Lions Coaches

 Our Team Of Dedicated Coaches Can Be Found Below

 

Coach Andrew

Coach Andrew

Founder & Director

Level 3, Coach Andrew launched Lions Basketball in January 2019 and is currently the Head Coach of the U10 Boys, U12 Elite Boys, U14 Boys and U14 NBL Girls. Not only did Andrew represent England U16/U18 at the European Championships, he also played professionally for numerous years and won 3 Gold medals and 2 Silver medals. Over the past 10 years, Andrew has concentrated on his coaching career and has build up an impressive resume through coaching multiple teams around the World from Junior to Senior, teaching in schools, winning 3 Gold Medals, 1 Silver Medal and multiple Surrey/London League Titles. 

Coach Shanice

Coach Shanice

Head Coach U12 Girls

Level 2, Coach Shanice is our newest member and our U12 Girls Head Coach & U14 NBL Girls Assistant Coach. Born and raised in London, Shanice played for “Barking Abbey” a top Women’s Academy for the best players in the Country. Shanice was then selected to represent England U16 and Great Britain U18/U20 at the European Championships. Shanice received a Full Scholarship to play in America for the NCAA Division 1 Louisiana State University ! She also played professionally in Germany last year before relocating to London and starting her coaching career with Lions. 

Coach Joaquin

Coach Joaquin

Assistant Coach U14 Boys

Level 2, Coach Joaquin joins us all the way from Barcelona and brings over 20 years of coaching basketball experience to our club ! Before moving to Epsom with his family, Joaquin coached many promising teams from Junior to Senior whilst reaching multiple National Finals and becoming a regular top contender in Spain. Joaquin’s coaching philosophy is to always put his players development first with many who then progressed to play in the Top European Professional Competition “Euroleague”, representing FC Barcelona, Joventut de Badalona and the National Spanish team. 

 

Coach James

Coach James

Head Coach U12 Boys Development

Level 2, coach James is currently taking up a new challenge this season by coaching the U12 Boys Development team. At such a young age, James has already gained incredible experience playing at the National Level with 2 Premier League Titles, 1 National Silver Medal and 2 Team MVP Awards. James has been coaching at Lions from the very beginning!

Coach Fay

Coach Fay

Assistant Coach U12 Girls

Level 2, Coach Fay joins us from one of our school partnerships “Marymount International School” where she played and represented the Varsity basketball team 4 years in a row! Coach Fay also benefited by assisting an U14 Girls team last year before joining Lions. Fay brings a ton of energy and is always looking to challenge each player in her care.

Coach Dom

Coach Dom

Lions Coach

COMING SOON

In the Spotlight

Awards & Recognition

International Player & ex England Captain, Kingston Lions Founder Andrew Wallace has had the opportunity throughout his career to win 6 National Championships.

National Championships

Premier League Championships

Years playing for england

National BUCS Championships

Playing Career

Junior
  • GB U20 Camp selection
  • France / JDA Dijon U18 National Silver Medalist – 2008
  • France /JDA Dijon U21 National Silver Medalist – 2008
  • UK / England U18 European Championships (Captain) – 2007 & 2008
  • UK / England U16 European Championships (Top Scorer) – 2006
  • UK / England U16 MVP of the Year – 2006
  • France / A.S Monaco, France U18 – 2005 & 2006
  • UK / England U16 Invitation to Michael Jordan Nike Classic Camp – 2006
  • France / Hyères-Toulon, France U15 – 2004
 

Senior

  • Richmond Knights Div 4 Promotion to Div 3 – 2019
  • Richmond Knights Div 4 (MVP) – 2018/2019
  • London Greenhouse Pioneers Div 2 – 2014/2017
  • University of Worcester BUCS – National BUCS Champions – 2012
  • University of Worcester BUCS – National BUCS Champions – 2011
  • University of Worcester BUCS – National BUCS Champions – 2009
  • Worcester Wolves, BBL Professional league – 2008-2012
  • Youngest professional BBL player in the Country – 2008