TRANSFORM YOUR COACHING
Join us this summer as we share, learn and connect with coaches.
Rend Sports Academy is delighted to announce the preliminary details for its upcoming coaching clinic this summer in Ireland. Coach Alex Sarama (Elite Athletes, Belgium), Coach Matthew Harber (Head Basketball Coach – Anglia Ruskin University and Regional Talent Manager – Basketball England) and Coach Troy Culley (Myerscough Basketball Academy, England) will be joining Coach James Weldon (Basketball Ireland) along with several other coaches in delivering two days of practical ideas to facilitate player and coach development.
There will be a total of four topics presented on the Saturday and another four topics on Sunday. Full Details of the clinic times, clinicians and topics will be confirmed over the next couple of weeks.
One day registration is €30.00 or join us for both days at €50.00. Registration is now opened. Click on the link below to complete registration.
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COACH ALEX SARAMA
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR – ELITE ATHLETES ACADEMY, BELGIUM
Alex Sarama is in his first year with Elite Athletes having spent the previous three years working as an Associate Manager with the NBA. Alex has worked extensively across Europe, Middle East and Asia delivering clinics and workshops to players and coaches as well as working with programs such as Jr. NBA, NBA Player Camps, NBA Basketball Without Borders, NBA Global Camp and much more.
COACH JAMES WELDON
HEAD COACH – BASKETBALL IRELAND SENIOR WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM
Coach James Weldon is a renowned basketball coach and one of the finest teachers of the game in Irish Basketball. James led UL Huskies in the Women’s Premier League to a record number of wins stretched across three years. Following his time with UL Huskies, Coach Weldon has worked as an Assistant Coach with Hibernia Basketball and as the Head Coach of the Women’s National Team.
COACH TROY CULLEY
HEAD COACH – GB BOYS U16 NATIONAL TEAM
Coach Troy Culley is a true servant leader as his main purpose is serving others. His recent appointment as head coach of the GB U16 Boys team is a true testament for what he stands for and how he coaches. Going into his fourth year at Myerscough Basketball Academy, Coach Culley led the U18 Mens team to an undefeated Premier North title and National Championship. Coach Culley has also worked with Kent Crusaders and South West Regional Teams before moving to Myerscough.
COACH MATTHEW HARBER
REGIONAL TALENT MANAGER – BASKETBALL ENGLAND
Coach Matthew Harber is the Regional Talent Manager with Basketball England in addition to his full time role as Head Basketball Coach at Anglia Ruskin University.
Prior to Anglia Ruskin, Coach Harber led Loughborough University to five National Titles and attained promotion to the first division basketball. Alongside that, Coach Harber worked with several youth programmes in the GB set-up filling various roles throughout his time. In 2016, he was appointed as the head coach for the GB U16 womens team.
Coach moved to Cambrideshire in 2017 to start with Anglia Ruskin Basketball. In his first year at Anglia Ruskin, Coach Harber led his team to the WNBL Division 1 Title. Coach Harber is also currently the Regional Talent Manager for Basketball England.