Future Stars is a registered charity set up in 2005 initially as West London Basketball Project, but changed to Hope Thru Hoops in 2009 to reflect the increasing geographical area covered by the work of the charity to now include; London, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, and Surrey.
Integral to all Future Stars activity is the following aims;
To provide opportunities, experiences and exposure for young people through education and sport to allow aspiring individuals to reach their full potential.
To advance the education of young people by providing sporting facilities, coaching facilities and opportunities for playing sport from grassroots to elite.
To provide training opportunities to support young people achieve a number of sport and leisure related qualifications.
To provide and assist in the provision of facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation or other leisure time occupation of individuals who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age, sex, infirmity or disablement, financial hardship or social circumstances with the object of improving their conditions of life and of reducing social exclusion.
Our own sports club London United Basketball Club allows us to provide specialist coaching provision for our programmes. We also have extensive links with a variety of sports organisations, educational institutions and government bodies allowing us to provide highly flexible tailored programmes to meet a wide range of specific needs.
As part of our ethos to provide opportunities experiences and exposure to our sports performers we organise and host unique sporting events such as the Future Stars International Tournaments. Our tournaments have featured some of the top names in basketball including Jan Vesely (Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul), Dario Saric (Phoenix Suns), Nicolo Meli (Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul), Tomas Satoransky (Washington Wizards) and Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz).
Future Stars coaching clinics has in the past brought the expertise of such coaches as Sergio Scariolo, Pepu Hernandez, Neven Spahija and Aito Garcia Reneses. For more information on our events please click here.
If you would like any further information on our work please get in touch using the information provided on the Contact Us page.