Angela Adamoli appointed as National Team Senior Women Coach

Thursday, October 11, 2012, 9:30

by Colin Schembri.


The Malta Basketball Association has selected Angela Adamoli is the new National Team Senior Women coach for the coming years. Following a story of success by Santino Coppa who led the Women’s team for the last 10 years and winning 4 gold medals (2 in GSSE and 2 in FIBA Competitions) and 2 bronze, the MBA choose a person who has excellent qualities as a coach and will work well with to achieve the best results possible.


Angela Adamoli was born in 1972 and started her playing career at the age of 9.

Between 1984 and 1988 she won the cadettes league twice and twice 2nd placed. In season

1987-88 at the age of 16 she made it to Serie A and kept on playing until the age of 32. During these 16 years in the Italian Top Level she won various leagues, a European Champions Cup, Ronchetti Cup, Coppa Italia and a lot more.

She represented Italy in the National Team 94 times, winning silver in 1993, gold in 1995 (Fukuoka) and silver in the European Championships. She ended her career with the National Team in 1999.

In season 2004-05 she started her coaching career with Guidinia in Serie B d’eccelenza and got her coaching license in September 2005. From 2006 to date she coached various levels in the Italian league including Serie A1 and A2. At present she is the head coach for the Lazio azzurini ,  Head coach Serie B, Head coach Italian National Team (Universities) and won the a gold medal in Serbia this summer. She was also one of the technical staff Italian National Team U20 during last summer’s European Championships held inHungary.


The Malta Basketball Association would like to thank Profs Santino Coppa for his sterling services and the successes he brought to the Women’s basketball in the last years.


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