The Brixton Topcats will see a new face on the sidelines this upcoming season, with Laura Thierman being named as the new Assistant Coach to the WBBL team.
Laura is originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and moved to London in June of 2014. She has spent seven years as the Assistant Coach for St Thomas More Collegiate girls basketball program. Laura has played basketball since five years of age, through her years of primary and high school.
Focusing on a business education at the post secondary level, Laura continued to play basketball with a variety of recreational teams while coaching. She has a strong passion for integrating sport development where in 2012, Laura spent three weeks in Ghana teaching elementary and middle school students basketball skills in physical education classes. Coach Thierman is excited to join the Topcats for the upcoming season.
From everyone at the Topcats, we want to welcome Laura to our club and wish her and the WBBL team all the luck for their upcoming season.