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Basketball Academy

College Forms New Partnership With Cheshire Phoenix!


The Academy is designed to meet the needs of elite athletes aged between 16-19 who wish to continue their sporting career and gain a high level education at the same time.


At the Academy we are unique in the fact that our institution sits below a further player development pathway based at Cheshire Phoenix. Our link to Cheshire Phoenix professional BBL team is unique in comparison to the other elite basketball academies.


There will be opportunities for players to train with the professional team and even be a part of the professional team’s roster for the 2017/18 season. This was achieved by current student Louis Rogerson-Evans who plays for both the U18 and BBL team this year.


Competing in the Academy Basketball League (ABL) which is a high level of competition, comprising of 30 teams that prioritise Basketball.


The academy will help provide a career in basketball but most importantly a career after basketball.

Student Profile: Louis Rogerson-Evans

Louis, a former Malbank student, has just complete his first year of the Level 3 Sports Development course.  He has been playing for the Cheshire Phoenix since November and would like to become a professional basketball player.   Louis believes that the theory part of the course has enabled him to become a better athlete and training with the Pro’s and Americans has improved his game in such a short amount of time.


What does Louis think of the new partnership?

The partnership between Cheshire Pheonix and the College is an exciting opportunity which will allow him to manage his time and workload more effectively. Through commitment, dedication and the new partnership, Louis hopes to become a better athlete.

For more information please contact


Jon Keresztury at South Cheshire College on jon.keresztury@scc.ac.uk


James Brice at Cheshire Pheonix on proteam@cheshirephoenix.com




In partnership with The University of Oxford.