Eight coaches from Nagaland graduate WABC level-1 prog

All eight coaches from Nagaland—Salew Kadete, Chumbenthung Humtsoe, Sharman Lama, Reena Rai, Imyangluba Lemtur, Marshal Pashel, Rolio Z Lohe, and E Rainbow Patton—successfully completed WABC) Level 1 coaching programme in Dimapur.

All eight coaches from Nagaland—Salew Kadete, Chumbenthung Humtsoe, Sharman Lama, Reena Rai, Imyangluba Lemtur, Marshal Pashel, Rolio Z Lohe, and E Rainbow Patton—successfully completed WABC) Level 1 coaching programme in Dimapur.

Dimapur, May 20 (MExN): In a significant stride towards enhancing basketball coaching standards, the FIBA Regional Office-Asia, in collaboration with the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) and the Nagaland Basketball Association (NBA), successfully organised a World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC) Level 1 coaching programme in Dimapur, India, in March. This initiative, part of FIBA Regional Office-Asia’s ongoing efforts to develop mentors and aspiring coaches, saw enthusiastic participation from 15 individuals, including eight promising coaches from Nagaland.

The weeklong programme featured comprehensive classroom sessions coupled with practical on-court training, ensuring participants could effectively apply the concepts they learned. This blend of theoretical and practical instruction is also designed to equip coaches with the necessary skills and knowledge to enhance their coaching efficacy.

All eight coaches from Nagaland—Salew Kadete, Chumbenthung Humtsoe, Sharman Lama, Reena Rai, Imyangluba Lemtur, Marshal Pashel, Rolio Z Lohe, and E Rainbow Patton—successfully completed the course. Notably, Salew Kadete, Chumbenthung Humtsoe, and Sharman Lama achieved “excellent” results, reflecting their dedication and potential.

The Nagaland Basketball Association through a press release issued by Sentiningsang Longkumer, Honorary Secretary, NBA expressed its pride in the achievements of the local coaches. It stated, “We are very proud of their accomplishments and extend our gratitude to FIBA Regional Office-Asia and BFI for conducting this vital program in Dimapur. We are confident that the knowledge and skills gained from this course will provide a solid foundation for their future efforts in advancing basketball coaching at both local and national levels.”

The World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC) coaching clinic marks a pivotal step in strengthening the foundation of basketball coaching in India, promising a brighter future for the sport at both national and regional levels.