Our Basketball Academy is partnered with the London School of Basketball, London’s biggest basketball development programme.
Joining the academy will provide you with training, support, guidance, excellent coaching and a bespoke preparation and placement programme for American colleges.
Our sport diploma courses are specifically tailored to basketball and provide you with the education and skills to further develop your career opportunities and gain access to employment or higher level qualifications.
The sport diploma courses range from Level 1 to Level 3. Your initial application will be for a Level 1 sport course, however this will change when you attend an interview, depending on your predicted grades/qualifications.
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All players in our Basketball Academy will receive:
In addition to the above, Elite Academy players will receive:
To be considered for the Basketball Academy, you must be:
To be considered for the basketball academy you should attend one of our trials (more information and registration at www.conel.ac.uk/student-life/sports-academies/). In regards to your diploma qualification, this will be assessed through a number of practical, theory and presentation activities.
There is no cost to being part of the basketball academy. Both the sport diploma course and basketball academy are free for all 16-18 year olds.
You could progress to employment in the Sport and Active Leisure sector or progress to higher level qualifications.