Following yesterday's announcement of the Junior Raiders Girls Coordinators, Knox Basketball are excited to today announce the Junior Raiders Boys Coordinators.
Australian Boomer and NBL star Jason Smith and current Raiders NBL1 Assistant Coach Braden Cotter will pair up as Boys Coordinators.
Knox Basketball Dirctor of Basketball Operations David Ingham is looking forward to the pair getting started.
"Adding someone of Jason's pedigree to our program is a huge boost for the club," said Ingham. "He's one of the most decorated basketballers to ever represent Australia, and the players and coaches will learn a great deal from him."
"Braden is also a fantasic asset for our club. He was a terrific assistant coach for us in NBL1 this season, and has experience at many different levels of basketball."
"Braden also grew up at Knox Basketball Stadium, playing his junior career with Knox."
Jason Smith's Achievements:
- Australia Boomers captain at 2006 World Championships
- Two time Olympian
- Three time NBL Champion
- 413 NBL Games
Braden Cotter's Achievements:
- 2021: Assistant Coach - Knox Raiders NBL1 Men
- 2017 - 2020: Head Coach - Diamond Valley Youth Championship Men
- 2019 - 2021: Assistant Coach - U20 Victoria