Paul Mundy-Castle elected to the Basketball England Board

Following the 81st Basketball England Annual General Meeting (AGM), Basketball England is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Mundy-Castle to the Executive Board.

After beginning his playing career as a 15-year-old at Brixton Topcats, Mundy-Castle has held a love for the game ever since.

A qualified History teacher since 2001, Mundy-Castle also became a Headteacher in 2016 and Executive Headteacher in 2018. He currently chairs an external reference working group for the Mayor of London Police and Crime Board.

“Basketball has played an instrumental role in my life and I’m the person I am today due to the fantastic opportunities it has provided to me,” said Mundy-Castle following his election.

“My personal belief is ‘you don’t lose until you quit’ and as one of the few BAME secondary headteachers in Britain, I hope to use lessons from my professional career to help drive basketball forward in this country.”

Mundy-Castle enjoyed a decorated playing career that involved representing England and Great Britain in the 1990s, winning the BBL twice with London Leopards, plus claiming two NBL National Cup titles (one with London Leopards, one with Brixton).

Whilst with the Solent Stars, the talented shooting guard claimed a D1M title, plus a BUCS Championship with London South Bank.

In 2010, Mundy-Castle started a community club, Croydon Cougars, who currently play in the Jnr. NBL, plus London and Surrey local leagues.

Basketball England's Chair Matt Neville said: “I’m delighted to welcome Paul to the board following his election.

“Given his background and extensive time spent in the sport, both as a player and as part of Croydon Cougars, I’m sure he will bring a wealth of knowledge and insight to the organisation.

“I look forward to welcoming Paul fully at our next Board meeting, and utilising his skills going forward.”

Following Mundy-Castle’s election, he will take up a place on the board immediately for an initial three years. He will replace outgoing Board member Tim Brown MBE, who had completed his own three-year term.


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