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JUNIOR NATIONAL LEAGUE

The NBL (National Basketball League) is a competition structure that involves teams from all over the country.

Team Solent Kestrel's National League Teams are made up of our most talented junior players across each age group.  There are up to 16 places on each team and competition to make the squad is high. 

U12 NBoys 

Conference

Head Coach: Jon Neale

Assistant Coach: Carl Glasspool

Team Manager: Zoe Wakefield

Player Ages:

Ages 10-12 (School years 6-7)

Ability:
Trial Selection or Invite Only

Focus: 
Competition and Player Development

Training Sessions:
Monday: 7-8:30pm, Solent Sports Complex

Wednesday: 5:30-7pm, Cantell School

Cost 2023/24 Season:
£130 one-off registration fee

+ £65 per month (8 months)

U12 NL Girls

Conference

Head Coach: Chris Blunt

Assistant Coach: Harriet Goddard

Team Manager: Vikki Bole

Player Ages:

Ages 10-12 (School years 6-7)

Ability:
Trial Selection or Invite Only

Focus: 
Competition and Player Development

Training Sessions:
Monday: 6-8pm, Woodlands College

Thursday: 5:30-7pm, Solent Sports Complex

Cost 2023/24 Season:

£130 one-off registration fee

+ £65 per month (8 months)

U14 NL Boys

Conference

Head Coach: Jermaine Webb

Assistant Coach: Freddie Horn

Team Manager: Ian Dunn

Player Ages:

Ages 12-14 (School years 8-9)

Ability:
Trial Selection or Invite Only

Focus: 
Competition and Player Development

Training Sessions:
Monday: 6-8pm, Places Leisure

Thursday: 6:30-8pm, Cantell School

Cost 2023/24 Season:

£130 one-off registration fee

+ £65 per month (8 months)

U14 NL Girls

Premier

Head Coach: Vicky Milner

Assistant Coach: Annie Scanlon

Team Manager: Martene Sheldrick

Player Ages:

Ages 12-14 (School years 8-9)

Ability:
Trial Selection or Invite Only

Focus: 
Competition and Player Development

Training Sessions:

Tuesday: 6-8pm, Woodlands College

Thursday: 6-8pm, Woodlands College

Cost 2023/24 Season:

£130 one-off registration fee

+ £65 per month (8 months)

U16 NL Boys

Premier

Head Coach: Kristian Dennis

Assistant Coaches: Samir Aziz
                                Eddie Owusu

Team Manager: Steve and Lucy
                          Wellstead

Player Ages:

Ages 14-16 (School years 10-11)

Ability:
Trial Selection or Invite Only

Focus: 
Competition, Talent ID for Itchen DiSE Academy and Performance Basketball

Training Sessions:

Monday: 8-10pm, Places Leisure

Thursday: 6:30-8pm, Bitterne Park School

Cost 2023/24 Season:

£130 one-off registration fee

+ £65 per month (8 months)

U16 NL Girls

Conference

Head Coach: Kiely Reed

Assistant Coach: Andrea Kurkowski

Team Manager: Jenni Murfitt

Player Ages:

Ages 14-16 (School years 10-11)

Ability:
Trial Selection or Invite Only

Focus: 
Competition, Talent ID for Itchen DiSE Academy and Performance Basketball

Training Sessions:

Monday: 6-7:30pm, Bitterne Park School

Wednesday: 8-10pm, Places Leisure

Cost 2023/24 Season:

£130 one-off registration fee

+ £65 per month (8 months)

U18 NMen

Premier

Head Coach: Jack O'Keeffe

Assistant Coach: Khalid Missouri

Team Manager: Claire Horn

Player Ages:

Ages 16-18 (School years 12-13)

Ability:
Trial Selection or Invite Only

Focus: 
Performance Basketball, Talent ID for Div 2

Training Sessions:

Tuesday: 6-8pm, Itchen College

Cost 2023/24 Season:

£130 one-off registration fee

+ £65 per month (8 months)

 

U18 NL Women

Premier

Head Coach: Annie Scanlon

Assistant Coach: Chris Blunt

Team Manager: Saadiyah Esat

Player Ages:

Ages 16-18 (School years 12-13)

Ability:
Trial Selection or Invite Only

Focus: 
Performance basketball, talent ID for Div 1

Training Sessions:

Monday: 6-7:30pm, Bitterne Park School

Cost 2023/24 Season:

£130 one-off registration fee

+ £65 per month (8 months)

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