basketballscotland is delighted to provide a further update on the Regional Academy programme set to launch this year, as the new Regional Academy Partnerships (RAPs) continue to take shape.

Having established 8 RAPs that will play host to the programme, Regional Academies will operate in the following areas:

  • Ayrshire
  • Central
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow East
  • Glasgow West
  • Grampian
  • Highland
  • Tayside and Fife

We have made significant progress and are pleased to announce the appointment of our 8 Regional Academy Leads, who will be the key contacts for each of the RAPs across Scotland.

Regional Academy Leads
Listed below are our Regional Academy Leads, who will be your key contact for the Regional Academy programme and will support with communication and logistics throughout the programme. Each of our Regional Academy Leads can be reached by the following contact information:

Ayrishire: Danny Gibbons – 
Central: John Bunyan –
Edinburgh: Louise Moyes –
Glasgow West: Chris Cleary –
Glasgow East: Paul Traynor –
Grampian: Anita Reca –
Highland: John Kerray –
Tayside & Fife: Chris Kindlen –

Next steps
The next step for basketballscotland will be Head Coach recruitment, with more information to be circulated in the coming days.