Coach Development Opportunity
Current Australian Boomers’ National Men’s Basketball Coach Andrej Lemanis and Canterbury Rams’ Head Coach Mick Downer will be doing a coaches clinic in Christchurch as part of the Sal’s NBL Final 4. All coaches are welcome. The clinic is Friday, 19th July, 1pm – 2:30pm at Pioneer Stadium. There is no charge for the clinic
Andrej Lemanis Coaching Bio
Current head coach for the Brisbane Bullets and coach of the Australia National team. Previously the head coach of the New Zealand Breakers, Lemanis coached the Breakers for eight consecutive seasons, taking them to three consecutive titles in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Awarded NBL Coach of the Year award in 2012 and 2013.
Mick Downer Coaching Bio
Current head coach for the Canterbury Rams and former assistant coach for the Brisbane Bullets with Andrej Lemanis. Spent 4 years as the Australian National team assistant coach including the 2016 Rio Olympics. Has spent 10 years as an assistant coach with the Brisbane Bullets, Cairns Taipans and Perth Wildcats. Mick has been head coach for Basketball Australia, World University Games teams.