Coaches

Coach Dave Cockerill

 

It all started for me in 1994 due to injury and not being able to play basketball. I took my level 1 qualification and the rest is history. Over the last 20 or so years I have coached teams from all ages and levels. 

 

Favourite team: Chicago Bulls

Favourite player : Micheal Jordan

 

Quote:  “You can’t win without the ball”  - Red Auerbach

Coach Kevin King

 

I'm very new to coaching having taken my Level one earlier in 2017 - I have been playing for a number of years for teams in London and Shropshire. Presently,  I have the U17's under my wing.

 

Favourite team: Golden State Warriors

Favourite player: Shawn Kemp

 

Quote: "I'm not out there sweating for 3 hours just to find out what it's like to sweat" - Michael Jordan

Coach Mark Wilson

 

I started coaching basketball around 1993 after taking my Level 1 at University studying to be a PE teacher. First started teaching in Birmingham and became more involved in coaching girls and boys school teams. Since then I have continued coaching at all levels of junior basketball (girls and boys) both at at school level and National League. I have also coached Junior girls and boys National League Basketball in Spain whilst I was teaching there. 

 

Favourite team: San Antonio Spurs 

Favourite player: Michael Jordan

Quote: “ Don’t practice till you get it right, practice till you don’t get it wrong”- Anonymous