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Women's Basketball

The NESA Women’s Basketball Academy is committed to coaching players of all abilities in a welcoming, supportive environment that encourages confidence, performance and personal development.

The NESA Women’s Basketball programme is structured to support players at any level of the game. High level, expert coaching and competition experience are combined in a professional sports setting. Our longstanding partnership with the Newcastle Eagles Basketball team enhances learning - encouraging performance, determination and team work, whilst you master the skills for success.

NESA Women's Basketball Academy

As a NESA Women’s Basketball Academy player you can access a number of benefits that may possibly include::

  • Taking on the best in the country in leagues and cups
  • Dedicated players have the chance to apply for FREE USA scholarship opportunities
  • Up to 10 hours of training and competitive matches each week in superb purpose-built facilities
  • Exclusive subsidised training, playing and leisure kits
  • Individually tailored strength & conditioning programmes as well as use of our state-of-the-art sports science & testing lab and rehabilitation support
  • Sport-specific expert workshops in areas such as: sport psychology, performance analysis and nutrition
  • Free unlimited access to the Flex Fitness Gym
  • Opportunity to gain basketball specific coaching and officiating qualifications
  • Access to physiotherapy clinic for injury treatment

Outstanding partnerships

"The partnership between Newcastle Eagles and TyneMet has long been a leader in the development of women’s basketball. This has included offering a quality high level academy experience and strong performance pathway."

Susan Hunter | Chief Executive Officer of the Eagles Foundation

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What our students say

NESA played a huge part in my development as a basketball player. The level of coaching wasoutstanding and without it I wouldn’t be where I am today. The work ethic, attitude and commitment that was engrained within me as a direct result of the support by the College’s coaches definitely upped my game!

Rachael Bland Former TyneMet Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport - Coaching, Development & Fitness student