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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.

Basketball Academy


CONEL Basketball Academy team win gold at Association of Colleges Sport National Championships on 16 April, 2023.

Basketball Academy

What are the benefits of joining the Academy?

All players in our Basketball Academy will receive:

  • Free Nike academy-branded teamwear
  • 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 a 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:

2023 Trial Sessions

We have a range of Trial Sessions (see dates below) which will run between 12 – 2pm at the Enfield Campus, EN3 5HA. Register now via the form below!

  • Wednesday 31st May
  • Saturday 1st July
  • Wednesday 2nd August

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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 are able to 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.

Interested in joining the Basketball Academy? Contact us by filling out the form below. We look forward to hearing from you!

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