Roger Payne heads up GB Maxibasketball coaching staff

Roger Payne has been appointed as M35+ Team Manager for the Malaga tournament

Roger Payne has been appointed as M35+ Team Manager.

Based in the Midlands, Roger is a Level 3 basketball coach, but has played three different sports for Coventry and the Midlands region (Basketball, Rugby and Athletics), making it to the Junior Olympic Athletics team.

Roger coached several National League programmes in the early 2000s, and was agent to more than 20 British Basketball League players from 2009-2014.

Over the past eight years, Roger has placed more than 40 youth players in schools on scholarships in the United States of America, and continues to do that year upon year through his organisation Ballers Heaven.

In the past 12 months alone he has opened doors for kids from Barbados, Spain, Sint Maarten and the UK.