Irish National Team Comes to Emmanuel
July 07, 2009
Members of the Emmanuel College men's basketball coaching staff conducted a clinic for the Irish National 18-and-Under Men's Basketball team on July 7th in the Jean Yawkey Center gymnasium as part of the team's two-week stay in Boston.
Great Northeast Athletic Conference Commissioner Joe Walsh chaired the committee that brought the team to New England to participate in clinics and exhibition games at local colleges and high schools. The team will play 13 exhibition games during its trip and players and coaches are staying with families in the Allston/Brighton community.
Head Men's Basketball Coach Jamahl Jackson and assistant coaches Darwin Zook and Howie Harrison hosted the Irish team on campus, running the men through drills prior to their scrimmage with the Mission Hill All-Stars on the Saints' home court.