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Coaches Announced

3rd International Wheelchair Basketball Camp for Women Coaches Announced IWBF Europe is delighted to introduce a very strong team of coaches who will lead the 3rd International Wheelchair Basketball Camp for Women which will be help in Malle, Belgium from 11th to 14th September 2014. Mina Mojtahedi Mina Mojtahedi is a wheelchair basketball coach from Finland. She started out her basketball career in Finland with Tapiolan Honka, moving in 2003 to USA to play collegiate wheelchair basketball at the University of Illinois, after which she moved to Germany and played professionally for the renowned RSV Lahn-Dill wheelchair basketball club. On her return to Finland in 2012 she founded the Camp Finland Wheelchair Basketball Camp and Coaches Clinic where she is the camp director and one of the assistant coaches. She has several championships to her name including 3-time USA Women’s National Champion (2004, 2006, 2008), 2-time German National Champion and German Cup winner (2011, 2012) and Champions Cup 2012 winner. Nora Schratz Nora Schratz is currently the coach for the area of Hessen in Germany and is responsible for the development of young players between the ages of 10 and 22 years. She is also responsible for the organization of training camps and supporting the Youth and Women’s teams of the Hessian region and supporting of players at U19, U22 and U25 age groups. During her playing career, Nora played on the National Team of Germany and won European Championship Gold in 1999, 2003, 2005 and 2007 plus Bronze at the 2006 World Championships and Silver at the 2008 Paralympic Games. Domestically, Nora played for both RSC Frankfurt and RSV Lahn-Dill, winning the German Championship 4 times, the German Cup 5 times and the Champions Cup 4 times. Benny Ryklin Benny Ryklin lives in Munich and has been involved in Wheelchair Basketball since 2000 and coaching since 2009. He coached USC Munchen in the 1st League in Germany and is currently the coach of the RBB Munich Iguanas. He has also coached the Bavaria Junior Team, the German U19 team and was the Assistant Coach with the German team that won the U23 World Championship in 2013. Benny has also worked a number of times as a Development Coach for IWBF Europe during camps and clinics. To book your place on the camp, please complete and return the Registration Form to the IWBF Europe office.