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Hi 5 Youth Foundation appoints Anastasios Traianos as head consultant for youth sports excellence

Published at :April 19, 2024 at 2:44 PM
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Currently, he is the driving force behind the BLGC basketball programme.

The Hi 5 Youth Foundation announced the appointment of Anastasios (Tasos) Traianos as Head consultant. This strategic move underlines the  Hi 5 Youth Foundation’s commitment to fostering excellence in youth sports and ensuring the highest standards of coaching.

Anastasios Traianos boasts a remarkable 14-year career playing at the highest levels of the sport in Greece and the UK, including stints in the prestigious British Basketball League (BBL) with the Manchester Giants. Currently, he is the driving force behind the BLGC basketball programme, which focuses on the holistic development of young people aged 8-19. With a wealth of experience as a player,  in coaching and mentorship roles, Traianos brings a dynamic and innovative approach to player development.

In his new role, Traianos will be responsible for guiding and supporting Hi 5 Youth Foundation’s coaching staff, ensuring they are equipped with the necessary resources and training to deliver exceptional programs. His vision for holißstic athlete development aligns perfectly with Hi 5 Youth Foundation’s mission to empower young athletes not only in their sport but also in their personal growth and character building.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tasos to the Hi 5 Youth Foundation family,” said Sundar Radhakrishnan and Usha Sundar the founders of Hi 5 Youth Foundation. “His proven track record of inspiring young athletes and his dedication to fostering a positive coaching environment make him the ideal candidate to lead our coaching team. With Tasos at the helm, we are confident that our athletes will continue to thrive both on and off the field.”

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Traianos expressed his enthusiasm for joining Hi 5 Youth Foundation, stating, “I am beyond excited and honoured to be a part of this incredible organisation. From my very first conversation with Mr. and Mrs. Sundar, I felt a perfect alignment between my personal philosophy and the values of Hi5 Youth Foundation, particularly its vision to empower young people through basketball and education.

My interactions with the coaching staff and young players only reinforced this impression. There is an undeniable passion and determination to excel within the Hi5 community. I strongly believe in the immense potential for the development of basketball in India and I cannot wait to join you all next week to embark on this journey together.”

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