New City College is partnered with the London Lions one of the UK’s top professional teams. You can study one of our basketball focused courses or another vocational course of your choice and benefit from top coaching and opportunities to play competitive matches.
The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in London, competing at a national level.
You are able to enjoy basketball coaching and development alongside studying for a vocational course study at either our Epping Forest or Hackney campuses.
On our basketball development programme, you will benefit from:
- Expert coaching and training
- Opportunities to play matches in the cup and league at the London Copper Box Arena, Stratford
- Training and meeting professional elite level players from the Lions team
- Gaining a vocational qualification to prepare you for future careers in sports, coaching or sports development
Some of our previous students have progressed to become professional players for either the London Lions or for teams in America. So, if you have the talent and drive, the opportunity is there!
Apply for one of our basketball courses:
- Level 2 London Lions Education and Basketball Development Programme
- Level 3 London Lions Education and Basketball Development Programme
Or you can apply for any other course that interests you and still benefit from coaching and playing basketball.