Lauren Milligan - Head Women's Coach

Lauren's basketball journey started early when she joined a Basketball Academy at 16, leaving home for her passion. She represented National Teams, won a silver medal, and earned promotion to DIV A twice. In the USA, Lauren played NCAA D2 basketball on a full scholarship while studying Corporate Communications.

Back in the UK, she played in the WBBL and discovered her passion for coaching. She became the Head Coach of WBBL Oaklands Wolves and, in 2022, moved to Barking Abbey.

Currently, Lauren is the Head Coach at Barking Abbey Girl's Basketball Academy and an Assistant Coach for the London Lions WBBL and EuroCup team. She's also assisting the Great Britain U18 Women's Team, cementing her role in UK basketball coaching.