Hoops Turns 5!

Hoops B4 Work was established in 2019, with one session per week which has now increased to 4.Help us wish Hoops B4 Work a very happy birthday, visit our socials or email us to send us a birthdaymessage!

Sponsors Needed

Hoops B4 Work needs your support, to not only expand but to help with the rising costs of facilities.Leisure Centres are increasing the rental fee for the sports hall, the cost of living is having adetrimental effect on participation and engagement. Hoops B4 Work has had a positive effect onmental health and building a basketball […]

My name is Coach Ruth – ‘My Story’

I am the founder of Hoops B4 Work, an adult basketball community organisation which was established in 2019. We deliver sessions that runs from 6.30 in the morning to 8am.  Why? My son and daughter play basketball, both have had different journeys in the game. My daughter attended a high-level basketball club in the UK, […]

Sporting Equals Awards 2023: Coach Ruth Eytle nominated for honour

FRIDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2023 15:00 Popular basketball coach Ruth Eytle has been nominated for a Sporting Equals Award – and public voting is now open. The Londoner, who holds a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Education, and Social Science, is a Level Three basketball coach as well as being qualified to coach football and […]

Activities 4 U

Is a non profit organisation that aims to remove barriers, provide access for the community to be physically active, improve health and wellbeing.  We deliver a range of activities from residential, after school clubs, fitness classes and more! We are proud to implement our Saturday School which aims to raise school  attainment amongst our most […]

Coaching basketball: Ruth Eytle’s feeling of freedom, love and escapism

A poncho and a sachet of salt can go a long way when you are running the London Marathon, just ask basketball coach Ruth Eytle, who completed her maiden 26-miler in the rain in April, raising £4300 for the Young Lewisham Project and her junior basketball club Activities 4 U.  The Londoner didn’t find the gruelling run ‘too […]

Ro Designs London Ltd 

September 2023 I have a passion for creating happiness through my love of being creative with balloons. As I always like to say, “Balloons make everyone smile” and I just love to see people happy and smiling. My passion just grows stronger and stronger and I truly hope Ro Designs London Ltd will be around […]

The Female Sports Coach Collective

September 2023 The Female Sports Coach Collective is working towards developing a network for female sports coaches (starting with basketball) to provide support, mentoring, and access to professional development.  In a sport that often appears dominated by men, support to empower female coaches is important to provide a balanced environment and ideology within coaching.  FSCC […]

West London Returns

January 2024 We are pleased to announce that Hoops B4 Work will be coming back to West London! After the pandemic our community sessions had to be reduced to one location, this gave us time to refocus and start building. Thank you Everyone Active for working in partnership we look forward to starting in January 2024.  […]

London All Stars

September 2023 London All Stars (LAS) is an emerging women’s basketball programme that prides itself on having two female coaches.  With a wealth of knowledge and experiences spaning 40 plus years between them, they are passionate about basketball and ensuring opportunities are created for women and girls to participate and compete. The ethos of the […]