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QAC to deliver ground breaking elite Wheelchair Basketball programme

31 July 2020

QAC, University of Worcester and The Albion Foundation logos

Queen Alexandra College (QAC) are delighted to be working in collaboration with University of Worcester and The Albion Foundation to deliver a unique and ground breaking elite Wheelchair Basketball sport performance programme.

The programme will give students the opportunity to develop as a wheelchair Basketball player and provide a player pathway from playing in Regional, National and International competition. 

Bev Jessop, QAC Principal and Chief Executive, commented: "QAC is really pleased to be collaborating on this exciting new initiative with The Albion Foundation and University of Worcester. We look forward to the opportunities it will give young people to develop their passion for wheelchair basketball and progress as a player." 

Male and female players participate in a wheelchair basketball match (Photograph by David Dunbar, Purple Swan Photography)

The University of Worcester is recognised as world leaders in the development of educational practice in inclusive sport and are owners of the Worcester Wolves British Basketball League (BBL) franchise. The university also has a longstanding tradition of working at local, national and international level in all forms of Basketball and Wheelchair Basketball.

The Albion Foundation is the charity of West Bromwich Albion Football Club. The Foundation has an outstanding reputation for their work in disability sport and has a well-established and successful Powerchair Football Academy with QAC.

If you would like to be part of this unique, ground breaking elite sport performance programme or require further details please visit this attached link

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