Referees selected to participate in the FIBA Americas Youth Development Program Buenos Aires – Argentina – 11 to 14 April 2019

FIBA Americas Youth Development Program

The Youth Development Program (YPD) is FIBA Americas’ elite youth program that will focus on the identification, development, and promotion of the top young athletes of the continent.

The mission is to provide the players with the tools necessary to have an impact on their senior national teams by 2023/24.

Focusing on the development of the youth and the development of basketball with a vision of the future, the camps will also provide ground for developing coaches and referees.

FIBA Americas Referee Training Camp
Place: Buenos Aires – Argentina
Date: 11 to 14 April 2019

Targeted to implement the future of the Officiating Team through a sustainable “Youth Development Program”.

Outcome:

    • Identify possible Potential Prospects at National Level to be future FIBA Referees in order to support Licensing 2021+ and facilitating 2-4-6 years planning scouting the National talents in time.
    • Increasing the standard and quality of National Officiating.
    • Prepare the participants to the selecting program of the FIBA Americas Officiating Team nominated to FIBA Basketball World Cup 2027 – Americas Qualifiers

The FIBA Americas Referee Department today announced the list of 20 referees selected to participate in the FIBA Americas Youth Development Program Aires – Argentina – 11 to 14 April 2019

The Referees selected are:

• Aline Gabriela Garcia Villamil          (27/05/1991 – Montevideo – Uruguay)
• Andres Alejandro Cassina               (12/10/1994 – Rio Cuarto – Argentina)
• Araceli Gisela Ruiz Vazquez            (22/02/1993 – Salta Capital – Argentina)
• Ariel Nicolas D’Anna                        (11/06/1994 – Santiago del Estero – Argentina)
• Claudio Andrés Osorio Vargas         (11/07/1992 – Valparaiso – Chile)
• Dario Elias Bever                            (04/07/1997 – Lanús – Argentina)
• Enzo Piero Fernández Valenzuela     (01/08/1990 – Santiago – Chile)
• Florencia Paula Benzer                    (18/05/1994 – Temperley – Argentina)
• Francisco Exequiel Ratto                 (21/06/1998 – Concepción – Argentina)
• Franco Ariel Buscaglia Helou            (07/04/1995 – Villa Ballester – Argentina)
• Franco Ronconi                               (08/01/1993 – La Plata – Argentina)
• Gabriel Alexis Abba                         (28/06/1996 – Charata – Argentina)
• Gonzalo Paz Chiapponi                    (24/01/1997 – Montevideo – Uruguay)
• Ivan Nahuel Huck Braner                  (26/12/1994 – Coronel Du Graty – Argentina)
• Lucas Alejandro Tevez                     (23/02/1994 – Las Breñas – Argentina)
• Luciano Andrea Gullo                      (17/02/1997 – Neuquen – Argentina)
• Mariano Nicolas Slusar                    (29/11/1994 – Trelew Chubut – Argentina)
• Mitchell Daniel Villalba Araujo           (20/02/1991 – Asunción – Paraguay)
• Nicolas Larrasolo                            (09/06/1993 – Bahía Blanca – Argentina)
• Valeria Nolelí Sartori                        (11/04/1997 – Gualeguaychú – Argentina)

Watch the video – FIBA Americas Youth Development Program – Referee Training Camp – Campinas – Brazil – 13 to 16 December 2018.