Basketball (W) - Nick Dawson
Nick Started his coaching career whilst still playing in the EBL doing community coaching sessions with young people. Over an 8 year tenure Nick coached at every age group boys & girls within the EBL National Junior competitions.
Alongside domestic junior coaching Nick served as an assistant to previous England Coach John Allerston at the North Area Performance Centre for 3 years before growth of the Area Performance Centre talent pool saw Nick being appointed as Head Coach of the Yorkshire & North East Area Performance Centre. Nick also worked on the performance pathway as an assistant to Dave Ransom another former England Coach as an assistant for three years before taking over the Yorkshire Under 17 girls programme achieving medals in each of the three years as head coach at the national selection tournaments.
As Regional Coach of the year 2010 Nick was offered the opportunity to become the England Under 18 Associate coach and spent the year with the programme before being appointed the full assistant coach to the England U16 squad that will compete at the FIBA Europe U16 division A championships in Hungary for the first time in English basketball history.
Nick was recently offered the job as the Division One Head Coach at Leeds Metropolitan Carnegie and is currently undertaking this sizeable challenge and opportunity with commitment, hard work and a great deal of excitement.
Head Coach, Womens Basketball