Regional and Provincial Academies 2019/2020
July 19, 2019
The CPSU and EPC at Basketball Ireland are excited to announce the continuation of the Basketball Ireland Academies for the 2019/2020 season.
Based on the success of this past season, Regional Academies will be made available to U14 players (born 2006 and 2007) in seven regions nationwide.
The U14 regions are as follows;
The Basketball Ireland Provincial Academies will also continue for players U15 (born 2005).
The four provinces are;
Speaking about the news, the CPSU stated: "This continued development of the current model adds an important step to the performance pathway for our most talented athletes and brings us a step closer to our future competitive aspirations. The player pathway is connected to national team selection, but this is only one aspect of the Academy goals. Ultimately, we are trying to develop 'more players, better players, who are playing for longer'. Coaching Development is also a keystone of the academy structure."
You can read the latest update on the Academy schedule here: Update on Academy Schedule.pdf