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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Premier League Championships
Years playing for england
National BUCS Championships
- 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
- 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