Become part of one of AUC’s 20 sports teams, and join students like yourself looking to enhance their athletic abilities and have fun. AUC’s athletic programs promote a healthy lifestyle, discipline, teamwork and leadership development, as well as high standards of ethical conduct and sportsmanship.

Why Join an AUC Athletic Team?


Yearly Tournaments

AUC’s sports teams compete in four tournaments each year, in addition to friendly games with other universities and clubs.


International Trips

Have an opportunity to represent AUC in international tournaments and go on sports trips.



Athletic Scholarship

This is an annual partial scholarship available to a select number of students who participate in University-sponsored sports. 


Spring Run Competition

Quality Coaching

Our coaches are among the best in their fields and offer our student-athletes the best coaching possible. 

Maya Farouk

AUC Gear

As an athlete, you receive complimentary AUC-branded athletics gear so that you look your best in local and international competitions.

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Being a Part of the Team

Becoming part of a team of AUC student-athletes helps you grow your teamwork skills and creates friendships that extend beyond your years at AUC.  

State-of-the-Art Athletic Facilities

Sports facilities at AUC New Cairo are extensive and cater to a wide cross-section of activities and programs.

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Paul B. Hannon Swimming Pool

Meet Our Athletes

Hayday Morsy

Haydy Morsy

Two-Time Olympian
Pentathlon, Swimming, Track and Field and Fencing


Aya Abbas

Aya Abbas

Two-Time Paralympian


Hania El Hammamy

World Games Champion

Boy playing squash

Yahya Elnawasany

World Games Champion


Mohamed Sanad

Mohamed Sanad ’14

Two-Time Olympian

Dina Meshref

Dina Meshref ’17

Three-Time Olympian
Table Tennis


girl holding a tennis racket

Nour El Tayeb ’16

World Games Champion


Girl playing tennis

Nouran Gohar ’21

World Games Champion

Sports Registration

To be selected as an AUC athlete, you cannot be on academic probation and must have clean conduct and academic integrity record. Tryouts are normally held during the first month of each semester.

To try out for an AUC sport: 

  • Sign up for tryouts in your desired sport on the AUC Connect App.
  • Take the following medical tests at a verified hospital or clinic:
    • Echo: echocardiography 
    • ECG: Electrocardiogram
    • Chest X-Ray for the lungs 
    • Laboratory tests:
      • CBC: Complete Blood Count
      • RBS: Random Blood Sugar
  • Bring the results and the doctor’s stamped cover letter to the Office of Athletics. Get an “all-clear” from the Office of Athletics.
  • If you make the cut, your coach will inform you and you will join your sports team on the  AUC-Connect App.
  • Sign off that you have read and understood the Student-Athlete’s Code of Conduct.
  • Attend Student-athlete Orientation Day.