Last weekend saw Saxons Director of Basketball, Danny James travel down to Paignton, Devon for duties as head coach of this years South West U15 girls.
The squad completed 2 full days of preparation over Saturday and Sunday, leaving one more weekend of prep, before they travel to Manchester for this years annual Regional Development Tournament (RDT) to be held over the weekend of the 16th/17th September.
Danny is assisted in his role as head coach by a local coach, Alex Boyd, who will be returning as the Head Coach of the Team Gloster Jets (http://www.teamgloster.com) Under 16 Boys for the 2017/8 season.
This years U15’s girls squad also features Danny’s daughter Molly James, who along with having played for the Saxons in CVLs during the 2016/7 season, has also recently traveled to Denmark, to represent England at U15 level in the annual Copenhagen Invitational Tournament.
Danny and Alex will be coaching the girls for 2 more days of scheduled preparation next weekend, before they make their trip to the National Performance Centre in Manchester, and we wish them the best of luck!
For more information about Basketball England’s Regional Development Development Programme and this years RDT’s, please visit Basketball England RDTs.