About Us

About us

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust (RUCST ) works alongside Rotherham United Football Club to bring a better standard of living to various groups across the borough of Rotherham.

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust is a community development programme that works across the borough of Rotherham in deprived areas with different communities and age groups, delivering under the four main themes of the English Football League Trust: Education, Health & Wellbeing, Inclusion and Sport Participation.

Through the power of football we deliver a wide range of high quality programmes that support both local and national priorities. These include:

Education – To promote life long learning
Sport Participation – To enable under represented groups to take part in sport
Health and Wellbeing – To encourage an active lifestyle
Inclusion – To challenge inequality & prejudice

Working in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the town, the Trust has delivered activities for over 61,000 participants in the last year.

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust has been named Yorkshire & Humber regional Community Club of the Year at the Football League Awards 2016 & 2017.

RUCST is a registered charity number 1123692, company number 6451012

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust has been named the Coca-Cola Community Club of the Year at the Football League Awards 2012.