Our Big V Youth League Women’s head coach announced

Collingwood All Stars are delighted to announce the appointment of Anthony Arcangel as Head Coach of the Collingwood All Stars Big V Youth League Women’s team.

With over 20 years coaching experience, Anthony is an experienced and highly regarded coach – particularly in and around Melbourne’s Diamond Valley area where he has spent much of his coaching career.Following several years as a VJBL coach with the Diamond Valley Basketball Club, Anthony has most recently worked at Big V level with clubs including the Coburg Giants, Diamond Valley Eagles and Bulleen Boomers.

“I have had the pleasure of watching both the senior and youth All Stars Women’s Big V teams in the past. They are wonderful teams and the Youth League team was particularly impressive, demonstrating a great mix of skill and athleticism,” said Anthony.

All Stars President Tony Corr said the appointment reaffirmed the Club’s strong commitment to providing player pathways for All Stars players through the Big V program.

“The Big V program provides an important opportunity for open age All Stars players to continue playing senior basketball at the very highest levels. We are delighted with Anthony’s appointment and providing opportunities for the many talented young women at our Club,” said Tony.

Anthony replaces former head coach Lauren Ibbott following her resignation. The Collingwood All Stars thanks Lauren for all her hard work, which included taking the Youth League Women to the finals in their inaugural season.

[posted 4 January 2021]

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