Natalia Bucyk - Love Basketball Ambassador

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Natalia started playing professional basketball at the age of 16 when she joined CCC Polkowice, current Polish Champion of Energa Woman Basket League. While playing for this team she had the chance to compete in the FIBA EuroLeague Women. During the season 2017/2018 she moved to London and continued developing her skills and mindset with the help of Love Basketball Academy Head Coach Jose Martin. Natalia recently signed a professional contract with the Polish team MON- POL Płock for the season 2018/2019. This squad is one of the most competitive teams in the 1st Division of the Polish Woman Basket League. We are looking forward to see Natalia fighting for the MVP and the Championship this upcoming season.

 

 

Harriet Yea - Love Basketball Ambassador

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Harriett has played professionally for Barking Abbey, Rhonda Rebels, Sevenoaks and Caceres in Spain. She won the English Basketball’s Women’s U18 Player of the year in 2007and the Sportswoman of the Year Award given by the Royal Navy for her exceptional feats on the Basketball court.

 

In 2007-08, Harriett helped the Rebels clinch the EBL championship and also played eight games in the EuroCup, continuing her impressive basketball development. She played in the Division A of Eurobasket with Great Britain when she was just 19 years.

 

Last year she won the Premier League and the Women’s Cup with the London Sharks and received the MVP award at the Love Basketball Menorca International Women’s Tournament.

 

If you want to find out more about the daily life of a professional basketball player, her training routines, diet, challenges and how it was playing for team GB, come along to one of our special sessions where Harriet will be attending.