COB Rockets Wheelchair Team Take To The Floor!

On Sunday 12th August COB Rockets Wheelchair Basketball played 2 friendlies at Nechells wellbeing centre B7 5DR. Both games were against tough opposition, Stoke Spitfires and Northampton Phoenix. With players missing COB gave 2 of our junior players their first taste of game play and even Coach Craddock had to come out of retirement to […]

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Become an apprentice!

Rockets Apprentice Opportunity We are really pleased to be continuing our involvement in the Coach Core Apprenticeship Programme with The Royal Foundation. Last year our apprentices had some amazing experiences including gaining Level 2 Coaching qualifications, taking part in the NBA London games and meeting Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle! Coach […]

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Well Done Alasan Njie-Morgan

Here at COB Rockets we pride ourselves on supporting the development of the young people at our club both on and off the court. We have some wonderful boys and girls playing basketball with us and we are proud of each and every one. Young people often receive negative and bad publicity but in our […]

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Welcome Back Coaches!

Our girls and women’s programme is picking up some serious momentum. This year we have our Under 15 girls taking part in a range of Central Venue League’s to give them some much needed game experience whilst we will have a Senior Women’s team and an Under 19 Development team taking part in the West […]

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Season 2018/19 Coaches

We are pleased to announce the return of Head Coach Danny Williams to the COB Rockets Senior team for the 2018/19 season. After a 4th place and 16&6 win /loss record last term Williams will begin building the Rockets roster for the 18/19 campaign hoping to create a promotion winning team. Williams said ‘ I […]

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Rockets Meet Spanish League Basketballer in Alicante

During the Gigantes Summer Camp week with Basketball Club Fund Lucentum in Alicante, some of our Rockets Men got to meet a Spanish League Basketball Player. Fernando San Emeterio, Spanish International and Valencia Euro League shooting guard, participated in Fund Lucentum’s camp and met with some of our players. It has been a great week […]

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COB Rockets 2018 Trials

On Saturday 9th June, Rockets held open trials day for the 2018/19 season. We had over 160 young people attend and some excellent new and existing talent on display. Under 14, 16 and 18 summer practices have now started on Monday and Thursday evenings. If you missed trials day and want to come along then […]

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COB Rockets Awards Day

Saturday 21st April was an extremely busy and exciting day for City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club. The day started off with the Under 14 Premier team taking the win against London Thunder Lewisham for their playoff quarter finals. With a score of 81-74, the team and the crowd were super happy and proud and […]

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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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Under 14 Premier team reach Play-Offs!

It has been a good season for our Under 14 Premier Team and we are now happy to say that they have guaranteed their spot in the Play-offs. On Saturday 24th March, the Under 14s took the win against Manchester Giants which secured their place in the play offs. The home game finished with a score […]

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The Hakeem Olajuwon Rockets Basketball Academy is here!

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club are happy to annouce the partnership with The Sixth Form College Solihull to deliver the new Hakeem Olajuwon City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Academy. This academy will launch in September 2018 and will be based at The Sixth Form College Solihull. This is an amazing opportunity for basketball students […]

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle visit Nechells Wellbeing Centre

On Thursday 8th March, Birmingham City will be welcoming Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle. City of Birmingham Basketball club is proud to be participating in showing the Royals our home venue, Nechells Wellbeing Centre, in the afternoon. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be joining the Coach Core apprentices for a training masterclass, […]

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New Satellite Club at Bishop Challoner

COB Rockets basketball have started a new satellite club. Every Friday evening from 5-6pm, a basketball session will run at Bishop Challoner sports centre. This session is for people aged between 12 and 18 who would like to play basketball locally – open to both male and female players. We are accepting people of all […]

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