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The Sheffield College Basketball Academy

The Sheffield College has long been renowned for sporting excellence, and our Basketball Academy is no exception.

The Sheffield College Basketball Academy

Established in 2012, the college's basketball team has had success both regionally and nationally, most recently winning the Yorkshire & Humberside League. 

The team competes in the Academy Basketball League (ABL). The Academy Basketball League is an invitation only competition that comprises of 42 teams (split into conferences), historically made up of school and college teams that have shown high levels of performance.

The Sheffield College Basketball Academy can offer you the opportunity to:

  • Study at any of our college campuses; City, Olive Grove, Hillsborough or Peaks
  • Train in the Academy alongside your course/academic studies
  • Access high-level coaching each week, on a team and one to one level
  • Take part in regular strength and conditioning training
  • Train with professional coaches
  • Utilise industry-standard facilities
  • Play for your chosen National League team alongside college

If you're interested in getting involved with the Basketball Academy, please contact coach Bradley Connor via

Achievements & Awards

The Sheffield College Basketball Team have enjoyed incredible sporting success since their conception in 2012.

The team has regularly achieved success at regional and national level, and they are hoping to continue this theme in the Academy League!


Yorkshire and Humberside League: Winners

National Championship: Runners Up


Yorkshire and Humberside League: Winners

National Championship: Finalists


Yorkshire & Humberside League: Runners Up

National Championship: 7th Place


Yorkshire and Humberside League: Winners


Each of our four campuses have industry standard, purpose built facilities, with sporting facilities being no exception.

The Basketball Academy is based at Hillsborough campus, which is home to our sports facilities; including a fully equipped gym, 3G sports pitch and sports hall. 

As part of the Basketball Academy, you'll have the opportunity to use all of the sports facilities for:

  • Strength and conditioning training
  • One to one and team coaching sessions
  • Team practices and matches

Upcoming Fixtures


How to Get Involved

If you're keen to get involved with the Basketball Academy and represent the college in one of the top basketball competitions in the country then look no further!

Selections for the 2022/23 team will take place over a series of training sessions, so make sure you come along to the first session:

  • Date TBA
  • Sports Hall; Hillsborough Campus

In order to join the team you must make sure that you are:

  • Enrolled on a full-time or part-time course at The Sheffield College
  • 18 years old or above on 31st August 2020

For more information, please contact coach Bradley Connor via


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