Sports Development

We have wide ranging knowledge and expertise in community sports development across Hertfordshire and the East region, through professional practice and community focused research.

Our range of services include:

  • bespoke research and consultations
  • developing strategy support
  • project evaluations and funding application support
  • workshops tailored to your needs

We deliver practical solutions

Our services are tailored to meet the needs of your organisation. Whether you want a short project or long-term support, we can help.

The Sport, Health and Exercise Division at the University is uniquely placed to offer you the opportunity to obtain research excellence while delivering practical solutions.

Our services

Funding applications

Support in the funding and bid application process, through research or professional support.

Project evaluation

Bespoke evaluation techniques for a range of sports projects. Focusing on impact, delivery against key performance indicators – which could be quantitative, qualitative or both.

Research and consultations

Design, develop and deliver bespoke local area research that is robust and reliable, using a range of research solutions.

Strategies and development plans

Produce sport development and leisure action plans.

Training and workshops

The co-ordination and hosting of sports development training workshops. Reflecting the needs of your organisation and offering continuing professional development for your staff.

Contact us

Services can be delivered throughout the year, in accordance to your needs. For more information, please email Ian Barclay.

Read the case study

The team was knowledgeable on what they were doing and treated the athletes with the required respect and professionalism throughout the process.

Raphael Deinhart

High 5 Sports Nutrition