Aston University Become Headline Sponsor For Rockets Secondary Schools Programme

City of Birmingham Rockets are delighted to announce Aston University as a Headline Sponsor of our Secondary School Community Programme.

The partnership will see the university headline our school activity with children in years 9-11 with their support set to be crucial in our continued efforts to expand our offering to the young people of Birmingham.

Rockets CEO, Robert Palmer, had this to say on the partnership, “This is a very exciting time for the club and we are very pleased to have the support of Aston University in our growing Community Programme.

“The club will work together with Aston University in several areas, utilising expertise to ensure the sustainability of the club in the long-term whilst developing our Schools Community Programme in the short-term.”

Mark Smith, Executive Director of Business & Regional Engagement at Aston University, said,“Basketball in the UK is a growing sport, one in which over 1m young people take part each week.

“City of Birmingham Rockets are reaching the young people of the city and helping them realise their potential through engaging with the sport.

“As a university that likes to unlock potential, we are proud to be supporting them.”

We look forward to developing a positive working relationship with such a reputable educational institution based here in Birmingham and are excited by the potential mutual benefits this partnership will have for both parties moving forward.