Women's basketball

Sport and physical activity

Want to play competitive basketball in the BUCS leagues? Do you want to play basketball for fun? Our women's basketball programme is open to players of all levels.

UCLan's women's basketball club delivers professional and high-level basketball training. You'll be encourage to achieve your academic and athletic personal goals. You will also get the chance to gain experience at both amateur and professional basketball clubs. 

danny byrne - women basketball coach
Danny Byrne
Head Performance Coach

Danny Byrne joins the team with a wealth of experience in basketball performance sport. Alongside his role at UCLan, he's the assistant coach to the Cheshire Phoenix. This is a professional basketball team based in Ellesmere Port, playing in the British Basketball League (BBL).

Individual and group training sessions

We offer a tailored training plan for each individual player. It focuses on technical skill development and player IQ (team and individual). Alongside this, you'll get group training sessions and regular video analysis (both individual and team). This is a complete package to help support and attract committed basketball players.

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Since we started training, we’ve seen massive changes. It’s nice to see everyone coming together and becoming a team.
Eliesha Flannagan Women's Basketball
Eliesha Flanagan
BSc (Hons) Neuroscience, UCLan Women's Basketball
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Where and when you'll train

All basketball training and matches take place at the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre. Our multi-million pound, state-of-the-art, purpose built indoor facility is located at our Preston Campus. STFSC offers a range of activities from UCLan Students' Union sports clubs to instructor led classes and individual gym areas.

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Monday 8.00 - 10.00pm Team or individual training
Tuesday N/A Individual training
Wednesday 6.00 - 8.00pm  Team training or BUCS fixtures
Thursday N/A  S and C and individual training
Friday 8.00 - 10.00pm Team training
Sunday 12 noon - 2.00pm 

Technical or team training

Dates and times may be subject to change,

Additional training support will be provided with dates and times identified by the coach.

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Are you a talented individual competing at high level within your sport? Then you may be eligible for a fantastic scholarship opportunity.

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