Community Champion Awards 2016

December 2, 2016 – Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) has received the perfect early Christmas present with three members of the NASSA family being recognised as community champions. Coach Chris Facey, Carry A Basketball Not A Blade (CABNAB) creator Anthony Okereafor and player Tyrees Garrod collected their awards on Thursday night at the coveted …

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NASSA and the University of East London (UEL)

NASSA’s partnership with the University of East London (UEL), which was forged through the flagship SportsDock building, is providing an enduring community basketball legacy in east London. NASSA and UEL came together in April 2011 to raise £475,000 of funding from Basketball England (then, England Basketball) in order to develop basketball facilities at UEL’s Newham …

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Natasha Hart MBE by Royal Appointment!

“We want to create great basketball players but more than that we want to make good citizens.” Natasha Hart MBE – NASSA Founder and Chief Executive June 12, 2015 – Natasha Hart, founder and chief executive of Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA), has been made a Member of the British Empire (MBE) in the …

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Rt Hon David Cameron the Prime Minister

“I believe that we all need to work together to tackle crime, and I welcome the relationship that exists between NASSA, the Metropolitan Police, local schools and others. Your success is a great tribute to the results that can be achieved when people join together like this. “The project uses the popularity of basketball to …

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CHARITY OF THE YEAR! NASSA on top of the charity world

June 2014 – Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) received the ultimate accolade by being announced as Charity of the Year in The Charity Awards 2014 – the most prestigious awards programme in the charity sector. The highly coveted honour was announced last night at a star-studded awards evening at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. Earlier in the …

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Alexander Yakovenko Russia’s ambassador to the UK

NASSA with the Embassy and Russian youth sports clubs, as well as the Academy’s prospective participation in Russia-UK humanitarian projects supported. On 28 May 2015 Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko received in his residence young basketball players from the Newham All Stars Sports Academy, a charity based at the University of East London and aimed at engaging …

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Rt Hon Stephen Timms – MP for Newham and NASSA patron

“Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) has made a remarkable contribution to Newham since 2006 and I am proud to be one of its patrons. The first London club to achieve the Five Star Club mark from England Basketball, its teams have won namt national league titles across all age groups. “I have hosted NASSA’s …

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