Basketball Irelands Club of the Year 2009/10
UCD Marian was awarded Basketball Irelands Club of the Year at their annual end of season awards. Congratulations to all volunteers, coaches and players for their work and support in making this possible.
Who are we?
UCD-Marian Basketball Club is Ireland's oldest basketball club.It is based primarily in Oatland's College Stillorgan and in University College Dublin Sports Centre in Belfield. The club serves the south county Dublin area.
SuperleagueUCD Marian competes in the Superleague; Basketball Ireland's top division for senior men.The team comprises of overseas semi-professional players, scholarship students at UCD and experienced senior players from the area. It was one of the founder clubs of the Irish National League in 1974 and has been everpresent since. Superleague games are held in UCD Sports Centre,Belfield on alternate Saturday nights at 7pm between October and March.
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Aims of the Club
UCD Marian Basketball Club is dedicated to promoting, playing and developing the sport of basketball in South County Dublin.It does this through its Mens Superleague programme, its senior mens teams, its underage section and its nursery coaching programme. In addition, the club provides basketball coaches for many primary and post primary schools in the area and strives to constantly improve the local playing and coaching standards.
UCD Marian Coaching Position
UCD Marian, one of the founding members of the Irish National League, are inviting applications for the position of head coach for their men’s Superleague team. The club operates out of Ireland’s largest university, UCD in South Dublin.
For the 2013/14 season which runs from September 2013 to March 2014 the club are recruiting a new head coach.
- · Oversee all coaching aspects of the Superleague team.
- · Recruitment and selection of professional player.
- · Scouting and game preparation.
- · Mentoring coaches within the club including helping develop younger coaches.
- · Representing the club at all league based, sponsor and public appearances.
UCD Marian are currently putting together ambitious plans to help spread basketball throughout South Dublin with community and schools based basketball initiatives. The successful candidate for the available position will ideally be able to help lead this development in raising the profile of basketball and UCD Marian within South Dublin. This may include:
- · Providing coaching to local schools.
- · Advising and helping local teachers to provide basketball to children.
- · Running of UCD Marian Camps throughout the season.
The desired candidate for the position will have the following skills/experience:
- · Previous head coaching experience.
- · Excellent communication skills.
- · Strong network of contacts for the recruitment of professional players.
- · Experience dealing with both professional and amateur players.
- · Excellent skill development for both our current Superleague players and players within our youth structures with the potential to reach Superleague level.
The 2013-14 SuperLeague (SL) Programme is intended to run from August/ September 2013 to end-March 2014. Remuneration to include Hotel Accommodation near Dublin South City Centre, small retainer for SL coaching and incentives for non-SL coaching activities in Schools/ Club; consequently this role might suit a person eager to attain international head coaching experience or a mature head coach who wants to be involved with an ambitious development programme.
Any candidates who wish to be considered for the position and would like to receive further details should send a CV and cover letter to
outlining their experience and why they wish to be considered for the post.
Closing date for applications is Saturday May 20th 2013 at 5pm GMT.
For club information check out the following:
UCD Marian Open Day Make Front Page
UCD Marian's open day made the front page of the Dundrumm Gazette. Click on the link below to read the full atricle
For any club members looking to pay their fees online you can do so by going through the membership tab at the top of the page or by clicking on the link provided below.
UCD ELITE TEAM OF THE YEAR
The SuperLeague team was named UCD's Elite Club of the year at the universities annual sports awards. This is a huge honour for the club and caps off a great year for the SuperLEague team. The picture shows the players with the award which was presented by UCD president Hugh Brady
SUPERLEAGUE TEAM CLAIM HISTORIC WIN IN NATIONAL CUP FINAL
Marians SuperLeague team claimed an historic win over defending cup champions 11890 Killester. The win is the clubs first National Cup win in over 25 years. A big thanks to all the supporters who came to the game. A video of the support can be seen below. Match Highlights can be seen below.
standard of playing and coaching in the sport.