HLA Alicante promoted to LEB Gold

https://www.fundacionlucentum.com/el-hla-alicante-es-de-oro-2/ We send lots of congratulations today to our partner club HLA Alicante in Spain for their fantastic season and achievement in being promoted to LEB Gold! This is an amazing story and we are proud to be associated with the club!

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Awards Evening

COB Rockets Awards Evening 2019 Thank you to everyone who attended our wonderful end of season Awards Evening! We are pleased to have raised £230 on the evening. The lucky number winner was Kate Gkoufas. Congratulations Kate! Also, thank you to all the coaches, staff and volunteers who help make this club what it is!

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COB Rockets win Sporting Initiative 2018

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club are proud to have won the Sporting Initiative 2018 at the Birmingham Awards. This significant award recognises the extensive programme the club has now delivered for 15 years and the proven impact we have on young people and their communities in the city. Come and join us in one […]

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Rockets represented at the Armed Forces Tournament in Belgium

Current Rocket’s centre Ferris Murray and long term forward turned Royal Marine, Jordan Dawes are busy flying the COB flag as they represent he British Armed Forces in this week’s Armed Forces Tournament in Belgium. We wish them the best of luck in what is a very high level event and are so proud to […]

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Innvotek – The latest club sponsor

We are pleased to announce our latest shirt sponsorship this morning and give many thanks to Innvotek for being our Rockets Under 16 Premier team shirt sponsors! Many thanks to Innvotek for their support! We still have some sponsorship opportunities available so please do contact us at enquiries@cobbasketball.co.uk for information if you’d like your company […]

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Faaris Mughal wins 5 school sports Awards

We are so proud of the calibre of young people we are involved with here at COB Rockets. Earlier this year you may recall the success of Year 7 student Alasan Njie Morgan at his school awards. Now we have another fabulous achievement with Under 16 player Faaris Mughal winning an amazing 5 sports awards […]

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Part Time Community Basketball Coach x 2 12 hours per week (2 Year Contracts)

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club are recruiting 2 part time community basketball coaches on 2 year contracts to support delivery of a HS2 Funded Project. We are seeking 2 enthusiastic, reliable and ambitious coaches to support the community development of the club and its coaching programmes. The coaches would be responsible for the planning […]

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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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