Die GC Basketball Sektion bestätigt für die nächste Saison den Coaching Staff der NLB

GC Zurich Basketball is happy to announce that the club and coach Marco Albanesi agreed on the terms for a contract extension.

Marco will lead the LNB team for the third season and assigned as the new head-coach of the U15 Inter team. He will also oversee the development of our coaches with the mission to help the GC coaches to improve and to understand how to work qualitatively, following the Swiss Basketball guidelines.

Marco's first reaction to the renewal of the contract: "I am very happy to extend my relationship with GC Zurich Basketball. The fact that a club of this blazon and tradition puts so much trust in me is a source of pride. We will work in hard teamwork, to train top-level Swiss players who understand the value of the team and of the Club. "

The president of the basketball section of Grasshopper, Ronald Gull, commented: "The confirmation of Marco as head-coach of the first team and the extension of his duties to the academy is a very important strategic move for the club. We are continuing to build a very strong foundation for a sustainable and scalable Elite-Team in Zurich.”

Marco Albanesi is an Italian coach with several years of experience in Italian pro clubs in which he trained talented young players, now playing in the Italian League A. In the last two seasons he has been the head coach of GC LNB team and lead the Men U18 Swiss national team 2018, which he will coach this summer for the second consecutive year in the European U18 championship.

Together with Marco, we are also proud to announce that the coaching staff of the NLB team (Renzo Clemente and Luka Beks) is confirmed for the next season, and we renewed the engagement of Nemanja Kovacevic, this year’s professional player who demonstrated a perfect integration with the Values of the Club

Patricia De Luca Gull, Sportchef of GC Basketball cites: “Never change a winning team! We are pleased to continue our work with this professional staff, who embrace our Philosophy as a Club and its key values in sport and in life” 

The Coaching Staff and the Team will be completed by the Athletic Coach Roger Keller, who did a great job with the players preparing them physically and mentally with his great positive energy.


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