Paul Stimpson with over 120
senior international appearances for England and
Great Britain, is one of the few home grown English
players that consistently succeeded on the international
He is a former England
captain who represented his country on 112 occasions:
a record that has stood since 1988. He attended
Borough Road College where he trained as a Geography
and PE teacher.
He worked at Greenshaw High
School in Surrey for three years before joining
the Crystal Palace Basketball School as their director
which allowed him to travel around the country to
schools and colleges coaching basketbalI.
1990, Paul moved with his family to join the basketball
department of an international marketing company,
ISL Marketing, based in Luzern, Switzerland.
ISL were the exclusive partner to FIBA,
the world governing body of basketball.
2000, Paul and family moved back to England, still
with ISL, this time working with the ATP tennis
In 2003, Paul returned to his first
love, joining FIBA in Geneva where he heads up their
television department. Paul lives in Gex,
France, across the border from the FIBA headquarters
in Geneva with his wife Pat, their twin sons Michael
and Philip, their youngest son Richard and daughter