Birmingham New Street Station Atrium, Grand Central Birmingham

Saturday June 9th 2018 Birmingham New Street Station Atrium, Grand Central Birmingham On Saturday June 9th City of Birmingham Rockets Wheelchair Basketball Team delivered a day of wheelchair basketball to the public at Birmingham New Street Station and Grand Central with the support of Network Rail and Express Coaching Services This was an amazing day […]

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Rockets Girls Team’s Radio Interview

On Tuesday 26th June, the COB Rockets girls will be going live on the Radio. Catch them at 8:30pm on NewStyle Radio (98.7FM) where they will be discussing the girls basketball team and the basketball club. The interview will be approx. half an hour. The girls taking part are Bethany, Annabelle, Lailat, Ellani & Evija. […]

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Wheelchair Basketball with Great Barr Primary School

On Monday 16th April, the Year 5 children of Great Barr Primary school were introduced to Wheelchair basketball. The event was put on by City of Birmingham Rockets Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach Andy Craddock. This event gave COB’s Wheelchair team a chance to inspire young people to play basketball and be involved regardless of disability. […]

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COB Rockets Trials Day

Want to be a member of one of COB Rocket’s representative teams? Come along to our Trials Day on Saturday 9th June 2018. All are welcome! Whether you are already a COB member or want to be a part of the club, we want to see what skills you can bring. We hold trials every […]

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Rockets Girls CVL Games

On Sunday 8th April 2018, our Rockets Girls played their first Central Venue League games ran by the Gloucester Saxons at Gloucestershire College. The competing teams that weekend were City of Birmingham Rockets, Bristol Flyers, Worcester Wolves and Gloucester Saxons. Our girls managed to secure wins for all 3 of their matches played. The games […]

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City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club’s annual awards celebration will be taking place on Saturday 21st April at the Nechells Wellbeing Centre from 1pm – 4pm. All team players will be required to attend and all parents are welcome. The event will celebrate the exceptional performance of our players in acknowledgment of their hard work […]

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Birmingham City University Project Accelerate Internships

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club has been fortunate to be involved with Birmingham City University’s graduate accelerate internship programme. From the beginning of February we welcomed two interns (pictured), a marketing intern – Rochelle Robinson-Reid (Left) and a finance and business intern – Meena Begum (Right). They have both graduated from Birmingham City University […]

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Easter Camp 2018

Following the success of our February half term skills camp, COB Rockets is happy to be putting on our 3rd skills camp of 2018. During the skills camps our players have learned dribbling, how to defend, shooting positions and how to work better as a team. Our Easter camp will be similar to previous skills […]

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COB Rockets new partnership with Spanish Team Fundacion Lucentum

City of Birmingham Rockets are pleased to announce an official partnership with Spanish LEB Silver club Fundación Lucentum based in the southern region of Spain in Alicante. The unique partnership will include coach and player exchanges between the clubs together with shared practices and coaching systems. Coach and player camp opportunities will also form part of the arrangement. The […]

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Birmingham School Games Finals

On 13th and 14th February, City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club hosted 2 fun-filled days of basketball for primary and secondary school students as part of the delivery of the Birmingham’s school games finals. For the secondary schools game finals at Nechells Wellbeing Centre we hosted 17 schools who each competed for the title of […]

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UCB Careers Fair

On Wednesday 21st February COB Rockets Basketball Club, participated in a careers fair held at University College Birmingham (UCB). We have many volunteers who help run our club and we took this opportunity to show our volunteering opportunities to the students at UCB. Some of the opportunities at COB involve Sports therapy, Team management, Coaching, […]

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Performance Trials 2016 – Boys and Girls: Saturday 11th June

Please find below information relating to the forthcoming FREE City of Birmingham Basketball Performance Club Trials on Saturday 11TH June at Nechells Wellbeing Centre. ALL youngsters interested in playing basketball are invited, with the chance to join our successful Performance Squads (Boys and Girls). After 13 seasons of competing at the highest level nationally, CoB continues to […]

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Season Review and Awards Day – Saturday 21st May

The review of a hugely satisfying 2015-16 season will be held on Saturday 21st May 2016 at Nechells. This is a season highlight for the club and all members will be in attendance.  Award winners from each team will also be announced from the lists of nominees.

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Project Hub

COB are really pleased to be delivering 6 new basketball clubs across Birmingham as part of Project Hub. We are proud to have been selected by Sport Birmingham and the British Basketball Foundation as the chosen provider of these new sites which will each offer 6 hours of participation basketball. Detailed below is information on […]

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