Favourite quotes: “Talent is very common, disciplined talent is very rare”. “Less is More”.
Lukas fell in love with the game of basketball in secondary school after watching the higher year groups on the court, after seeing this Lukas trained to make his secondary school team. Although he made the team he often found that games would be cancelled on the day or his teachers would have no contact from opponents. As an outsider to British basketball culture, Lukas found it difficult to identify why this was the case.
After graduating from University he undertook an internship with the LBA in the hopes of understanding and developing grassroots basketball. After showing potential, the CEO offered Lukas a job to stay with the LBA. Lukas’ dream is to give British players the easiest route to becoming a professional basketball player and to one day see England win the FIBA World Cup.
Favourite quote: “What is the point if those with the means and power do not fight?”.
Change4Life Award – Shortlisted Finalist
This award recognises projects which have made a difference to children, young people (under 18) or families health and wellbeing through physical activity.
OneYou Westminster Award – Shortlisted Finalist
This award recognises projects which have made a difference to adults’ health and wellbeing through physical activity, leading to making long-term improvements to their lifestyle.
Rewarding & Celebrating Diversity Award – Shortlisted Finalist
This award recognises individuals, clubs, projects, and facilities that create and deliver diversity and equality activities for Westminster’s diverse communities and demographics.