A Team on a Mission

We are a mental health and wellbeing service that exists to empower young people to become happy, healthy and community-transformers!

There are thousands of young people who can be magnetised by Basketball then led to greater wellbeing and to have a powerful impact on their own community.

Our Team and Mission

We empower young people (aged 10-25) through our programmes to:

  • BALL | Enabling engagement, progression and enjoyment in the Sport of Basketball.
  • BE | Educating about mental and emotional well-being, exploring the value of character and identity, as a foundation for impacting current and future life circumstances.
  • BETTER | Facilitating practical experiences with local charities and community organisations, to discover how to make the world better.

SHOP | Merch to Support Mental Health

Guardian Ballers Original Game Play Vest


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HOPE Hoodie


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Power | Our Impact

Young People and Adults, aged 8-25, attended a 4+ week or 4+ hour GB journey (average over three years)
Reported that our GB journey positively impacted their wellbeing and physical activity levels (average over three years)
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds (average over three years)
Receiving support through Free School Meals, Additional Needs Provision and H.A.F. eligible (average over three years)
Girls and Young Women are a valued proportion of the Guardian Ballers Community (average over three years)
“Guardian Ballers has become an integral part of our School Community empowering hundreds of children to discuss their feelings and emotions openly and confidently. The elite training for our basketball teams has increased whole-school sporting participation and the results that our teams achieve. The dedication of the team to the betterment of our students' lives matches our vision for providing the best for our students both academically and for personal development of the self"
Headteacher at Multi-Academy Trust
After witnessing impact and investing weekly into Guardian Ballers partnership for over 18 months

Our Supporters and Partners

Our work is supercharged through partnerships and funding!
We acknowledge, honour and thank all of our supporters for enabling us to empower a generation of ‘Guardian Ballers’!

Programmes | Our Services

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Referrals, Targeted Intervention & Mentoring

Specialised programs that are designed to support young people through personalised referrals, targeted interventions, and dynamic mentoring. Make a referral to get started.

School Programmes and Whole-School Enrichment Delivery

Wellbeing Health-Checks of a Whole School, PE lessons, PSHE lessons, Extra-curricular, Themed days, School teams, Interventions and Referrals, Staff CPD and more!

Workplace Wellbeing Training and Coaching

Workplace Wellbeing and Coaching for Entry Employees (Healthy Habits), Managers (People and Culture Management) and Organisational and Executive Leaders (Process and Structure Management).

Training sessions can vary from Workshops and Keynote talks through to Full Days.
Coaching Sessions are best booked in a series of sessions.

Workshops and Seminars

Over 10 different Workshops and Seminars that provide a theory and/or classroom-based extension of our practical court-side delivery. Multiple sessions across themes of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Entrepreneurship, Race and Diversity, Multi-Faith and more.

Upcoming Events | Book Now


Girls ages 8-12
30th July (FP2) OR 21st August (C.W), 10 am to 3pm each day
FREE with HAF CODE - £20 without a HAF Code
Finham Park 2, Torrington Avenue Coventry, CV4 9WT OR Cardinal Wiseman, Potters Green Road, CV2 2AJ
Basketball Gameplay & Multi-Sports, Wellbeing and BETTER Activities


Boys/Girls ages 8-11
29th July - 10 am to 3pm
FREE with HAF CODE - £20 without a HAF Code
Bethel Church, Spon End, Coventry, UK, CV1 3HB
Basketball Gameplay & Multi-Sports, Wellbeing and BETTER Activities


Boys and Girl ages 12-16
31st July (FP2) OR 22nd August (C.W), 10am -3pm each day
FREE with HAF CODE - £20 without a HAF Code
Finham Park 2, Torrington Avenue Coventry, CV4 9WT OR Cardinal Wiseman, Potters Green Road, CV2 2AJ
Basketball Gameplay & Multi-Sports, Wellbeing and BETTER Activities

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