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INTRODUCTORY REFEREES COURSE, ABBEY VOCATIONAL SCHOOL, DONEGAL TOWN, SAT 26TH & SUN 27TH SEPTEMBER.
Course Tutor: Nigel Weir, Fee:€20 – €30 depending on numbers interested. Applicants must be 15 & over. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org prior to 14th September with name, club,email & phone number to reserve a place on the course. Fees must be paid in advance, details will be emailed.
REMINDER: In accordance with NWAB Regulations, two registered referees must be used for all games under 14 and above.
Training will commence for the coming season for all groups from Saturday 5th September 2015 unless otherwise advised by your Coach. Training times can be viewed under the tab Training Times 2015/16 on this website or on our Facebook Page Blaze Basketball
Any members wishing to junior coach this year should fill out the registration form linked below and return to Cathy/Declan by email (email@example.com) by 31st August 2015. Those interested should be born 2001 and older. Just click on the link and print
NEXT UP – We are holding a Level One coaching course on Fri 21st – Sun 23rd August. We have a number of spaces still available. The course duration is 18 hours and is open to anyone who has held an Intro course for at least 12 months and at least 16 years old. The cost of the course is €85. Can anyone that is interested in attending or looking for more information please contact Laura on (086) 066 0090. – Open to coaches from other clubs looking to do Level One in advance of new regulations for next season.
Coach Pat Price will be giving a Coaching Clinic to our Blaze coaches on Sunday 9th August 2015. This clinic is also open to all coaches from other clubs who would like to attend for a nominal fee of €10 pp. The clinic will be held at the Loreto Secondary School gym from 11 – 1pm and 2 – 4 pm. Just come along. Light refreshments will be available. The topics Pat is going to address are the following:
A little background to our visiting coach – Coach Pat Price is a widely recognised teacher, specialising in both player and club development programmes. With 25 years of coaching experience in both the US and Ireland, Pat has experience with the Irish Senior Men, several years in the Superleague with both Demons and Neptune – capturing 4 National Cups and the 2005 Superleague title while rebuilding both programmes , as well as nine years as Sports Officer and lecturer at University College Cork. In addition to several years at NCAA schools, Coach Price currently serves as director of Competitive Edge Sports in Philadelphia, as well as director of Kinsale Sports International.