U15 REGIONAL ACADEMIES
Academy Camp Cancelled - Updated 11.3.2020
please see below attachment sent to parents by email.
Under 15 Academy Camp Information. Updated 5.3.2020
February Parents email.
Parents and players information for joint February 17th Session in Gormanston.
On Monday February 17th a joint session will take place for all boys and girls from the under 15 provincial academies. The sessions will take place from 11am – 5pm in Gormanston Park, County Meath (formerly Gormanston College). Please note the start and finish times may be amended slightly so please check back ahead of travel.
Directions for Gormanston Park can be found here.
please be aware that there are no shops within walking distance and while there are snack and drinks machines at the venue players should bring a suitable packed lunch and drinks with them along with their Academy reversible kit.
If you have specific questions about this session or if you can not make it please contact your provincial head coach via the Academy email address (available further down the academy website page).
Following two highly successful weekends of Talent Identification sessions for the Basketball Ireland Under 15 Provincial Academies, the players who have been selected to move forward to the Academies have now been announced.
With over 350 players taking part in the Talent Identification sessions, the standard was extremely high this year, which is a hugely positive sign for the international teams of the future.
PARENTS NOTE: For all parents of players selected to the Provincial Academies, please click the below link and complete the short form below no later than Monday, October 28th, to confirm if your child will be accepting their place on the Academy for the coming season: https://camp2015.wufoo.com/forms/r1rd4efe1nvq2c9/
Important New Message for parents of Players Selected to the Under 15 Provincial Academy. Please Read
The list of selected players for each region can be found on the individual links below.
Parents Payment page information on this link.
Under 15 Girls Schedule:
Last Updated 6/2/2020
Under 15 Boys Schedule:
Last Updated 6/2/2020
Further information on the Academies can be found here: https://www.basketballireland.ie/content_page/10054880/u15-provincial/.
This information includes cost, coaching staff and list of dates, times and venues which will be constantly updated as the season goes on.
Information on payment and a parents update will appear on the Academy page early next week and will also be sent out by email.
Under 15 Provincial Academies
The Under 15 Provincial Academies will operate from October to May during the 2019/20 season. During this time, selected players will participate in provincial sessions for 40 hours, attend inter provincial day camps, and attend a three – day national camp in April.
The Under 15 Academies are aimed at boys and girls born in 2005 and player selection to the Provincial Academies will occur as follows.
The provincial squads will be published on the Basketball Ireland website on Wednesday 23rd October at 5.30pm. The first Provincial Academy session will take place during the October Mid Term Break and these details will also be included.
What is the cost associated with being selected for the Basketball Ireland Academies?
The cost for the Academy season including local sessions, Academy kit and a residential camp which includes food and accommodation is reduced from last year to €340 for the U15 Academy. This fee will be paid in 2 instalments at the start and middle of the season.
Academy Head Coaches:
Meet The Provincial Head Coaches:
|Head Coach||Paul Cummins||Mark Scannell||Fabian Gagliano||Alejandro Molinary|
|Assistant Coach||Phil Taylor||Jason Barry||Inaki Codina||Laura Deeney|
|Head Coach||Sean Ingle||Liam Culloty||Inaki Codina||Alejandro Molinary|
|Assistant Coach||Jack Dooley||Brein Boyle||Fabian Gagliano||Ian McGeever|
|Munster Girls||Liam Cullotyemail@example.com|
|Ulster Girls||Alejandro Molinaryfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Leinster Girls||Sean Ingleemail@example.com|
|Connacht Girls||Cullen Donovanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Munster Boys||Mark Scannellemail@example.com|
|Ulster Boys||Alejandro Molinaryfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Leinster Boys||Paul Cumminsemail@example.com|
When will the U15 Provincial Academies open?
Players will be selected using two Talent Identification Sessions into the Under 15 Academies in September and October 2019 and including observation at the highly successful and prestigious Post Primary Tom Collins tournament in UL.
U15 Provincial Academy
Sunday 15th September
Talent Identification Day 1
3 Hour Session
Sunday 6th October
Talent Identification Day 2
3 Hour Session