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External Partners

The Strength and Conditioning team in St Andrews supports a number of professional teams, clubs and institutions each year, offering access to facilities, S&C support, fitness testing, scport science consultation, match day preparations and pitch-based conditioning work.

Fitness testing

Dundee United Football Club have based their training ground at University Park since 2009 and continue to receive support from our S&C team for both their first team and development squads.

Scottish Rugby are also regular visitors, having used the pitches and facilities for both Wolrd Cup and Six Nations preparation over the last ten years and the Scottish Institute of Sport also have exclusive use of the Performance Suite at certain times, where local talented athletes come to train under the supervision of an expert S&C coach.

Scottish Rugby Training

A full list of our external partners is outlined below: 

OrganisationDateLocationInvolvement
Scottish Rugby Union On going St Andrews Using facilities for national teams' training camps as well as supporting NAGP players 
Dundee United On going St Andrews Use of facilities, sport science, strength & conditioning, match day preparation
Scottish Golf Union On going St Andrews Use of facilities, help with national testing days
Scottish Institute of Sport On going St Andrews Use of facilities
Raith Rovers FC Sporadic Kirkcaldy Fitness testing and sport science consultation
St Johnston FC 2013 Preseason Perth Fitness testing
University of Abertay, Dundee On going St Andrews Providing placement opportunities for strength & conditioning students
Dundee athlete physical preparation (DAPP) programme On going University of Dundee Directly involved with managing and coaching identififed talented athletes in Dundee
Scandinavian School of Golf On going Sweden, Halmstad & St Andrews Mutual relationship with the Saints Golf Programme whereby there is an annual visit by each party

Football Training