Honours and Timeline


September 1999

UWIC Fins Basketball Club established and compete in BUSA & WEBBA leagues under Head Coach Vic Fleming & Team Manager Lucy Power.


September 2000

Lucy Power and Ruth Murphy set up Women’s National League programme, UWIC Fins re-named as UWIC Stealers. The team enter EBL D2 South & employ the internationally experienced Mark Royal as EBL Head Coach.


September 2001

UWIC Stealers Women promoted to EBL D1 on the back of a 3rd place Playoff Finish & reaching the EB Trophy Final.


September 2001

UWIC Stealers Women employ Damian Jennings as EBL Assistant Coach & BUSA Head Coach, to be mentored by EBL Head Coach Mark Royal.


March 2002

UWIC Stealers BUCS Women finish 3rd in BUSA Championship Final 8’s.


April 2004

UWIC Stealers Women make the EBL D1 Playoffs for the third season in a row.


September 2004

Due to an England Basketball re-shuffle of regional divisions UWIC Stealers Women chose to go back down to EBL D2 South.


September 2005

UWIC Stealers Academy of Basketball enter National League for the first time, suiting up in EBL U18 Men West Conference.


October 2005

Head Coach Mark Royal steps down early in the National League season – Damian Jennings promoted to EBL Head Coach.