DRAGONS RESIGN FAVOURITES (added 15th September)
Club chairman, Stuart Culliford, is thrilled to have Silcott back on the roster for the 2014/15 season saying “As a veteran player, Vance is both a soldier and a leader on court, who delivers week in-week out.”
Latvian forward, Šulcs, is also a long serving player for the Dragons, this being his sixth season with the Bradford club. He both a tough and fast player, who works hard for the ball and is a high flier, with a spectacular slam-dunk finish.
Dragons head coach Chris Mellor said “I am really pleased that both Vance and Rihards have committed themselves to another season with the Dragons. They have both enjoyed an incredible journey with the club and have demonstrated an unsurpassed level of loyalty. Both players have been instrumental in our rise through the divisions and are invaluable members of our basketball community.”
Dragons tip off their 2014/15 season this weekend, with a home ‘double-header’ against Manchester Magic, on Saturday (6:15pm), in the National Trophy, followed by a National Cup first round fixture against Sefton Stars, on Sunday afternoon (4:15pm). Both games will be held at the Bradford College Sports Hall, Trinity Road, Bradford.
FIXTURE CHANGE (added 06th September)
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DRAGONS U15 PLAYER ZION TORDOFF SELECTED FOR U15s
Zion wants to build on this development with focus on improving his game and follow a performance pathway to success, He attends Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College which is also where the club training takes place.
This achievement was made possible by Zion's dedication and by the arrival of Bradford Dragons Junior head coach Tamas Okros who has built a structure and environment where junior players are challenged to better themselves and given the opportunity to learn real basketball.
For further information contact Coach Tamas Okros on 0794 466 2140 or email email@example.com
EB Coach of the Year - Division 1
England Basketball are pleased to announce the England Basketball League Players and Coaches of the Year for 2013/14.
On the coaching side, Chris Mellor was selected as Coach of the Year in Division 1 Men for his work with Bradford Dragons. Coach Mellor led his Dragons team through a strong season where they finished with a 17-9 record and will appear in their first Final Four tournament in Manchester.