British Basketball Confirm GB U20 Coaching Staff Return -

British Basketball Confirm GB U20 Coaching Staff Return

Douglas Leichner will lead the GB U20 Men’s side for a third consecutive year this summer, British Basketball have confirmed.

The current Iona College assistant coach will again be joined by assistants James Vear and Bristol Flyers Head-Coach Andreas Kapoulas.

“I am pleased that we have been able to retain this dedicated coaching team and especially after the thrill of last year’s successful and best ever result at the U20 European Championship,” said National Teams Director, Warwick Cann.

Last summer, GB U20’s claimed an historic 11th place finish in Crete, Greece, to retain their Division A status.

This year’s European Championships will be held in Udine, Italy and take place from 7th-19th July. GB will be in Group D alongside Germany, Lithuania, Slovenia and defending champions Turkey.

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