London United are currently looking to recruit players for our full time academy programme for the 2018-19 season.
Trials will be held every Saturday 10:30am – 12pm (first session 12/05/18) at Alec Reed Academy (UB5 5LQ) for players aged 16-19 interested in our ABL Championship winning Academy programme.
The partnership between London United and Alec Reed Academy provides young aspiring basketball players the opportunity to continue to develop to an elite level alongside their chosen academic studies.
Each student receives a tailor made full-time programme consisting of a minimum of 10 hours on court training per week in addition to 4 hours strength and conditioning training fully integrated with their academic programme. Players can chose from a wide choice of BTEC and A Level courses. To see the full prospectus for the academic courses on offer please click here.
Players have the opportunity to compete in National League U18 or Senior competitions. In addition, we are proud to offer the unrivalled experience of inclusion in the European Youth Basketball League in which our players have the opportunity to compete against Europe’s elite Junior players.
Students on our full time programme will have the opportunity to compete in the following competitions:
U20 European Youth Basketball League (EYBL)
U18 Men’s National League South Premier
U18 Men’s National League South Conference
U19 ABL or EABL (to be confirmed)
Senior Men Division 2
Senior Men Division 4 (based completely on U19 players)
There is no cost of training or involvement in domestic competition for all players on our full time 16-19 academy programme. Please click here for costs of uniform and international trips.
Students graduating from our programmes will be offered numerous progression routes into British and USA Universities.
For more information or to apply please contact:
Director of London United