Basketball Developements

Meet Our Friendly Staff

Martin J. Roberts

Basketball Developments Director

Lauren Roberts

Basketball Finance Director

About Coach Martin

Martin Roberts is a visionary leader with over 35 years of experience as a basketball coach in the Yorkshire area. As the Senior Director of Basketball Developments CIC, he is dedicated to promoting the mental health and well-being of children and adults through the power of basketball.

Over a year ago, Martin founded Basketball Developments with a bold mission: to use basketball as a medium to social prescribe his vision for a healthier and more vibrant community. Martin’s approach is centered around his belief that sports can play a vital role in developing positive social and emotional skills, while also promoting physical health and wellness.

Through his coaching and mentoring, Martin inspires and empowers individuals to take control of their mental and physical health and develop the skills they need to thrive in life. By leveraging his extensive experience and deep passion for basketball, he is able to build trust and rapport with his participants, creating an environment of safety and support that enables them to unlock their full potential.

As a highly respected and sought-after coach in the Yorkshire area, Martin has become a driving force for positive change in his community. His unique approach to promoting mental health and well-being through basketball is having a transformative impact on the lives of those he touches, and is creating lasting benefits for the broader community.

At Basketball Developments, Martin is committed to delivering high-quality programs and services that make a real difference in the lives of his participants. With the support of funders, he is poised to expand his reach and deepen his impact, creating a brighter and more promising future for generations to come.

About Lauren Roberts

 Allow us to introduce our Financial Director, Lauren Roberts, who holds a degree in Robotics Engineering from Hull University.

With a deep-rooted passion for fitness and its positive impact on mental health, Lauren has explored various sports over the years, including completing life guard training and archery instructor training.

Lauren firmly believes that basketball development is an excellent platform for social well-being and encourages people to stay active by embracing basketball and other related activities.

When given the opportunity to join our team at Basketball Developments, Lauren wholeheartedly accepted the role of Financial Director, excited to be a part of the organization’s mission. 

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