• Professional Basketball Player Chooses Shannon Leisure Centre

    SS&LC are delighted to announce that professional basketball player Jason Killeen has chosen Shannon man Mike Hickey, (Shannon Jets Basketball Club Director of Coaching) to design and implement an off-season training programme for him based at Shannon Swimming & Leisure Centre

     Jason Killeen

    Jason Killeen Shannon Leisure Centre 6’ 10”, Jason Killeen is from Limerick. He went to High School and college in the USA and after graduation he became a professional Basketball player.

    Jason is currently a key player of the Ireland’s Superleague Select Basketball Team. Jason played Division 1 Basketball in NCAA in America. He also played professionally in France, Malaysia and England. Jason has received many offers from clubs in Ireland, France and Britain who are actively seeking him to play with their teams next season.


    Jason’s honours to date are:

    Eurobasket Irish Player of the Year -2013

    • Superleague Winners Medal – 2013

    • Superleague Player of the Year – 2012

    • Superleague Winners Medal – 2012

    • National Cup Winners Medal – 2012

    Mike Hickey

    Mike Hickey ShannonMike is currently the Assistant Coach with the Irish Men’s Premier League Select team.

    His qualifications are as follows:

    • Bsc in Exercise and Health Fitness 2013
    • Diploma in Exercise and Health Fitness 2010
      • Qualified Tutor in Adult Education
        • (Specialised in Basketball Annual Fitness Programme)
    • Team Sports Fitness Specialist Course 2009
      • (Specialised in Basketball Team Fitness)
    • National Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness 1995

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