The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas Coaches’ Summit, featuring foreign and local mentors, will be held starting today at the Meralco Fitness Center in Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City.
The sessions, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., are in partnership with FIBA Singapore headed by David Crocker, Executive Director of FIBA Singapore and Oceania.
Foreign clinicians are Damian James Cotter, an Australian basketball coach with 17 years of national coaching experience, and Dean Vickerman, current head coach of Melbourne United of the National Basketball League.
Local clinicians in the two-day summit include multi-titled coach Jong Uichico, SBP Coaches Academy director; Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao; Gilas PH Youth mentor Sandy Arespacochaga; and collegiate tactician and BCAP President Louie Gonzalez.
This will be the first ever FIBA Coaches’ Summit to be hosted and presented by the SBP and is open to all coaches in the country and neighboring Southeast Asian nations. It is backed by MVPSF , Smart Communications , Blackwater, Chooks -to-Go , Cignal , Mighty Sports, Gatorade, Kopiko, Maynilad Water, Jollibee, Molten and Panda Classique .
The objective is to uplift the knowledge, equip , empower and assist the coaches to continue to improve their team’s performances and grow the sports’ national interest in their respective countries
Interested parties may register thru platinumlist.net.