Lothian Phoenix and Scotland wheelchair basketball coach Niall Ritchie has been recognised as the basketballscotland’s ‘East & Central Disability Coach of the Year’ for his continued dedication to the sport both regionally and nationally.
Niall has been coaching for around 6 years and leads the Lothian Phoenix under 15 and under 19 squads experiencing a good level of success recently. Additionally, Niall also takes up the responsibility of the under 15 Scotland squad, assistant for the under 23 squad and also dedicates time to the Phoenix committee and Scottish Development Group.
In 2015, Niall was also recognised for his undoubted dedication and immersion in the sport by Lothian Disability Sport (Coach of the Year) and Disability Coach of the Year (Edinburgh Sport Awards). A great asset to the region and the sport of wheelchair basketball, well done!