Our Board.

RUSSELL LeVENSTON

E L E C T E D    M E M B E R

Date Appointed:

December 2020

Background:

With more than 25 years’ experience working in the sport, basketball is in Levenston’s DNA. Having started out as a volunteer for Hemel Royals at the age of 11he has worked his way up become shareholder and managing director of Leicester Riders. 

As founder and current chairman of Loughborough Basketball, he has created a programme combining high-level education, first-class facilities and elite coaching, to offer players a pathway to becoming professionals. 

Over the past 13 years, Levenston has transformed a club on the brink of extinction, starting with community foundations, commercial partnerships and brand development, which aided the clubs bid to secure a purpose-built arena for basketball in Leicester.  

He has a wealth of board experience and currently stands as a board member or representative for Leicester Riders, Riders Foundation, BBL, WBBL, Basketball Foundation, NBL Division One Men, BUCS, and Loughborough Basketball Programme.