Brent Bulls

University of Westminster Basketball is proud to partner with Brent Bulls Basketball Club!

The partnership aims to develop student-athletes for both men’s and women’s basketball programmes, committing to the University of Westminster and Brent Bulls, capable of leading teams to national success in the Basketball England National Basketball League (NBL) structure and the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS). Both organisations will utilise facilities, coaching staff, and support networks whilst allowing and supporting student-athletes to excel in higher education.

University of Westminster Dragons

Westminster welcomes committed, high-level players to our basketball programme. Our basketball programme has attracted students from all over the world to study at the heart of London and play competitive basketball at one of the most diverse universities in the world.

🟡  University of Westminster Men currently compete in BUCS Division 1 – One of the top 12 universities in the south region of the UK
Current Head Coach: Clive Castillo

🟡 University of Westminster Women currently compete in BUCS Division 2
Current Head Coach: Rick Buckner

Brent Bulls Basketball Club

Brent Bulls Basketball Club CIC, founded in 2020, the mission is to promote and provide basketball programmes and services for all levels and ages of participants in the Borough of Brent and North-West London. Through basketball opportunities, we aim to create a positive environment where people can develop fitness, wellness, social interaction, teamwork, fair play, representative and leadership skills. / IG: @brentbulls

National League Opportunities for Student-Athletes

Student-athletes part of our programme who are skilled and experienced will have the opportunity to compete at National Basketball League level with our partnership with Brent Bulls.

🔸 Brent Bulls Senior Men currently compete in National Basketball League Division 3 (London)
Current Head Coach: Clive Castillo

🔸 Brent Bulls Senior Women currently compete in Women’s National Basketball League Division 2 (South), in solid position promotion for WNBL D1 (Semi-Professional) for 2022-23.
Current Head Coach: Rick Buckner

Training & Practice

  • 1x 2-hour university team practice
  • 1x 2-hour extra team practice a week with NBL/WNBL Brent Bulls
  • 1x 2-hour skills session
  • 1x 1 hour Weekly Strength & Conditioning Sessions with Tiago Miguel
  • Pre-Season programme
  • National League opportunities and exposure
  • 1-to-1 sessions (Upon request)

Partnership Benefits

  • High Qualified National Coaching
  • Open court/facilities access to newly refurbished basketball court facility in Harrow Campus and modern gym facilities in Regents and Harrow Campus
  • London based campuses
  • Cost-effective for domestic Undergraduate/Postgraduate students
  • Affordable Postgraduate (Masters) options for domestic/international students
  • GA Therapy – Professional Soft Tissue Therapist
  • Westminster Basketball  Kit (Practice Vest & Shorts, Game Day Long Sleeve)
  • UWSU Dragons gear*
  • Nutritional advice/programme
  • Game-tape footage  – Video analysis and individual performance feedback
  • Statistics provided for the team and personal improvement
  • Travel covered for away games (Out of London only)
  • University of Westminster Elite Athletes Programme (EAP)
*UWSU Dragons & Westminster Basketball kit will have to be purchased with sports membership, practice vests & shorts to be used during sessions (can be purchased at small cost)

Expression of Interest

If you’re interested in joining our programme for the 2022-23 season, please fill out the form below.

Student-Athlete Requirements – serious candidates:

  • Europe: National League, European or International experience
  • North America: Collegiate Experience (NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA)
  • Interest to study at the University of Westminster for 2022-23 academic year

    Your Full Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Degree Type

    Interested Course at Westminster (required)

    Date of Birth

    Programme Interest

    Phone Number


    Weight (If known)

    Basketball Position

    Basketball Background

    Previous Teams

    Game Tape Link (Required)

    If selected by the coaches, will you be available in London for pre-season (August/September 2022)?

    Yes I amNo I will be unavailable

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