Academy Programmes

Welcome to the City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Academies, our 16-19 programme linking our Rockets club basketball offer with outstanding education providers.

Rockets Academy Programmes are based at Broadway Academy in Perry Barr (North Birmingham) and at The 6th Form College Solihull (South Birmingham) where the club employs two elite-level basketball coaches to head the programmes. These coaches are supported through the club by strength and conditioning, sports therapy, performance analysis and sports psychology expertise.

Broadway Academy, Perry Barr

The 6th Form College, Solihull

Our academy programme offers access to elite opportunities with students playing in the Academy Basketball League and AOC Competition, combining 12-15 hours of basketball activity per week in line with academic timetables. In addition, players have the opportunity to represent the club in the Rockets Performance Programme at Under 18 National League Premier Level and Senior National League Division 3.


  • 12-15 hours of training/development per week
  • Team and individual coaching sessions
  • Elite-level league and cup competitions
  • Strength and conditioning programme
  • Game film analysis
  • Individual skill development programme’s
  • Personal Development Opportunities (Coaching and Officiating Qualifications)

At COB Rockets, we set the highest standards, regularly producing high level basketball players and more importantly well-rounded young people with the personal skills to be successful in society. We place a high emphasis on education and we expect that t that our student-athletes take on the responsibility to represent our programmes with integrity and class.

Through hard work, City of Birmingham Rockets Academy will support students to realise their dreams through our range of contacts across the UK and overseas.

To place an expression of interest in our Academy Programmes at either Broadway Academy or The 6th Form College Solihull please click on the images below to find out more or here to register.

Broadway Academy (North)

The 6th Form College Solihull (South)