Paul Dempsey re-appointed
May 07, 2020
Basketball Ireland is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Paul Dempsey as the Basketball Ireland FIBA National Referee Instructor. This voluntary appointment is for two years from August 1st, 2020.
Paul has qualified from the FIBA Referee instructor programme and his responsibilities will include the recruitment and training of national and international referees. A well-known referee around Irish basketball, Paul has had a fantastic career over the years, with some highlights including refereeing at the World Schools Finals in Brazil and the Special Olympics Finals in Ireland in 2003.
Speaking about the announcement, he said; ‘I’m delighted to be given this opportunity to continue to help drive forward the development of referees and I’m confident that with hard work, and the help and support of all of our stakeholders, we will meet our targets over the next two years.’
Paul is also hosting a series of online referee development seminars, which run every Wednesday evening at 7pm throughout May and early June. These seminars include national and international speakers from all walks of life and are available to referees of all levels as well as Commissioners and Table Officials. Those interested in joining the seminars should contact Paul at firstname.lastname@example.org to register and receive access.