Yateley Silverbacks

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Adult & Junior Basketball Club

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Yateley Silverbacks Basketball Club

The Yateley Silverbacks is a friendly, highly competitive basketball club based in Yateley, Hampshire. The club boasts three mens teams, one ladies team, and numerous youth teams ranging from U12 to U18, providing opportunities for a wide range of age groups and skill levels to participate in the sport. The club is always on the lookout for new members with basketball experience.

The Adult Silverbacks compete in the Wessex League, and the Juniors play in the Central Venue League demonstrating their competitive spirit and commitment to the sport. There is an open session for adults (16+ years) of any skill level to simply come and enjoy playing. The club's ethos is not just about competition, but also about fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among its members.

The Yateley Silverbacks is more than just a basketball club; it's a community that encourages sportsmanship, skill development, and a love for the game of basketball.

Our Basketball Teams

Discover all the important info you need about our mens, ladies and junior teams - including training times & venues, fixtures, results and league information.

Yateley Silverbacks club photo

Coach Pete

Pete set up the Silverbacks in 2010 and remains the driving force behind the club. He is also the Surrey Scorchers' assistant coach in the UK's premier basketball competition - the BBL.

Pete and John holding the Wessex shield basketball trophy
Diddy Dunkers logo

We partner closely with Coach Pete's 'Diddy Dunkers' - designed to introduce children, aged 6 - 12, to basketball in a fun and supportive environment.

Finding Us

Our teams train at Yateley Manor School, 51 Reading Road, Yateley, Hampshire, GU46 7UQ. The what3words precise sports hall entrance is ///sings.extend.straw.

Adult home games are also played at Yateley Manor School; junior home games are normally played at Wellington Health & Fitness Club (Crowthorne).

The Silverbacks Seven

Respect

Passion

Teamwork

Pride

Health

Family

Inspire

Common Questions

The perfect way to round off our Silverbacks Ladies πŸ€ season with a friendly at Berkshire Kings & Queens Basketball Vs the Queens πŸ‘‘last night. A brilliant team performance by all, and an extra Silverbacks shout out πŸ“£ to Louise for her all-time PB πŸ”₯ Final score 22-43 to Silverbacks.The game was played in great, fun spirit and we look forward to many more with the Queens – thanks for having us πŸ™And thanks to Wilf for the comprehensive stats!#ladiesbasketball #basketball #tuesdaynight #aboutlastnight #team #family ... See MoreSee Less
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There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family...You’ll often hear Coaches Pete & Corinne refer to Silverbacks as a family; and its why β€˜Family’ is one of our Silverbacks Seven.In this short clip, Silverbacks Ladies Player πŸ€, and mum to April and Charlie (original Diddy Dunkers who progressed right through up to the adults’ teams) Becky, shares her thoughts on why Family is so important to her and to our club...WATCH πŸ‘‡Thanks for sharing Becky πŸ™#values #family #wearefamily #silverbacksseven #silverbacks #yateleysilverbacks #community #basketball #basketballclub ... See MoreSee Less
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‼️ Silverbacks Super Sunday ‼️BIG day on the basketball πŸ€ courts tomorrow for our Silverbacks Mens and Ladies teams. Our Mens 1sts take on Windsor at Home, where there is everything to play for, with the chance of the league title or the play offs. Come on down to Yateley Manor School to show your support - tip off 5.15pm, tuck shop will be open 🍬🍫Meanwhile, our Silverbacks Ladies travel to Woodley for a 5.20pm tip, where a win would take them to 4th in the league and a place in the play offs πŸ’ͺGo Silverbacks !!!!!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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β€œThey’re giving up their time so you can play basketball...” πŸ€LISTEN to Silverbacks Men’s 1st team player, and club MVP, John Mac share how important RESPECT is in the game, at training, and off court. Respect is one of our Silverbacks Seven, a value that is important to us, so please take 59 seconds to watch this video 🎬 Thanks for taking the time to share JMac πŸ™ #values #beliefs #corevalues #respect #basketball #silverbacksseven #silverbacks #yateleysilverbacks #fairplay #thursdaythoughts #thursdaymotivation #selfie ... See MoreSee Less
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