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Louise Waghorn

Louise Waghorn

Head Coach - Womens Basketball

NTU Sport

Louise has been Head Women’s basketball Coach at NTU since 2011.  She oversees 2 women’s BUCS teams and a team in the WNBL Division 1.  Louise’s main focus is preparation and delivery of practice and games ensuring player development and wellbeing across the programme.  A large part of Louise’s work is recruiting from both the UK and internationally.

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Role

Louise has been Head Women’s basketball Coach at NTU since 2011.  She oversees 2 women’s BUCS teams and a team in the WNBL Division 1.  Louise’s main focus is preparation and delivery of practice and games ensuring player development and wellbeing across the programme.  A large part of Louise’s work is recruiting from both the UK and internationally.

Career overview

Prior to working at NTU Louise coached extensively in Sussex where she also had a successful playing career in the NBL, after returning from College in the US.  Moving into coaching, Louise was Assistant England U18 women’s coach helping guide the team through 3 European Championships.  Louise spent 4 years coaching the English Women’s University Basketball team, the first 2 as Assistant and the last 2 as Head Coach.  Under Louise’s tenure the NTU BUCS team has twice gained promotion into the Premier League.  The NBL team secured promotion after an undefeated season and were Cup runners-up in their inaugural season in Division 1.