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Alessandro Nocera visits the Academy


Elite Academy are really excited to be welcoming Coach Alessandro Nocera to Antwerp next week. Coach Nocera will be spending a few days with us from Sunday 8th September until Wednesday 11th September.

Alessandro is regarded as one of the top youth coaches in Europe. He is Head Coach of the Italian U14 Boys National Team, and was previously Youth Director of Trieste Basket in Italy. During his time at Trieste, Alessandro developed numerous players that went on to play for either Italian Youth National Teams or Trieste’s Professional Team. He was selected as the Head Coach for Team Europe at the first ever Jr. NBA Global Championships held in Orlando last summer, and has also coached at the prestigious Jordan Brand Classic Event for the top male prospects in Europe. This summer, Coach Nocera also ran the Nike Skill Clinics in Athens with Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Coach Nocera will run the following sessions for our Academy players:

Monday 9th September
6:30pm – 7:30pm – “Dynamic 1v1” with U16s at EA Facility
7:30pm – 8:30pm – “1v1 Defense & Positioning” with U18s at EA Facility

Tuesday 10th September
7:30pm – 8:30pm – “Advanced 1v1 Defensive Concepts” with U18s at EA Facility

Wednesday 11th September
1:00pm – 3:00pm – “Dynamic 1v1 Principles” with U14s at EA Facility