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Coach Douaine Anderson to Represent Team GB MaxiBasketball Over 40s at European Championship in Pesaro, Italy

St. Peter's Collegiate Academy's community and the wider Wolverhampton area are proud to announce that Douaine Anderson, Director of Three Spires SLAM! Basketball Academy, and a cherished member of our community, will be flying overseas on Thursday, 20th June to represent Team Great Britain Over 40s in the European Maxibasketball Championship in Pesaro, Italy. This prestigious 10-day tournament marks the third time Coach Anderson has represented Great Britain in an international tournament, having previously competed in Malaga, Spain in 2022 and Mar del Plata, Argentina in 2023.

Douaine Anderson's participation in the European Championship is not only a testament to his enduring skill and dedication to basketball but also serves as an inspiration to students and club members alike. "It feels great to still be able to play at my age with players I used to play with and against in my younger years," Anderson shared. "It's also great to inspire our students and club members that sports at a high level can be a lifelong endeavor."

Over the past eight months, Douaine has undergone an intense training regimen in preparation for this tournament, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to excellence and the sport he loves. As he joins his teammates in Italy, Douaine looks forward to contributing to Team GB's efforts and hopes to bring back a medal.

St. Peter's Collegiate Academy and the entire Wolverhampton community extend their best wishes to Douaine and Team GB MaxiBasketball. We are immensely proud of Douaine's achievements and his role as a beacon of inspiration for athletes of all ages.

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About Douaine Anderson 

Douaine Anderson is the Director of Three Spires SLAM! and Team Wolverhampton SLAM! Basketball in Wolverhampton. With a deep passion for basketball, he has not only played and coached extensively but has also dedicated his life to fostering young talent and promoting the sport within the community. His participation in international tournaments as a member of Team GB MaxiBasketball Over 40s is a reflection of his lifelong commitment to the game.

About SLAM! Basketball 

SLAM! Basketball is dedicated to providing quality basketball training, mentoring and other opportunities for students and players of all ages in and around Wolverhampton. Under the leadership of Douaine Anderson, SLAM! Basketball aims to inspire and develop future generations of basketball players.

About MaxiBasketball 

MaxiBasketball is a category of competitive basketball for veteran players, providing an avenue for seasoned athletes to continue playing at a high level. The European Championship in Pesaro, Italy, is one of the premier events in the MaxiBasketball calendar, attracting teams from across the continent.