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Magic and Mystics Coaches for 2022/23

The Manchester Magic and Mystics are delighted to announce our National League coaches for the 2022-23 season. 

Manchester Magic U12/U14 3 – Head Coach Marc Jagger, Assisted by Sergio Lara-Bercial, Paul Middleton, Ambokile Bell and Andrew Vourliotis. 

Manchester Magic U14 2 – Head Coach Jason Parr Hilton, Assisted by Ed Bradley 

Manchester Magic U14/U16 2 – Head Coach Tom Paraskeva, Assisted by Adeleke Osinaike, Jason Parr-Hilton and Gareth Westwood. 

Trafford Magic U16 – Head Coach Mark Hamilton, Assisted by Tom Paraskeva 

Manchester Magic U16/ U18 Trafford – Head Coach Adam Morris, Assisted by Andrew Lang 

Manchester Magic U18/ Division 1 Men – Head Coach Peter Paraskeva, Assisted by Joshua Perkins, Will Brown, AdelekeOsinaike & Sergio Lara-Bercial 

Manchester Mystics U12 – Head Coach Rehana Khalil 

Manchester Mystics U14 1– Head Coaches Joe Andrew, Assisted by Holly Bryan, Natalie Fuertado. 

Manchester Mystics U14 2 – Head Coach Jim Carnegie, Assisted by James Carnegie

Manchester Mystics U14 3 – Head Coach Steve Keary, Assisted by Phil Matthews and Adam Masters.

Manchester Mystics U16 1 – Head Coaches Robert Fairely and Hannah Alty.

Manchester Mystics U16 2 – Head Coach Natalie Fuertado, Assisted by Joe Andrew and Marc Jagger. 

Manchester Mystics U18 1 / 2 – Head Coaches Robert Fairely and Hannah Alty.

Manchester Mystics Div 2 Women – Coaches to be confirmed.  

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Update on the Mystics programme

We recently had interviews for the Head of Mystics role but were unable to find a suitable candidate. We will continue to seek the right person for this role.

In the meantime, Robert Fairley will oversee the Mystics programme for U16 and older and Joe Forber will oversee the programme for U14 and younger. Both Rob and Joe are fully immersed in this at the moment and should be the contacts for any questions about their parts of the programme.

We will keep all our members updated as events move on.

The Club is almost ready to post the coaches for each team for next season. Stay in touch to get this information.

Joe Forber

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Mystics seek Head of Basketball

The Manchester Mystics is one of the biggest and most successful junior basketball programmes in the United Kingdom. It has won national titles at all age groups, created opportunities for players from all backgrounds, produced dozens of international players, and helped many more earn scholarships to play and study in the US.

It is now looking to appoint an ambitious individual to drive the entire Mystics programme.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to shape the future of one of the most influential basketball clubs in the country. Click on this link to find out more and how to apply: PDF file

Two key signings for junior coaching programme

Two key signings for junior coaching programme

The Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics have made two key coaching appointments as they continue to revamp their junior academy programme.

Marc Illescas Corbi and Adeleke Osinaike will join the existing staff now being led by Paul Cantwell.

Marc, 25, is a Level 3 coach from Spain who has worked at all age levels, from U10s right through to Seniors. His most recent position was with top Spanish club Fuenlabrada, where he was head coach of the U18 men’s team.

Adeleke, 21, is a Level 2 coach from Manchester, who has just returned to the city after completing a degree in Neuroscience at Middlesex University.

Both are fantastic additions to the community programme as we look to provide more top-quality opportunities for boys and girls across Manchester.