance, whilst balancing a student-life.

Fully supported by an international-level coaching team and professional support staff, the programme aims provide the opportunity for teams to succeed, plus enable each individual player to reach their full potential.

Lacrosse at the University of Nottingham

Supporting our student-athletes

Our Performance Lacrosse Programme

done 4 x Weekly Field Training Sessions
done 2 x Weekly Strength and Conditioning Sessions
done Built-in Performance Analysis Cameras
done Catapult GPS and data tracking for our players
done On-site Sauna and Streamroom
done On-site sports injury clinic with specialist sports physiotherapy and sports massage support.
done Heated Hydrotherapy Pool and ice bath for rehab and recovery
done 2 x 3G Pitches for Training and Competitive Matches
done High Performance Zone for strength & conditioning
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Representing the #GreenandGold


  • 2023 - BUCS Premier North Champions and BUCS Championship Winners
  • 2022 - BUCS Lacrosse 6s Champions
  • 2022 - BUCS Premier North Champions and BUCS Championship Winners
  • 2021 - BUCS Lacrosse 6's - Winners
  • 2018/19 - BUCS Premier North- runners up
  • 2018 University Challenge Cup winners
  • 2017/18 - 2nd - BUCS Premier North (Women 1) First time in which the 1st team has reached the Championship semi-finals in club history.
  • 2016/17 - 3rd - BUCS Premier North (Women 1)
  • 2012/13 - BUCS Midlands 1A champions; promotion to Premier North
  • 2012/13 - BUCS Trophy champions


  • 5 teams competing in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues
  • Women's 1st Team: BUCS Premier North (top division)
  • Nottingham Varsity
  • Most recent success: BUCS Lacrosse 6s Champions, BUCS Championship - Winners (2022), BUCS Premier North Champions (2022)


Athlete support services Student-Athlete Support Services

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High Performance Zone - University of Nottingham Performance Facilities

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Sport Scholarship at University of Nottingham Sport Sport Scholarships

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Performance Coaching

Mike Armstrong - Head Coach

Our Head of Lacrosse is Mike Armstrong, who has played (2008 – 2017) and coached (2015 – present) internationally for England, brings performance knowledge, culture and resources right into the University program.

Having coached within club, University, regional and national set-ups, Mike is well versed in the demands of running the UoN program and works to support student-athletes both on and off the field.

Fun Fact: Mike actually won the BUCS Championship as a player in 2008, beating the University of Nottingham in the final. He is now #GreenandGold

Mike Armstrong - University of Nottingham Lacrosse Head Coach