Sign up to basketball camps

The Coventry Tornadoes will host two one-off camps in October with renowned skills and basketball coaches.

The first will be with top shooting coach Bob Martin on 27 October. Bob has run several events with the Tornadoes in previous years, and has made a huge impression on previous campers. Click here to register.

The second will take place on 29 October with British legend Paul Douglas, who played professionally and for England, who will help players develop skills across all areas of their games. Click here to register.

Tornadoes Basketball is back

While Tornadoes Basketball is doing everything possible to remain safe and vigilant to avoid Covid-19 outbreaks at the club, we are pleased to confirm entry to six different leagues for the 2021-22 season, from ages Under-13 right through to Seniors.

The fixtures for each team this season have been released and you can find them at the drop down menu in Club News or by clicking here.

National League fixtures unveiled

The Coventry Tornadoes National League teams will begin their season on 7 November when the Under-16s, Under-14s and Under-12s will all compete.

The Under-16s will play away against the Derbyshire Spartans while the Under-14s and Under-12s will host Leicester Warriors and Northants Thunder.

The last game of 2020 will take place on Sunday 20 December, when the Under-12s travel to face Birmingham Elite. Then, to kick off 2021, all age groups will travel away for their first game, starting on 9 January for the Under-16s and Under-14s, while the Under-12s will restart one day later.

The final game of this year’s regular season will see the Tornadoes Under-16s welcome cross-town rivals Coventry Elite on 20 March.

To download a the full list of National League fixtures, click here.

2019-20 season awards

Under-9s – Iain Gillespie

MVP – Niki Basioudis
Most Improved – Kian Romero
Defensive Player – Airon Detubio
Sportsmanship – Dominik Nowak
Coach’s Player – Safeenah Jamil

Under-11s – Martin Taylor

MVP – Lewis Taylor
Most Improved – Jack Hampson
Sportsmanship – Callum Protheroe
Defensive Player – Connor Platt-May
Coach’s Player – Harry Woods

Under-13s Development – Martin Taylor

MVP – Corey Sambrooks
Most Improved – Zico Sandhu
Sportsmanship – George Jones
Defensive Player – Jaden Woolcock
Coach’s Player – Mohamad Tarawally

Under 13s – Ilias Basioudis

MVP – Philip Basioudis
Most Improved – Elliott Daniel
Sportsmanship – Rory McGregor
Defensive Player – Romani Reid
Coach’s Player – Ben Pilkington

Under-15s Development – Paul Adams, Jamil Saleem

MVP – Daniel Endersby
Most Improved – Sully
Sportsmanship – Halim Mead
Defensive Player – Rhamani
Coach’s Player – Roman

Under-15s – Paul Adams, Jamil Saleem

MVP – Jerome
Most Improved – David
Sportsmanship – Kian
Defensive Player – Renesh
Coach’s Player – Ollie

Under-16s – Paul Adams, Andy Ransberry

MVP – Arun
Most Improved – Finn
Sportsmanship – Joe
Defensive Player – Jamie
Coach’s Player – Tyreese

Under-17s – Bryce Payne, Roger Payne

MVP – Amandeep Shergill
Most Improved – Jack Bennett
Defensive Player – Grace Edogiawere
Sportsmanship – Ryan Alexander
Coach’s Player – Issy Potter

Under-18s – Roger Payne, Bryce Payne

MVP – Tommie Olubisi
Most Improved – Edward Hillman
Defensive Player – Jamie Bull
Sportsmanship – Will Smith
Coach’s Player – Mirche Rabrolaviev

Men’s – Huw Hopkins

MVP – Michael Stokes
Most Improved – Samaro Perry-Huggins
Defensive Player – David Relf
Sportsmanship – Sebastian Capitani
Coach’s Player – Simon Blake

Teams confirmed for next season

Coventry Tornadoes have registered teams in junior and adult leagues at a local and regional level for the 2020-21 season.

On a national level, the team will play in Under-12s, Under-14s and Under-16s ages in the NBL.

In the YBL, there will be teams at the Under-9s level, as well as the Under-11s, Under-13s, Under-15s and Under-17s.

And for the adult teams, the Tornadoes will be represented twice in the Warwickshire Basketball League.