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The Vision West Nottinghamshire College Basketball Academy will help you develop a comprehensive understanding of the game, whilst studying towards academic qualifications that are designed to provide the ideal pathway to employment or the professional world of basketball.

Students receive 12 hours coaching a week supported by a highly-qualified Mansfield Giants basketball coach.

As an academy member:

  • You'll have the opportunity to complete the Level 1 Basketball Coaching course (free of charge)
  • You'll have the opportunity to complete a work placement associated with coaching basketball in a school/youth sport setting
  • You'll receive up to 12 hours of professional coaching from a Mansfield Giants coach
  • You'll have the chance to play in the AoC sport leagues and cups
  • You'll get the opportunity to play in national/international competitions
  • You’ll work with our strength and conditioning coaches to develop a personalised training and nutrition programme.

You will need to enrol on a sport, public service or A Level course to join the academy.

Try-outs

To try-out for this sports academy please get in touch:

01623 627191 ext 8715

academyofsport@wnc.ac.uk

Why choose West Notts?

Best college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

In the top 10% of all providers nationally for apprenticeships

Second for vocational value added* in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

90% of students move into a positive destination

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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