East Cambs Warriors Basketball Club, were formed when two basketball clubs in the East Cambridgeshire Area, Witchford Warriors and Ely Flames, merged in August 2014.
The clubs base is at Witchford Village College and the world famous Kings School, Ely. We run 4 junior teams at Under 12/14/16/18 age levels and a senior men’s team. The under 12s have been launched this summer and it is hoped that our younger members will provide the foundation for years to come as our junior players progress through the ranks.
The 2017-18 season has the junior clubs playing in the Peterborough Basketball League. The Under 18 team in division 2, the under 16 team in division 3 and the under 14 team in division 4. The senior team will be competing in the Nene Valley Central Venue Basketball League.
Our women’s team, The East Cambs Amazons, launched in June 2016 continue to train hard and learn the game. They are always looking for new members and we hope that the team this year will begin to grow larger. The sessions are open to all female players aged 14+.
The club and all its players and coaching staff are registered with Basketball England. Registration for all teams and ages is set at £30 again this season. The registration forms can be downloaded from the documents section of the website.
We provide fun but intense training sessions with the essence of the training on player development, focusing on the fundamentals of the game, helping the players to develop hand/eye coordination, team work and confidence in their own abilities.
Monday night training – Players aged 9-11 (under 12 team)
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Kings School, Ely in the Sports Hall
£5 per session
first session free
Wednesday night training – Players aged 12 to 15 years old (Under 14/Under 16 teams)
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Kings School, Ely – Sports Hall
£5 per session
First session free
Tuesday night training – Players aged 16 + (Under 18 and Senior teams)
8pm to 10pm
The Hive, Ely leisure Park
£6 per session
First session free
Forms can be downloaded from the downloads section
COST OF REGISTRATION FOR THE 2018-2019 SEASON IS £30
If you want more information or are interested in playing for the club then please get in touch or come along to one of the training sessions.
It is with great regret that we have decided to close our women’s team, the East Cambs Amazon’s. Coach Nella has decided to take a break from coaching to concentrate on other things.
The team also did not have enough members turning up every week to cover the costs of hiring the Hall.
I wish to say thank you to Coach Nella for all of her effort in trying to bring basketball to the female population of East Cambs, in the end it was just not popular enough.
We do hope to relaunch as a junior girls programme next summer. Please lookout for news in the future.
Under 16’s Peterborough Basketball League Division 3 Champions
East Cambs Basketball, Warriors and Amazons get rebranded, a new website and move to a new location based at the Hive in Ely
Megan Kolici and Sarah Pollard from the East Cambs Amazons selected to the Norfolk County Pathway.
Launch of the Under 12 team.
Monday 6th June 2016 – First ever training session of the new female team at the club – East Cambs Amazons.
Three junior players for the warriors selected to play for the Cambridgeshire and Norfolk County teams and Under 13 and Under 17 ages. Lucas Everett-Green selected for the Norfolk under 13 team. Alex Needham and Max Watts selected for the Cambridgeshire Under 17 team.
Junior coach Hayden Brown became assistant coach to the Cambridgeshire Under 13 team.
Under 16 team are crowned Peterborough Basketball League Division 3 Champions, with a perfect 6-0 record for the 2015-2016 season. This is the clubs first ever title and silverware.
Senior team make debut this season. Bringing the total number of teams in the Warriors clan to 4 (Under14/Under16/Under18/Senior).
Under 14, Under 16 and Under 18 teams begin their first season in the Norfolk Junior League.
14th August 2014, East Cambs Warriors officially registered with Basketball England and become the newest basketball club in Cambridgeshire.
Talks begin with Ely Flames and Witchford Warriors to merge both clubs to form East Cambs Warriors Basketball club.