EMW Camp 2008 News
We are pleased to welcome on our camp supervisor from Netherlands – Peter Strikwerda, who is coming as an observer to see how we work with referees and help with his knowledge in development of campers.
Peter Strikwerda was playing in national men top division before he started his career as a referee in national level in 1991. Unluckily eight years after he needed to finish because of injury. He didn’t stop being involved in basketball.
Mr. Strikwerda was assigned to national team men U18 for international training tournaments (Cherbourg, Taipei, Hong Kong, Portugal, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, France). Then after injury he became a referee instructor since 1997 and in years 1998-2005 Strikwerda was a Head of Staff National Basketball Camps The Netherlands Basketball Federation. In meanwhile during years 2001-2003 he was coaching female top division team and was a physical trainer and assistant coach Men U18 national team in years 2005-2007.
Peter Strikwerda is a National Instructor of rules for referee and coach/trainer education, National Instructor of Skills, Tactics and Coaching for coach/trainer and referee education, Instructor in physiology for coach/trainer education. More, he is National Expert for module Handling influences and resistances for referees, National Expert for module Tutoring and coaching of referees/coaches/trainers.
In additional Mr. Strikwerda was a member of Organising Committee of World Championship Wheelchair Basketball in Amsterdam in 2006.
Since 2006 he is Project Manager in Masterplan Officiating with The Netherlands Basketball Federation. And from 2001 Chairman of Western Regional Referee Committee.