City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club delivers basketball opportunities to young people from all of Birmingham’s diverse communities. Our club operates, in the main, due to the selfless efforts of our large volunteer staff. This includes a management committee along with coaches, team managers and miscellaneous volunteers.
Chief Executive Officer – Kirk Dawes
Managing Director – Robert Palmer
Schools and Community Officer – Emanuel Bradshaw
Secretary – Karen Seleshe
Website and Marketing – Rochelle Reid
In 2015, we were extremely fortunate to have NBA Basketball legend Hakeem Olajuwon join our club as an international ambassador.
City of Birmingham Basketball Club 2003 CIC was formed in 2014. The CIC was formed to support the delivery of our extensive community and camp programme. This structure enables our organisation to reach each and every one of Birmingham’s diverse communities.
The three directors of City of Birmingham Basketball Club 2003 CIC are:
CEO: Kirk Dawes
Managing Director: Rob Palmer
|Age Group||Head Coach||Assistant Coach||Team Manager|
|U11 YBL||Marc Evans||Isa Abdou||Sunny Gil|
|U13 YBL||Tyrone Kinch||Daniele Brunetti||Ceri Libscomb|
|U14 Regional||Sam Walker||TBC||TBC|
|U14 Premier||Funganayi Choguigudza||TBC||Sonia Armstrong|
|U15 YBL||Kieran Davis||Sam Walker||TBC|
|U16 Regional||George Branch||Mike Doffman||Karry Cooper|
|U16 Premier||Emanuel Bradshaw||Beva Dunkley||Raj Rupra|
|U18 Premier||Robert Palmer||Roy Francis||Karen Seleshe|
|Senior Men||Danny Williams||Mohammed Sarwar||Sunny Gill|
|U15 Girls||Terry Wilbanks||TBC||Neil Lea|
|Women||Novlette Balela||TBC||Mary Ponjee|