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Basketball - Women


The club fees are for the 2021/22 academic year. Fees are set by the club and are subject to change the following academic year.

 

Club Background

Our Women’s basketball programme is open to everyone, whether you want to play for fun or play at an elite level. Our teams play in a variety of local and national leagues across the UK, and the club also boasts the only Welsh side competing in the WBBL (the UK women's professional league) coached by Olympian Stef Collins, who also oversees the development pathway of WNBL D1 team, WNBL D2 and our BUCS Premier and Western league teams. In addition to the playing provision, central to the club's philosophy, is to provide further opportunities for students to grow and develop including roles within coaching, officiating, media, marketing and administration. Cardiff Met Archers club has a real family feel and is proud to be the leading club in Wales.

In addition, the women's basketball team is one of the Cardiff Met Focus Sports who have been identified as a high performance club and under the guidance of the Head of Basketball and Head Coach, their aim is to achieve an environment that helps develop every individual and their ambitions. 

 

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

Basketball England WNBL Division 2 League Champions 2020

 

Teams

WBBL Franchise – Women’s British Basketball League

WNBL – Basketball England Division 1

WNBL - Basketball England Division 2

BUCS 1st – Premier South Conference

BUCS 2nds – Western 2B Conference

WEBBA - Local League 

 

Cardiff Met Staff

Head of basketball: Sarah Wagstaff - swagstaff@cardiffmet.ac.uk 

Lecturer in Performance and Coaching at Cardiff Met.

Head Coach: Stef Collins - scollins@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Assistant Coach for Great Britain Senior Women and Olympian.

 

Training Times & Staff

WBBL

Head Coach: Stef Collins

Assistant Coach: Severiano Tiberi

Monday 7-8:30 pm

Tuesday 6:30-8:30 pm

Thursday 7:00-8:30 pm

Friday 4:00-5:30 pm

 

WNBL D1 & D2 

D1 Head Coach: Sarah Wagstaff

D2 Head Coach: Pentxo Cervantes

Monday 5.30-7 pm

Thursday 5:30-7 pm

 

BUCS 1st

Head Coach: Stef Collins

Tuesday 6:30-8:30 pm

Wednesday 11-1 pm 

 

BUCS 2nd 

Head Coach: Pentxo Cervantes

Monday 5:30-7 pm

Thursday 5:30-7 pm 

 

WEBBA & Community

Sundays starting on January 9th 2022 from 1-2:30 pm in the Sports Hall there is a WEBBA / Community session whereby players are able to come along and play social basketball, develop some skills and meet new people. This is a pay and play option. For more information, please contact Beth Jones - Bethjones-lfc@hotmail.co..uk

 

Junior 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 - swagstaff@cardiffmet.ac.uk 

 

 

 

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