As the leaves fall and a crisp breeze fills the air, it’s time to shift gears and dive into the thrilling world of basketball once again. The London Basketball Association (LBA) is here to make your autumn and winter seasons as exciting as summer with its revamped accreditation program. Whether you aspire to lead from the sidelines as a coach or command the court as a referee, the LBA’s program offers you a gateway to excel in the world of basketball. Let’s take a closer look at what this season has in store for aspiring basketball enthusiasts.

Unlock Your Potential
The LBA’s autumn and winter accreditation program is set to transform passionate individuals into skilled basketball officials. Just like the summer edition, this program is committed to accrediting 50 individuals in various roles, including Referees, Table Officials, and Coaches (ROC). What’s even more exciting is that the LBA continues to provide scholarships, ensuring that financial constraints do not hinder your path to basketball excellence. It’s time to trade your flip-flops for sneakers, grab your whistle, and embark on an exhilarating journey with the LBA.

Exciting Opportunities Await
Here are some key highlights to fuel your enthusiasm:

1. Lucrative Earnings: Earn between £17.50 to £50 for a mere 2-hour event. Your passion for basketball can now put some extra cash in your pocket.

2. Skills and Certification: Some courses in this program come bundled with a DBS certificate, ensuring your readiness for the role. Additionally, Duty of Care courses, such as first aid and child protection, are available to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in your chosen field.

3. LBA Scholarships: The LBA’s commitment to breaking down financial barriers remains steadfast. Scholarships are available for those in need, making your dreams of becoming a basketball official a reality.

4. Beyond the Classroom: The LBA doesn’t stop at accreditation. They offer placements beyond the course, providing real-world experience to complement your training.

5. Age-Appropriate: This program is designed for individuals aged 14 years and older, ensuring that aspiring basketball officials of various age groups can participate.

Your Path to Accreditation
Here’s a glimpse of the courses offered in the autumn and winter program:

 Level 1 Referee: Lay the foundation for your refereeing career.
Level 1 Table Official: Master the art of officiating at the table.
Level 1 Coach: Begin your coaching journey.
Level 2 Coach: Advance your coaching skills to the next level.

Ready to embrace the autumn and winter season with a new set of basketball opportunities? Don’t wait! For more information and to sign up for this exciting program, click on the button below and kickstart your journey to becoming a basketball official with the LBA.