Cardiff Met Archers have made a move to secure the services of Alex Radu as an Associate Head Coach of their programme.
With a strong resume that includes international experience with Romania, work with the Wales Futures project, as well as working for several seasons with Worcester Wolves in the BBL, Radu looks to be an excellent addition for Archers. And, the play-caller himself is delighted to be embarking on a new chapter in his career.
He stated: “It’s a great opportunity as the Archers set up is one of the best in the country when it comes to women’s basketball and I am willing to contribute to both player development and to the further development of the team.
“I think we have a great group of players with a mix of experience alongside some new recruits and together, we can work hard, perform and give ourselves a chance to achieve something during this coming season.
“I will try and make the most of my experience in the women’s game in order to help the team and the club and together to achieve our goals.
“I look forward to coaching and working together with some of the best British women’s players in the Archers’ squad,” continued Radu.
“Also, to implement some of my ideas and principles of play into our game. I look forward to bringing a European coaching flavour into the WBBL, which hopefully will further improve the level of the game.”
Lucy Witt, Archers’ Director of Basketball commented: “We’re really excited to have Alex on board in such a pivotal role. He brings a great deal of experience to our programme with his BBL and International background – alongside a strong understanding of University based basketball.
“Alex’s professionalism and passion for the game make him a great fit for the Archers.”
Archers’ player-coach, Stef Collins added: “I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Alex over the past few years and feel he will be a great asset to our women’s programme.
“His dedication to the game and the depth of experience he has at all levels will make a significant impact for us on and off the court this season.”