York Sport Committee


The York Sport Committee is a group of student volunteers who have a strong interest and passion for sport at York.

The committee is chaired by the current York Sport President and meet on a weekly basis to discuss all York Sport Union matters, events and projects.

As well as tasks associated with each individual role, the committee work together to organise major events throughout the year, such as: College Varsity, Colours Ball, Equal Opportunities workshops and Roses to ensure they are a huge success. The committee are also responsible for deciding on the allocation of contingency grant to clubs, voting on new legislation and giving their opinions on various upcoming sport-related projects, such as the new sports hall in the York Sport Centre.

The 2016/17 York Sport Committee are:

York Sport President - Issac Beevor
Communications Officer - Oli Withams
Treasurer - Prasham Patel
Tournament Secretary - Laura Carruthers
Tournament Secretary - Duncan McGregor
Tournament Secretary - Zac Sheppard
Equal Opportunities Officer - Josie Phillips
Fundraising & Events Officer - Joy Mendes De Costa
College Sport Officer - Kate Wilkinson
College Sport Officer - Matthew Smith


  • Being part of the York Sport Committee is an invaluable experience to gain an insight and a genuine opportunity to impact how the York Sport Union is run.

  • You gain a wide range of employable skills, such as communication, leadership and event management, that are invaluable for future job applications and perfect for adding on your CV!

  • If nothing else, you become friends with a fantastic group of like-minded, enthusiastic, passionate individuals who are striving to make a positive impact on the sporting experience at York.


  • Check out the role descriptions below for more information on the specific roles.
  • Fill out the application form, selecting the role you would to apply for and submit to a.potter@yusu.org by Midnight on Wednesday 14th June.
  • Successful applications will be invited to interview in Week 9/10.


Communications Officer
Tournament Secretary x2
Equal Opportunities Officer
Fundraising & Events Officer
College Sport Officer