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Basketball at RIT Dubai is an enriching experience that enables its participants to grow both as Players and Students. Our Women's and Men's Basketball teams have developed significantly over the past few years to earn a reputation of being hardworking, well-organized, and exhibit a true tiger spirit. Whether you are a beginner or more experienced; team practices and individual workouts are structured in a competitive way to fast track your development whether it be motor ability, technical skills, or knowledge of the game.

Players can expect 4 to 6+ hours of team practices, individual workouts, and customized gym programs alongside regular game tape analysis.

Pre-season will offer friendlies leading up to regular in-season games comprised of competitive league fixtures and tournaments across the UAE. Our Basketball teams are built on strong values and mantras that promote positive psychology and a unified culture both on and off the court.

Josh Rolls Tyson
Basketball Coach

Josh Rolls-Tyson has actively played basketball for 11 years and has 5 years of coaching experience. He has represented Great Britain Under 20's for the European Championships, captained his junior college team in California USA. He joined RIT as a basketball coach in 2017 and is currently playing in expat leagues in Dubai, UAE.


Men’s Basketball

  • 2019 Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) Sports cup – 2nd place
  • 2019 Gulf Medical Sports Festival – 2nd place
  • 2019 Skyline University Sports Tournament – 1st place

Women’s Basketball

  • 2019 Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) Sports cup – 1st place
  • 2019 Skyline University Sports Tournament – 2nd place
  • 2019 RIT Basketball Championship – 1st place

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