Czech Republic hosts successful FIBA Europe U14 Get Together
PRAGUE (Czech Republic) - The annual FIBA Europe U14 Get Together took place in Prague, Czech Republic over the weekend and was deemed a big success.
A total of 119 specialists from 34 nations who work specifically in youth basketball gathered in the Czech capital for a series of theoretical and practical workshops, intended both for local youth coaches and international participants.
The event saw an unprecedented female turnout, with a record number of 36 women taking part in the coaching clinics this year.
Prof. Dr. Nenad Trunic shared his knowledge with FIBA U14 Get Together attendees in Prague
Speaking on a variety of subjects, Prof. Dr. Nenad Trunic and Aysim Altay, both leading FECC (FIBA Europe Coaching Certificate) experts, headlined the esteemed list of lecturers, which included Martin Kafka, Zuzana Suzan and Michaela Vesela.
Aysim Altay lectured on pedagogics and didactics
Among the many distinguished attendees were FIBA Europe President Turgay Demirel and FIBA Executive Director Europe Kamil Novak, who highlighted the importance of the platform.
"We feel honored to be able to accommodate this great initiative, which puts FIBA Europe in a position to impact and promote the development of the game at a grassroots level in a very substantial way," said Mr. Novak. "This year, I was especially pleased to see a record number of female attendees and I hope this encouraging trend continues."
The FIBA U14 Get Together in Prague concluded with a meeting of the FIBA Europe Youth Commission on Sunday.
The hosts of the 2020 FIBA Europe U14 Get Together will be announced in due course.