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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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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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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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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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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COB February skills camp

Every half term holiday, COB Rockets deliver skills camps for our players to improve their playing abilities and basketball knowledge. This gives players aged between 12 and 18 more additional time not available during regular practice sessions to improve techniques, develop new skills and mostly importantly have fun. Our camps are not exclusive for only […]

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