Coaching Staff

Programme Director & Head Coach – Clive Castillo

Clive has continually been active in the UK basketball scene for over ten years. He has previously competed in the London U-18’s (CVL Champions with Omega, now known as Greenhouse Pioneers), U-21’s, Men’s National League, international tournaments and BUCS for the University of Westminster where he was captain two years.

Clive is a qualified national coach who has also worked with some of the top basketball clubs in London. Clive’s current role is overseeing the whole basketball operations at the University of Westminster, including marketing, business relations and recruitment. He is also a lecturer to undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Westminster Harrow Campus. 

– Basketball England UK Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Basketball
– Updated DBS and Safeguarding Course Complete
– First Aid for Sports Level 1
– BE Referee Official Level 2


Assistant Coach – Mauro Di Nunzio

Coach Mauro Di Nunzio joined the Dragons programme in 2017/18 – assistant to Coach Clive, mainly working with the Westminster 2nd team. He was named Head Coach for Westminster 2nd in 2018-19 after successfully leading them to a league promotion in his debut season with the programme.

Mauro, a qualified international Level 2 Basketball Coach, brings strong experience from Italy. He was an assistant coach for Virtus Pozzuoli, who currently compete at Serie C Men’s and also worked with the junior clubs within. Mauro is currently completing an MA in International Liaison and Communication at the University of Westminster Regent Street Campus.

– UKCC Basketball Level 2 Coach
– European Experience
– Assistant Coach for Virtus Pozzuoli (Serie C, Italy)


Strength & Conditioning – Tiago Miguel

With a background in basketball previously playing for Camden Panthers and University of Arts London Basketball Team, Tiago knows the game well.

He started training and enhancing his knowledge in the fitness world, becoming a fully qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach. With an impressive clientele and always receiving positive feedback, Tiago has proved he is one of the best in the business.

Through extensive research and past experiences, Tiago provides the team with a targeted, strict and beneficial strength & conditioning program. Tiago really helps in the pre-season sessions, preparing the elite athletes for the upcoming season with intensive and focused workouts.

– Personal Trainer Level 3
– Strength & Conditioning Level 4
– Associate Member UKSCA

 


For more information on the programme email us at mens.basketball@su.westminster.ac.uk