The Leicester Riders Foundation offers a variety of developmental coaching packages to schools across Leicester and Leicestershire. We provide an engaging provision predominately across Key stage two and three- children between the ages of 8 and 14, introducing, developing and inspiring a new generation of players across Leicester and Leicestershire. We aim to further promote community participation in Basketball, as well as a development elite pathway via our Foundation Academy.
We provide schools with bespoke packages comprising of in school curriculum and after school coaching provision, to meet the requirements of each school. As a Foundation our goal is to be embedded and connected within our community on all levels, ensuring the youngest members of our community are exposed to our values, of promoting physical and social health and wellbeing, and using sport, and specifically basketball, as the vehicle to connect both physical and social wellbeing. We pride ourselves on delivering in-depth quality coaching, aiming to provide a positive association and for young players to engage with our basketball community.
In our community, we try and help improve the participants basic basketball skills, such as ball handling, dribbling, shooting, and fundamentals around teamwork, communication and raising aspirations.
For more information, please contact our School Project Officer, Karen Burton, [email protected]