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BSU – United We Play

BSU has been featured in Shanghai’s Global Times newspaper. We are gracious to Ms. Qi Xi Jia for taking the time to come and meet with us at our training base. We are gracious of what we are able to accomplish everyday and the many lives we have inspired. “The true purpose of the club according to the coach is to bring the children of Shanghai together and teach them values that they will carry on throughout their personal lives and careers.

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BSU is proud to announce that Coach Joel has become a member of the Basketball Association of Shanghai (SBA) under the direction of vice-president Yao Ming.

Coach Joel’s relationship with the Shanghai Sports Bureau began in 2012 as a coach for the girl’s junior elite basketball team. The sports administration was impressed by Coach Joel’s commitment and invited him to become the FIRST foreigner to join the association on Saturday, June 15th.

Coach Joel’s responsibility is to help carry out the decision of the board members: create more opportunities for youth of both foreign and expatriate communities to compete and play the game of basketball. We can all expect more excitement in the  2013-2014 basketball season!

To read more about this event look-up the article on Xin Min Evening Sports News website


BSU’s commitment to youth basketball caught the attention of the local press. Tao Xin Ying interviewed Joel Jean-Baptiste retracing his background as a basketball player and his ambition as a youth basketball coach in China.

You can read this article on Xin Min Evening Sports News website.