About us

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Young Ballerz Basketball has been operational since September 2021 and has gone from strength to strength. Through structured classes delivered by highly qualified, dedicated, and experienced coaches, we aim to encourage more children from the grassroots level to participate in basketball.

With ample experience in childcare, Carl and Amy Robertson aim to increase the awareness of the sport of basketball throughout the country, setting up more and more classes along the way. The classes are designed to encourage more children from as young as 3 years old to participate and have fun while building their confidence with all classes tailored to your child’s age and needs

"Our boys are our inspiration" Carl & Amy Robertson


It’s fun - Basketball is a fast game, keeping your Ballerz on their toes and constantly moving.

Make new friends - Your child will meet other children, make friends, build confidence and become a great communicator.

Develop new skills - It helps your child develop hand-eye coordination, balance, catching, throwing and jumping.

Develop self-discipline - Weekly classes will help improve focus and concentration.



Young Ballerz Basketball coaches all have great energy. They know how to connect with children whilst creating a unique experience for every child. Our coaches have a deep passion for basketball and coaching, demonstrating the capacity to lead classes in an enjoyable and captivating manner.

Every coach undergoes a stringent screening process involving reference and DBS checks. At a minimum, they will hold a Level 2 qualification in Safeguarding Children and have ample playing experiences, in addition to other relevant coaching and childcare certifications. All Lead coaches will also hold a minimum of a Level 2 basketball coaching qualification, accredited by Basketball England.

This means that coaches are not only proficient in basketball but also reliable and dedicated, ensuring the highest quality instruction for your children.


Each class will have a minimum of one lead coach who assumes full responsibility for the session and the well-being of all participants. Lead coaches will possess, at a minimum, a Level 2 qualification in basketball coaching and will be equipped with essential first-aid certifications. they will also have experience in coaching in coaching, ensuring a competent and secure environment for everyone involved.


The primary responsibility of an assistant coach is to assist and reinforce the lead coach in preparation, during, and after each class. While they may lead certain activities, they will follow the guidance of the lead coach. Assistant coaches can oversee children independently and can be entrusted with this responsibility.


Junior coaches are crucial in arranging and tidying up activity equipment and guiding the children throughout the class. They will constantly be under the supervision of other coaches and will never be left unsupervised. This role is significant for these young adults as it allows them to acquire invaluable experience, fostering personal growth and development.

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