Basketball is an explosive sport filled with speed, power and high scoring games, sure to bring excitement to all, whether playing or spectating. Cardiff Met Archers Basketball Club has an extensive Senior Men's programme playing at a variety of levels, so there is definitely a place for anyone who wishes to develop their skills and compete. The programme has eight men's teams across BUCS, Basketball Engalnd NBL, South Wales Basketball League and Basketball Wales NL.
NBL Division Two & Three (National League)
The flagship team for the Archers Men's programme is our NBL D2 side playing weekend fixtures in the Basketball England National League across the South of England. The squad is coached by James Dawe and the players on our roster include current Cardiff Met students, Cardiff Met graduates, and players who have come through our Academy system. A number of the squad are high pedigree players who have received caps for the Wales national team. The NBL D3 team is head coached by Stefan Rosier and competes across the South West.
British Universities and Colleges' Sport (BUCS - University League)
Our BUCS programme consists of 3 teams playing on Wednesday afternoons against other universities in South Wales and the South West of Engalnd. We are currenlty completing in Tiers 1, 2 and 3 with a commited group of coaches across those teams, many of which have previously studied at Cardiff Met.
South Wales Basketball Association (SWBA - Local League)
The men's 1st and 2nd teams also compete in the SWBA Local League alongside the BUCS leagues, playing fixtures on weekday evenings against other South Wales-based club teams. The 1st team plays in SWBA Division 1, while the 2nd team compete in SWBA Division 3.
Junior Basketball Academy
Cardiff Met Archers Basketball Club also has an extensive Junior Basketball Academy which gives senior players the opportunity to be involved in as coaches, officials and team managers. Players have the opportunity to gain qualifications, gain experience, develop their CV and support their academic studies through paid or voluntary work with the Academy. The work of our students with the Academy allows the club to move forward from within and develop the Archers Family feel that is one of the club's core values.
Keep up to date with Archers Basketball via our website and social media:
Website - www.cardiffmetarchers.leaguerepublic.com
Twitter - ArchersBasket
Facebook - Cardiff Met Archers Basketball Club
Instagram - ArchersBasket
YouTube - Cardiff Met Archers Basketball
For further information on the Senior Men programme or Academy please contact James Dawe - firstname.lastname@example.org