LSBU partners up with Greenhouse Sports in boost for sport for London’s young people
21 May 2015
Bank University's (LSBU) Academy of Sport will open its doors to Greenhouse Sports,
sharing its recently refurbished facilities with the charity to develop its
community sports provision.
stages of the partnership will have a predominant focus on basketball. LSBU's men's basketball 1st team have won the BUCS Premier League South title four times in the last five
seasons; the partnership will provide LSBU basketball teams with extra
competitive games of a higher standard against Greenhouse Pioneers Basketball Club.
Phil Newman, Head of Sport and Recreation at LSBU's Academy of Sport commented on the newly formed partnership, "It's a great opportunity for us to further entwine LSBU's Academy of Sport in the surrounding community and to form a mutually beneficial partnership with one of London's finest charities for sports in the community.
earliest stages it is great to give our students on the elite sports programme
access to truly inspirational coaches and frequent competitive matches with
London Greenhouse Pioneers Basketball Club."
LSBU's Academy of Sport is a successful part of the Elite Sports Programme, one
of the largest university sports programmes in the UK. The programme provides
students with financial support, enabling them to combine their studies with high
level training and development in their chosen sport.
on the basketball programme at LSBU will have regular access to high quality
coaches from Greenhouse Sports to help them improve their game. Greenhouse
Sports currently provide inspirational coaches to schools across London, working with
young people to engage and include them in sports activities.