England Talent Programme: Player and staff lists announced ahead of selection camp

Player lists have been announced for a selection camp ahead of a busy few months of England Talent Programme (ETP) activity.  

Groups of U14 and U15 boys and girls have been invited to attend the camp on the 26-29 May at the National Basketball Performance Centre in Manchester.  

From the camp, squads will be selected for a range of ETP tournaments and games across the spring and summer.   

BE Head of Talent and Performance Steve Bucknall said: 

“Congratulations to the players who have been selected for the ETP selection camp.  

“Their selection is a testament to their outstanding skill level demonstrated during the Aspire programme, stellar performance in regional competitions, and glowing recommendations from coaches and our regional talent managers talent scouts.  

"This selection process aims to uncover the most promising young talents with the potential to thrive in elite basketball development programme.” 


U14 Boys and Girls  
  • 26 May: Player screening, Manchester   
  • 27 May-29 May: Selection camp, Manchester   
  • 31 May-2 June: Tri-Nations Tournament, Manchester    
  • 20 June-23 June: Copenhagen Invitational, Denmark 
  • 23 August-25 August: Future Stars, venue tbc*  

*U14 Boys only   

U15 Boys and Girls  
  • 26 May: Player screening, Manchester  
  • 27 May-29 May: Selection camp, Manchester   
  • 12 June-15 June: Greek Tournament, Greece  
  • 26 June-29 June: Invitational tournament, Valencia, Spain  

Selection camp invitees and coaches and staff 

U14 Girls

Afieyia Yearsley, Bristol Storm
Alessia Dinu, Milton Keynes Breakers
Amelia-May Wesley-Maryan, Northants
Chantelle Okoli, Milton Keynes Breakers
Denaya-Jade Ena Anderson, Team Wolverhampton SLAM
Ella-Rae Russell, City of Birmingham Rockets
Isabel Lewis, Lancashire Spinners
Luna Marie Etienne, Milton Keynes Breakers
Mojan Malek, Manchester Mystics
Molly Windle, Sheffield Hatters 
Nahla Adeola Henrietta Laycock, Richmond Knights
Nikita Joyce Cornford, Kingston Lions
Pearl Douzoh, Newham Youngbloods
Sheung Lau, Sevenoaks Suns
Sienna Anita-Marie Modesto, Kingston Lions
Summer Marsden, Sheffield Hatters 
Sytira Nevaeh Smith, Southend Scorpions
Tassimy Cassinda, Lancashire Spinners
Zemirah Williams-Gardner, City of Birmingham Rockets

Head Coach: Annie Scanlon
Assistant Coaches: Kiely Reed and Katie Lamond
Team Manager: Charlotte Redhead

U15 Girls

Anya Angel Joan Williams, Manchester Mystics
Anya Grace Scruton, Richmond Knights
Cecilia Nnenna Joel Victorious, London Thunder
Ella Wright, Sheffield Hatters
Elodie Marie Margrietje de Jonge, Sevenoaks Suns
Emmanuela Ifegwu Otisi, Team Wolverhampton SLAM
Jada Nnaji, Bromsgrove Bears
Jane Oboavwoduo, Manchester Mystics
Katie Hancock, Sheffield Hatters
Khyanna Campbell, Nottingham Wildcats
Libby Rose Trueman, Derby Trailblazers
Millie Lowe, Sheffield Hatters
Neve Rugette, Richmond Knights
Nina-Nana Iris Wadda, Southend Scorpions
Ophelia Larder-Lee, Sheffield Hatters
Precious Godwin, Richmond Knights
Summer Wilson, London Elite
Tanaia Amiyah Robinson, Endeavour Ipswich Basketball
Tiana Walker, Manchester Mystics

Head Coach: Gem Salmon
Assistant Coaches: Shanice Turner and Charlie Haynes
Team Manager: Nici Hewitt

U14 Boys

Arthur Priestley, Richmond Knights
Asa-Jr Abdie-Waite, Bristol Academy Flyers
Ege Cakmakkaya, Manchester Magic
Emmanuel Onwuneme, Milton Keynes Breakers
Francis Ogbolu, Newcastle Eagles
Gael Levi Jacobs da Silva, Endeavour Ipswich Basketball
Herman Ruddock Williams, London Legends
Jack Baccus, Team Solent Kestrels
James Balleny, Newham Youngbloods
Jenson Green, London Stars
Khyal Brooks, Tamworth Tigers
Kyron Billyrose, London Stars
Levant Cham, London Stars
Matthew Akintolu, Brentwood Fire
Max Handscomb, Milton Keynes Breakers
Nikiforos Basioudis, Coventry Tornadoes
Oluwatimileyin Babalola, Manchester Magic
Owen Iguma, Manchester Magic
Theo Westwood, Manchester Magic

Head Coach: Charles Vuong
Assistant Coaches: Jake Shuttlewood and Ramose Modesto
Team Manager: Wayne Brooks

U15 Boys

Brice Yvano Tientcheu Tiako, Manchester Giants
Camran Hanson, Manchester Magic
Casey Burr, Derby Trailblazers
Dafe Awarota, Derby Trailblazers
Daniel Olusanya, London Elite
Daniel Onuoha, London Elite
David Ihonmeke Akhidime, Manchester Magic
Elijah Kandola, Oxford Elite
Eugen Tatunciac, London Warriors
Ismael Cisse, Bristol Academy Flyers
Joshua Mboura, London Legends
Kaya Birsen, London Elite
Kimbe N'Gabala, Richmond Knights
Luca Bakary, Huish Taunton Tigers
Maxx Tjongondjoza, Sussex Storm 
Myles Barry, London Thunder
Oliver Bishop, Leicester and Loughborough Riders
Rufus Wilkinson, Farnborough Phantoms
Samuel Muleba, Milton Keynes Breakers
Santiago Keith Baffour-Rivera, Spanish Basketball Academy
Shujaa Barnaby, City of Birmingham Rockets

Head Coach: Lewis Scott
Assistant Coaches: Mitchell Timmins and Freddie Winton
Team Manager: Jeron Johnson