Matt Newby

Head Coach of Worcester Wolves Basketball (BBL)

School of Sport and Exercise Science

Professional and Technical Support Staff

Contact Details

tel: 07500 762963 or 01905 855263

An experienced director of sports programmes and professional basketball coach with a history and passion for sports development and developing performance pathways.


  • BA (Hons) Sports Coaching St Martins University Lancaster (2003)
  • Basketball England Accredited Tutor
  • Basketball England Level 3 Coach

Scope of Role at University

Internal Responsibilities

Head Coach of the Worcester Wolves Basketball Franchise, directing the development of the basketball pathway within the University.

External Responsibilities

Supporting the development of the broader basketball community in the Worcestershire region.

Industry Background

Matt was formerly the Director of Basketball and Head Coach of the Leeds Beckett University Basketball programme.  Driving the programme between 2006 and 2017 from division 4 in the national league to the BBL.  Additionally throughout his tenure he led on the development of the City of Leeds Basketball Club and Basketball Academy, as well developing multiple community interests.