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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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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Wheelchair Basketball Fundraiser

On Saturday 24th February, COB Rockets Wheelchair Basketball team raised funds outside Asda in Shirley. They were joined by Paralympian archer Mel Clarke. Our fundraisers helped pack people’s shopping bags and also enjoyed many sporting activities for people to get involved with such as soft archery, hoops and curling. There was lots of support from […]

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COB Rockets Weekend Action – 14th/15th October 2017

Plenty of fixtures for our COB Rockets teams over the weekend with mixed fortunes from a results perspective. It was a super Sunday for our COB Rockets Senior team as they move to 2&1 following a comprehensive 95-75 road win at Mansfield Giants. Coach Danny Williams will be delighted with the win in Division 4 […]

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