Anonymous
Years ago

Taipans Academy?

Does anyone have any latest news on the Taipans Academy?
I saw it announced a few months back but nothing recent.
Who is the coach?

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Venom  
Years ago

Mick Downer is running it at the moment, but they will be hiring a 2nd assistant coach for the club who will run it

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Anonymous  
Years ago

How does one become a part of the academy?

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Venom  
Years ago

Last time it was by application to the Taipans Office or they asked prospective juniors. Call or email the office

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Hi Venom, Do you know if they will advertise the coaching position or do they have someone already in mind?

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anon  
Years ago

I would think they already have a coach and prospective members in mind.

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Venom  
Years ago

Last media release they said they would hire a 2nd Assistant coach to run the academy. They've had Jawai, Baynes, Williams and Worthington through the Academy previously so its a combination of regional juniors and national prospects applying/offered places.

I would assume they would offer the 2nd assistant coaches role to internal people first (already involved with Cairns Bball) then seek expressions of interest externally. It never hurts to ring the Taipans office and find out more if interested.

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