EASING the jump from junior to senior basketball is one of the Warrnambool Seahawks' key aims as it switches focus to the looming Country Basketball League season.
Seahawks CBL mentor James Mitchell said the club was mindful of helping its young talent transition to senior action.
He said it was taking stock of numbers and was hopeful of a return to training in the near future.
We're always going out to win and trying to represent Warrnambool.James Mitchell
"It's a massive jump from the under 18 competition to go straight into Big V," Mitchell said. "Players have definitely mentioned that in recent years. The under 18 competition is a good standard but it's not quite as sharp.
"We're looking at an under 20s competition as well but that's still in the works. We're always looking to soften that jump again but we'll see how we are for numbers and other things." Despite a commitment to youth, Mitchell said the Seahawks expected to be competitive.
"We're always going out to win and trying to represent Warrnambool," he said.
"But we want to keep developing that young talent and be as competitive as we possibly can be."
He urged interested players to get in contact with the club as COVID-19 restrictions meant it had to cap training numbers indoors.
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