Journey to qualification for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games starts

This weekend saw the launch of Wales Wheelchair Basketball Association’s (WWBA) 3 x 3 programme and the beginning of the association’s journey towards qualification for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Wheelchair basketball will enter Commonwealth Games programming for the first time in Birmingham and will be played in a 3 x 3 format, a fast-paced, half court version of the … Read More

Wales Wheelchair Basketball begins its bid for representation at 2022 Commonwealth Games

With support from Disability Sport Wales and British Wheelchair Basketball, Wales Wheelchair Basketball Association concluded its recruitment campaign this weekend for Head Coaches to lead the Wales National 3 x 3 wheelchair basketball teams. These appointments mark the start of the association’s bid for representation at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.  Caroline Matthews MBE and Lee Coulson BEM have been … Read More

Wales U19 Head Coach, Caroline Matthews awarded MBE in New Years Honours

Wales U19 Head Coach, Caroline Matthews has been awarded an MBE in the New Years Honours for her services to wheelchair basketball.   Of the award, Caroline says: “It’s an incredible honour and a privilege to have been awarded an MBE. I never thought something like this would happen to me. I’m absolutely thrilled!” Speaking on behalf of Wales Wheelchair Basketball … Read More

Developing Junior Wheelchair Basketball in Wales: Call For Proposals

Following an award of £1,000 from British Wheelchair Basketball, WWBA is now seeking to award two small grants of £500 to its Member Clubs for innovative projects to develop the junior game in Wales.  These are grants for grassroots work to develop opportunities for junior players and applicants must meet one of the following priorities: Improve the quality of an … Read More

Vacancies for 3 x 3 Head Coach (men’s & women’s team)

2 x Posts Expenses Only Closing Date: 19th December 2018   Who are we looking for? We currently have vacancies for two Head Coaches to lead our 3 x 3 Performance Teams. We are looking for coaches with a minimum Grade 2 coaching qualification (with a commitment to achieving a level 3 qualification within 18 months of appointment) who are … Read More

Vacancies for Assistant Coaches & Team Managers

Vacancies for: U15 & U19 Assistant Coach (2 x posts) U15 & U19 Manager (2 x posts) Expenses Only Closing Date: 26th February 2018                 Who are we looking for? We currently have vacancies for Assistant Coaches and Managers to work with our newly appointed Head Coaches and the Wales U15 and U19 Performance Teams. We are looking for coaches … Read More

Wales Wheelchair Basketball National Youth Team Coaches Appointed

The Wales Wheelchair Basketball Association (WWBA) has appointed two coaches to lead its national youth teams over the next two years. Caroline Matthews takes over as U19 Head Coach and Lee Coulson as U15 Head Coach. Caroline Matthews represented Great Britain in wheelchair basketball from 2002 to 2011, including the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games and the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games … Read More

Head Coach U15 & U19 positions available now

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Reporting to the Wales Wheelchair Basketball Association Board, the Head Coach will be responsible for leading the under 15/19 team with a view to achieving success at National Championships and ensuring a smooth transition for athletes from the junior programme to senior squads. The closing date for applications is 8th January 2018. Interviews will be held 13th January 2018

Regional representatives appointed

Wales Wheelchair Basketball Association is delighted to announce the appointment of three regional representatives to its newly formed Board. James Coyle-King, Lee Coulson and Chris Wilson are joining existing Board members Caroline Matthews (Secretary), Helen Pearce (Treasurer) and Lou Englefield (Chair). The role of Regional Representative will assist the association in its mission to consolidate the recent success of the … Read More