Basketball

 

Find out about student basketball teams, local clubs, and facilities at Worcester.

 Our highlights:

  • We have five teams (3 Men’s and 2 Women’s) competing in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) providing varying levels of competitive opportunities for students, from recreational to elite.
  • Three of the five teams are performance teams – Women’s 1st and Men’s 1st and 2nd.
  • Our 3 Men’s teams compete in the top 3 leagues in BUCS competition.  Our first team compete in BUCS Premier North League after winning promotion from 1A at the end of the 2018-19 season, where they also won the league and the trophy final.  Our second team secured promotion into Midlands 1A by winning Midlands 2A, whilst our third team finished in 3rd place.
  • The women’s first team compete in Midlands 1A and also compete in Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) Division 1.
  • The University of Worcester has 4 full size International FIBA standard courts, based across two campus’s.
  • Daily access to Strength and Conditioning sessions, with qualified staff for all 3 performance teams.
  • We continue to benefit from our partnership with the Worcester Wolves, providing players the opportunity to train and play in a professional environment with professional players and coaches.
  • All 5 teams have daily training sessions, by level 2 and level 3 Coaches.
  • Volunteering and work placement opportunities are available within the Basketball Programme, to support a variety of subject areas.
  • Opportunities to attain Coaching and Officiating qualifications are available. 

For further information on the University of Worcester Basketball Programme, please contact: 

Dean Blake

Basketball Development Officer

Email: D.Blake@worc.ac.uk