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Basketball - Women

The club fees are for the 2020/21 academic year. Fees are set by the club and are subject to change the following academic year.


Club Background

Within the Women's Basketball Club the focus is very heavily placed on the athlete not just the player. The body and mind are instruments to becoming a better basketball player and the specific conditioning through a range of elite facilities allows every athlete's potential to be reached.

The Women's Basketball Club is one of the Cardiff Met Focus Sports who have been identified as a high performance club and under the guidance of the Performance Director aim to achieve the very highest standards. Focus Sports benefit from additional funding which includes a number of funded gym memberships and access to all sports facilities for focus athletes, strength and conditioning, nutritional support and discounted physiotherapy.

The club competes in BUCS Premier South and has been a regular at the BUCS Finals event in recent years, boasting both Gold and Silver medals. The club also has a BUCS 2nd team who gained promotion in the 2014-15 season to Western 1A conference.  Furthermore, the club also has teams in the elite WBBL club league, and in the English National league. The WBBL team were 2015 National Cup winners.


Club Achievements

BUCS Finals:

3-time Gold Medalist (2008, 2009, 2010)

3-time Silver Medalist (2011, 2012, 2013)


BUCS Premier League Titles:

10 years (2006-2016)


Basketball England National Cup Finalists 2014

Basketball England National Cup Champions 2015



WBBL Franchise – Women’s British Basketball League

WNBL – Basketball England Division 1

BUCS 1st – Premier South Conference

BUCS 2nds – Western 2B Conference

SWBA – Welsh local league 


Coaching Staff

Head of basketball: Sarah Wagstaff - 

Lecturer in Performance and Coaching at Cardiff Met.

Head Coach: Stef Collins -

Starting Point Guard for GB and Olympian. Stef is a graduate of the Masters Coaching programme at Cardiff Met. 


Training Times


Tuesday 7:00-8:30 am

Thursday 7:00-8:30 pm

Friday 4:30-6:00 pm



Monday 5.30-7pm

Thursday 5-6.30pm


BUCS 1st

Tuesday 7-8:30 am

Wednesday 10:30-11:30 am


BUCS 2nd

Monday 5:00-6:00 pm

Wednesday 11:30-12:30 pm 


Campus Sport

Mondays at 8:30-10pm in NIAC there is a Campus Sport session whereby players are able to come along and play social basketball, develop some skills and meet new people.


Basketball Academy

Cardiff Met Basketball also has a Junior Basketball Academy which many of the players are involved in as coaches, officials and managers. Players have the opportunity to gain qualifications, gain experience, develop their CV and support their academic studies through their work with the Academy.

For information on the Senior Men/Women's programmes or Academy please contact Sarah Wagstaff - 





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