2023 Basketball England Awards

Basketball England is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 East Midlands Region Volunteer Awards.  

The Basketball England awards programme has returned for 2023 and sees nominations gathered from the public across the 10 English regions, with winners selected in partnership with the Regional Management Committee Chairs.  

The full list of winners is as follows:  

EAST MIDLANDS Regional Management Committee


What is the purpose of a Regional Management Committee?

The Regional Management Committee (RMC) is made up of volunteers who truly have passion for the sport. They are elected/appointed to their roles and believe in developing the sport for all. They have a rich knowledge of sport with expertise in all aspects of the game; clubs, officiating, coaching, women and girls to name a few. The Regional Management Committee work with local leagues and Area Associations to ensure quality basketball delivery occurs in the region as well as to help develop the sport across the region.

The Regional Management Committee contribute feedback from a regional level into the national discussion and direction that Basketball England take in its' strategy.

Regional Management Committee:

  • Chair / Derbyshire - Martin Ford
  • Vice Chair - Mandy Payne
  • Secretary - Julia Booth
  • Treasurer - Leon Hall
  • Regional Registrar - TBA
  • Referee and Officiating Officer - Alison Muir
  • Regional Talent Manager - Danny Williams
  • Communications and Feedback - Scott Burchnall
  • Welfare and Safeguarding Officer - TBC
  • Leicestershire - Richard Pierce
  • Northampton - Martin Spencer
  • Lincolnshire - Barry Saunders
  • Nottinghamshire - Jeff English
  • Mini-basketball - Austin Grant


Within each region, there are a number of Area Associations and Local Leagues. These volunteer organisations are vital to the development of basketball at a local level, with the support of the RMC, as well as helping to deliver competitive basketball opportunities for senior and junior players at a local level. You can find out more information by clicking on them.

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