Lacrosse (Men’s)

Welcome to the Men’s Lacrosse Club, one of the leading sports at NTU. Experience training twice a week by a qualified experienced coach no matter what level you play at.

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Credit: BUCS

We train and play at the 3G pitch based at Clifton Campus, we run a number of social events during the year. Our Men’s, Women’s programmes work together on charity fundraisers and community projects throughout the year.

British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS)

We currently have two BUCS teams who play on Wednesday’s at differing levels. Our performance team finished second in Northern Premiership last season and were the runners up in the BUCS National Championship. They were BUCS National Champions in 2017-18. The second team currently play in Midlands 2A.


Sam Patterson – Head of Lacrosse

In his fourth season with Nottingham Trent Univeristy, Sam is in charge of both the men’s and women’s lacrosse programmes. He led NTU to a BUCS National Championship in 2018. He is currently an assistant coach for the England Senior Men’s National Team and development coach for England Lacrosse’s National Talent Pathway. As a player Sam represented England in four senior World Championships and three European Championships.

Practice Schedule

The Performance BUCS squad train twice a week, on a Monday and Tuesday’s they also have two strength and conditioning sessions run by Sport981 twice weekly. The 2nd team and development team practice Sunday’s and Tuesday’s.

Taster Sessions

We run taster sessions during Welcome Week at the start of each academic year. Keep an eye on our social media for updates or email us if you want to know more.

Sports Kit

All players who represent the club in BUCS will need to buy playing shirt, shorts when they join (the cost of the shirt is subsidised by the department), which will then be theirs to keep. Lacrosse equipment will be loaned from the club for a period of a season (£20 deposit).

These items are all purchasable from Lee Westwood Sports Centre on Clifton Campus.

Bursary / Funding information

We offer bursaries for talented lacrosse players. We welcome applications from all players, which will then be assessed for suitability for a scholarship award.  Further details on scholarships, including the application form, are available here.


Head of Lacrosse – Sam Patterson
Tel: +447868982173
Central Club Email:


President: Jamie Butt
Treasurer: Caius Jefferies
Secretary: Stanley Barron
Marketing Officer: Stephanie Muckle
Social & Wellbeing: Ross Melia and Joseph Warner

Social Media
Twitter: @NTULAX
Instagram: @NTULAX (club account)
Facebook: /NTULAX

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418