Basketball is open to all Northumbria University students at any level of experience. Our Basketball club boast a friendly, diverse and active environment with the desire to keep their outstanding reputation within BUCS & the university.

Basketball is another one of our biggest clubs at Northumbria with 4 teams (2x Men & 2x Women) entered to compete in BUCS in the 2019/20 season.

The club itself is led by two GB International Coaches:

Chris Bunten (Head of Women’s)

Marc Steutel (Head of Men’s)

On top of all the fun you’ll have playing basketball, you’ll enjoy a variety of social events organised by the club making it the perfect opportunity to play the sport you love while having a great time and making new friends.

Getting involved

Basketball is one of our ‘BUCS WEEKLY’ clubs.

Basketball also offers a weekly (Fri 17:30-18:30) FREE Social Sport session. 

Once you have been selected into one of our teams you will need to pay to join the club.

For more information on getting involved please contact our Club President or Head Coach.


Club Costs

Teams that compete in BUCS will have coached training sessions, travel and use of playing kit included in their membership fee.

Semester 1:

  • Basketball Men’s 1st Team            | £100.00
  • Basketball Men’s 2nd Team           | £50.00
  • Basketball Women’s 1st Team       | £100.00
  • Basketball Women’s 2nd Team      | £50.00

Semester 2:

  • Basketball Men’s 1st Team            | £TBC
  • Basketball Men’s 2nd Team           | £TBC
  • Basketball Women’s 1st Team       | £TBC
  • Basketball Women’s 2nd Team      | £TBC

Looking to purchase your membership now? Please follow the link below and complete all fields required:

Due to the current COVID restrictions, we are unable to deliver our normal Sport Club activity. In addition, BUCS Leagues and Knockout competitions have now been cancelled for the 2020/21 season. Read more

We hope to be able to offer club training and social sport activity later in the year. Join our mailing list to keep updated   

Training Times & Venues

Monday - 18:45-20:15 North Court W1
Monday - 20:30-22:00 North Court W2
Monday - 18:30-19:45 Coach Lane M2
Monday - 20:30-22:00 Coach Lane M1

Tuesday - 19:00-20:15 North Court M2
Tuesday - 20:30-22:00 North Court M1

Wednesday - 07:00-07:45 North Court W1 (Shooting)
Wednesday - 08:00-08:45 North Court M1 (Shooting)

Thursday - 19:00-20:15 Coach Lane W2
Thursday - 20:30-22:00 Coach Lane W1

Key Contacts

Head of Men’s Basketball: Marc Steutel

Head of Women’s Basketball: Chris Bunten

Men’s Club President: Patrick Onyia

Women’s Club President: Rachel Bland

Womens 1st Team Captain: Mante Kvederaviciutie

Womens 2nd Team Captain: Jessica Hamer