Academy Boys


Pete Charlwood

“Our Ethos is to provide students from Cambridge and the surrounding area with the opportunity to combine a high-quality basketball programme with a full range of academic courses. It’s a pleasure to work with these players every day and to help them achieve their goals both on and off the court.”


Academy Overview

The Basketball Academy at Long Road has a strong reputation, both locally and across the region, for providing a high-quality performance basketball programme which will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to take your game to the next level.

The Academy will enable you to combine a high performance basketball programme with your studies at Long Road. The basketball programme is timetabled to work alongside your academic studies and works with most academic profiles whether it is A-Level, National Diploma or a combination of both. You will train for a minimum of eight hours a week, in addition to the weekly fixture on a Wednesday afternoon.  

Academy Head Coach is Pete Charlwood, who also is a full time teacher at the college as course team Leader for A-Level Physical Education. Pete has coached at all levels of the game and brings a wide range of experience from National League as coach for the National League basketball club and Academy partner, Cambridge Cats as well as Regional and National experience.

If you wish to find out more information with regards to the Basketball Academy at Long Road, or want to come and visit us, and look round the facilities please contact Head Coach Pete Charlwood at:


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