Name: Andy White
Age: 24
Classification: 1.5
Position: Guard
Other teams played for: None
Years as a player: 8yrs
Best moment whilst playing: Scoring my first 3 pointer
Future ambition in the sport: To continue coaching and playing and to help Aces continue to grow.
Other hobbies/interests: Photography and Football.

Name: Charlotte Thornton White
Age:
19
Classification:
1.0
Position:
Guard
Other teams played for:
Worcester Wolves, South East Region.
Years as a player:
9yrs
Best moment whilst playing:
Being selected to play in the All Star game 2017 followed by winning BRONZE with the South East Region in the British Wheelchair Basketball National Junior Championships in 2017.
Future ambition in the sport:
To be selected for the GB U25 team.
Other hobbies/interests:
Skiing.

Name: Chris Rattenbury
Age:
39
Classification:
3.5
Position:
Guard
Other teams played for:
Walford Lions, Northampton and Daventry Dynamos.
Years as a player:
30
Best moment whilst playing:
Scoring my first basket for Aces as a boy
Future ambition in the sport:
To keep fit
Other hobbies/interests:
Cinema, coffee and comedy.

 Name: Barry Wells
Age:
54
Classification:
1.5
Position:
Guard
Other teams played for:
Only ever Aces (or MK Aces as we were known back then).
Years as a player:
About 16 years collectively, during 2 periods with Aces.
Best moment whilst playing:
Winning Gold in The Nationals back in 1995.
Future ambition in the sport:
To keep fit, have fun, help develop our club and encourage juniors and seniors alike.
Other hobbies/interests:
Family, Formula 1 and The Six Nations.

Name: Ella Beaumont
Age: 23 years old
Classification: 1 point
Position: Guard
Other teams played for: Red Dust Warriors Women’s League team
Years as a player: I first joined aces when I was 10, so I have been playing 13 years!
Best moment whilst playing: Winning Bronze at the Under 23 world championships with team GB.
Future ambition in the sport: Help Aces progress onto higher divisions and develop my coaching skills.
Other hobbies and interests: As well as wheelchair basketball I have also recently started playing wheelchair rugby! I love both sports for different reasons.

Name: James Tait
Age:
17
Classification:
1
Position:
Guard
Other teams played for:
2013 South East U15s
Years as a player:
5 years (March 2012).
Best moment whilst playing:
I would probably say reaching the National Finals in my first season.
Future ambition in the sport:
To gain a Level 2 Coaching Award. I also have ambitions to become a PE teacher.
Other hobbies/interests: I train with the Aylesbury Rugby Club as a winger. I’m an avid Chelsea Fan and Wasps Rugby fan. I have also been a big motorsport fan since very early childhood and have attended many races through my life both in the UK and abroad. I also play guitar.

Name: Denny Vettom
Classification: 1
Position: Guard
Other teams: None
Years as player: less than year
Best moment: Anything that push my limits, and competition
Future Ambition: Earn my place in higher league. Become a defender who can also score.
Other Hobbies:
Badminton, Information technology.

Name: Craig Winspear
Age:
35
Classification:
2.5
Position:
Forward
Other teams played for:
UK Invictus Team 2016, 2017.
Years as a player:
3
Best moment whilst playing:
Being in my basketball chair playing the sport I enjoy.
Future ambition in the sport:
Coaching.
Other hobbies/interests:
PlayStation, furniture restoring / up-cycling, spending time with family.

Name: George Winsborrow
Age:
20
Classification:
2.5
Position:
Forward.
Other teams played for:
London Titans.
Years as a player:
10
Best moment whilst playing:
When the team won their first game in division 3 against blazers.
Future ambition in the sport:
My future ambition is to just continue playing and enjoy it and improve.
Other hobbies/interests:
Photography, woodwork, football and cricket.

Name: Jordan Luce
Age:
23
Classification:
4.5
Position:
Forward
Other teams played for:
Bordeaux leopard de Guyenne and France.
Years as a player:
6
Best moment whilst playing:
France Champion, English Champion
Future ambition in the sport:
Just to have fun.
Other hobbies/interests:
Rowing.

Name: Jonny Holloway
Age:
25
Classification:
4.5
Position:
Forward
Other teams played for:
GB Warriors (Warrior Games)
Years as a player:
1
Best moment whilst playing:
The time I took a ball to the face due to not realising I have a blind spot!
Future ambition in the sport:
I hope to further my sporting skills and progress to become a better player and maybe someday coaching.
Other hobbies/interests:
Musical instruments, volley ball and gym work.

Name: Zviko Chigumba
Age:
34
Classification:
5
Position:
Forward
Other teams played for:
None
Years as a player:
1 year.
Best moment whilst playing:
Scoring my first league basket.
Future ambition in the sport:
Definitely would like to play long term and hopefully help Aces achieve the best results.
Other hobbies/interests:
Motorbikes, cycling and anything that gets my adrenaline going.

Name: Daniel Bingley
Age:
33
Classification:
4.5
Position:
Forward
Other teams played for:
Warrior Games
Years as a player:
1.
Best moment whilst playing:
Everyday playing it
Future ambition in the sport:
To make it to team GB
Other hobbies/interests:
Gaming and golf.

Name: Leanna Adams
Age: 18
Classification: 5
Position: Forward
Other teams played for: Vixen, Bisons, South East Under’s 19’s Regional and England South at School Games.
Years as a player: 8yrs
Best moment whilst playing: Winning BRONZE with the South East Region in the British Wheelchair Basketball National Junior Championships in 2017. Followed by being selected to play in the All Stars Game.
Future ambition in the sport: To become a referee.
Other hobbies/interests: Playing sports, watching rugby and horse riding.

 

 

 

 

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