Club Mission Statement

East Cavan Eagles Basketball Club

Mission Statement.

East Cavan Eagles Basketball Club’s goals are:

  • To promote and support competitive basketball teams.
  • Improve and enhance players’ skills.
  • Encourage a positive environment of sportsmanship and teamwork.

In simple terms our ethos is:

Teach the fundaments of basketball, make it fun and keep it fair.

To attain our goal we realize that we must put in place certain criteria that we expect from coaches, players and parents alike. They are as follows.



Coaches will endeavour to:

  • Create a positive atmosphere for players to learn, practice and play.
  • Keep abreast with current coaching and teaching techniques.
  • Continue their own coaching development by attending courses and grading.
  • Be kind and approachable.
  • Provide all players with the opportunity to learn and play.
  • Ensure each player feels an important part of the team.
  • Set Clear and achievable goals.
  • Be courteous, polite and respectful.
  • Use good judgment as to when and how to discipline.
  • Remain positive in all situations,
  • Treat all players equally.
  • Be a model good sportsman.


Parents should try to:

  • Attend their children’s games whenever possible.
  • Support their child’s coach.
  • Cheer for all players on the team.
  • Be a positive role model.
  • Be there for when your child has success or struggles.
  • Look for opportunities to work with your child on the skills of the game.
  • Be positive and supportive whether the team wins or loses.
  • Communicate with the coaches in an appropriate manner.
  • Respect the referees, table-officials and volunteers.


Players should try to:

  • Do their best, both in training and games.
  • Be on time for training and games.
  • Listen and learn from your coaches.
  • Keep calm even if you make a mistake.
  • Cheer on and support your teammates.
  • Hustle on and off the court.
  • Be a good sport at all times.
  • Respect referees, table officials and Area Board Officials.
  • Develop self-control.
  • Learn form both winning and losing.
  • Show respect to your teammates, coaches and opponents.
  • Always be positive and have fun.



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