|（School of Physical Education，Hubei University，Wuhan 430062，China）
Abstract: The authors analyzed the following splendid achievements made by high level sports teams managed by common institutes of higher learning in China in the last 20 years: A number of institutes of higher learning that cul-tivate high level athletes have been established, which gives new vitality to the institutes; a number of relatively ex-cellent sports backup talents have been cultivated, and have made good achievements in competitions at home and abroad; scholastic features and brands have been formed; the development of mass sports activities in universities, middle schools and elementary schools has been boosted; the construction of campus spiritual civilization has been boosted and campus cultural life has been diversified. The authors pointed out the following existing problems: Se-rious lack of student sources, not good makings of the coach team, the lack of funds, serious contradiction between “learning and training”, and imperfect competition system. The author looked forward to the future of development of high level sports teams managed by common institutes of higher learning in China in terms of perfecting the “all in one” training system, establishing a new coach source mode, athlete marketization, managing the athletes prop-erly, handling the contradiction between “learning and training” appropriately, and reforming the sports competition system in institutes of higher learning.
Key words: high level sports team；common institutes of higher learning；China