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Basketball Academy

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.

To join the Basketball Academy, you must enrol in a course at one of our colleges.

What are the benefits of joining the Basketball Academy?

All players in our Basketball Academy will receive:

  • Free Nike academy-branded team wear
  • Professional coaching for 6 hours per week in our Enfield Centre sports facility, by professional basketball coaches with international and US college experience
  • Weekly competitive games in college, academy and community basketball leagues
  • On-site medical support for injury prevention and rehabilitation
  • Free access to the college gym and fitness suite under coach supervision
  • Free fitness, strength and conditioning, exercise and nutrition programmes designed and monitored for you
  • Free tickets to professional basketball games

In addition to the above, Elite Academy players will receive:

  • 15 hours of professional basketball coaching and strength and conditioning per week
  • Open access to daily training facilities
  • Individual skills development programme tailored to your specific needs
  • SAT testing preparation and tutored support classes
  • Placement support for US college scholarships and top European academies
  • Direct links and pathways through to professional teams in the BBL and Europe
  • Opportunity to become an LSB/CONEL-sponsored athlete – with a value of up to £2500 per year
  • Annual team travel abroad to compete in international competitions (Europe/USA)
  • Invitations to attend national player ranking events and inclusion on internationally released ranking lists
  • Full stats and player profile online
  • Full game footage online and available for player showreels
  • Nike training kits, tracksuit and bag

What are the entry requirements?

To be considered for the Basketball Academy, you must be:


Our next trial date for the Basketball Academy is Wednesday 29 May, 1 – 3pm (please arrive at 12pm).


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Sports Facilities

Elevate your training experience in a dynamic environment designed to inspire and challenge athletes of all skill levels. From cutting-edge equipment to expert coaching, begin your journey towards peak performance.

We have a fantastic range of sports facilities including gymnasiums, sports halls, basketball courts, and a football ground.

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a fitness enthusiast, our versatile facilities cater to diverse sporting passions. Join a vibrant community of like-minded individuals dedicated to achieving their fitness goals in an atmosphere that motivates and energises them.

Unleash your full potential and redefine your limits with us, where passion meets performance in every exhilarating workout. Our sports academies span out across all of our centres, so why not attend an Open Day and see our facilities in person?

How to Apply

All our courses are part of the academies. Choose a relevant course, and the Academy will then work with you to ensure you can access the course.
See our full list of CCCG courses here. If you are unsure of which study path to take, check out our level equivalence table.

Are you interested in joining the Basketball Academy? Add one of our Sports Academies to your basket when applying for a full-time course, and we will contact you about attending a trial session. Have a question about our Sports Academies? Read our FAQs here.

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CONEL Basketball Academy team won gold at the Association of Colleges Sport National Championships

“The coaches at CONEL are the best I’ve ever had and took the team to the next level. They helped our gameplay to make the right decisions, and really motivated us to believe in ourselves.”

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TEAM CCCG SPORT Crowned AOC London Regional Basketball Champions for the Second Consecutive Year

The TEAM CCCG SPORT volleyball team also showcased their remarkable skills and experienced sporting success.

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