Emily Branthwaite - 2nd Div Player 









hereditary spastic paraplegia


Do you train with another team?

I play in the UKWB for Carlisle Panthers and I also play for Vikings in the junior league.


What is your role at the club?

Junior Player


Why do you like wheelchair basketball? And why did you start playing the sport?

I started playing because my dad also plays. Wheelchair basketball is a fun fast sport which I love and enjoy making new friends

Why did you decide to join Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair basketball club/ Angels?

My dad plays for Lancaster Bulldogs and I often go with him to get some extra training. Cat and Paula play for the bulldogs and I get on with them really well and enjoy training and learning from them.


Do you have a favourite wheelchair basketball player? If so, who and why?

Robyn love is my favourite player I just love how fast she plays the game. she was also my coach for my 1st ever round of Women's league and she made me believe in myself.


Do you have a future goal for the sport such as going Elite, becoming a coach etc...?

I would love to get into the GB pathway and progress as far as I can.


What hobbies do you have?

I enjoy pamper days and shopping lots of shopping. I also enjoy going to the cinema with my friends


Do you go to college or university and if so, what do you or did you study?

I go to a secondary school called Energy Coast UTC which focus on a job engineering on top of my subjects English ,Science, maths, Geography etc


Tell me one fact about yourself

I love getting new trainers 😍

Let's have some fun

What is your Dream meal comprising a starter, a main and a dessert?

chicken goujons to start followed by mac n cheese.

Dessert  - chocolate ice cream Sunday.


Favourite type of music?

love lewis Capaldi


Quick fire questions
Which one is your favourite?

Tea     or Coffee

Sweet  or  Savoury

Coke    or ✓ Diet Coke

Summer or Winter