Expressions of interest sought for Time-Out programme

Expressions of interest sought for Time-Out programme

  • Dec 13,2016

Basketball Ireland is this week seeking applications and expressions of interest for the prestigious Time-Out programme that is run by FIBA and co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the EU.

The programme is designed for elite basketball players and focuses on the integration of basketball players into the working environment. To be eligible for this executive leader’s programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:

•Be an active or recently retired basketball player over 30 years of age.

•Top (elite) national league player in your country, or national team player

•Education standard of a minimum high school diploma

•Highly motivated to attend 100% of all workshops and seminars.

In essence, the programme is a fast track to a range of qualifications in Leadership and Management in sport and business, and combines on-site learning via workshops with online study by distance learning.

The innovative part of the projects sees successful participants receiving:

•"Leadership and Management" certificate/diploma depending on the entry level of the athlete (delivered by Northumbria University)

•"Basketball Management" qualification (delivered by FIBA Europe and FIBA)

•"Talented Athlete Lifestyle Support (TALS)" certificate (delivered by TASS)

If you would like to express your interest in this programme, please email Jason Killeen on

You can learn more about the programme by clicking here and here. 

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