About Us

Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) was set up for the young people in the London Borough of Newham and the surrounding areas.
Our Patron

Our Patron

The Rt Hon Stephen Timms, MP for Newham, is not only NASSA’s Patron, he is also one of our passionate supporters. Stephen has been with NASSA on every step of our journey over the past 10 years. Read more >>

NATASHA HART

NATASHA HART

“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. Read more >>

ANTHONY OKEREAFOR

ANTHONY OKEREAFOR

A NASSA player since the first impromptu basketball sessions in Balaam Park in 2005, Anthony decided to set up the Carry A Basketball Not A Blade (CABNAB) initiative to try and educate his peers on how to cope with the temptations they faced. Read more >>

How NASSA Started

How NASSA Started

NASSA was founded through the vision of a mother of two boys, Natasha Hart, who wanted to teach her sons the game of basketball... Read more

Our Team

The NASSA is run by a small, friendly team of staff.
Natasha Hart MBE
Natasha Hart MBE
Chief Executive
Antony Okereafor
Antony Okereafor
Sports Co-ordinator
Ivan Speck
Ivan Speck
Director of Communications
Jurita Kalite
Jurita Kalite
Web Support Specialist

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