Club Head Coach
Men's II Head Coach
As an accredited Basketball England Level 3 Referee and Professional Coach, Coach Gayle joined Maidstone Warriors Basketball Club during the pre-season of 2018.
With more than 20 years coaching experience spanning all age groups including, Men and Women within Surrey & Kent, his most recent engagements include the delivery of Basketball Programmes at Team Medway University, a National Lottery funded Girls Basketball team in Sittingbourne and an U16 Boys Junior National League team in Swale.


Warriors have a dedicated skilled group of volunteer coaches who coach across the club

Men's I Head CoachALEX HARLEY

Alex was previously the men’s first team captain and has now moved into a player coach role becoming the Head Coach. He is also has his Basketball England Level 2 Coaching qualification


Under 16 Head CoachRYAN PENNY

Ryan has had experience with coaching at the county level being Head Coach of Kent U15s a few years and is now coaching the U16/18s. He has his Basketball England Level 2 Coaching Qualification


Under 14/16 Assistant CoachJAMES PIPER

James is a previous junior player, as well played and has been an assistant coach for Kent County. He now coaches across all age groups but is primarily the U16/18 assistant coach. He has his Basketball England Level 2 Coaching Qualification


Under 16 Assistant CoachTOMAS JANKAUSKAS

Tomas has been coaching with the club for the last few years across both under 10s and now under 12s. Tomas is a Basketball England Level 2 qualified coach.


Under 14 Head CoachKUNLE OYESANYA

Kunle Oyesanya formally known as Coach Ken has been coaching at Maidstone Warriors for 5yrs and is currently the U15s Kent County team Head Coach. Coach Ken is the Head coach for the U14s Maidstone Warriors team. Coach Ken enjoys coaching this age group as it prepares them towards adulthood by focusing on discipline, team work and resilience.

Under 14 Assistant CoachOTERI MAXWELL

Teri was previously coaching the U12 and has now moved to assisting with the under 14s and has helped in the coaching of Kent County. Teri has his Basketball England Level 2 coaching qualification.


Under 14 Assistant CoachOMER DEVAJA

Omer is currently a player within the mens second team as well as more recently starting to help coach at the under 14 age group.


Under 12 Head CoachGAVIN WHYMAN

Gavin has recently started coaching after his son started playing the club. Gavin is a qualified Basketball England Level 2 coach


Under 10 Head CoachSAM FAIRS

Sam was previously a player at the club then moved into a coaching role the last few years helping coach the under 10s. Sam is a Basketball England Level 2 qualified coach as well as a qualified referee


Under 10/12/14 Assistant CoachJIM SPEARINK

Jim a current junior play and now also coach assisting with the junior age groups