The John Roan Basketball Academy has produced remarkable graduates, including James, who received scholarship funding to study Biomedical Sciences at Saint Andrew's prep school in the US, Faruq, who received a full scholarship to study at Western Canada Prep in Canada, and Tega, who received scholarship funding from the University of Durham (Russell Group
Introducing The John Roan Basketball Academy: Empowering Athletes since 2016!
We are proud to announce the phenomenal growth of The John Roan Basketball Academy since its establishment in 2016. From humble beginnings to a thriving program, we now proudly boast three teams and are delighted to share our exciting news - the launch of the Girls Basketball Academy!
At The John Roan Basketball Academy, we are committed to providing exceptional basketball opportunities for all aspiring athletes. Our expansion to include a dedicated Girls Basketball Academy reflects our dedication to promoting gender equality in sports and creating more avenues for female basketball players to excel.
Joining the Girls Basketball Academy opens doors to a world of possibilities. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where female athletes can develop their skills, compete at the highest level, and pursue their basketball dreams. Our experienced coaches and mentors are passionate about empowering young women and providing them with the tools they need to succeed on and off the court.
The Girls Basketball Academy offers the same outstanding benefits as our existing program, including:
- Elite-Level Coaching: Receive top-notch training from our skilled and dedicated coaching staff. They are committed to unlocking your full potential and helping you reach new heights in the game.
- Professional Mentoring: Benefit from personalized guidance and support from experienced mentors who understand the unique challenges and opportunities that female athletes face.
- Access to Local and National Leagues: Showcase your skills and compete against talented teams in local and national basketball leagues. Gain valuable exposure and enhance your basketball profile.
- Skill Development: Sharpen your basketball skills through intensive practices and specialized training sessions. We focus on all aspects of the game, including shooting, dribbling, defence, teamwork, and strategic play.
- Strength and Conditioning: Take advantage of our well-equipped gym and personalised workout plans to enhance your physical fitness, endurance, and overall athletic performance.
- Educational Pathways: Access the Greenwich University Scholarship Programme, providing opportunities to pursue higher education while continuing your basketball journey.
- Career Development: Receive guidance and support in navigating the basketball landscape, including college recruitment processes, professional opportunities, and pathways to representing your country.
The launch of the Girls Basketball Academy is a testament to our commitment to fostering inclusivity, empowering female athletes, and creating equal opportunities. We are thrilled to welcome talented young women who are passionate about basketball to join our ranks and be part of our extraordinary journey.
Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to be part of the Girls Basketball Academy at the John Roan School. Register your interest today by emailing Coach Courtney Van-Beest at Courtney.Van-Beest@thejohnroanschool.org.uk and embark on a transformative basketball experience like no other!