Kilsyth Basketball is thrilled to announce that Will van Poppel has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer.
Formerly our Commercial Operations Manager, Will has seamlessly stepped into the CEO role, having served the Association in numerous capacities over the past 30 years. Will has previously served on the Eastern Sports Development (ESD Ltd.) Board of Directors and has been a longtime coach within the Kilsyth Cobras representative program, with his extensive knowledge of Kilsyth Basketball making him an ideal fit for the position.
ESD Chairman, Mal Allison, is thrilled to have Will step into the CEO position, and is confident he will lead Kilsyth Basketball to new heights in the future.
“Having worked with Will at Board, Committee and Coaching levels, we (ESD Board) believe that he is the ideal man for the job,” Allison said.
“Will is extremely passionate about not only basketball – but Kilsyth Basketball – and we are excited to see him lead our team for years to come.”
Kilsyth Basketball President, Wendy Noyes, echoed Mal’s thoughts, and believes that Will’s deep ties with the Association will see him thrive in the new role.
“To have someone of Will’s caliber and experience in the basketball world is a real asset to our Association,” Noyes added.
“Will has the best interests of Kilsyth Basketball at heart and he will no doubt make a terrific impact in his new role.”
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