Sharks boost development

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The Sharks have announced a partnership to help develop basketball in the region.

The partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, will bring athletes to the university on scholarship programmes and use the skills of professional players to aid the men’s university squad.

The programme and the imminent launch of England Basketball Sharks AASE Academy covering South and West Yorkshire in partnership with Bradford College, form part of a structured development programme. 

Included in this is the establishment of the Sharks own junior structure to encourage all ages to participate in basketball.

Meanwhile, ex-Sharks captain and assistant coach Todd Cauthorn has confirmed he will be coaching Sheffield Saints under 14s this season.

The former Junior Sharks programme recently re-aligned with Sheffield Saints basketball club.