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Tarryn Algar

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Honorary Award

Honorary Degree of Writtle University College


Tarryn Algar represented Great Britain over 45's in the European Championships in Malaga this summer. He is a Head Coach and Mentor at Bow School in East London. Tarryn is known for his tricks and skills with a basketball (or two or three!) and is one of the original UK Basketball Freestylers and has been all over the world performing. He has had an ITV crew filming him and his 3x3 team all summer for a documentary that will be shown in October. 

He now offers basketball and freestyle sessions in London and Essex and works with young people at various community projects – including the WUC basketball facilities launch and WUC’s 3x3 Schools Tournament.