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.