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Basketball - Women

The club fees are for the 2023/24 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. Whilst we provide the highest level of competition, we place a heavy emphasis on our development pathway with teams competing in WNBL D2, WEBBA 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. 



WBBL Franchise – Women’s British Basketball League

WNBL – Basketball England Division 2

BUCS 1st – Premier South Conference

BUCS 2nds – Western 1A Conference

WEBBA - Local League 


Cardiff Met Staff

Head of basketball: Sarah Wagstaff - 

Lecturer in Performance and Coaching at Cardiff Met.

Head Coach: Stef Collins -

Assistant Coach for Great Britain Senior Women and Olympian.


Training Times & Staff


Head Coach: Stef Collins

Assistant Coaches: Severiano Tiberi & Luke Strong

Monday 4:00-5:30 pm

Tuesday 5:00-6:30 pm

Thursday 5:30-7 pm

Friday 4:00-5:30 pm



D2 Head Coach: Luke Strong

D2 Assistant Coach: Azeb Smalley

Monday 5:30-7 pm

Thursday 7-8:30 pm


BUCS 1st

Head Coach: Stef Collins

Monday 4:00-5:30 pm

Tuesday 5-6:30 pm

Wednesday 11-12 pm 

Friday 10:30-12 pm


BUCS 2nd 

Head Coach: Luke Strong

Monday 5:30-7 pm 

Wednesday 11-12 pm


WEBBA & Community

Sundays starting on Sunday September 17th 2023 from 10-11:30 am in the Archers Arena there is a WEBBA / Community session whereby players are able to come along and play social basketball, develop some skills and meet new people. For more information, please contact Beth Jones -


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 - 




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