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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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 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 Boys Summer Camp in Alicante

Following our recent partnership announcement with Spanish club, Foundation Lucentum Alicante, 4 club players and coaches are currently working out in Spain on the club’s Gigantus Summer Camp. Matt Tomlinson, Callum Ashford, Isaac Dunnico and Chris Gkoufas have travelled to take part in the week long camp whilst coaches George Branch, Funganayi Chogugudza, Peter Mintoft […]

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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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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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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 Easter Camp

C.O.B Rockets held the third basketball skills camp of 2018 during the Easter Holidays. From Tuesday 3rd April – Thursday 5th April, players experienced new basketball skills and got involved in lots of basketball activities. Our camp was lead by Coach George Branch, who’s statement follows: “It gives me great pleasure to report on the […]

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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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