Uichico to attend FIBA instructor course in India
Published on April 24, 2024

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas Coaches Academy head Jong Uichico has been selected by the International Basketball Federation to participate in the FIBA WABC Level 1 Coach-Instructor Course set on April 27 to 29 in Chennai, India.

The choice was conveyed by FIBA Asia Executive Director Hagop Khajirian from his Beirut office to SBP Executive Director Erika Dy.

“We will directly contact the candidate in the upcoming days regarding the next steps in the preparation for the course and the logistics,” Khajirian said in his letter. “FIBA will cover flights, accommodation, meals and local travel expenses.”

Dy, expressed her gratitude for Uichico’s inclusion.

“Coach Jong’s selection will pave the way for next level teaching in the already successful SBP Coaches Academy,” said Dy. “We are thankful to FIBA Asia for providing Coach Jong with this opportunity.”

The benefit of being part of the FIBA seminar-workshop was not lost on the multi-titled Uichico, an assistant coach with the NLEX Road Warriors in the PBA.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as a FIBA basketball coach instructor,” he said. “I look forward to contributing to the growth of basketball in the Philippines. Together, we will elevate teaching the game, empower coaches and inspire a new generation of champions.”