Players and Coaches of the Month for February announced
March 13, 2017
GARVEY’S TRALEE WARRIORS have secured a big double whammy of wins this week, as the club has been awarded both the Men’s Super League Player of the Month and the Men’s Super League Coach of the Month titles for the month of February.
Head Coach Mark Bernsen has scooped the title of Coach of the Month for February after he helped his side to continue an unbeaten run of wins during the month, dating back to the start of December. Shooting star Trae Pemberton meanwhile has secured the title of Men’s Super League Player of the Month after he made a huge impression on games throughout the month top scoring throughout February, bagging 35 points against Pyrobel Killester and 37 against UCD Marian.
The Women’s Super League awards meanwhile, sees the Coach of the Month award winging its way to Leixlip, with Courtyard Liffey Celtics Head Coach Mark Byrne scooping the title for this month after his side continues to enjoy a winning streak that has been firmly in place since their Cup final loss back in January to Ambassador UCC Glanmire.
Speaking of Glanmire, Claire Rockall has won her second Player of the Month award for the season as she has landed the title after good displays for the Cork side throughout the month.
Elsewhere, a phenomenal display from BFG Neptune star, Tanner Brooks, has ensured he has won the title of Player of the Month for the Men’s Division One, with the Coach of the Month award making its way to Galway for the second time this season as John Finn of Maree has scooped the title once more.
It’s a double win for ITC Basketball in the Women’s Division One meanwhile as the side – who were crowned Regular Season Champions 2016/17 – have also been awarded both the Coach of the Month and Player of the Month awards, with Martin Conroy netting the coach award as his side are still unbeaten in the League since January 2016. Instrumental guard Jamiyah Bethune meanwhile has scooped the Player of the Month award after yet more fantastic displays throughout the month.
Basketball Ireland National League Monthly Awards – February
Men’s Super League Coach of the Month:
Mark Bernsen (Garvey’s Tralee Warriors)
Men’s Super League Player of the Month:
Trae Pemberton (Garvey’s Tralee Warriors)
Women’s Super League Coach Of the Month:
Mark Byrne (Courtyard Liffey Celtics)
Women’s Super League Player Of the Month:
Claire Rockall (Ambassador UCC Glanmire)
Men’s Division One Coach of the Month:
John Finn (Maree)
Men’s Division One Player of the Month:
Tanner Brooks (BFG Neptune)
Women’s Division One Coach of the Month:
Martin Conroy (ITC Basketball)
Women’s Division One Player of the Month:
Jamiyah Bethune (ITC Basketball)