18 February, 2022

Joe Fermor-Worrell – Participation Officer

June 2021 – Present

Joe arranges and schedules courses for official and coaching qualifications within BWB. Alongside this, Joe manages the appointments and development of officials (table and referees) which enable wheelchair basketball games to be played across the country. As well as arranging courses delivered in-person, Joe also manages and develops e-learning resources and courses on the BWB Learning platform.

Favourite aspect of your job:

Creating new development opportunities for BWB officials.

Career Highlight:

Being a part of the refereeing crew for the inaugural match of the Women’s Premier League.

Career background:

I’ve grown up with wheelchair basketball and enjoy refereeing games, so this role was a natural fit for me!


  • Bachelors Degree (Hons.) in German Studies
  • Master’s Degree in Linguistics
  • BWB Level 2 Referee
  • Level 3 Table Official


Advice for anyone thinking about a career in your role:

Build good working relationships and never be afraid to ask questions.

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